In The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, RGU was ranked as a top 10 UK university for its high quality staff/lectures.
Scotland’s Gray’s School of Art is located on our inspiring parkland campus along the banks of the River Dee on the southern edge of the city of Aberdeen.
Gray's is a highly challenging and stimulating place to develop and refine your creative education. We provide an intimate, collaborative learning community in which you will be tutored by practicing artists, designers and researchers of national and international standing.
Why Study Art & Design Here
You always come first and our staff will encourage and inspire you. We have a strong community and social network between students and staff.
We offer a hands-on, project-based approach with the majority of time spent in the studio and workshop, underpinned by lectures and seminars to develop analysis and critical thinking
Our graduates go on to achieve their creative ambitions; whether they move on to postgraduate studies with us, at other institutions, or enter the world of industry and freelance work.
“The course has helped to enhance my critical thinking and creative skills through practice based study, and enabled me to pursue research at a professional level.”
Ting-Fang Hsueh Professional Masters in Art & Design MDes
A degree in Art and Design can open up a number of career options to you.
An Art and Design degree can lead to a successful career as a self-employed artist or designer.
All our graduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to join a competitive industry.
Teachers use their knowledge and skills to educate students in a variety of settings.
13, July, 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony - Gray’s School of Art, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment (10:30am)
Ceremony for all courses in Gray’s School of Art and Scott Sutherland School. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.
15, May, 2018 Look Again 2018 programme launched with a sweet surprise
The programme of events for the 2018 Look Again Visual Art and Design Festival, a key cultural initiative of RGU, was launched today with a sweet surprise in store from one of the festival’s supporters.
19, April, 2018 RGU students claim inaugural Tailors trade award
Talented fashion and textile students from Gray’s School of Art have been recognised at the inaugural ‘Professional Development Award Scheme’ launched by a branch of the historical Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen.
The school portfolio covers specialist subjects found within the breadth of design and fine art disciplines.