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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.
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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The indie pop group Blossoms blew the roof off The Garage, Aberdeen in their first ever appearance in the city.
Pick up the latest copy of the magazine from RGU:Union today.
RGU:Union has successfully changed the academic calendar to have exams before Christmas for 2018!
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.
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.
Read the full results breakdown from this year's Student Elections.
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.
Click here to view this year's election candidates, read their manifestos, and watch their videos.
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.
Nominations have closed and the candidates for the 2017 RGU Union Student Election have been announced!
"Language is the first weapon drawn in conflict". Could 'Arrival' be 2016 biggest hit?
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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.
RGU:Union's climate change project Go Green has been once again awarded funding from Keep Scotland Beautiful for over £145,000
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.
RGU Students' Union has received the highest number of titles shortlisted for this year's NUS Scotland Awards.
The latest Marvel hit featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton.
RGU:Union has offered the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme to students.
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.
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.
President (Education and Welfare), Kerry Harrison, give you her round up of the most useful tips for students starting exams this week!
Get ready for Halloween and Trick or Treaters by making some homemade pumpkin spiced cookies!
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.
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.
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.
The RGU Go: India project is the latest development linked to the award winning Aberdeen Youth Games initiative
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 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 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.
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?
Take a look back on the various achievements of RGU:Union's sustainability project, RGU Go Green.
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.
A Tiger Woods comeback will have to wait.
Pick up your FREE copy of Radar Magazine from the RGU:Union Offices on Union Way, or click to read now.
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.
President of Communication and Democracy, Edward Pollock gives an update on all the activities he has been doing.
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.
The results of our Student By-election 2016 have just been announced, find out the winners here!
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.
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’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!
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.
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.
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.
?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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Win a free RGU Hoody by letting us know what went well, and what could have been better for #RGUFreshers
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'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.
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
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.