RGU ready to welcome prospective students at its Undergraduate Open Day

Robert Gordon University will open its doors this weekend for prospective students to learn more about the wide range of career-focussed degree level courses available.

RGU CampusThe free event will take place on Saturday 2 September from 10am to 2pm at the university’s Garthdee campus.

RGU’s experts will be on hand from a wide range of courses, which are ranked highly for graduate prospects, including architecture and engineering, to nursing and pharmacy, to journalism and events management.

Members of staff will also be available at the Open Day Information Fair to talk about finance, careers, student services, facilities, accommodation and to answer questions on how to apply.

Prospective students and visitors will get an opportunity to tour the campus and experience its state-of-the-art facilities.

Jan Cutting, RGU’s Director of Marketing, said: “Open days are an important part of the process when choosing a university.

“Our open days are your chance to experience the university’s stunning riverside campus, featuring modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities, learn more about our courses and find out why we are a top university for graduate employment in the UK.

“Visitors will get a first-hand insight into student life at RGU, as current students will also be on hand to talk about their university experience and what Aberdeen has to offer.”

Prospective students looking to study a health or social care related degree will get an opportunity to tour the university’s Clinical Skills Centre, where they will learn the practical aspects of undergraduate study.

Representatives from the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences will be carrying out demonstrations throughout the day, including a forensic crime scene. There will also be a digital fashion show screening, showcasing the work of current fashion management students, and an exhibition of award-winning work by art students.

Those who attend the Undergraduate Open Day will also have the opportunity to:

  • Talk to a course leader about study opportunities on degree level courses
  • Get information on the university’s scholarship and funding opportunities
  • Have one-to-one guidance on careers, placements, student finance and admissions

Free shuttle buses will be operating frequently to transport visitors to and from the train station starting from 9am.

Find out more and register for the Open Day


Release by Jonathon Milne
Communications Officer | Health and Sport
Press and Media Enquiries