New RGU SPORT programme proving North East hunger for basketball
On Wednesday 14 February, RGU SPORT welcomed over 40 youngsters who took part in an engaging programme of basketball initiatives to widen access to the sport and grow excitement among its thriving community.
Smash! Pickleball launches at RGU SPORT
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, combining tennis, badminton, and table tennis together to make a fun and social sport for all ages and abilities.
Explore Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire this winter
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are majestic all year round, but during the winter months our setting could definitely rival a Christmas card. Do you know that there are enchanting adventures, a jam-packed programme of festive events and heart-warming foodie experiences just waiting to be experienced this festive season? Here are some of our top suggestions to get your winter wish list started.
RGU conference shows priority action needed to reverse biodiversity decline
Robert Gordon University's 2023 conference on biodiversity governance and Natural Capital for Scotland conclusively showed delegates why there is a case for Scotland’s biodiversity strategy to expand on local level governance; encourage partnerships and community action; and focus on soil protection strategies as key policy instruments.
A Timetable for Change as RGU debates skills at SNP Conference
RGU and North East Scotland College (NESCol) joined forces to host a joint event, A Timetable for Change: Education and Skills in Scotland at the SNP annual conference in Aberdeen on 16 October. The event discussed Scotland’s education and skills needs in the context of the Scottish Government’s plans to reform the post-16 education and skills landscape.
The Big Recycling Hunt
This week marks National Recycling week and this year’s theme, The Big Recycling Hunt, encourages a week of action which brings the nation together to recycle more of the right things, more often. The Big Recycling Hunt focuses on “missed capture”: recyclable items that are commonly missed in the home, including empty aerosols, food tins, plastic cleaning and toiletry bottles, pots, tubs an
Sustaining creative practice in the North East
Gray’s School of Art graduate, Carla Smith, won the Peacock Prize at Gray’s Degree Show last year and as part of the award, secured a year-long Graduate Artist Residency at Aberdeen’s printmaking workshop, peacock & the worm.
Slam dunk as North Sea Classic comes to RGU
RGU has played host to some of basketball’s top talent with the North Sea Classic competition taking place on campus for the first time as part of their new Performance Basketball Programme.
A busy summer for PALS: Research, graduation and more
While the summer can often be a quiet time on campus at universities across the country, RGU’s School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences (PALS) in the Sir Ian Wood Building have been anything but.
Q&A with the 'Engage' Programme Co-ordinator, Emmajane Kingaby
Gray’s creative programme 'Engage' is bringing brand new Art Weekenders this summer. Programme Co-ordinator, Emmajane Kingaby, answers our questions about the programme and how it’s been helping creatives in the North East.