Architecture, Construction & Surveying News

Explore the latest Architecture, Construction and Surveying news, including staff and student achievements and announcements.

  1. 18, July, 2016 Lynn adds extra string to her bow with new degree

    Lynn Downie

    A mum-of-two from Inverurie who was made redundant during the final year of her studies is celebrating graduating with distinction and recently securing a new job.  

  2. 18, July, 2016 RGU graduates survey the future

    Lucy Fraser, Kirsten Begg and Chyrelle Watt

    Three students who are the only girls to complete all four years of a surveying degree together are celebrating after securing jobs in their home towns.  

  3. 16, June, 2016 Architecture students draw up Cairngorm ideas

    Alexandra Dobes End of Year Show 2016

    Architecture students at RGU have drawn up ideas for attracting more people to live and work in the Cairngorms.  

  4. 14, June, 2016 RGU architecture project addresses diversification in post-oil economies

    Daniel Cardno

    Architecture students at RGU have mapped out ways for oil dependent economies to diversify after the industry begins to decline.  

  5. 08, June, 2016 Architecture students present ideas for AWPR developments

    Janis Vilcins structural diagram

    Architecture students at RGU have laid out their ideas for how the land surrounding Aberdeen’s new bypass can best be utilised.  

  6. 01, June, 2016 RGU gearing up for summer Undergraduate Open Day

    Sir Ian Wood Building with RGU sign

    RGU will hold an Undergraduate Open Day in June for prospective students to learn more about the wide range of career-focussed degree level courses available.  

  7. 31, May, 2016 Studio manager appointed at MAKE Aberdeen

    Ben Durack

    Ben Durack has taken on the role at the facility which is based on the city’s Belmont Street and supported by Aberdeen City Council, Creative Scotland and the UK Government Super Connected Cities programme.  

  8. 26, April, 2016 Look Again Festival brings host of exhibitions to RGU campus

    Look Again architecture model Denburn

    The RGU campus will become one of the centre points for a visual art and design festival which launches in Aberdeen next week.  

  9. 19, April, 2016 Architecture student sees mirrored pavilion officially launched for Aberdeen festivals

    Mirrored pavilion: Lucy Fisher and Prof. Ferdinand von Prondzynski

    A giant mirrored pavilion designed by an RGU architecture student – which forms an impressive centrepiece for two city festivals - has officially opened in Aberdeen.  

  10. 12, April, 2016 American artist to anchor bus tour of alternative Aberdeen at city arts festival

    Doug Fishbone

    Stand-up conceptual artist Doug Fishbone is coming to the Granite City to front an alternative guided tour during the Look Again visual art and design festival taking place later this month.  

  1. The Big Crit

    Big Crit

    Final year student showcased plans for Buckie harbour

    Cian O’Riordan Architecture BSc / MArch

“I chose to study at Robert Gordon University because I was keen to attend an architecture school which had close links to an art college whilst also providing a technically focused course.”

Aisling Shannon Architecture BSc / MArch


  1. 26, March, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Black Swan

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Black Swan'.  

  2. 28, March, 2018 Connected Transport Systems

    Aberdeen City Council, Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen have collaborated to organise a series of evening talks on the theme of ‘Connected Transport Systems of the Future’ which will run from February to May 2018.  

  3. 04, April, 2018 Innovative Design And Management (IDAM) Conference 2018

    Scott Sutherland Building event 400 324

    The IDAM Conference 2018 will explore, examine and discover excellence in the design and the use of major public investment projects in the cultural and governmental sectors.  

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