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  1. 07, April, 2016 RGU to host 24-hour hacking event

    Computing Students at monitor

    RGU is hosting a round-the-clock hacking competition for students from across the north and north-east of Scotland.  

  2. 01, April, 2016 RGU student shortlisted for best undergraduate computing award

    Corrie Green

    An RGU student has made it through to the final of a competition searching for the best undergraduate computing student in the UK.  

  3. 16, March, 2016 RGU researchers team up with industry partners to improve digital game accessibility

    Dr Michael Heron and Dr Michael Crabb

    Researchers at RGU are teaming up with industry partners, including the BBC, to investigate how to improve accessibility and inclusion in the design of video games and other interactive digital content.  

  4. 24, February, 2016 RGU IT expert delivers insights into cyber threats faced by oil and gas industry

    Professor Chrisina Jayne

    Professor Chrisina Jayne, Head of RGU’s School of Computing Science and Digital Media, delivered a presentation at the Global Forum on Cyber Security for the Oil and Gas Industry in Amsterdam.  

  5. 08, February, 2016 RGU staff and students to take part in major programming event

    Smart Data Technologies Centre

    Savvy students and staff at RGU are gearing up to take part in a major programming event held by Google.  

  6. 02, February, 2016 RGU and Sports Technology Services join forces to take CoachCam to next level

    L-R Alan Ritchie, Pamela Johnston and Dr Eyad Elyan KTP

    RGU and Sports Technology Services (STS) have teamed up as part of a £121,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) aimed at developing the next generation of sporting software.  

  7. 16, December, 2015 Class prize for Nigerian student who aims to provide innovation solutions for oil and gas companies

    Regina Njoku

    An international computing student, who was inspired to study at RGU due to her interest in helping her country develop its oil and gas industry, has been recognised by the university for her academic achievements.  

  8. 16, December, 2015 University accolade for Galway student

    Michael Coyne

    Michael Coyne (36) received the class prize for the MSc IT Management course at RGU at a special prizegiving ceremony held by the university’s School of Computing Science and Digital Media this week.  

  9. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.  

  10. 11, December, 2015 Computing students team up with IDS on industry projects

    L-R Colin Dawson, Alan Dunnet, Keith Wildridge and Joel Gana IDS placement

    Joel Gana and Alan Dunnet worked on the projects with Independent Data Services (IDS), with the company providing the MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry students with particular issues to focus on.  

  1. Judith Herbert - BSc (Hons) Computer Science

    judith herbert

    "My university work placement secured my role at Shell."

    Judith Herbert Computer Science BSc (Hons)

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  1. 13, July, 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony - School of Computing Science and Digital Media, School of Engineering (2:30pm)

    Computing Science Graduate Stuart Whitehead

    Ceremonies for all courses in Computing and Engineering. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

  2. 23, August, 2018 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Open Evening

    Are you looking to enhance your job prospects, change career or continue studying? Don’t miss our Postgraduate Open Evening.  

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“The most enjoyable part of my student life at Robert Gordon University was conducting research into evolutionary programming. This has served me well in my career, where I am developing novel solutions to tackle challenges in modern drug discovery.”

Nathan Brown School of Computing Graduate, The Institute of Cancer Research