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. 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.  

  2. 05, June, 2018 Newly appointed Clinical Professor to boost Allied Health Professions research

    Kay Cooper

    The promotion of an applied health research expert at Robert Gordon University (RGU) to a newly created Clinical Professor role with NHS Grampian will see the two organisations collaborate more closely on research and knowledge exchange activities, to the benefit of patients and the wider community.  

  3. 31, May, 2018 RGU academics commended by Counter Terrorism Policing

    Two RGU academics have received a commendation by the Counter Terrorism Policing Network for their contribution to reducing the threat from global terrorism.