Rogue Ticket Sellers - Their Extortionate Prices

Rogue ticket sellers have become an issue for many music fans - Radar looked at some of the problems they cause and how they can be dealt with.

Brexit: What do RGU's International Students Think?

The House of Lords passed Article 50 last night and here is what RGU's international students think about Brexit.

Interview with RGU's Islamic Society

Radar met with RGU's Islamic Society to learn more about them and what they do. This is what they had to say.

Meet Your New Student Leaders

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

This Week in Music

Radar reviewed both 'Different Creatures' by Circa Waves and 'Wired' by Mallory Knox which have both been released today.

Interview with Outgoing RAG Chair Nnenna Agbasonu

With the upcoming elections for RGU's new Student Leaders Radar spoke to Nnenna Agbasonu about her time as the RAG Chair.

UK Budget 2017/2018

The budget was announced yesterday by Chancellor Philip Hammond, with plans that will affect us all across the UK.

Album Review: 'Under The Stars' by Amy MacDonald

Radar reviews Amy MacDonald's new album 'Under The Stars'.

International Women's Day 2017

Today is International Women's Day. Radar looked at its history and what it means today.

Candidate Question Time

The Student Election Question Time was held yesterday in the Amphitheatre of the Sir Ian Wood Building and Radar went along to hear what your 2017 candidates had to say.

Trump - His Presidency So Far

After a turbulent presidential campaign against Hillary Clinton, President Trump has made an impact in his new role. Have a read about some of what he has done.

Enterprise Week at RGU

Radar went along to the SIE Idea Generation Workshop and the Enterprise Fair hosted by RGU last week.

Interview with Outgoing President Edward Pollock

In the run up to electing RGU’s new presidents, Radar spoke to Edward Pollock about his time as President of Communication and Democracy. Here is what he had to say.

RGU v Aberdeen: Boat Race 2017

Radar went along to the annual RGU v Aberdeen Uni boat race but how did RGU do?

Meet Your Candidates for the 2017 Student Elections

The candidates for the 2017 Student Elections were announced by the Union last night and Radar got the chance to meet the new candidates.

RGU Go Green Awarded more than £145'000 in Funding

Go Green have been awarded over £145'000 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund for the fourth time.

Oscars 2017: Best Dressed

With the red carpet event showcasing many fashion designers and their designs, all eyes were on what the stars of the 89th Academy Awards were wearing. We asked RGU students what they thought.

Busted at the AECC

Radar went along to the much anticipated Busted concert at the AECC on Friday night.

Oscars 2017: What Did RGU Students Think?

With acting talent being recognised and a mix up with the Best Picture award, the Oscars last night proved to be entertaining and a hot topic of discussion. We spoke to students on campus to see what they thought of the awards.

Single Review: LANY - ILYSB

Radar has reviewed electropop LANY's new music video for 'ILYSB'.

Album Review: 'Human' by Rag'n'Bone Man

Radar reviews Rag'n'Bone Man's debut album 'Human'.

Introducing the Gender Equality Society

Radar met with the Gender Equality Society and we are excited to introduce the brand new society on campus.

RGU: Union Timetabling Feedback

RGU Union are looking for students’ feedback about timetabling as part of plans to make improvements to their timetables.

Get to Know RGU’s Societies: League of Anime

Societies are a huge part of University life, so Radar had a chat with Caroline Ngondo, President of the League of Anime, to see what makes her society tick.

RGU: Union AGM

RGU Union’s Annual General Meeting was held yesterday, with six motions having been discussed and voted on.

Rosemount Hall
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5 Reasons Why an Escape Game Would Make a Great First Date

Here are 5 reasons why an Escape Game would be the perfect first date.

Introducing Mindfulness to RGU

RGU are offering free Mindfulness based stress management sessions for students to attend.

Mealmarket Exchange
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Movies for Valentine's Day

Radar's list of must-watch movies for Valentine's Day.

Spring Gardens
0300 303 8645

5 Easy DIY Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day

Here are 5 easy DIY gift ideas for Valentine’s Day that you can do with your significant other or, even if you’re single, with your best friends.

Trinity Court
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Valentine's Baking

Here is Radar's handy guide to Valentine’s Day baking that will be sure to make your day perfect.

Garthdee Towers
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Fun Lovin' Criminals Back on the Block @ the Garage Aberdeen

Multi-Platinum artists the Fun Lovin’ Criminals made sure they were ‘back on the block’ this weekend following a sold-out show in Aberdeen

Crathie Student Village
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School of Creative and Cultural Business launched

Previously known as Aberdeen Business School, the Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, and the Department of Information Management have merged to create the School of Creative and Cultural Business.

Craigievar Development
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Student Reads Radar at Mount Everest Base Camp

RGU Law Student Harry Campbell recently hiked to the Mount Everest Base Camp and took a break to read the Winter Edition of Radar!

The Old Fire Station (Unite Students)
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First Aberdeen Alters Hours For Late-Night Studying

First Aberdeen have joined with RGU to

Blossoms at The Garage Aberdeen

The indie pop group Blossoms blew the roof off The Garage, Aberdeen in their first ever appearance in the city.

Woolmanhill Flats
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Winter Edition Out Now

Pick up the latest copy of the magazine from RGU:Union today.

Aberdeen Letting Centre
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Introducing Your New Academic Calendar

RGU:Union has successfully changed the academic calendar to have exams before Christmas for 2018!

Dusky at Unit 51

Featuring the rising star London based duo, Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman, making up Dusky, the Aberdeen gig follows their second album release “Outer”.

Aberdeen Property Leasing
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Under The Hammer

An exhibition called “Mostly White” produced, curated and funded by Contemporary Art Practice students from Gray’s School of Art going up in Under the Hammer, open to the public from the 12th of December.

Aberdein Considine
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AM-PM Leasing
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RGU: Student Partnership Agreement

RGU Union is aiming to build on previous success by implementing two new themes as part of the Student Partnership Agreement this year.

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One RGU, Many Nations: Celebrating Diversity at RGU

The week long ORGUMN event is intended to showcase diversity at campus, and highlight the contributions that international students bring to RGU, and to the Granite City’s community.

Student Elections 2017: The Results

Read the full results breakdown from this year's Student Elections.

RGU Live Right Campaign

With all kinds of accommodation to consider, it’s often hard to find the right place to stay, but with RGU:Union releasing the new ‘Live Right Campaign’, this task should become easier for students.

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Simply Red at the AECC

Radar was given the opportunity to see Simply Red at the AECC on their 25th Year Album Tour.

Student Elections 2017: Manifestos & Videos

Click here to view this year's election candidates, read their manifestos, and watch their videos.

CDM Lettings
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A Student's Story: Meningitis

Meningitis is an often poorly-understood condition which can affect anybody. Students, however, are the most at-risk. RGU student Amy* spoke with Radar about her experience with the condition.

Student Elections 2017: Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed and the candidates for the 2017 RGU Union Student Election have been announced!

Cox & Co
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Film Review: Arrival

"Language is the first weapon drawn in conflict". Could 'Arrival' be 2016 biggest hit?

Gavin Bain and Company
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Film Review: The Accountant

The Accountant is a thriller starring Ben Affleck as a man with autism who acts as accountant of some very dangerous people.

RGU Go Green awarded over £145,000 in funding

RGU:Union's climate change project Go Green has been once again awarded funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful for over £145,000

Geraghty Gibb
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Student By-Election Q&A

Radar went along to the by-election Question Time event where students were given the chance to hear directly from the candidates and to ask questions about their campaign aims.

Grampian Accommodation Agency
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Hospital Field | Grays School of Art

Thirteen Gray's School of Art students were invited to Hospitalfield to assist in the setting up of the upcoming DUSK Winter Season Open Weekend exhibition featuring artists Ewan Murray, Judith Hagen and Frank Dobson.

RGU:Union Shortlisted for Four NUS Scotland Awards

RGU Students' Union has received the highest number of titles shortlisted for this year's NUS Scotland Awards.

Homeguard Leasing
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Film Review: Doctor Strange

The latest Marvel hit featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton.

RGU:Union launches Duke of Edinburgh's Award

RGU:Union has offered the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme to students.

James and George Collie
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Film Review: Jack Reacher - Never Go Back

Tom Cruise is back as Jack Reacher in this latest Lee Child adaptation thriller.

Key Moves
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WWE LIVE Aberdeen

WWE Live returned to Aberdeen on Monday night after 6 years away from the Granite City. Read our review of the show here.

Margaret Duffus Leasing
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EU Student Funding Commitment

Radar interviewed RGU Principal, Ferdinand von Prondzynski, about his take on the commitment.

Emeli Sandé - 'Long Live the Angels'

Aberdeenshire singer-songwriter Emeli Sande has returned with her new album 'Long Live the Angels' and has been named as an Ambassador for Aberdeen's Music Hall.

Martin & Co
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Morna Petrano
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Book Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

So, introvert Cath isn't loving her new college experience. She struggles to fit in, has severe anxiety, she’s scared like most people starting something new... and she's introduced to the world of boys.

Northwood Lettings
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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

With the revival now less than a month away you have exactly 153 episodes to watch (or rewatch) on Netflix. The four-part series will bring Lorelai and Rory into modern day as we catch up with our favourite coffee in Stars Hollow.

Parkhill Properties
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One Man and His Guitar - Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg takes the stage at Glasgow’s O2 Academy for his 'One on One' 2016 tour.

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Aberdeen's Five Most Haunted Locations

Radar had the opportunity to meet with local author, historian and owner of Hidden Aberdeen Tours, Dr. Fiona-Jane who told us some haunting stories about some popular student landmarks.

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace
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High Street Halloween Costumes

Dress up for Halloween in style this year. Cheap costumes are always a winner, but continue reading to find out some easy and inexpensive ways to throw together a last-minute outfit.

Robert Gordon University
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Remembering Lou Reed

Lou Reed continues to demand attention from old and new fans, even 3 years after his death.

Stonehouse Lettings
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Exam Stress Tips

President (Education and Welfare), Kerry Harrison, give you her round up of the most useful tips for students starting exams this week!

Student Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Get ready for Halloween and Trick or Treaters by making some homemade pumpkin spiced cookies!

The Bain Property Agency
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Helpful Exam Information

Some useful information for students going into exams in the coming weeks at RGU about library and catering hours, new bus services, deals and more.

The Walking Dead: Comic Books vs TV Show

Trying to compare The Walking Dead comics to The Walking Dead TV series is like comparing a crow to a rook - there is very little difference between the two. Making this adaptation from page to screen one of the very best.

Town and Country Leasing
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Get To Know RGU's Societies: RGU:Film

Rima Chaudhry is a fourth year student at Gray’s School of Art and is President of the Film Society. Radar sat down with her to find out a wee bit more about her, and what she does.

Unite Students
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Therapets Return - Paws for Stress During Exams

RGU's Mental Wellbeing Society return with the much loved Therapist event on Monday 9th and Thursday 12th January 2017 at the RGU:Union Office.

RGU Go: India 2016

The RGU Go: India project is the latest development linked to the award winning Aberdeen Youth Games initiative

President's Blog - Late Night Buses for the Library

A year ago I posted about my meetings with First Aberdeen, and my asks for a late night bus service, and now that idea has become a reality!

FIFA 17: Introducing ‘Journey Mode’

The latest instalment in the Fifa series is out and it does not disappoint. The marmite of the gaming world Fifa, often gets a lot of mixed reviews every year, but this year is different with the game containing something for everyone.

RGU vs. Aberdeen Boat Race Returns on 4th March

The Annual Aberdeen Asset Management Universities' Boat Race will return on Saturday 4th March on the River Dee with Robert Gordon University versus University of Aberdeen.

The Sexist Side of Gaming

Amongst the YouTube greats of RadBrad, Pewdiepie and Smosh Games, have you ever heard about a dedicated female YouTuber who plays more than just the Sims?

RGU Go Green - Good News for 2016

Take a look back on the various achievements of RGU:Union's sustainability project, RGU Go Green.

Radar Meets: Harry Livingstone

This past week Radar had the opportunity to sit down with local musician Harry Livingstone and talk about his music and his influences within the industry.

Tiger Cancels Comeback

A Tiger Woods comeback will have to wait.

Winter Issue of Radar Out Now

Pick up your FREE copy of Radar Magazine from the RGU:Union Offices on Union Way, or click to read now.

Recapping the 2016 Ryder Cup

Radar’s sports editor recaps the highlights (and lowlights) of the 41st Ryder Cup

New Academic Structure: How will it affect you?

During the summer, plans were put in place to dissolve the faculties at RGU and replace them with 11 schools and one graduate school. This took effect on the 30th September.

Film Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

It’s not all about Peculiar Children and birds: it’s a film directed by Tim Burton.

President's Blog - What have I been up to?

President of Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock gives an update on all the activities he has been doing.

Job Losses in Aberdeen and the Effects on Students

2016 has been a tough year for Aberdeen’s job market but there is still hope for students looking for a part-time job.

The Mythic Quality of Brad Pitt

Do we secretly want some distance between us and the movie star?

Fashion Do's and Don'ts - Autumn/Winter 2016

In need of some fashion advice for this semester? Follow this guide with Do’s and Don’ts on what to wear to University and more importantly, what not to wear.

World Mental Health Day 2016

The 10th October is World Mental Health Day. But for someone with a mental health condition, it is their everyday.

Student By-election 2016: The Results

The results of our Student By-election 2016 have just been announced, find out the winners here!

Top features that you need to know about in iOS 10

Whether you’ve had the update for a month or a day, we’ve run down a few of our favourite features and proving iMessage can take back the messaging app crown.

Trump and Clinton: the ongoing battle for the White House

The fast-moving events of the US election continue, with more controversy similar to that which led to the revocation of Trump's RGU honorary degree.

RGU:Union Launches Quiz for Alcohol Awareness Week

RGU:Union aims to look after and support all of our students. We undertake a number of projects to support students to drink responsibly and stay safe.

Diary of Study Abroad - Why America?

Radar’s own Anna is currently studying abroad in America. Read her updates to find out if study abroad is something you would like to do!

Student By-election 2016 - Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed, and we can now announce the candidates for this year's Student By-election

Diary of Study Abroad - Adjusting to American Life

Radar’s own Anna is currently studying abroad in America. Read her updates to find out if study abroad is something you would like to do!

Travel to Japan on a Scholarship

The Japan Society of Scotland is offering current students and recent graduates an opportunity to get a scholarship to cover travel to Japan.

A Talk from Martin Creed

Martin Creed, London-based Scottish artist visited the university to talk with students about his work and creative experimentations with fear, personality, philosophy and music.

Guest Blog - Why should you be a student Trustee?

The Chair of the RGU:Union Trustee Board, Lesley Wilson provides a guest blog on why you should run in the By-Election to be a Student Trustee.

A Look Back to Euro 2016

?After 30 days of late drama, underdogs and refereeing of the highest standard, it is perhaps only fitting that Euro 2016 has culminated in Portugal lifting a shock first European Championship.

True Kings of the North

If you’re not new in Aberdeen, you’re probably already familiar with them. If you are new in Aberdeen, then you will get to know them and we are here to warn you about them.

Why should you volunteer?

Volunteering is when you give your time, skills and effort to a good cause, such as a society, organisations, for people or places. You can commit as much or as little as you wish and it is flexible to fit around your studies.

Interview with a Graduate

Andy has just graduated from journalism and has been involved in RGU's student radio over the past few years.

Masters of Film - D.W Griffith

There have been a number of controversial films and filmmakers in cinema’s brief history. A Clockwork Orange, Salò, Swingers, the list goes on along with The Passion of the Christ, whose sequel has recently been talked about by Mel Gibson.
To me, though, there remains only one king of controversy. That comes courtesy of D.W Griffith.

Brexit: What do RGU students think?

“More uncertain than ever.” "The beginning of an awful racism wave." Find out what RGU students have said about the Brexit Vote.

Purple Wednesday's Flashback

It's the end of the year, so it's time to take a look back on what has been an incredible few months for sport at RGU!

Series Battle: DC vs Marvel

The superhero era is now! With so many movies, TV series, comics being released and announced, one can get lost within this marvellous universe. So we’ve created a this beginner's guide to help.

Radar Meets: RGU Photography Society

We catch up with Photography Society President, Karen Mitchell, who started the society in September 2014.

April TV Picks: Top 5 Returning Shows

We run down the top five TV series returning to our screens this month.

Preview: RGU Feminist Society 'Red Tent' Event

RGU Feminist Society presents a Red Tent Event created by Shelagh Brown in collaboration with Women’s Equality Champion, Anna Hughes MacIver.

Styles of the Studious: Madupe, Anna & Sophie

Throughout the last few weeks we have been traipsing the hallways, scouring the buildings and perusing cafeterias, trying to track down the stylish scholars of Robert Gordon University!

What Are Gravitational Waves?

In the past few month, two words became the main focus point in the science world: gravitational waves. Everyone seems to be talking about them, every article mentions them, but for many people these aspects may appear just confusing.

What are Equality Champions?

At University lots of people get involved in student life usually by either joining societies, sports clubs, or media groups. A role that people may not know about though is the Union's Equality Champions.

What is the RGU Counselling Service?

Many people say that university can be the best four years of your life, but there are going to be some times when you might need some support or even just somebody else to talk to.

Let us know your feedback on Freshers 2016

Win a free RGU Hoody by letting us know what went well, and what could have been better for #RGUFreshers

Review: Fallout 4

It is back. You are back in the Wasteland. Couple of years ago you were roaming the streets of post-apocalyptic Vegas. This time you are going back in time to witness how it all began.

RGU Wins 2016 Aberdeen Universities' Boat Race

RGU's Boat Club has won for the fifth year in a row in the annual Universities' Boat Race.

RGU:Radio's Best of 2015

Presenters from RGU:Radio give us a run down of their favourite songs and albums from 2015.

Best and Worst Movies of 2015

We take a look at some of the best and worst movie blockbusters from the last year.

Radar Meets: Stooshe

Alex from Stooshe chats to us about their new single, Lock Down.

Radar Meets: Model Aeroplanes

We chat to Dundee indie four piece Model Aeroplanes in the run up to their show as part of RGU Freshers 15

Buy your Freshers 2016 wristband here!

Be part of our biggest ever Freshers events line-up

Deeview Student Store is Moving

RGU:Union's Deeview Student Store is set to receive a new home this summer.

RGU:Union's Guide to the Scottish Elections

Not sure who to vote for on the 5th May? Take a look at our easy guide to all things #SP16

Graduation Ball 2016 - Ticket Update (5:30pm)

Update after a very busy first day of ticket sales.

STAR Awards 2016 - Nomination Deadline Extended

Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members. Deadline extended until 6th May.

STAR Awards 2016 - Nomination Are Open

Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members.

SAA Ball - A Smashing Night

RGU:Union's annual Student Achievement Awards Ball took place on Friday night, which a wide range of groups and individuals being rewarded for their hard work over the last 12 months.

Student Elections 2016: The Results

This year's RGU Students' Union Election results have just been announced. And your winners are...

Student Elections 2016: Vote Here

Cast your votes online from 22nd - 25th March

Student Elections 2016: Candidate Profile Pages

Candidate profiles and manifestos have been uploaded, with videos to follow.

Student Elections 2016: Candidate Announcement

Nominations have closed, and we can now announce this year's RGU Student Election 2016 nominees.

RGU:Union Launches Live Right Campaign

RGU:Union is proud to annouce the launch of our new 'Live Right' Campaign.

Student Elections 2016: Nominations are open!

It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!

Student Achievement Awards 2016 - Shortlist Announced

A total of 22 groups and 50 individuals have been shortlisted for the 2016 Student Achievement Awards. This is our chance to reward all the amazing work our students do.

Student Elections 2016: Nominations are open!

It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!

RGU:Union's BIG Volunteering Fair

We're hosting our first ever dedicated Volunteering Fair on Thursday 25th February, as part of the national Student Volunteering Week

AGM 2016 - Motion Results Summary

Motion results summary from Thursday's Annual General Meeting 2016.

AGM 2016 - Motions

Read the motion submissions for this year's Annual General Meeting, and submit amendments.

AGM 2016 - Motion Deadline This Thursday

Have your say, submit a motion and help improve student life at RGU

Student Achievement Awards - Nominations Are Open!

Submit your society, group or individual nomination(s) before the deadline of Sunday 28th February.

Torcher Parade 2016

Find out more about how you can sign up for this year's Torcher Parade.

You Said, We Did in 2015

RGU:Union is here to represent the views of students. We work to try and take action on all the feedback we get. Find out what we've been doing for you this semester.

Students' Union By-election - The Results

Find out the winners of this year's Union By-election

RGU Winter Graduation Ball 2015 - Tickets On Sale

Celebrate your graduation in style at our Winter Graduation Ball!

Students' Union By-election - Candidates Announcement

Nominations have closed and we can now announce the candidates for this year's RGU:Union By-election

Students' Union By-election - Nominations are OPEN

Nominations are now OPEN for this year's Union By-election! We have loads of exciting voluntary positions up for grabs, all of which can all be undertaken alongside your studies.

10 Reasons to Run in the By-Election

Want to be a part of an amazing team? Could you make a change at RGU? Here are 10 reasons why you should run for a position in the By-Election!

One RGU, Many Nations 2015

RGU's biggest international event returns for the the third year.

Notice of Students' Union By-election

Seven elected positions are available in our November By-election

Safe Taxi Scheme Launches

Supporting vulnerable students to ensure that they can always get home safely.

Student Faculty Officer Application Deadline Extended

Deadline extended until 12pm on Monday 1st June

Become A Student Faculty Officer!

Now recruiting for 2015/16. Find out more here.

Volunteering Opportunity of the Week

Boost your CV and gain invaluable experience by volunteering! Click here to take a look at this week's featured opportunity.

Graduation Ball Ticket Update

Update after a busy first day of ticket sales.

Graduation Ball Ticket FAQ's

Important information if you are looking to secure tickets to this year's event.

Graduation Ball Ticket Information (Update)

Change in date for ticket sales.

Student Achievement Awards Ball

Submit your individual, society or group award nomination

Student Achievement Awards - Nominations Shortlist Announced

The Student Achievement Awards nominations shortlist is here, ahead of the ball on Friday 27th of March.