Robert Gordon University
Robert Gordon University (RGU) delivers high-quality educational experiences that provide learners with the skills to thrive throughout their careers. RGU’s mission is to transform people and communities by providing excellent teaching, research, and enterprise opportunities that contribute to economic, social, and cultural development and environmental sustainability.
Named Scottish University of the Year in the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, RGU places students at the heart of both the design and delivery of its teaching and learning. This is reflected in the way the University collaborates with students to continually enhance support services and curricula in response to students’ needs. RGU’s reputation for delivering high-quality learning is consistently recognised through the National Student Survey, with 2021 seeing RGU ranked as Top Modern University in the UK and Scotland.
For graduate employability, RGU was named top in Scotland, fourth in the UK, and 34th in the world. The University’s many innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives diversify and strengthen the economy, creating new products, services, and jobs. With strong industry links and considerable health and social care provision, RGU is the main source of graduates for NHS Grampian and one of the largest providers of creative-industry graduates in Scotland.
The University’s research reflects its expertise across eleven schools—stimulating excellence in interdisciplinary knowledge exchange to deliver innovative solutions for businesses and industry that result in economic, societal, environmental, or cultural impact. As an institution and a community, RGU values curiosity, authenticity, approachability, collaboration, enterprise, ambition, respectfulness, and equality—values the University embeds in every aspect of what it does.