News from Robert Gordon University Latest News from Robert Gordon University feeds Accounting as a force for good - the subject of first RGU Professorial Lecture Professor Louise Crawford, Director of Research at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School, will explore how politics and power can influence accounting practice, in the context of globalisation, when she delivers the opening Professorial Lecture in RGU’s latest series. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:31:00 GMT RGU’s Professor Gammie reappointed to global accountancy standards board Professor Elizabeth Gammie, Head of RGU's Aberdeen Business School, has been reappointed to the prestigious International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB). Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:17:00 GMT OPINION: The importance of collaboration In our latest Friends of the Scotsman article, Fionnuala Cousins writes about the importance of collaboration in modern academia. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:03:00 GMT OPINION: Are you addicted to your mobile phone The UK is now a ‘smartphone society,’ with over 80% of the population having access to one. Smartphones have overtaken laptops and ipads as our number one go-to device – and we access them all the time. A third of us wake up in the middle of the night to check our phone. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:39:00 GMT Chelsea is recipient of 2017 AAB accounting award Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP, one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants + Business Advisors in the UK, sponsors of The Robert Gordon University Best Final Year Student in Accounting and Finance BA (Hons), has awarded the 2017 prize to Chelsea Robertson. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:47:00 GMT More organisations sign up for RGU’s pioneering work-based learning degrees NHS Grampian and EnerMech have become the latest organisations to sign up to RGU's pioneering Graduate Level Apprenticeships (GLAs). Fri, 01 Sep 2017 08:00:00 GMT Big Apple beckons for RGU grad Emily RGU graduate Emily Smith is looking forward to an exciting year ahead when she flies off to New York later this month after being accepted for a place on the Mountbatten Institute’s work-based learning programme. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:18:00 GMT OPINION: Why social media can be good for teenagers In her latest column for the Press and Journal Professor Sarah Pedersen outlines why social media can be good for teenagers Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:20:00 GMT Top 5 tips for studying during online distance learning courses Online distance learning courses give students the flexibility and opportunity to study. Take a look at our top tips for studying during an online distance learning course at Robert Gordon University. Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:22:00 GMT EIC and RGU announce Rising Star MBA Award The EIC (Energy Industries Council) is proud to partner with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) MBA programme at Aberdeen Business School to present the EIC Rising Star MBA Award, a brand new initiative designed to develop leaders of tomorrow in the oil and gas sector. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:49:00 GMT