A senior scientist at RGU has been awarded with a prestigious honour from a national educational association.


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A senior scientist at RGU has been awarded with a prestigious honour from a national educational association.

Dr Helen Vosper – Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategic Lead for the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences – has been selected to receive a Senior Fellowship from the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), the professional body supporting staff and educational developers in the UK.

Senior Fellowship is the highest award that can be made to SEDA members and Dr Vosper has been recognised in honour of her innovative leadership supporting colleagues across the School, …

Martyn Gordon has been recognised for his achievements as a lecturer in accounting and finance at RGU's Aberdeen Business School.


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A Robert Gordon University (RGU) lecturer has been named as one of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) Top 100 Young Chartered Accountants (CAs) of 2018.

Martyn Gordon has been recognised for his achievements as a lecturer in accounting and finance at RGU’s Aberdeen Business School.

The ICAS Top 100 CAs of 2018 recognises the achievements of young CAs and the impact they have made both within their own organisations and with clients. …

Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.

In March 2017 RGU became the first university in Scotland to confirm its Graduate Apprenticeship (GA) offering with 30 fully-funded places available on two courses, BSc (Hons) IT Management for Business and BSc (Hons) Software Development for Business.

This latest award will see RGU deliver 135 additional fully-funded GAs, …

Professor Elizabeth Gammie, Head of Robert Gordon University’s Business School, has been reappointed to the International Accounting Education Standards Board


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Professor Elizabeth Gammie, Head of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School, has been reappointed to the prestigious International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB).

The Board sets accounting education standards for all the professional accounting bodies around the world and its 18 board members come from across the globe.

Through its activities the IAESB enhances education by developing and implementing International Education Standards which increase the competency of the global accountancy profession.

Professor Gammie, …

Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scotland is among the top universities in the UK for professional employment, with 96.5% of its graduates in work or further study six months after leaving university.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scotland is among the top universities in the UK for professional employment.

The latest statistics from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey show that RGU has a top employment record, with 96.5% of its graduates in work or further study six months after leaving university.

RGU is ranked 6th in the UK out of 151 universities in the data pool for the Higher Education Statistics Agency survey, …

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education has confirmed the quality of the student experience & academic standard of awards at Robert Gordon University


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A team of QAA reviewers visited the university and judged that it has effective arrangements for securing academic standards and enhancing the student learning experience.

The positive review identified a number of examples of good practice. These include:

  • The proactive approach RGU takes to establishing strong relationships with employers and professional, statutory and regulatory bodies for the benefit of students. These relationships complement the curriculum, are recognised and valued by staff and students,
Professor Lesley Diack from the RGU’s School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences has been awarded one of the first honorary fellowships of CAIPE.


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A Robert Gordon University (RGU) professor has been recognised by the organisation which promotes Interprofessional Education (IPE) across the UK.

Professor Lesley Diack from the university’s School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences has been awarded one of the first honorary fellowships of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE).

The prestigious award was made on Thursday, June 16 at CAIPE’s Annual General Meeting in London.

An Honorary CAIPE Fellowship is a prestigious title awarded to an individual who is a member of the organisation and has made significant and outstanding contributions to IPE, …

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched an innovative Doctorate of Physiotherapy (DPT) course that's the first of its kind in the UK.


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Robert Gordon University (RGU) has launched an innovative Doctorate of Physiotherapy (DPT) course which meets professional development needs and is the first of its kind in the UK.

Devised by RGU’s Physiotherapy team, the new three-and-a-half year course will produce physiotherapists with clinically applied doctoral research skills and workplace experience.

The university’s MSc physiotherapy course has a well established reputation for employable, experienced graduates both in the UK and internationally. DPT graduates will have all of these attributes in addition to highly sought-after doctoral level research skills. …

Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad. Heres a look at what accommodation costs in our partnered uni's


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Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad, or when studying anywhere for that matter, and naturally so. You want to ensure your living situation is one that is comfortable, and affordable! Cost is a big factor when choosing to study overseas and after the tuition fee’s are paid and that worry is out of the way, your living expenses are the next factor to focus on.

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Robert Gordon University announced some pretty great news this week that they have a lot more scholarship opportunities to offer. Read more


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So, Robert Gordon University is pretty amazing, but we already knew that! They have just announced some great news that they have some pretty generous scholarships to give away. Self-funding, international (non EU) students will receive up to £3000 in scholarships on selected courses at Robert Gordon University starting in January 2016. How great is that!?!!! Check out all the ways RGU want to give you money off your tuition… …