Robert Gordon University


  • Location: Seaside, City

About us

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is an innovative, accessible, impactful and professionally-minded university. We provide industry led undergraduate and postgraduate courses that enables our graduates to thrive in their future careers. Situated on the banks of the River Dee, we’ve invested in developing our campus to ensure our up-to-date facilities, equipment and work spaces enhance your learning experience and inspire innovation.

With over 16,000 students from 150 countries, RGU is the place where curious minds from across the world come together to learn, connect and establish friendships for life. RGU comprises of 11 schools offering over 300 on-campus and online courses including engineering, architecture, computing, life sciences,the creative industries, health and social care, and business. These courses are developed through close collaboration with industry to ensure they are demand driven and tailored to future employment markets.

Explore RGU

Robert Gordon University consistently ranks as one of the best universities in the UK for graduate employment. Our range of degree courses include online degrees as well as traditional taught courses in subjects as diverse as art and design, management, health and engineering. Situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, the university provides facilities that will have a real influence on your capacity to learn.

What makes us different

Over the last decade, RGU has consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate level employment. We are committed to ensuring our graduates are ready for whatever path they take in the future, and are well positioned to navigate all the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly evolving world. From our strong industry connections, placement opportunities and applied learning, we ensure our students have a fantastic experience at university, while gaining the knowledge and skills required for a successful career.

As one of the top UK universities for student satisfaction (NSS 2022, excludes colleges, small, specialist and private providers), we put our students first. We continue to heavily invest in our support networks both on and off campus. As well as access to confidential support services, we offer a free breakfast every Tuesday and a free gym membership to all our students throughout their time at RGU.

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Course locations

Main Site

Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB

Garthdee Campus

Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QE

Main Site - Aberdeen

Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB