Engineering News

  1. 23, March, 2016 Mission to Outer Space: ROV design comp sees pupils tackle intergalactic tasks

    ROV tank

    Tackling the murky reaches of an ocean on one of Jupiter’s moons is just one of the missions school pupils from across Scotland will be tackling as part of this year’s MATE Scotland ROV Challenge.  

  2. 08, March, 2016 RGU researcher looks to cut cost of solar panels

    Dr Firdaus Mohammad-Sukki

    Dr Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki is working on refining a cheap and efficient solar concentrator which could potentially reduce the cost of producing a KW of energy via solar power by up to 50 per cent.  

  3. 03, March, 2016 Learn about nanomaterials and underwater robots thanks to British Science Week at RGU

    Sir Ian Wood Building

    RGU will host a series of workshops during British Science Week, giving people the opportunity to operate an ROV, get to grips with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and learn about new materials and their composites.  

  4. 08, February, 2016 Young subsea engineers inspired to design underwater robots with support from subsea industry

    Mintlaw Academy ROV 2016

    Subsea UK has announced it will sponsor the Scottish MATE ROV competition, which inspires budding subsea engineers, for a second year.  

  5. 21, December, 2015 RGU students celebrate scholarship success

    L-R Marta Czerwinska, Angela-May West, Rory Cooke, Mark Roach and Ryan Jardine

    Five students at RGU are celebrating winning scholarships which will support them through their studies.  

  6. 15, December, 2015 BP award for Lauder student

    Calum McGee

    Calum McGee (22), who has just graduated with an MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering degree from RGU, is also celebrating receiving the BP prize for having the best grades in the final year of his course.  

  7. 15, December, 2015 Prizes for St Cyrus graduate

    Heather McKenna

    A St Cyrus student is celebrating an impressive end to her university career, after picking up two prizes for her academic performance.  

  8. 15, December, 2015 Inverurie student ends time at RGU on a high

    Euan Mitchell

    Euan Mitchell (22), who is studying mechanical and offshore engineering, was presented with a certificate of commendation by RGU’s School of Engineering as well as the IMechE Frederic Barnes Waldron Best Student Prize.  

  9. 15, December, 2015 Inaugural RGU engineering prize for Tain student

    Caorann Fosbrooke

    Caorann Fosbrooke (21), who is studying for an MEng in Mechanical Engineering, was awarded the Robert Hosie Prize for best second year student.  

  10. 15, December, 2015 County Mayo student picks up plaudits at uni

    Michael Groarke

    Michael Groarke (29), who has just graduated with an MSc in Drilling and Well Engineering, received the Bob Birse Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement at a special ceremony held by RGU’s School of Engineering.  

“My degree was particularly well aligned to the requirements of industry and definitely helped me to secure a job at Chevron and enabled me to make a confident start at work.”

Maurice Thomson Mechanical Engineering MEng Chevron


  1. 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 Sir Ian Wood Building

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