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  1. 12, February, 2016 Student tote bag designs go to public vote at Drum

    Drum Castle tote bags 2016

    Visitors to Drum Castle are being asked to vote for their favourite tote bag designs, which have been inspired by the historic building and created by Fashion and Textile Design students at Gray’s School of Art.  

  2. 21, January, 2016 North-east artist returns to Aberdeen to showcase travelogue of China

    Kate Downie

    Kate Downie, who graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 1980, will be exhibiting 35 works created over the past three years and inspired by numerous visits to China as part of ‘Shared Vision’ at RGU.  

  3. 15, January, 2016 Design students look to raise funds to secure place at national industry event

    New Blood 2016

    A group of students at Gray’s School of Art are appealing for help to raise funds which will allow them to attend a major event for emerging designers.  

  4. 21, December, 2015 RGU students celebrate scholarship success

    L-R Marta Czerwinska, Angela-May West, Rory Cooke, Mark Roach and Ryan Jardine

    Five students at RGU are celebrating winning scholarships which will support them through their studies.  

  5. 18, December, 2015 Gray’s student wins chance to see design at New York Fashion Week

    Bethan Nadin 2

    Third year fashion and textiles student Bethan Nadin (20) was selected as the winner of a live project with New York label Degen and Glasgow-based Dead Sleekit.  

  6. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.  

  7. 14, December, 2015 Look Again joins Aberdeen Festivals

    Look Again Festival 2015

    A leading cultural driving force in the region, the Aberdeen Festivals group emerged at the start of 2015 and was set up to promote festivals, develop audiences and strengthen the cultural sector in Aberdeen and the North-east.  

  8. 08, December, 2015 Gray’s students feature in national exhibition

    Intersection Toni Harrower

    Luke Vinnicombe (21) and Toni Harrower (24) have seen their paintings featured in the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) Open exhibition.  

  9. 01, December, 2015 Ena Baxter Memorial Scholarship launched at RGU

    Mark Roach and Margaret Stenson, Ena Baxter Scholarship

    A new Ena Baxter scholarship scheme to honour one of Gray’s School of Art’s most successful graduates has been launched at RGU.  

  10. 20, November, 2015 RGU to host events for prospective students

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    The university will host a Visit Afternoon, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm, and Visit Evening, from 6pm to 9pm, on Wednesday, November 25.  

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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. 25, February, 2016 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in February.  

  2. 27, April, 2016 Visit afternoon

    The Sir Ian Wood Building Event Teaser

    Your chance in April 2016 to tour the campus, meet with academic staff and ask questions to staff and current students.  

  3. 12, May, 2016 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Study 2014

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in May.  

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