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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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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.
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.
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”.
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.
Live Right Ratings is a new feature that allows students to leave ratings about their housing to help students make the best decisions
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.
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.
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.
Radar was given the opportunity to see Simply Red at the AECC on their 25th Year Album Tour.
Earlier this year, RGU:Union helped introduce late night buses during exams. Now, they are back again, click to find out the details.
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.
"Language is the first weapon drawn in conflict". Could 'Arrival' be 2016 biggest hit?
Ticket update after a very busy first day of sales!
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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.
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.
Take a look at the winners of the Student Achievement Awards 2017.
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.
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.
Nominations for this year's STAR Awards are now open. Which staff members at RGU do you feel are worth of awarding?
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.
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.
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.
The shortlist of students and groups for the Student Achievement Awards 2017 have been announced!
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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.
RGU:Union has successfully changed the academic calendar to have exams before Christmas for 2018!
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.
Read the full results breakdown from this year's Student Elections.
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.
Click here to view this year's election candidates, read their manifestos, and watch their videos.
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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.
Nominations have closed and the candidates for the 2017 RGU Union Student Election have been announced!
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.
RGU:Union's climate change project Go Green has been once again awarded funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful for over £145,000
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.
RGU Students' Union has received the highest number of titles shortlisted for this year's NUS Scotland Awards.
A Tiger Woods comeback will have to wait.
RGU:Union has offered the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme to students.
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.
It’s not all about Peculiar Children and birds: it’s a film directed by Tim Burton.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
?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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Take a look back on the various achievements of RGU:Union's sustainability project, RGU Go Green.
Andy has just graduated from journalism and has been involved in RGU's student radio over the past few years.
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.
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“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!
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.
President of Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock gives an update on all the activities he has been doing.
We catch up with Photography Society President, Karen Mitchell, who started the society in September 2014.
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!
The results of our Student By-election 2016 have just been announced, find out the winners here!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nominations have closed, and we can now announce the candidates for this year's Student By-election
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 Japan Society of Scotland is offering current students and recent graduates an opportunity to get a scholarship to cover travel to Japan.
RGU's Boat Club has won for the fifth year in a row in the annual Universities' Boat Race.
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.
Presenters from RGU:Radio give us a run down of their favourite songs and albums from 2015.
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
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.