Academic Schools

Gray's School of Art

Academic Schools

Gray's School of Art

Our School comprises of a vibrant mix of students studying undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and short courses across a range of Fine Art and Design disciplines.

We are 1st in Scotland for graduate prospects in Art (Guardian University Guide 2022).


The Graduate in Residence scheme enables Gray’s graduate fine artists and designers with recognised expertise and experience to participate in the delivery of the fine art/design curriculum.

Capturing the talents and achievements of our final year students at Gray’s School of Art.

At Gray’s School of Art, our students gain valuable professional skills through project work and interaction with industry.

Graduates of Gray’s School of Art go on to have exciting and inspiring careers. Read their stories to learn more about their journeys once graduating.

Download our Open Day presentations for further insight into each of our undergraduate course curriculums and our application process.

Mobile Art School is an outreach project, aimed at engaging and connecting schools across Aberdeen and beyond, to improve the awareness and understanding of the creative industries.

Engage is a new creative development programme designed at Gray’s School of Art and delivered in our purpose-built studios and workshops.

Look Again Aberdeen is based at Gray's School of Art and delivers exhibitions, talks, design markets and the Look Again festival, as well as programmes and events to support and grow the art and design community in the North East of Scotland, developing employability and encouraging retention of creative talent in the region.

Can't visit in person? Take a virtual tour of Gray's School of Art and its facilities.

Latest News and Events for Gray's School of Art


Published: Thursday 24 November 2022

Opinion: Writing in the Press and Journal, Sally Reaper, Co-Director for Gray's creative unit, Look Again, explains how we can bring the soul back to city centres by re-imagining urban spaces and investing in creative communities.


Published: Wednesday 23 November 2022

Gray’s School of Art, at Robert Gordon University (RGU), is leading a major project to re-energise Aberdeen city centre by transforming vacant city centre shops into lively and engaging spaces for creatives to flourish.


Published: Thursday 17 November 2022

A Three-Dimensional Design student from Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University (RGU) is celebrating success after winning the Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA) trophy competition.

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