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EDI Events & Activities

International Women's Day

In 2024 we celebrated International Women’s Day to #InspireInclusion.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating women and the achievements they have made in society, coming from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and socio-economic statuses. IWD gives focus to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. It encourages us all to collectively join together, to build a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination.

As part of RGU’s International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrations, the University is hosting an International Women’s Day Breakfast to celebrate the diversity of women in the workplace. This year’s event is centred around the IWD 2024 theme #InspireInclusion. Organiser, Dr Whitney Bevan, lecturer in Construction Management, tells RGView more ...

Researchers at Robert Gordon University are contributing to a new study to find out how we can expand the UK’s trees, hedgerows, woodlands and forests in rural and urban settings.

An important conference on the philosophy of sport featuring North East Olympian Hannah Miley and former British Lions and Scotland international rugby player turned broadcaster John Beattie is being hosted at RGU.

As Aberdeen's spectacular festival of light, Spectra, gets ready to open, Look Again director, Sally Reaper, highlights how the festival is transformative for communities...

Writing in the Press and Journal, Director of Look Again at Gray’s School of Art, Sally Reaper, highlights how bringing culture and life to Aberdeen is essential for the city’s future success.

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has welcomed an award-winning businesswoman and former mechanical and manufacturing engineer as its latest Entrepreneur in Residence.

A team of RGU academics have won an award for the impact of their research investigating the policing of gender-based violence in rural and island Scotland during the Covid-19 crisis.

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been awarded government funding to pilot the roll-out of one of its nationally award-winning entrepreneurial programmes across two regions, anchored in two other Scottish universities.

An academic from RGU who works closely with the Parkinson’s community to research the condition is celebrating a double win at a national awards ceremony.

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has partnered with White Ribbon Scotland to further its commitment and action in eradicating gender-based violence.

RGU appoints Equality Champions for each of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. Joanna Bell, Programme Development Manager at RGU SPORT, is the Equality Champion for Sex. Learn more about her and her work supporting our community at RGU.

RGU appoints Equality Champions for each of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. Clara Maurillon, Internal Communications Officer, is the Equality Champion for Gender Reassignment. Learn more about her and her work supporting the trans community at RGU.

Catriona Tanner is Design Director at Tinto Architecture and mentor through the Scott Sutherland School mentorship programme for first year students.’ For RGView during Women's History Month and in the lead up to International Women's Day, she's written about the gender disparity in her sector...

A Graduate Apprentice who studied Business Management at RGU is making huge strides forward in the financial management sector and, in recognition of this, has been nominated for a national award.

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