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Knowledge bites for business
RGU launches online support for businesses

RGU is launching two new online initiatives, ‘RGU Knowledge Bites for Business’ and a suite of upskilling online short courses, to support businesses as they deal with the economic challenges of Covid-19.

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Dr Madeleine Marcella-Hood
Fashioning an ethical approach is a big task for the clothing industry

Dr Madeleine Marcella-Hood, Head of Year 1 BA (Hons) Fashion Management and Lecturer in the School of Creative and Cultural Business, writes about the fashion industry and the impact of Covid-19.

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Professor Peter Reid
Public libraries in lockdown: the view from Scotland

An RGU Professor has been awarded funding to explore Scottish Public Libraries and their role in community cohesion and resilience during lockdown.

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RGU students awarded for easing the impact of lockdown

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has awarded a package of support and £2,500 between five student projects for each demonstrating great compassion through innovative concepts to improve people’s lives during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Satisfied students engineering
RGU rises to second in the UK for overall student satisfaction

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has risen to second in Scotland for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020, and second in the UK*.

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Drawn North
RGU to host virtual exhibition with Aberdeen Art Gallery and Pier Arts Centre

The culmination of three years’ work by talented Architecture students to reimagine waterfront areas in Aberdeen and Orkney will be virtually exhibited in a collaboration with Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums (AAGM) and Pier Arts Centre in Orkney

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Innovative music app has got the talent to democratise the industry

A new music competition app grown through the entrepreneurial ecosystem at RGU is set to democratise the way we find new musical talent with the launch of its first UK-wide competition.

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Dave Cormack
AFC Chairman donates £100k to help widen access to education at RGU

RGU has received a donation of £100,000 from The Cormack Family Foundation, established by AFC Chairman Dave Cormack, which will allow students from underrepresented backgrounds to study at the university.

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Virtual Degree Show
Gray’s School of Art Degree Show goes virtual for 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a partnership between Gray’s School of Art, Look Again and independent design agency Design and Code, is working collaboratively with the graduating students of 2020 to create a Virtual Degree Show.

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Dr Andrew Martin
Jump starting tourism is going to be a huge challenge

Dr Andrew Martin, senior lecturer and Director of the Scottish Centre of Tourism at RGU, writes about how jump starting tourism in Scotland and Aberdeen will be a huge challenge for the industry.

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RGU named top modern university in Scotland in the Complete University Guide

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is celebrating a strong position in the Complete University Guide 2021 having been ranked as the top modern (post-1992) university in Scotland.

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Regeneration project
RGU to collaborate on Victoria Road School community regeneration project

A collaboration between RGU and the Torry Development Trust will bring together expertise in health and social care, architecture and the creative arts, to inform and design the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry.

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