In The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, RGU was ranked as a top 10 UK university for its high quality staff/lectures.
Scotland’s Gray’s School of Art is located on our inspiring parkland campus along the banks of the River Dee on the southern edge of the city of Aberdeen.
Gray's is a highly challenging and stimulating place to develop and refine your creative education. We provide an intimate, collaborative learning community in which you will be tutored by practicing artists, designers and researchers of national and international standing.
Why Study Art & Design Here
You always come first and our staff will encourage and inspire you. We have a strong community and social network between students and staff.
We offer a hands-on, project-based approach with the majority of time spent in the studio and workshop, underpinned by lectures and seminars to develop analysis and critical thinking
Our graduates go on to achieve their creative ambitions; whether they move on to postgraduate studies with us, at other institutions, or enter the world of industry and freelance work.
“The course has helped to enhance my critical thinking and creative skills through practice based study, and enabled me to pursue research at a professional level.”
Ting-Fang Hsueh Professional Masters in Art & Design MDes
A degree in Art and Design can open up a number of career options to you.
An Art and Design degree can lead to a successful career as a self-employed artist or designer.
All our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to join a competitive industry.
Teachers use their knowledge and skills to educate students in a variety of settings.
31, January, 2018 CityLab - Where the City Becomes the Classroom
The CityLab project ‘Where the City is the Classroom” is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students from any disciplines in RGU to collaborate with students from the University of Aberdeen, to develop a ideas, which will have a positive social impact.
20, February, 2018 Gray’s lecturer is shining STAR for his students
David Blyth, who lectures in Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) at Gray’s School of Art, is a shining example of a lecturer who goes the extra mile to ensure his students’ have an experience to remember while under his supervision.
07, February, 2018 Dundee the source of inspiration for talented Gray’s fashion student
An aspiring young fashion designer from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is making waves with her edgy clothing range, inspired by the city of Dundee and the Mid Craigie estate where she grew up.
The school portfolio covers specialist subjects found within the breadth of design and fine art disciplines.