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Twin Atlantic @ The Beach Ballroom

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 Grays @ Hatch

All the Young Gray's is a pop up exhibition hosted by a collective of Fine Art students from Gray's School of Art.

 
RGU Launching £25,000 Ardmuir Access Scholarship

A scholarship worth £25,000 and provide accommodation support is to be launched at RGU.

 
Have Your Say: Student Experience Questionnaire

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.

 
Fighting for Freedom | Venezuelan Activists in Aberdeen

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 in Music | 08/05/17

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.

 
Win £5k at the 'Live at Your Local' Competition

Greene King are looking for talented musicians to take part in their national competition this summer for the chance to win £5k and more.

 
First Bus Ticket Machine and App Update

Read about the new First Bus ticket machine and app updates here, and find out what RGU student's think about it.

 
Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On

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’.

 
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Review

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.

 
Bullet Journaling

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.

 
Pineapple Becomes Part of Look Again Exhibit

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 @ Transition Extreme

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 in Music | 01/05/17

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.

 
Brexit Update

After EU leaders recently agreed on Brexit negotiations, Radar outlines the effects that Brexit has had on students at RGU so far.

 
The Girl on the Train

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.

 
Student Achievement Awards Ball

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.

 
This Week in Music

Radar reviews Lana Del Rey's new song with the Weekend and checks out Kiiara's new single 'Whippin'.

 
Look Again Festival @ Garthdee Campus

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

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.

 
Review: 13 Reasons Why

'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.

 
NUART Aberdeen

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.

 
Paramore - Hard Times Review

Radar has reviewed Paramore's come-back single 'Hard Times'.

 
Covered in Style

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.

 
This Week in Music

Radar reviews Petite Biscuit's new EP and checks out Weezer's new single 'Feels Like Summer'.

 
The Cherry Blossom Picnic

Radar went along to a Japanese-themed picnic event organised by fourth year Events Management students.

 
This Week in Music

Radar reviews Matt Maeson's new EP and three new singles from The Kooks, Autograf and Alma.

 
RGU:TV Wins Award at Student TV Conference

RGU:TV has won a highly commended award at the NaSTA Conference. This is what happened.

 
Therapets returning to RGU:Union

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 - 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

www.libertyliving.co.uk
libertyhouse-aberdeen@libertyliving.co.uk
01224 497 819

 
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

www.unite-students.com
info@unite-students.com
0300 303 8645

 
Movies for Valentine's Day

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

 
Spring Gardens

www.unite-students.com
info@unite-students.com
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

www.ardmuir.co.uk
fiona@ardmuir.co.uk
07768 164704

 
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

www.rgu.ac.uk/accommodation
accommodation@rgu.ac.uk
01224 262130

 
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

www.rgu.ac.uk/accommodation
accommodation@rgu.ac.uk
01224 262130

 
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

www.rgu.ac.uk/accommodation
accommodation@rgu.ac.uk
01224 262130

 
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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)

www.unite-students.com
e-mail address here
01224 ??????

 
First Aberdeen Alters Hours For Late-Night Studying

First Aberdeen have joined with RGU.

 
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

www.rgu.ac.uk/accommodation
accommodation@rgu.ac.uk
01224 262130

 
GoGreen - Shaping sustainability at RGU

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.

 
Winter Edition Out Now

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

 
Aberdeen Letting Centre

www.aberdeenletting.com
info@aberdeenletting.com
01224 622776

 
Late Night Buses Return

Earlier this year, RGU:Union helped introduce late night buses during exams. Now, they are back again, click to find out the details.

 
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

www.primelet.com
info@a-p-l.co.uk
01224 635355

 
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

www.acandco.com
ask@acandco.com
01224 589700

 
Graduation Ball 2017 - Ticket Availability Update

Ticket update after a very busy first day of sales!

 
AM-PM Leasing

www.amandpm.co.uk
contactus@amandpm.co.uk
01224 595555

 
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.

 
Ardmuir

www.ardmuir.co.uk
fiona@ardmuir.co.uk
07768 164704

 
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 Achievement Awards Winners 2017

Take a look at the winners of the Student Achievement Awards 2017.

 
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.

 
ASPC

www.aspc.co.uk
centre@aspc.co.uk
01224 632949

 
Belvoir

www.belvoir.co.uk
aberdeen@belvoir.co.uk
01224 645707

 
Simply Red at the AECC

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

 
CDM Lettings

www.letstalklets.com
info@letstalklets.com
01224 660317

 
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.

 
Cox & Co

www.coxandco.co
info@coxandco.co
01224 580444

 
Film Review: Arrival

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

 
STAR Award Nominations Open

Nominations for this year's STAR Awards are now open. Which staff members at RGU do you feel are worth of awarding?

 
Gavin Bain and Company

www.gavin-bain.co.uk
info@gavin-bain.co.uk
01224 623 040

 
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.

 
Geraghty Gibb

www.geraghty-gibb.co.uk
info@geraghty-gibb.com
01224 637000

 
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.

 
RGU:Union grants first Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award

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.

 
Grampian Accommodation Agency

www.gaa.uk.com
info@gaa.uk.com
01224 594594

 
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.

 
Shortlist Announced for Student Achievement Awards

The shortlist of students and groups for the Student Achievement Awards 2017 have been announced!

 
Homeguard Leasing

www.homeguard-leasing.com
leasing@homeguard.co.uk
01224 647878

 
Film Review: Doctor Strange

The latest Marvel hit featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton.

 
James and George Collie

www.jgcollie.co.uk
enquiries@jgcollie.co.uk
01224 581581

 
Film Review: Jack Reacher - Never Go Back

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

 
Introducing Your New Academic Calendar

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

 
Key Moves

www.key-moves.co.uk
info@key-moves.co.uk
01224 251100

 
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

www.mdleasing.co.uk
info@mdleasing.co.uk
01224 810131

 
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

www.martinco.com
aberdeen@martinco.com
01224 636500

 
Student Elections 2017: The Results

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

 
Morna Petrano

www.mornapetrano.com
info@mornapetrano.com
01224 645757

 
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

www.northwooduk.com
aberdeen@northwooduk.com
01224 218 450

 
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.

 
Student Elections 2017: Manifestos & Videos

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

 
Parkhill Properties

www.parkhillproperties.co.uk
info@parkhillproperties.co.uk
01224 611606

 
One Man and His Guitar - Jake Bugg

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

 
Student Elections 2017: Candidate Announcement

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

 
Peterkins

www.peterkins.com
maildesk@peterkins.com
01224 428000

 
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

www.raeburns.co.uk
property@raeburns.co.uk
01224 564636

 
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.

 
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

 
Robert Gordon University

www.rgu.ac.uk
accommodation@rgu.ac.uk
01224 262130

 
Remembering Lou Reed

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

 
Stonehouse Lettings

www.stonehouseproperty.co.uk
info@stonehouseproperty.co.uk
01224 466266

 
Student Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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

 
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.

 
The Bain Property Agency

www.bainprop.co.uk
enquiries@bainprop.co.uk
01224 645500

 
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.

 
RGU:Union launches Duke of Edinburgh's Award

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

 
Town and Country Leasing

www.townandcountryleasing.co.uk
info@townandcountryleasing.co.uk
01224 392 333

 
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

www.unite-students.com
info@unite-students.com
0300 303 8645

 
RGU Go: India 2016

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

 
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.

 
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?

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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!

 
The Mythic Quality of Brad Pitt

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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!

 
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 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.

 
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!

 
RGU Go Green - Good News for 2016

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

 
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!

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Student By-election 2016: The Results

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
Radar Meets: RGU Photography Society

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

 
Student By-election 2016 - Candidate Announcement

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

 
April TV Picks: Top 5 Returning Shows

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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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

 
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

 
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.