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  1. 01, August, 2017 RGU student helps support diversification at IKM Testing

    Jules Smoke and Alessandro Favaro

    A first year student at Robert Gordon University (RGU) is spending his summer gaining invaluable experience within IKM’s design team in Westhill, where he is putting his design skills to use supporting the development of the company’s latest service offering.  

  2. 18, July, 2017 Aberdeen graduate looks to design a career in her home city

    An Aberdeen student whose work has been on display in exhibitions across the UK is looking to use her skills to carve a career as a creative designer in her home city.  

  3. 27, June, 2017 Gray’s staff and students help Kingswells School launch comic in tribute to author

    Kingswells Comic

    Pupils at Kingswells Primary School today (Tuesday 27 June) unveiled a unique and lasting memento to their work with the school’s outgoing reading patron, illustrator and author, Nick Sharratt…a school comic.  

  4. 23, June, 2017 Three is the magic number for Aberdeen design student Emma

    Emma Murray

    Communication Design student showcases three projects at Gray's Degree Show  

  5. 22, June, 2017 RGU joins the teaching elite

    RGU has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing it in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of its undergraduate teaching and learning.  

  6. 22, June, 2017 Degree Show illustrates a successful time at Uni for Nairn student

    Becky Orlinski

    Young illustrator's work to on display at annual Gray's Degree Show 2017  

  7. 22, June, 2017 Mature student fulfils ambition at Final Year degree show

    Suzann Ross

    A talented artist from Ayrshire has fulfilled a lifelong ambition as she finishes her studies and her paintings go on display in Aberdeen.  

  8. 22, June, 2017 Aberdeen student showcases memorable paintings at Degree Show

    Joanne Laverton

    A talented Aberdeen painting student whose fascinating work focuses around memories and life experiences will have her work on display in Aberdeen this week.  

  9. 21, June, 2017 Black Isle student’s innovative customisable prosthetic casings go on display at Degree Show

    Eilidh Earle-Mitchell

    A talented design student from the Black Isle will showcase her customisable prosthetic covers which allow the user the option to decorate and personalise their prosthetic casing.  

  10. 20, June, 2017 Ayr design student takes inspiration from North-east for final year show

    Robert Hunter

    A crafty student from the Ayr will showcase his unique ceramic creations which have been inspired by and created using components found in the North-east of Scotland.  

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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

“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)


  1. 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.  

  2. 12, March, 2018 Short Course Student Exhibition

    Annual Short Course Exhibition 2018 Event

    An exhibition featuring work done by students on short courses at Gray’s School of Art.  

  3. 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'.  

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