Robert Gordon University
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About Robert Gordon University
Over the last decade RGU has consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate level employment. Its reputation for teaching excellence is demonstrated further through its Gold award in the UK Teaching Excellence Framework. The university celebrates a high-quality student experience and is currently ranked in the top three universities in Scotland for student satisfaction.
RGU has a heritage going back 250 years and was awarded university status in 1992. Throughout its development, the university has remained committed to creating equal opportunities to access a relevant and valuable education. It is made up of eleven schools and offers over 300 courses ranging from engineering, architecture, computing, and life sciences to the creative industries, health and social care, and business.
The university has a student population of over 16,500, who study on-campus and online, notably, it is one of the largest providers of distance learning in the UK. Courses are developed through close collaboration with employers, professions and industry to address skills regional and national needs, and this ensures that curriculum is demand-led.
The Garthdee Campus sits in a wonderfully spacious parkland, adjacent to the River Dee. Mature trees and walkways combine with striking architecture providing a beautiful backdrop for work and play.
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