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Radar sat down with Lower Than Atlantis bassist, Declan Hart, for an exclusive interview before their intimate gig at The Lemon Tree.
This Week in the News: 10 people died after a van hit a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto, DJ Avicii has died aged 28 and Arsenal FC Manager Arsene Wenger has announced to step down from his job at the end of the season.
Avengers: Infinity War was one of the most anticipated films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it exceeded expectations (maybe even infinitely exceeded them?).
This Week in Music features new singles from Plan B, Ben Khan, Icarcus and Thomas Rhett.
Oxfam Books & Music, on Back Wynd, have started selling bags of books to students to use for their projects for just a fiver.
RGU Film Festival ran for the second year in a row showcasing short films from around the world. The event received a fantastic turn out at the Belmont Filmhouse and the winners were awarded with trophies.
Girls to the Front is returning to Aberdeen for its third year. It will take place in The Shack at 7pm on the 20th April before heading to Edinburgh for its second day.
This Week in Music features new tracks from 30 Seconds to Mars, Chromeo, The Chainsmokers and Friendly Fires.
A group of RGU students are holding a pre-degree show at the current Tendency Towards space at number 42 St Andrews Street and it will come to an end on the 14th April, 2-6pm.
It's ball season at RGU and Radar is here with some handy tips about what is trending in ball fashion this year.
This week in news: two new chains are opening in Aberdeen Union Square, creating new jobs, suitable for students. UFC fighter, Conor McGregor, has been charged with assault and criminal mischief. At the end, we have some news about China, the US and South Korea.
This Week in Music is back with tracks from The Wombats, HANA2K, The Ramona Flowers and MØ.
As of March RGU's Uni Boob Team has come to an end because they couldn't find anyone to take over their group.
Radar lets you know what you can expect from the stars this month…
After huge success in its first year, the RGU Film Festival will return for a second year from the 1st to the 2nd of April and it will be hosted by the Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen.
Radar met with The Feel Good Society to talk about the meaning of the society, their upcoming events, and how students can get involved.
If you don't have anything planned for Easter Sunday, why not put the chocolate down for a couple of hours and try out Radar's latest baking recipe!
For the last 8 weeks, (MA) Digital Marketing Students have been working to prepare for the official launch and Radar have all of the latest information on what they have been getting up to!
This Week in Music features new music from James Bay, Plan B, OUTLYA and Shinedown!
Unite has announced that First Bus drivers in Aberdeen will continue strikes in protest against the new contracts being offered by First. The current strike action ends tomorrow, with an indefinite strike beginning on Friday 6th April.
Bus drivers in Aberdeen have voted to continue the ongoing strikes by another 4 weeks beginning April 6th. RGU has also announced that First Bus will double bus services for the University between 8-10am and 3-5pm.
This Week in Music features singles from Alison Wonderland, Blossoms, Liv Dawson and Nico Santos.
This week in the news we have witnessed the death of a world-renowned theoretical physicist, as well as the death of a young WikiLeaks hacker, the Russia-UK spy story has developed and some severe weather announcements.
RGU have reclaimed their title in the 23rd Aberdeen boat race, after beating Aberdeen at the annual event on the River Dee.
Formed in 2013 Fickle Friends spent two years unsigned touring the UK and Europe at over 50 festivals before signing with Polydor Records. Since then they have been recording their debut album in Los Angeles.
The annual Granite City Challenge held in March is a city-wide competition of sport between the two universities, with Aberdeen defeating RGU with 19 wins to 12.
Whether you're a vegetarian, a vegan, or a meat-lover, a total 'foodie' or just an occasional meal pic poster on Insta, Radar's list of YouTube Food Channels has something for everyone.
This Week in Music features tracks from Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato, Imagine Dragons, The Ninth Wave and 5 Seconds of Summer.
Following the results from the Unite the Union's ballot on Industrial Action, all First Bus services will be affected for several days this month. The University 1/2 services will only run every half hour, with the last bus leaving campus at 17.59.
Mother’s day is a great time to spend the day cooking or baking. Radar has written up some recipes to show the best recipes a Mother could teach you.
After a Question Time that sparked discussion, an exciting campaign and a long and stressful week for candidates, the RGU: Union Student Election Results were announced yesterday at 3pm on Union Way.
Almost half-way through the semester and struggling to balance uni work, a job and a social life? Read Radar's handy tips on ways to stay organised so you can keep on top of your workload.
The Body Shop have partnered with Cruelty Free International to start a petition to end animal testing on cosmetic products in the UN.
Current President of Communication and Democracy was questioned about his manifesto and achievements so far, one candidate was asked why they were qualified to run for office, and more questions sparked discussion at the Question Time on Monday, 5th March.
Yesterday, 5th March, was the Student Election Question Time and the first opportunity to meet the candidates hoping to be elected as your student representatives.
Fickle Friends are on their way to The Lemon Tree on Sunday, March 4 after a few gigs throughout the country in the run-up towards the release of their debut album, You Are Someone Else, on March 16th.
On Saturday Scotland beat England during the Six Nations match at Murrayfield for the first time in years, giving them hope that they could win the Six Nations.
This week in the news features Met office warnings for Scotland due to severe snowfall, Toys R Us have gone into administration and Scotland defeat England for the first time in years in the Six Nations.
1st of March is Uni Mental Health Day and RGU Union are holding a peer support group to participate in the event.
Train commuters will have to travel on other modes of transport after the trains between Aberdeen and Dyce will be cancelled for 14 weeks starting in May.
The Prime Minister may choose Aberdeen for the location of her Brexit speech in March.
This Week in Music features singles from James Bay, ONE OK ROCK, Kiesza v Malinchak and Jordie Ireland.
Tempo cafe, in the Bon Accord Center, has recently been refurbished and has a new partnership with the ARCHIE Foundation.
On Monday the Gender Equality/Feminism Society were collecting sanitary products and monetary donations for Aberdeen Cyrenians.
RGU: Union’s Annual General Meeting was held yesterday, the 19th February. Students had the opportunity to discuss and question each of the six proposed motions, with some amendments being made.
This Week in Music features tracks from The Greatest Showman soundtrack, Au/Ra, The Wombats and MAX.
Radar met with the Vice-President of the Gender Equality/Feminism Society to talk about their upcoming Pad Drive held on Union Way on Monday the 19th February.
This Week in the News discusses the new campaign 'We Can Stop It', the Scot who went missing in Hamberg while on a stag night, Kanye West's lawsuit, the petition against the proposed new Trump golf course in Aberdeen and more.
The Annual General Meeting, held on Monday the 19th of February, is an important opportunity for students to ensure that their voice is heard on campus. The Union will also be providing pizza for the event.
The creator of Wallace and Gromit, Nick Park, presents the new stop-motion comedy 'Early Man'. The unique animation and renowned actors such as Eddie Redmayne and Maisie Williams voicing the quirky characters make the film an enjoyable experience.
An enriching and emotionally intense ride throughout, ‘The Darkest Hour’ will provide you with a greater clarification on the former Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who led Britain to victory in World War 2.
Aberdeen in colour is aiming to help make the city of Aberdeen’s key landmarks and Streetscapes stand out as well as to make the city a more welcoming and cultural experience for all.
A Finnish policy that has led to a dramatic decrease in homelessness may be implemented in Scotland to eradicate rough sleeping.
This week in music features singles from Rudimental, Example, Hailee Steinfield x Bloodpop and Trinidad Cordana.
The Scottish government are introducing new pricing laws for alcohol in an attempt to reduce binge drinking and alcohol-related deaths.
This film depicts the power that the press can wield. Starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep the film is beautifully directed and resonates with the viewer.
A campaign to Scottish councils to ban plastic straws in order for a more eco-friendly Scotland has begun.
Here is Radar's list of top 5 movies from 2017; from horror, to comedy, to emotional and thought-provoking, the list has it all.
Plans for a new stadium for Aberdeen FC have been agreed to by the City Council. It is a step forward, but not the final one.
This American musical was inspired by the real life of P.T. Barnum and features a star-studded cast.
This Week in Music is back with tracks from Sia vs. David Guetta and Afrojack, P!nk, 30 Seconds to Mars and HRVY.
On the 20th January Radar went to see Paramore at their last show of Tour Three. With a mix of new music and their well known and loved older tracks Paramore did not disappoint.
First day back at uni and already dreaming of adventure? These are Radar's top 5 travel destinations to help you figure it out.
Here is Radar's list of the best photos from 2017.
The Vanities are an indie/punk band hailing from Glasgow. They released their debut single ‘Half a Hunner, Still a Stunner’ last month.
Netflix’s debut “blockbuster” was released on the 23rd December, does it deserve to be titled 'Worst Film of 2017'?
'This Week in the News' features new UK plans to reduce plastic waste, global warming effects in the Arctic, the mystery woman wearing denim shorts and find out which biscuit was named 'King of the Cookie Jar' by Brits in 2017.
Stella's Voice is a registered charity protecting humans who have been touched by trafficking and sex abuse.
Radar met with D.A.W.G.S to discuss their roles and how the Christmas period affects them.
Cash for Kids is the charity for Northsound Radio and they have launched their Mission Christmas to give disadvantaged kids a Christmas present.
It was announced on the 14th of December that Disney would be buying 20th Century Fox for $52.4 billion.
One of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released in cinemas this weekend. Grossing over $105 million on Friday alone it has set itself as the second highest opening weekend in history.
'This Week in the News' discusses the latest in Brexit negotiations, heavy snowfall in the UK, the theft of $70 million worth of Bitcoin and Peter Kay cancelling his tour.
Tinder is the most popular dating app, with 50 million users, however, just like any other social media, it can be dangerous. Radar has some tips on how to stay safe using this app.
Radar has created a list of top tips to survive a cold this winter.
Former Catalan President has fled to Brussels to seek a fair trial, and around 45,000 Catalans have travelled to Brussels to protest and support independence.
Donald Trump has now declared that the US will continue to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, despite official US policy.
Melanie Martinez, a former Voice contestant, was recently accused of sexual assault by an old friend and aspiring musician Timothy Heller.
Have you been feeling down a lot since it became cold and dark? You might suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Here’s what it is and how to treat it.
Laughs, songs and a heartwarming story for the family. You could not have three better wishes at this years Her Majesty’s Theatre pantomime, Aladdin.
Justice League follows Batman and Wonder Woman’s attempts to bring together a group of “meta-humans” to fight an alien force. After much anticipation and a few false starts the movie has finally been released but was it worth the hype?
This Week in Music is back with Ed Sheeran's new single with Beyoncé, music from Demons of Ruby Mae, Martin Garrix and David Guetta's new track and Aden X Olson's debut single.
'This Week in the News' discusses the conflict in the Congo, Trumps decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the discovery of a black hole and the SSPCA appeal to rehome cats.
Jan Creamer, defender of animals’ rights, will be awarded by The Women’s International Film & Television Showcase Foundation for her commitment to her chosen field.
We live in a world where social interaction seems to be the key to success, especially at university. However, not everyone has the desire to be social butterflies and these people are known as introverts.
Radar's top 10 life hacks that every student should know,
An exhibition of 3rd year Contemporary Art Practice students' work will be on display from tomorrow until Monday in ABS.
Read what some international students think about Scotland and the "culture shocks" they have experienced.
Radar had a Q&A with Vansleep after they performed at the Vulture Lounge.
On the 17th November the Black Tiles were headlining a show at the Vulture Lounge to promote the release of their first EP, 'In Forever'.
Yoyo Jump has just been launched at RGU. Through the app you can pre-order and pay for your food, meaning you no longer have to queue to order food on campus.
'This Week in Music' is back with music from The Killers, Fall Out Boy, The Vamps and Naughty Boy.
Royal Bank of Scotland have annouced the closures of 250 branches across the UK, with 62 branches across Scotland - with a loss of more than 700 jobs.
On Monday, 4th December, Radar will team-up with the Gender Equality/Feminism Society and the Politics and Debating Society to hold a can drive for Aberdeen North Foodbank.
345 days, 7 hours, 13 minutes, 44 seconds is how long it took for Rebecca Marsh and the Global Convey to travel 46 countries over 4 continents.
After the immense success of its first series, ‘Stranger Things' is back with a delightful concoction of 80s sci-fi nostalgia and a few new characters.
The crowdfunding site GoFundMe has shut down a page that was trying to raise funds for the funeral expenses of deceased Charles Manson.
Kasabian returned to the AECC on Sunday the 26th November with support act, The Slaves.
The general trade union GMB Scotland issued a statement today regarding the Brexit negotiations and has described Scottish economy as a ‘sitting duck’.
Members of Parliament are currently transferring EU law into UK law in preparation for a post-Brexit Britain. However, they recently voted to reject a clause stating that animals feel pain.
Aberdeen City Council is looking at the final phase of the proposed cycle route from the Bridge of Dee to Robert Gordon University.
A second year Contemporary Art student has braved the shave as part of RGU Uni Boob Team’s fundraising effort for Coppa Feel!, the UK's only breast cancer awareness charity aimed at young people.
We're back with 'This Week in Music' featuring music from Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Machine Gun Kelly, Chromeo and OUTLYA.
A campaign has been launched by the Moray MSP to bring an end to the rip-off delivery surcharges the people in the North face.
Tomorrow, the 28th of November, RGU will be joining #GivingTuesday with a fundraising campaign set to help exceptional students through their education.
Last night MSP Kezia Dugdale joined the reality TV show 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here'. There are mixed feelings about the politician's decision to leave her constituency and enter the jungle.
Just married. Buried alive. Hedda longs to be free. After a sold-out run at the National Theatre, Patrick Marber’s bold new version of ‘Hedda Gabler’ has come to Aberdeen for a stint at His Majesty’s Theatre.
In March RGU Go Green was awarded over £145,000 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Challenge. Since their funding, they have been busy focussing on their new project 'RGU:Revolve' while supporting their existing ones.
One study abroad student from RGU believes that Brexit may affect opportunities such as Erasmus in the future. Read more here.
With the John Lewis Christmas advert release, the battle for best Christmas ad of 2017 is in full swing. We’ve broken down our top 5 Christmas adverts of 2017.
If you were wondering where to get that perfect Christmas coffee or hot chocolate to keep you toasty on campus, don't worry, Radar is here to help!
A PhD student from RGU has started an initiative to donate textbooks to areas in rural South-East Nigeria.
The Trickery is back this December in Underdog with its newest one of a kind show 'A Dark Room'. With over 4 million YouTube hits it's a cabaret you won't want to miss.
UK Government Minister has resigned due to informal and secret meetings with the Israel President. Here's all you need to know.
Radar's 'This Week in Music' features tracks from Bastille, The Ninth Wave, Galantis and Throttle and a Mike Perry remix of Ed Sheeran's new single 'Perfect'.
Voting has ended for the 2017 By-election and the results have been announced.
Disney have announced plans for a new Star Wars trilogy to be produced after the completion of Episode IX in 2019. This comes ahead of Star Wars: The Last Jedi hitting cinemas this December on the 15th.
A four day pop-up festival is coming to Aberdeen between the 16th and 19th of November to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh festivals. The festival will feature performances, workshops and screenings - find out more here.
Paloma Faith's fourth album, 'The Architect', was released today featuring the singles 'Crybaby' and 'Guilty'.
Aberdonian indie rock band, The Black Tiles, are releasing their debut EP, In Forever, and will perform it for the first time in the Vulture Lounge tomorrow night.
The polls for this year’s By-Election close today at 2pm, read about the positions available and the candidates running here.
Murder on the Orient Express is the latest adaptation of the eponymous thriller story by Agatha Christie starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley and many more.
Spain has been in the news for quite a while now due to a crisis in the Catalonia region. Low-lying tensions are nothing new, but how have things escalated to the point where European arrest warrants are being issued for cabinet ministers?
We're back again with 'This Week in Music' with music from Walk The Moon, Au/Ra, Kesha and The Wombats.
Radar are here to make sure you eat properly this autumn with our list of quick and easy meals that are simple and healthy.
The Gender Equality/Feminism Society collaborated with the Politics and Debating Society to discuss issues surrounding gender equality. Read about the motions discussed here.
The third entry in the Thor branch of the greater Marvel movie franchise is a vast departure from the serious and dramatic nature of its predecessors. Ragnarok fully embraces its new tone, reinventing Thor into a comedic space opera.
The Torcher Parade is a long-running tradition in Aberdeen, where students across the city get dressed up, build floats and go off down to city to dance, have fun, and raise money for charity. Cancelled last year, it made its triumphant return on Saturday; how did it go?
For weeks now, well known Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been embroidered in controversy. Allegations against him have flooded in and he’s been sacked from his own company. With so much going on, Radar takes a look at how this all started and takes stock of everything that’s happened.
Ma Cameron's on Little Belmont Street is said to be the oldest pub in Aberdeen, it is also said to be haunted.
A £10 million observation centre will be built near the lighthouse in Aberdeen with a panoramic view of the city’s coast, harbour, and dolphins. In the meantime, a temporary visitor centre will be built using containers while the project gains crowd-funding, and you can get involved.
It's that time of year again when it’s all about mustard jackets, pumpkin spice lattes and everything burgundy. This is a breakdown of Autumn Fashion for 2017 and how to get the looks for less.
Since we have now entered October, we at Radar thought a halloween costume inspiration list might be exactly what you all need instead of worrying about what you're going to dress up as for Halloween this year, have a look at this list instead.
It's that spooky time of year again, and this is the perfect opportunity to bake some Halloween inspired treats. Here are some baking recipes that don't require too much cooking but look just as tasty.
The action spy comedy featuring cast members Colin Firth, Channing Tatum and Halle Berry was released in the UK in September. The film has already grossed $290 million worldwide but the much-anticipated sequel has received some mixed reviews.
Bovine tuberculosis is affecting both livestock and wildlife across the UK. Badger culling was proposed as a solution but, has it helped? What is going on in farms and woods? Is culling the right way to deal with tuberculosis?
OJ Simpson was released from a Nevada correctional center this month. He is widely known for his 1995 acquittal in one of the biggest trials in American history, where he was found not guilty for the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson.
After a disappointing international break the Scottish Premiership returned with supporters hoping for something to celebrate.
Radar investigates the hashtag sweeping social media platforms '#MeToo' that has allowed men and women to speak about their experiences with sexual assault. Radar spoke to four anonymous RGU students about the movement.
Calum Scott has come a long way since his beginnings on Britain’s Got Talent two years ago. After releasing hit single 'Dancing on My Own' and gaining a Brit nomination, Calum is now supporting Emeli Sande's 'Long Live the Angels' tour.
In many instances, the evolution of the smartphone has been tremendous. However, many argue that although your smartphone keeps you connected – it is disconnecting you from the real world.
What happens to hurricane survivors once news reporters leave? We have seen how the recent hurricanes in North and South America have damaged homes and taken lives, but we must continue to support those affected, even after the news has died down.
The Myanmar Genocide is topical and trending, with the persecution and oppression of Rohingya Muslims becoming an urgent crisis.
American Vandal is a mockumentary, parodying the style of another Netflix hit, true crime sensation; ‘Making a Murderer' in a way that shouldn't be possible for what is essentially a four hour penis joke.
Liam Gallagher's much-anticipated solo album has finally been released and it has already been labelled as the 'highest-selling UK number one album' by NME.
Introduced on June 5, 2017 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, iOS11 is the newest version of Apple's iOS software. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, has said that "the update takes the best and most advanced operating system and turned it up to 11."
Enter Shikari’s sound has changed a lot since the release of their first album ‘Take to the Skies’ in 2007. ‘The Spark’, their fifth studio album is out now and features the singles ‘Live Outside’ and ‘Rabble Rouser’.
Released annually since 1993, FIFA has become one of the biggest gaming franchises ever. This year, EA Sports decided to freshen up the cover star for FIFA 18, introducing superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo to the game’s cover for the first time.
The fundamentalist kingdom of Saudi Arabia marked an historical moment by announcing that it will grant to Saudi women the right to drive next year.
Radar met with the new RGU Uni Boob Team who represent CoppaFeel – the only breast cancer charity in the UK purely aimed at young people to educate them about the importance of being breast aware and checking your body.
Thousands of passengers were left stranded, unable to reach their destinations as planned last month. While Ryanair claims to have compensated most of the affected passengers, there is no escaping the disruption that has been caused.
A 'spider invasion' is set to hit Britain this Autumn with up to 150 million arachnids somehow finding their way into our homes.
Radar went to check out The Big Moon light up The Lemon Tree on Friday night with their animated onstage persona.
The University's Open Day will be held on October 11 across the Garthdee campus for students across Aberdeenshire.
Mother! is the latest film from confrontational director Darren Aronofsky, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as a married couple living in an old house in the middle of a field. One night a stranger, played by Ed Harris, stays the night with them. Then things start to get really weird.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is an official welcome to the new Masters students at RGU from Radar Magazine!
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.
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.
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?
Healthier catering options have been introduced following increased demand from students.
A group of street artists in Berlin are on a mission to rid their city of hate symbols by transforming neo-Nazi graffiti into cheerful motifs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Radar takes a look at new music from Rudimental and Bruno Mars.
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.
Over the past few weeks, Radar's Editor and Entertainment Editor judged at the 'Live At Your Local' event at the Old School House. Radar interviewed the finalists 'Black Tiles', 'Marley Ann' and 'Ella Winter & Martin JJ Simpson'.
Last week, Snapchat rolled out a new update with a feature that enables users to share their location with their ‘friends’. The new feature has raised safety concerns for users of the app.
On the 26th June 1997 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published, making this year the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter’s publication.
With the UK security risk at 'severe' Aberdeen City has stepped up security in order to ensure safety in the city.
This week, Radar reviews new music from Lorde, Rita Ora and Liam Payne. These will definitely be summer hits!
With election results having been announced, what role does the NUS think students played in leading to the outcome?
This week Radar reivews new music from MO, Tove Stryke and Miley Cyrus.
On Thursday the 23rd of November 2017, the Tivoli Theatre will host The Bowie Experience - The Golden Years Tour.
Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic set Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom alight, on Thursday 18th May - the opening night of the second leg of the GLA tour.
All the Young Gray's is a pop up exhibition hosted by a collective of Fine Art students from Gray's School of Art.
A scholarship worth £25,000 and provide accommodation support is to be launched at RGU.
As part of RGU's commitment to working with students to enhance the student learning experience, students are encouraged to complete the annual Student Experience Questionnaire.
Recently, all around the world, there have been protests against the Venezuelan government. Radar spoke with two activists, who prefer to remain anonymous, about the causes of these demonstrations.
This week Kasabian are back with a new album, Haim, Nothing But Thieves and Charlie Puth have released new tracks, and OneRepublic are back with a new song.
Greene King are looking for talented musicians to take part in their national competition this summer for the chance to win £5k and more.
Read about the new First Bus ticket machine and app updates here, and find out what RGU student's think about it.
In 2015, Netflix released the ground-breaking ‘Hot Girls Wanted’; which gave the audience a close and personal look at some of the teenage girls in porn. The creators are back with a six-part docu-series, ‘Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On’.
If the first movie is about a group of misfits coming together, Vol. 2 tests that bond, always drawing the film back to its central theme: family.
The Bullet Journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary, but most likely, it will be all of the above. It will teach you to do more with less.
A fourth year student at RGU was shocked today to find that a piece of fruit he had jokingly placed at an exhibition had been moved into a glass case.
Star Wars Aberdeen is a non-profit organisation, they support local businesses and sell artwork to raise money and awareness for CLAN. Over the weekend they hosted a 'Fun Day' at Transition Extreme Sports.
This week, The Gorillaz are back with a brand new album, Haim have released a new single and we've checked out new songs from Hailee Steinfeld, Wethan and MUNA.
After EU leaders recently agreed on Brexit negotiations, Radar outlines the effects that Brexit has had on students at RGU so far.
You've seen the film, so it's time to read the book. The gripping tale of 'The Girl on the Train' follows the day-to-day life of train commuter Rachel.
The Student Achievement Awards Ball took place on Saturday 22nd with students and societies being recognised for all their hard work over the past year.
Radar reviews Lana Del Rey's new song with the Weekend and checks out Kiiara's new single 'Whippin'.
Radar went along to the Look Again Festival that was running throughout RGU from the 20th 24th of April before the main festival launch in a week's time.
Delve into the Deen was a night of music, art, food, drink and even magic held at Underdog on Sunday night in aid of both Diabetes UK and Erskine.
'13 Reasons Why' has sparked a lot of debate in the short period of time it has been released. Read Radar's review of the much-discussed Netflix original.
Over recent weeks, numerous art pieces has caught the eyes of hundreds across Aberdeen. Radar spoke with artists and organisers of the event to see what it's all about.
Radar has reviewed Paramore's come-back single 'Hard Times'.
Bored of the same old stuff on Spotify? Radar has compiled a list of different artists from YouTube, who take a popular song and add their own twist to it.
Radar reviews Petite Biscuit's new EP and checks out Weezer's new single 'Feels Like Summer'.
Radar went along to a Japanese-themed picnic event organised by fourth year Events Management students.
Radar reviews Matt Maeson's new EP and three new singles from The Kooks, Autograf and Alma.
RGU:TV has won a highly commended award at the NaSTA Conference. This is what happened.
In association with the Mental Health and Wellbeing Society, pooches will be visiting the RGU:Union offices ahead of the exam period.
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.
The House of Lords passed Article 50 last night and here is what RGU's international students think about Brexit.
Radar met with RGU's Islamic Society to learn more about them and what they do. This is what they had to say.
Radar went along to the Student Election Results and here are your new Student Leaders.
Radar reviewed both 'Different Creatures' by Circa Waves and 'Wired' by Mallory Knox which have both been released today.
With the upcoming elections for RGU's new Student Leaders Radar spoke to Nnenna Agbasonu about her time as the RAG Chair.
The budget was announced yesterday by Chancellor Philip Hammond, with plans that will affect us all across the UK.
Radar reviews Amy MacDonald's new album 'Under The Stars'.
Today is International Women's Day. Radar looked at its history and what it means today.
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.
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.
Radar went along to the SIE Idea Generation Workshop and the Enterprise Fair hosted by RGU last week.
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.
Radar went along to the annual RGU v Aberdeen Uni boat race but how did RGU do?
The candidates for the 2017 Student Elections were announced by the Union last night and Radar got the chance to meet the new candidates.
Go Green have been awarded over £145'000 from the Keep Scotland Beautiful Climate Challenge Fund for the fourth time.
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.
Radar went along to the much anticipated Busted concert at the AECC on Friday night.
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.
Radar has reviewed electropop LANY's new music video for 'ILYSB'.
Radar reviews Rag'n'Bone Man's debut album 'Human'.
Radar met with the Gender Equality Society and we are excited to introduce the brand new society on campus.
RGU Union are looking for students’ feedback about timetabling as part of plans to make improvements to their timetables.
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’s Annual General Meeting was held yesterday, with six motions having been discussed and voted on.
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Here are 5 reasons why an Escape Game would be the perfect first date.
RGU are offering free Mindfulness based stress management sessions for students to attend.
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Radar's list of must-watch movies for Valentine's Day.
Voting for the RGU:Union’s By-Elections 2016 had ended earlier today (17th November 2016), and the results have just come in.
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.
Here is Radar's handy guide to Valentine’s Day baking that will be sure to make your day perfect.
Multi-Platinum artists the Fun Lovin’ Criminals made sure they were ‘back on the block’ this weekend following a sold-out show in Aberdeen
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.
RGU Law Student Harry Campbell recently hiked to the Mount Everest Base Camp and took a break to read the Winter Edition of Radar!
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If you're looking to boost your skillset, gain some experience, and meet new people, then volunteering with GoGreen is the place to be.
2017 saw the launch of the GoGreen Revolve project, find out what we've been up to so far, and what's to come in 2018.
First Aberdeen have joined with RGU.
The indie pop group Blossoms blew the roof off The Garage, Aberdeen in their first ever appearance in the city.
A description of the latest collaboration between Go Green and the knit and natter group at RGU with details on how you can get involved with future knitting activities.
Pick up the latest copy of the magazine from RGU:Union today.
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”.
Kaim Co-op turns Santa's Grotto with Christmas Craft Workshop
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.
A recap on last week's wheel action in Bike Pad
RGU Union is aiming to build on previous success by implementing two new themes as part of the Student Partnership Agreement this year.
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.
Find out more about our fun and social workshop programme at Kaim Co-op
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.
Last Thursday marked the beginning of our workshop programme at Revolve - helping budding cyclists to fix niggling brake issues
Radar was given the opportunity to see Simply Red at the AECC on their 25th Year Album Tour.
Find out which groups and students won big at this year's Student Achievement Awards Ball
Project summary for Go Green's collaboration with Gray's School of Art to produce a weeklong multi-displinary design course for students of fashion and textiles, 3D design and Communication design.
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.
Find more about our annual awards ball, taking place this April!
An update on recent Go Green events and insight into our new projects for the year
"Language is the first weapon drawn in conflict". Could 'Arrival' be 2016 biggest hit?
Do you know a society, group or individual student who deserves to be rewarded for their efforts and achievements?
We carried out a survey in 2016, and this is what you told us you wanted to see happening on campus and in the community.
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The Accountant is a thriller starring Ben Affleck as a man with autism who acts as accountant of some very dangerous people.
Find out who will make up next year's Union Executive Team!
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.
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.
The latest Marvel hit featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton.
Nominations closed this afternoon, and we can now announce the candidates in this year's Student Elections
Tom Cruise is back as Jack Reacher in this latest Lee Child adaptation thriller.
WWE Live returned to Aberdeen on Monday night after 6 years away from the Granite City. Read our review of the show here.
Radar interviewed RGU Principal, Ferdinand von Prondzynski, about his take on the commitment.
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.
Review the six motions up for discussion at this year's Annual General Meeting
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.
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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.
Jake Bugg takes the stage at Glasgow’s O2 Academy for his 'One on One' 2016 tour.
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.
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.
Lou Reed continues to demand attention from old and new fans, even 3 years after his death.
Get ready for Halloween and Trick or Treaters by making some homemade pumpkin spiced cookies!
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.
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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.
Your opportunity to nominate teaching staff and support staff from all across the university who go the extra mile to benefit your student experience.
The RGU Go: India project is the latest development linked to the award winning Aberdeen Youth Games initiative
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.
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?
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.
Voting for this year's RGU:Union Student By-election closed this afternoon, and the results have just been announced.
A Tiger Woods comeback will have to wait.
Radar’s sports editor recaps the highlights (and lowlights) of the 41st Ryder Cup
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.
Click here to find out about the manifesto aims from each of the candidates in this year's Student By-election
It’s not all about Peculiar Children and birds: it’s a film directed by Tim Burton.
Nominations for this year's Student By-election closed yesterday afternoon, and we can now announce the 2017 RGU:Union By-election candidates!
2016 has been a tough year for Aberdeen’s job market but there is still hope for students looking for a part-time job.
Do we secretly want some distance between us and the movie star?
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.
The 10th October is World Mental Health Day. But for someone with a mental health condition, it is their everyday.
We're searching to find the most talented students at RGU, and we need you to get involved!
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.
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.
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!
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.
?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.
RGU:Union is looking for new external Trustee to join our Board for the next three years to help develop the charity to achieve it's strategic objectives. Click to find out more.
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.
Live Right Ratings is a new feature that allows students to leave ratings about their housing to help students make the best decisions
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.
Andy has just graduated from journalism and has been involved in RGU's student radio over the past few years.
Earlier this year, RGU:Union helped introduce late night buses during exams. Now, they are back again, click to find out the details.
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.
“More uncertain than ever.” "The beginning of an awful racism wave." Find out what RGU students have said about the Brexit Vote.
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!
Ticket update after a very busy first day of sales!
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.
We catch up with Photography Society President, Karen Mitchell, who started the society in September 2014.
Take a look at the winners of the Student Achievement Awards 2017.
We run down the top five TV series returning to our screens this month.
RGU Feminist Society presents a Red Tent Event created by Shelagh Brown in collaboration with Women’s Equality Champion, Anna Hughes MacIver.
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!
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.
Nominations for this year's STAR Awards are now open. Which staff members at RGU do you feel are worth of awarding?
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.
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.
Rebecca Donn, a third year law and management student has been awarded a Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award, the first issued by RGU:Union.
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.
The shortlist of students and groups for the Student Achievement Awards 2017 have been announced!
RGU's Boat Club has won for the fifth year in a row in the annual Universities' Boat Race.
Presenters from RGU:Radio give us a run down of their favourite songs and albums from 2015.
RGU:Union has successfully changed the academic calendar to have exams before Christmas for 2018!
We take a look at some of the best and worst movie blockbusters from the last year.
Alex from Stooshe chats to us about their new single, Lock Down.
We chat to Dundee indie four piece Model Aeroplanes in the run up to their show as part of RGU Freshers 15
Read the full results breakdown from this year's Student Elections.
Click here to view this year's election candidates, read their manifestos, and watch their videos.
Nominations have closed and the candidates for the 2017 RGU Union Student Election have been announced!
RGU:Union's climate change project Go Green has been once again awarded funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful for over £145,000
RGU Students' Union has received the highest number of titles shortlisted for this year's NUS Scotland Awards.
RGU:Union has offered the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme to students.
President (Education and Welfare), Kerry Harrison, give you her round up of the most useful tips for students starting exams this week!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Take a look back on the various achievements of RGU:Union's sustainability project, RGU Go Green.
Pick up your FREE copy of Radar Magazine from the RGU:Union Offices on Union Way, or click to read now.
President of Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock gives an update on all the activities he has been doing.
The results of our Student By-election 2016 have just been announced, find out the winners here!
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.
Nominations have closed, and we can now announce the candidates for this year's Student By-election
The Japan Society of Scotland is offering current students and recent graduates an opportunity to get a scholarship to cover travel to Japan.
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.
Win a free RGU Hoody by letting us know what went well, and what could have been better for #RGUFreshers
Be part of our biggest ever Freshers events line-up
RGU:Union's Deeview Student Store is set to receive a new home this summer.
Not sure who to vote for on the 5th May? Take a look at our easy guide to all things #SP16
Update after a very busy first day of ticket sales.
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Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members. Deadline extended until 6th May.
Nominate your favourite lecturer, supervisor or support staff members.
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.
This year's RGU Students' Union Election results have just been announced. And your winners are...
Cast your votes online from 22nd - 25th March
Candidate profiles and manifestos have been uploaded, with videos to follow.
Nominations have closed, and we can now announce this year's RGU Student Election 2016 nominees.
RGU:Union is proud to annouce the launch of our new 'Live Right' Campaign.
It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!
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.
It's that time of year again, #RGUElections nominations are now OPEN!
We're hosting our first ever dedicated Volunteering Fair on Thursday 25th February, as part of the national Student Volunteering Week
Motion results summary from Thursday's Annual General Meeting 2016.
Read the motion submissions for this year's Annual General Meeting, and submit amendments.
Have your say, submit a motion and help improve student life at RGU
Submit your society, group or individual nomination(s) before the deadline of Sunday 28th February.
Find out more about how you can sign up for this year's Torcher Parade.
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.
Find out the winners of this year's Union By-election
Celebrate your graduation in style at our Winter Graduation Ball!
Nominations have closed and we can now announce the candidates for this year's RGU:Union By-election
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.
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!
RGU's biggest international event returns for the the third year.
Seven elected positions are available in our November By-election
Supporting vulnerable students to ensure that they can always get home safely.
Deadline extended until 12pm on Monday 1st June
Now recruiting for 2015/16. Find out more here.
Boost your CV and gain invaluable experience by volunteering! Click here to take a look at this week's featured opportunity.
Update after a busy first day of ticket sales.
Important information if you are looking to secure tickets to this year's event.
Change in date for ticket sales.
Submit your individual, society or group award nomination
The Student Achievement Awards nominations shortlist is here, ahead of the ball on Friday 27th of March.