Radar Magazine

Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Intervention

A member of Radar's team went along to the Bystander Intervention & Mental Health Training session held by unight Aberdeen, working in partnership with Safer Aberdeen and Police Scotland.

Meet Your New Student Leaders

Radar went along to the Student Election Results and here are your new Student Leaders.


Study Abroad | What to expect in the first 24 hours

Wed 20 Sep 2017

You step off the plane in a whole new country and you can’t quite believe you’ve actually made it. After months of planning and paperwork, you’re finally at the country of your choice, and you know the next few months will be a fantastic experience.

AI & Technology: How to Stop the Enslavement of the Human Race

Tue 19 Sep 2017

In 1942, Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov imagined a world of robots and artificial intelligence that catered to our every need. Now in 2017, conversations with Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant are now a daily occurrence.

Is Poetry Dying?

Wed 13 Sep 2017

It's safe to say that poetry is no longer a prominent feature of everyday life but is that to say that it is dying? Or that it no longer exists? And if poetry is dying what will be next for literary progression?

Masters of Film | Andrei Tarkovsky

Tue 12 Sep 2017

It’s hard to look up any list of great directors without finding this man. Known as the father of modern Russian cinema and one of the country’s most exceptional 20th Century artists, Andrei Tarkovsky was a filmmaker whose style was like none other.

Home Away from Home

Mon 11 Sep 2017

First years don’t like to admit it, but they often struggle with homesickness. It is important that you feel at home, whether it’s in student accommodation or in a flat-share. Here is Radar’s five-step guide to creating a home away from home.

Sexual Health Awareness Week 2017

Mon 11 Sep 2017

This week is Sexual Health Awareness Week, read about this years campaign and how the Sexual Health Charity want to raise awareness around the negative impact of pornography.

Pinact | Tunnels Aberdeen

Fri 08 Sep 2017

Glasgow-based band Pinact are set to hit Tunnels in Aberdeen tomorrow night on the second date of their European tour. The three-piece are hot off an American tour, closely followed with the release of their second record, The Part That No-One Knows.

Fresh off the Chopping Board

Thu 07 Sep 2017

Healthier catering options have been introduced following increased demand from students.

Union Way Social Area Expansion

Thu 17 Aug 2017

RGU: Union has begun to implement plans to make the terrace on Union Way a social hub. So far, a pool table has been added to the area.

Legacy BLN - #PaintBack

Tue 15 Aug 2017

Bee Hives are a Hit on Paris Rooftops

Mon 14 Aug 2017

A trend of putting hives on Paris rooftops is increasing, with many businesses in the French capital joining in to do their part in saving the bee population.

The Grenfell Tower Story So Far

Fri 11 Aug 2017

On June 14th at around 1am, a fire broke out at Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey building in North Kensington, London. A total of 65 people were rescued from the building and around 80 people are believed to have died in the fire.

Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Intervention

Wed 26 Jul 2017

A member of Radar's team went along to the Bystander Intervention & Mental Health Training session held by unight Aberdeen, working in partnership with Safer Aberdeen and Police Scotland.

Steinhaus Review

Fri 14 Jul 2017

Campus underwent a 250k renovation to reinvent itself as Aberdeen's first and only 'world of beers bar', with a name change to boot - Steinhaus. Radar went along to the launch night of the brand new Aberdeen bar.

Radar @ TRNSMT

Thu 13 Jul 2017

Last weekend was the first ever TRNSMT festival, a new Scottish festival held in Glasgow. The three day event was headlined by Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro.

This Week in Music | 11/07/17

Mon 10 Jul 2017

Radar takes a look at new music from Rudimental and Bruno Mars.

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