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Robert Gordon University

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Robert Gordon University provides industry led undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to highly relevant awards and degrees. Situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, the university provides facilities that will have a real influence on your capacity to learn.


Robert Gordon's mercantile adventures founded a strong and remarkably modern belief that his investment in the education of his townsfolk would equip them with the skills and knowledge to strengthen their success in Europe and further afield.

Today, more than 260 years after his death, the University which bears his name remains true to his spirit and enterprise.


There are a number of different routes and levels of courses at RGU. You can also progress to university from college or through our widening participation programme.


Our world-class research reflects our expertise across our eleven Schools, delivering innovative research solutions for business and industry providing economic, societal, environmental and cultural impact.


Our Careers Consultants offer confidential, impartial, one-to-one appointments to support you to:

  • explore your career options
  • source vacancies for part-time jobs, internships and graduate roles
  • prepare your CV, cover letter and application forms
  • prepare for interviews and assessment centres
  • explore postgraduate study options
  • develop your personal statement and elevator pitch
  • successfully apply for placement and study abroad opportunities

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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901 -100
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Student services

  • The Counselling & Wellbeing Service is here to help and support you throughout your time at University.
  • We can talk over personal and academic issues that are concerning you.
  • We offer you a safe, non-judgemental space.
  • The service is free, all students are welcome.
  • We offer up to 6 counselling sessions.
  • We can support you whether you are on campus, on placement, working full time, learning online or have family commitments.

Housing services

We are committed to providing safe, secure and affordable accommodation for our students. Our flats have been designed with your needs in mind.

Halls is a great choice for university accommodation, especially if you’re moving away from home for the first time, or are new to Aberdeen. All our units are in great locations, within a short walk or quick bus trip to campus - and with easy access to everything else. Most importantly, our halls are full of people just like you, who might be anxious about moving away from home for the first time, and who are keen to make new friends and start to enjoy the full experience of university life.

Library services

Located at the heart of the campus, you can’t miss the striking green glass Library tower. There are four floors of books and journals, computers and study space for you to make use of.

ICT services

All workstations are linked together by a communications network that connects them to centrally delivered services and to the Internet via the JANET network. Centrally managed servers deliver file storage, print facilities, Internet access and email facilities to all users. To support teaching and research activities we also deliver several hundred software applications

Medical services

Disability and Dyslexia Centre - We have many years’ experience of supporting students with dyslexia, sensory and mobility impairments, mental health difficulties, medical conditions, autism spectrum disorders and temporary impairments, such as broken limbs.

Treehouse Early Care Centre - a purpose built facility that provides high quality care and education for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

Campus life

Robert Gordon University's 'Masterplan' is a £120 million campus development project at our Garthdee campus which provides all of our students and staff with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities.

This includes a brand new library, and formal and informal learning and social spaces for students. The first phase was open for business in September 2013 giving the university and our local community some of the best facilities in the UK.

Sports facilities

Robert Gordon University has invested over £11 million in a state-of-the-art sports facility, which sees a dramatic improvement in sporting infrastructure available for the region and also acts as a social hub for the Garthdee campus.

  • Gym
  • Swimming
  • Group Exercise
  • Climbing
  • Sports hall
  • Studio hire

  • The Physiotherapy Clinic at RGU

Robert Gordon University is the first university to be accredited by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI). 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

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