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  1. 04, August, 2015 An eye for potholes? Animation collaboration between art school and council roads team

    Potholes 1

    A communication design student at Gray’s School of Art has taken on an unusual project in conjunction with Aberdeenshire Council’s Roads Service.  

  2. 31, July, 2015 Savvy use of social media can give new graduates the edge

    Stuart Foy

    RGU graduate Stuart Foy (22) believes social media platforms can help students make themselves stand out and create useful networks, particularly for those in the creative industries.  

  3. 31, July, 2015 Scottish Fashion Award nomination for young Aberdeen designer

    Ryan Cowie fembots collection

    Ryan Cowie (21) is shortlisted in the Scottish Fashion Graduate of the Year category for the Scottish Fashion Awards, which showcases the best of the country’s fashion talent.  

  4. 24, July, 2015 Painting students raise cash for local charities

    CLAN presentation Gray's 2015

    Final year Painting students at Gray’s School of Art have raised £1380 for two local charities.  

  5. 21, July, 2015 North east design graduate to use skills to promote change

    Nicola Cruickshank

    A north-east student who used her design skills to shine a light on an often ignored social issue is celebrating graduating from RGU.  

  6. 21, July, 2015 Johnny graduates with distinction after pursuing dream career

    Johnny Craig

    After reaching a crossroads in his life, Aberdeen man Johnny Craig decided he wanted to make a change and study something he had always enjoyed.  

  7. 21, July, 2015 Perseverance and hard work pays off for Inverness graduate

    Hannah Murray

    An Inverness art student is looking forward to getting her career off to a flyer after being selected for a prestigious exhibition in Edinburgh.  

  8. 21, July, 2015 Fine Art degree for retired doctor George

    George Robertson

    A retired doctor who decided to undertake an art degree in his 70th year is celebrating after graduating from Robert Gordon University (RGU).  

  9. 29, June, 2015 Aberdeenshire artists explore beauty in death

    Christina Mair Degree Show 2015

    Two Aberdeenshire artists have attempted to find beauty in death as part of the Gray’s School of Art Degree Show.  

  10. 29, June, 2015 Coastal living inspires fashion student

    Kat Andrews Degree Show 2015

    An Elgin student has taken inspiration from living near the sea to create a fashion collection that has gone on display in Aberdeen.  

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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. 12, September, 2015 Orientation Events for New International Students September 2015

    International Students 150

    A Meet and Greet Service for new students is available at Aberdeen Airport.  

  2. 03, October, 2015 Saturday Open Day 2015

    Crowd of students

    Your chance to find out about the courses and facilities on offer at RGU.  

  3. 07, October, 2015 Wednesday Open Day 2015

    Female student talking

    Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.  

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