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. 12, July, 2018 Another notch in the belt for popular nursing lecturer

    Katie Baxter

    An Aberdeen-born nursing lecturer at RGU is on cloud nine after landing another achievement in her journey from nursing student to fully-qualified academic.  

  2. 27, June, 2018 RGU and NHS combine to promote the importance of laboratory science

    Rebecca Wright

    Biomedical science staff from RGU's School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences are partnering with NHS Grampian to celebrate Biomedical Science Day at Aberdeen Science Centre.  

  3. 15, June, 2018 Women leaders in Higher Education project launches at RGU

    Prof. Lesley Diack

    An important project – entitled Exploring Higher Education Institutions’ mechanisms for support of current and aspiring women leaders in universities and colleges – has been launched this week at RGU.