Main location    Scotland, UK 
Courses    Undergraduate, Master,   PhD
Schools and Departments   
Student life   
  • Student Representative Council : it offers activities and services.
  • Mosques in the area: Crown Terrace Mosque, Foresterhill Mosque, Aberdeen Central Mosque

About Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is located in Aberdeen, ranked as the safest University City in Scotland (Complete University Guide 2016). The city is in the north east of Scotland and has good air, rail and bus connections from most UK cities. Aberdeen attracts photographers, artists, sailors, surfers, kayakers, kite enthusiasts, rowers, walkers, golfers, mountain, rock and ice climbers, snowboarders and white water rafters.

Why choose Robert Gordon University?

Course Flexibility

All courses are based on a modular structure and offer a range of exit qualifications. Many courses are made up of both compulsory and optional modules that allow students to tailor their studies to their interests and ambitions. Over 90% of undergraduate courses offer placement opportunities. The university offers the flexibility of distance learning and part-time study options for some undergraduate courses and for most postgraduate courses.

Student Services and Facilities

The library is equipped with over 250 workstations, multi-function devices for printing, photocopying and scanning, Wi-Fi and desktop power for charging personal devices. It offers space for quiet and individual study, complemented by an extensive new study area designed to support collaborative and group activities. IT facilities include 2,500 computer workstations, all halls of residence are networked and there is wireless Internet coverage in every building.

Disability Services

The University’s Disability and Dyslexia Centre provides in-house assessment, advice and practical support to students and applicants with disabilities, learning differences and mental health conditions.

Students' Union

Robert Gordon University Union exists to make the student experience at RGU the best that it can be, working to listen and represent students views and make positive changes. The union provides a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities such as societies, sports clubs, and volunteering to develop students, and also support student wellbeing and provide help in times of need.

Student Accommodation

Staying in university accommodation is a great way to meet people and make new friends and is ideal for students leaving home for the first time. The university's Accommodation Services department arranges for students to be placed in one of nine halls of residence across the city, with over 1500 beds available

The largest of the halls of residence are the Woolmanhill Flats at St. Andrew Street. Other halls of residence include two buildings on the Garthdee Campus; the Square Tower and the Round Tower.