Aberdeen Youth Games - About Us

Aberdeen Youth Games - About Us

Founder of AYG and RGU lecturer Bryan McCann speaks about the Aberdeen Youth Games, what it brings to the area and the benefits to local young people & schools. Find out more about the project: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/ayg


The Ambassadors of AYG 2015

The Ambassadors of AYG 2015

Founder of AYG and RGU lecturer Bryan McCann introduces the new ambassadors for this years festival of sport in May 2015. In addition to the 2014 ambassadors, British rower and London 2012 gold medalist, Katherine Grainger and Scottish businessman and RGU Chancellor Sir Ian Wood, we have 3 new champions. Seattle Reign and Scotland footballer Rachel Corsi, Scotland Women’s hockey player Leigh Fawcett and Olympic snowboarder and British ...


AYG  - Schools Medals Workshop

AYG - Schools Medals Workshop

Twelve finalists from the Aberdeen Youth Game medal competition took part in a workshop to design the medal for the 2015 event. The pupils were asked to base their designs on a theme of sport, participation, Aberdeen and health, attended a special workshop at Gray’s School of Art where staff and students helped replicate their designs digitally for production. Fourth year Communication Design students like Sarah, helped the pupils see their ...


AYG - Interview with Sir Ian Wood

AYG - Interview with Sir Ian Wood

RGU chancellor and Aberdeen Youth Games ambassador Sir Ian Wood speaks to third year BA Media student Jessica Blah about why he supports the project and the benefits it gives local children. Find out more about the project: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/ayg


Aberdeen Youth Games 2017

Aberdeen Youth Games 2017

Around 1,400 primary school pupils from across Aberdeen had a ball at the 2017 Aberdeen Youth Games Festival of Sport, organised by RGU’s sport science team and Sport Aberdeen. The pupils were coached in hockey, rugby and basketball by second year Applied Sport and Exercise Science students, as part of their student placements. Everyone was cheered on by ambassadors and VIPs including Dame Katherine Grainger, Sir Ian Wood, former Scotland ...