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  1. 09, February, 2017 Gray’s Graduates to showcase their work at local exhibition

    Playing Real 300 x 450

    The Seventeen Gallery on Belmont Street is to showcase the work of three recent Painting graduates from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art.  

  2. 08, February, 2017 Record funding secured for 2017 Look Again Festival

    James Nelson - Look Again

    Organisers of the annual Look Again Visual Art and Design festival have received record levels of funding for this year’s event.  

  3. 04, February, 2017 Sky is the limit for RGU graduate

    Xanthe Bodington

    A recent graduate of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art has secured a place on a unique course at the National Film and Television School (NFTS), in partnership with Sky TV.  

  4. 01, February, 2017 Head of Gray’s to deliver keynote speech at cycling industry event

    Professor Chris O'Neil

    The Head of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Gray’s School of Art is to deliver the keynote presentation at an event which will highlight the engineering, manufacturing and commercial opportunities in the cycling industry.  

  5. 27, January, 2017 Gray’s staff collaborate on contemporary art exhibition in Edinburgh

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    Two staff members at Robert Gordon University’s Gray’s (RGU) School of Art have contributed to an exhibition of contemporary Scottish art entitled ‘Archipelago’ at Edinburgh’s Summerhall.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

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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)

Events

  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. 05, February, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Prevenge

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Prevenge'.  

  3. 13, July, 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony - Gray’s School of Art, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment (10:30am)

    Scott Sutherland School Surveying Graduates Lucy Kirsten Chyrelle

    Ceremony for all courses in Gray’s School of Art and Scott Sutherland School. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

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