Post Study Work Visa Changes
International students studying at Robert Gordon University 2020/2021 can now benefit from the post-study work visas issued by the UK Government. The university is renowned for the employability of its graduates, who are in high demand by UK employers.
The post-study work visa will allow international graduates to begin their careers in the UK after graduation, taking advantage of employment opportunities and fulfilling national skills needs.
The university’s Aberdeen Business School has the distinction of being the first institution in the world to be accredited by both the BGA and AMBA. The Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduates Association (BGA) are the international leading authorities in the field of business education at postgraduate level.
- Top university in Scotland for graduate level jobs (The Guardian, May 2019)
- 2nd in the UK for graduate employment rate (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020)
- 34th in the world for graduate employment - higher than Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2019)
- Aberdeen is ranked as the joint most affordable city in the UK (QS World University Rankings, 2019)
- 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for Health Professions (Guardian University Guide, 2020)
- 1st in Scotland for Physiotherapy (Complete University Guide, 2020)
- 1st in Scotland for Food Science (Complete University Guide, 2020)
- 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for Physiotherapy and Radiography (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2020)
The accelerator programme runs over five months and aims to fund and mentor teams and individuals to fine-tune their ideas in order to create businesses with high growth potential. The programme entered its second year in 2019 and remains the only one of its kind in north-east Scotland. Teams stand the chance of being awarded GBP 10, 000 in funding and other associated benefits while undertaking the programme.