Athena SWAN recognises the advancement of gender equality: representation, progression and success for all.

Robert Gordon University is one of 143 universities and research institutes that are members of the Athena SWAN Charter. The university is committed to the aims and principles of Athena SWAN.

Membership of the Charter assists higher education institutes in fulfilling their gender duty commitments, working towards equitable working environments and identifying themselves as employers of choice, both to their staff, and also to students, funders, research councils and industry.

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  1. 26, September, 2018 Professor to retell the details of Scottish suffragettes

    Sarah Pedersen

    A senior researcher from RGU will deliver a prestigious talk in Tayside next week to look at the history of the suffragettes movement in the Scotland.  

  2. 31, July, 2018 Slim progress towards Scottish dietary goals

    There has been little progress towards improving Scotland’s national diet and health over a 15 year period, according to research conducted by Robert Gordon, Abertay and Newcastle Universities.  

  3. 27, July, 2018 RGU appoints new Clinical Professor in Nursing

    Professor Angela Kydd

    Nursing research students and staff at RGU have welcomed the appointment of a new Clinical Professor with over 20 years’ experience working in healthcare education.  


  1. 20, November, 2018 Transgender Day of Remembrance

    RGU will recognise Transgender Day of Remembrance with a guest speaker from the Scottish Fire Service.  

  2. 03, December, 2018 RGU Rainbow Film Nights - Chem Sex


    RGU will host a free screening of ‘Chem Sex' as part of the monthly RGU Rainbow Film Nights.