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A team of researchers from Robert Gordon University (RGU) are leading an innovative project aimed at reducing heat stress for Kenyans living in informal housing by using a geothermal cooling system which pulls colder air from underground into their homes.

Image shows winner of the HIAA Awards, student Rachel Gray from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment

A student from the Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment has won the Highlands and Islands Architectural Association (HIAA) Student Awards 2024 for creating a sustainable project based in Finstown, Orkney, whilst another student has been highly commended for designing an Inverness & Cromarty Freeport Centre.

Paul de Leeuw

A new report by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has revealed that the UK will fail to achieve a ‘just and fair’ transition by 2030 unless there is urgent alignment across the political spectrum to sustain UK offshore energy industry jobs, supply chain investments and the economic contribution of the workforce.

Cardio Intel being presented with one of their two awards

Entrepreneurs have been rewarded at Robert Gordon University (RGU) for their innovations following the University’s latest Startup Accelerator Showcase on Thursday 16 May.

Neil Gray, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care, has visited Robert Gordon University (RGU) to see how the university is supporting the health and social care providers by educating nurses, midwives and allied healthcare professionals.

Bon Accord Baths vision: Clubroom and Bon Accord Cafe project by student Arthur Morgan

A Civic Medal Award will be presented to an architecture student from the Scott Sutherland School at the opening of a new community exhibition that dives into theoretical potential futures for the Bon Accord Baths on Friday 17 May.

An RGU student with red hair wearing a graduation cap and gown

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has achieved significant success at subject level with four different areas ranked inside the UK’s top 10 and positive placings in student satisfaction and both graduate prospect measures across a wide range of subjects in the Complete University Guide 2025.

Willie Miller opens the new court with school children

Aberdeen’s third Cruyff Court, a free-to-use outdoor community sports space, has officially opened in Tillydrone this week.

Professor Susan Dawkes

On International Nurses' Day 2024, Professor Susan Dawkes, Dean of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice, highlights the need to reshape perceptions about a career in nursing and the opportunities the profession offers.

Events students pose with large cheques outside RGU

Students across different stages of their Robert Gordon University (RGU) degrees have raised a combined total of over £15,000 for North East causes while enhancing their careers as budding events professionals.

A new LGBTQIA+ cabaret event called ‘Glory’ will take centre stage at the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen on 22 June.

The life and legacy of a notable RGU alum who founded his own engineering firm in the fledgling days of the energy industry in Aberdeen has been marked at a special event.

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