Art, Design & Craft Facilities

Learning Facilities

Art, Design & Craft Facilities

There are a plethora of art, design and craft facilities for you to experiment and explore your creative potential whilst studying at RGU.

Ceramics & Glass Workshop

Create ceramic and glass pieces in our state of the art facility.

Dedicated studio space for each specialism

The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment provides dedicated studio space for every student according to your course and year of study.

Dedicated Surveying and Construction Management Studio

This dedicated flexible learning space is the base room for surveying and construction management students.

Fashion Manufacture Workshop

Take the opportunity to make your designs a reality in our Fashion Manufacture Workshop.


Take advantage of the modern digital fabrication facilities in our FabLab.

Gray’s Art Shop

Gray’s Art Shop supplies an extensive range of art, architecture and stationary products.

Gray's IT Mac Lab

Large IT Lab in Garthdee House Annexe building for digital editing and Photoshop work.

High Specification Modelling Workshop

You will have access to our High Specification Modelling Workshop when undertaking individual or group projects whilst studying.

Gray’s Mobile Art School

Mobile Art School is an outreach project, aimed at engaging and connecting schools across Aberdeen and beyond, to improve the awareness and understanding of the creative industries.

Photo Studio

If you are in need of professional style photos, The Gray’s School of Art can be of assistance.

Industrial Spray Booth

An industrial spray booth allows students to use spray paints and adhesives in a safe environment.

Jewellery and Metal Workshop

Our Jewellery and Metal Workshop will empower you to create and hone in on your jewellery and metalsmithing skills.

Model-making Workshop

In support of model-making, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment has a dedicated professional standard workshop with facilities that provide analogue and digital tools including CNC and Laser cutting machines.

Life Drawing Room

Our spacious north facing drawing workshop provides a bright and conducive working environment, where you will explore many aspects of the drawing practice.

Painting Studios

Our spacious painting studios will allow you to explore scale in your work while using a wide range of mediums.

Photographic Darkroom Studio

Gray’s School of Art offer the best darkroom facilities in the North East.

Printmaking Workshops

Discover which method of printmaking you prefer at Gray’s School of Art.

Printing suite

A well-equipped printing suite is available for your use throughout your time at RGU.

Textile Screen Print Workshop & Dye Room

Enjoy the convenience of dyeing your fabrics and screen printing your textiles all within the same area.

The Fashion Place

Housed within the Riverside Building, the Fashion Place is the hub for all undergraduate and postgraduate Fashion Management & International Fashion Business students and staff.

Woodwork & Metalwork Workshops

Use our East and West Workshops to take on woodwork and metalwork projects of all scales.

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