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£1.7million in Scottish Government funding secured to support regional recovery

RGU has been awarded £1.7million as part of the recently announced Economic Recovery and Skills Fund for north east Scotland. The Fund is a £14.3 million investment by the Scottish Government to support economic recovery and enhance skill levels in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire though new economic growth, employment, training, and skills development opportunities.

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Gray’s Graduates support Aberdeen Plant Theatre for Plant People parade

A vibrant parade takes to the streets of Aberdeen this weekend as British Art Show 9 comes to a close at Aberdeen Art Gallery on Sunday 10 October.

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Two RGU entrepreneurs triumph at national Converge Challenge Awards

Two RGU entrepreneurs triumphed at the 2021 Converge Challenge Awards, taking home a total prize pot of £60,000 for their innovative business ideas.

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Support for early-career artists and recent graduates in Aberdeen

A programme to support upcoming Aberdeen-based artists and curators launches this week as part of Beyond BAS9, Aberdeen’s new contemporary arts programme.

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STV and RGU launch the Donald John MacDonald Memorial Bursary

It is announced that an annual bursary will be launched to commemorate Donald John MacDonald, former editor of STV North, and continue his legacy of supporting new entrants to journalism.

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RGU to host symposium to explore sustainability in the creative industries

RGU is hosting a week-long symposium to explore sustainability in the creative and cultural industries as part of its commitment to delivering the knowledge and skills to ensure a sustainable future for all.

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Supporting staff wellbeing on the other side of the pandemic

Writing for the Scotsman, Mental Health Nursing Lecturers Scott Macpherson and Dan Warrender share how a flexible approach to home working could be the optimal path for supporting employee wellbeing.

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Healing Tool: Hugging Machine Sculpture by Carly Seller, Paradigm Exhibition
Well-being at the heart of new Contemporary Arts programme ‘Beyond BAS9’

Well-being and nurture are at the heart of a new contemporary arts programme, ‘Beyond BAS9’, that launches in Aberdeen on Friday 1 October, to celebrate the landmark British Art Show 9’s visit to the city.

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Robert Gordon University to deliver new leadership programme for SMEs

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School aims to support growth and help boost the economy post-Covid through the new government-funded Help to Grow programme.

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RGU first in Scotland to be recognised as a route to Chartered status

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has become the first university in Scotland to offer a project management degree that is recognised as a route to chartered status.

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'Beyond BAS9' celebrates contemporary arts

A ten-day collaborative arts programme, 'Beyond BAS9' will take place in Aberdeen from 1 – 10 October to shine a light on contemporary arts in the north east.

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RGU leads partnership to help home-owners improve energy efficiency

A new digital service to help homeowners in the UK and Europe improve their energy performance is being created as part of a joint €6.7million 'Stronghouse' project between Robert Gordon University and 20 European partners.

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