•  Menican, Addy2

      Scotland was a great place to study. It definitely didn’t feel too far out of my comfort zone, which could be a bonus for someone who is feeling a bit nervous to leave home. It’s such a beautiful country, and there is so much to see and do in the surrounding countries. 

      -Addy Menican, BBA student

    Robert Gordon University

    • Robert Gordon University has a heritage going back 250 years, and it was granted university status in 1992. Since then the university has gone from strength to strength, proactively engaging with businesses in the development of many of its degree courses and meeting regional and national needs at a time of constant change and development. As a result they have a reputation for producing graduates that are highly sought after by employers.

      Today Robert Gordon University delivers more than 300 courses to over 15,000 full and part-time students from 120 countries. Over the last decade  have consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate-level employment and we were quoted in The Times Good University Guide 2013 as the best modern university in the UK - for the fifth year running.

      About Aberdeen

      Aberdeen is a vibrant and multicultural city, home to a population of over 220,000, including 20,000 students. It is rich in culture, with a range of museums, art galleries, cinemas and concert venues.

      There are five shopping centres (including the brand new Union Square centre) with a wide range of well known shops, as well as boutiques, shops selling locally-produced goods and an international street market held at various times throughout the year. Hundreds of local eventsare organised throughout the year by the Council, event partners and the community. The Granite (or Silver) City is also very green, with a range of parks and open spaces close to the city centre.