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RGU named top modern university in the UK in The Times University Guide 2013


Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen has retained The Times newspaper ranking of top modern university in the UK. The Times ‘Good University Guide’ supplement, published yesterday (Thursday 14 June) also placed the university as top in Scotland for graduate level employment, a ranking which it has maintained for the last decade.

The guide highlights the importance of all universities providing courses linked to careers, something that RGU prides itself on – developing pertinent degree content in collaboration with industry that relates to real life working environments.

Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Robert Gordon University, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded the position of top modern university in the UK for a consecutive year. This is testament to the commitment and professionalism of all staff and the university’s dedication of placing students and their graduate prospects at the top of our agenda.

“We are pleased to be acknowledged as top in Scotland for graduate level employment, demonstrating that our students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification as well as a high skill set."

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