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  1. 23, December, 2016 RGU graduate illustrates her success with first published work

    KOC cover 300 x 450

    A Robert Gordon University (RGU) graduate artist is celebrating having her first work published in a popular children’s book.  

  2. 22, December, 2016 RGU student fashions himself an exclusive placement at Johnstons of Elgin

    Making It Personal winner

    A third year student studying fashion and textiles at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art has won an exclusive placement opportunity with respected Scottish woollen mill, Johnstons of Elgin.  

  3. 21, December, 2016 RGU graduate secures first exhibit in Royal Scottish Academy

    From The Eyes

    A talented artist and recent graduate of Robert Gordon University’s Gray’s School of Art has secured her first exhibit in the Visual Art Scotland's exhibition 'FLY 2016' at the Royal Scottish Academy, marking a major milestone in her flourishing career.  

  4. 14, December, 2016 Architecture students create follow-up to popular Aberdeen-inspired colouring book

    Aberdeen colouring book 300 x 300

    Architecture students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have, for the second year running, created an adult colouring book, drawing inspiration from the Granite City and its buildings.  

  5. 13, December, 2016 Students encouraged to take part in initiative to help drive positive change in Aberdeen

    Jon Pengelly

    Students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen are being encouraged to sign up to a project which will help drive social and cultural change within the city.  

  6. 10, December, 2016 Award-winning artist’s work goes on display at Robert Gordon University

    Joe Fan and George Cheyne

    The work of award-winning artist and Robert Gordon University (RGU) alumnus, Joe Fan RSA, has gone on display at the Sir Ian Wood Building at the University’s Garthdee Campus.  

  7. 06, December, 2016 Four is the magic number for Huntly graduates

    Huntly graduates

    A group of four friends from Huntly have graduated with Masters in engineering degrees on the same day, having spent the last 10 years side-by-side through school and University.  

  8. 01, December, 2016 Gray’s students open inaugural design exhibition at new studio in Aberdeen

    MAKE students

    Communication Design students at Gray’s School of Art will open an exhibition at Hatch in The Academy on Belmont Street on December 2nd.  

  9. 01, December, 2016 Local students contribute to Denis Law exhibition

    Students from Robert Gordon’s University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art and North East Scotland College (NESCOL) have been involved in a special exhibition featuring an extensive archive of Denis Law memorabilia.  

  10. 29, November, 2016 RGU lecturer visits Zimbabwe as part of Arts in Health project

    A Robert Gordon University (RGU) lecturer was one of three local creative professionals who recently visited Aberdeen’s most far-flung twin city, Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, as part of an arts in health project.  

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  1. Award-winning talent showcased at Gray’s Degree Show

    caig shepherd

    Mature student runner up in annual competition highlighting the cream of Scotland’s emerging fine artists

    Craig Shepherd Painting 2011 BA (Hons)

“I highly recommend the Sculpture course. Not only do you gain experience within the art world, you are also guided and supported in finding a work practice that is right for you. The tutors are supportive but allow you to make your own decisions and take your own path.”

Stephanie Horne Sculpture 2011 BA (Hons)

Events

  1. 01, February, 2017 Visit Afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Your chance in February 2017 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

  2. 22, March, 2017 Professorial Lecture: Venturing Out on the Thread of a Tune: The Researcher as Improviser in Public life

    Anne Douglas professorial lecture

    A professorial lecture which will explore improvisation philosophically through practices of contemporary visual arts that significantly manifest improvisation as a quality of approach.  

  3. 12, April, 2017 Visit Afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Your chance in April 2017 to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate student at Robert Gordon University.  

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