22, October, 2018 A Drug Journey – From Bench to Bedside
Writing for The Scotsman, Professor Donald Cairns, Head of the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences at RGU, hails the breadth of experience that makes up the School.
Find important dates such as the start of term, exams week and graduations ceremonies.
Semester Dates 2018 - 2019
Start of first semester, induction and introductory teaching
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||Start of second semester|
||End of second semester for all students except Final Year Honours students|
||Start of third semester (where applicable)|
||End of second semester for Final Year Honours students|
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Public Holidays 2017-18
- 25 September 2017 - Aberdeen Autumn Holiday
- 25 December 2017 - Christmas Day
- 26 December 2017 - Boxing Day
- 27 December 2017 - Fixed Holiday
- 28 December 2017 - Fixed Holiday
- 29 December 2017 - Fixed Holiday
- 1 January 2018 - New Year’s Day
- 2 January 2018 - 2nd Day of New Year
- 16 April 2018 - Aberdeen Spring Holiday
- 9 July 2018 - Aberdeen Summer Holiday
International Students and Working During Studies
If you are under Tier 4 visa rules this information applies to you.
Term-time - 20 hours a week maximum
You are allowed to work a maximum of 20 hours a week during term-time if you are a Student/Tier 4 Student visa holder.
What is Term-Time?
If any of the following apply to you, you are considered as being in term-time and cannot work full-time:
- You are doing any academic work or attending classes and/or lectures
- Preparing for exams/re-sits
- Doing coursework
- Writing essays or a dissertation/thesis/project
Even if there is a specified RGU vacation (such as summer/Christmas), you can only work up to 20 hrs a week if you are doing any of the above (reading week/s do not count as vacation time).