Graduation Stories - Summer 2020

Graduation Stories

Graduation Stories - Summer 2020

Stories from our Summer 2020 graduates.

Ang Sherki Sherpa

From arriving in Scotland without speaking a word of English to supporting those less fortunate throughout floods, earthquakes, great tragedy and loss, Ang Sherki Sherpa’s road to graduation is driven with passion and a desire to improve people’s lives.

Naomi Morris

Naomi Morris had always loved travelling so when picking which university she wanted to attend, the placement and study abroad opportunities set RGU apart from the rest.

Skye Melvin

A mother of two has landed her dream job after graduating from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and found herself to be the role model she wanted for her children to look up to.

RGU Graduate Rebecca Wagg

Rebecca Wagg’s experiences within the healthcare industry have moved her to pursue a career centred around helping others by empowering them to improve their health and their lives through proper nutrition and dietetics.

Catriona Sargison

The recent COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way Catriona Sargison’s Events Management course was taught, but she didn’t let that stop her from gaining a First Class Honors degree.

Lori Bulter

Lori Bulter started researching Law after watching the TV Show ‘Suits’ and instantly knew it was something that really interested her and suited the subjects she excelled at in school.

Zuzanna Salamon

The decision to study abroad and move to Aberdeen to pursue her love of painting was one which has created wonderful opportunities for international student, Zuzanna Salamon.

Ashleigh Will

Ashleigh Will from Inverurie is the first of her siblings to go to university and has juggled a full-time job, competing in international racing events and a wedding, all while studying part time at RGU.

Caitlin Swan

A dedicated 22-year-old from Turriff has realised her potential and passion for nursing, which has led to her achieving the highest honours degree possible from RGU.

Craig Pirie

Naturally gifted with computers, Craig Pirie abandoned his plans to study chemical engineering to come to School of Computing.

Cameron Birnie

Cameron Birnie who joined through our Degree Link programme with North East Scotland College has overcome adversity to follow his passion and graduate with First Class Honours in Computer Network Management and Design.

Max Wilson

A talented architecture student from RGU’s Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment is already planning his return to university as he celebrates his graduation.

Fraser Dow

Fraser Dow from Newburgh is exploring relatively new waters by building his very own Virtual Reality game using the skills he acquired during his course at Robert Gordon University.

Erin Gilmour – MPharm Pharmacy

An award-winning ambitious learner, dedicated to improving patient care, has explored many interprofessional educational opportunities from Robert Gordon University (RGU) to graduate with distinction and continue her journey towards becoming a clinical leader in pharmacy.

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