Robert Gordon University



RGU architecture students design affordable homes for Grampian residents

Students from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have designed a series of small, affordable houses as part of a project with Grampian Housing Association.

Published 19 August 2020

Start date revised for £40m Aberdeen BioHub

Work to create a life sciences innovation hub at the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen will now begin in the summer after the project was delayed due to coronavirus.

Published 17 June 2020

RGU to collaborate on Torry community regeneration project

A collaboration between Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the Torry Development Trust will bring together expertise in health and social care, architecture and the creative arts, to inform and design the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry.

Published 15 June 2020

RGU students explore innovative Aberdeen Harbour design ideas at public exhibition

An exhibition by final year Architecture students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase some innovative solutions to major nationwide challenges such as housing and tourism, as well as creative ideas for the redevelopment of Aberdeen harbour.

Published 10 May 2019

RGU to research innovative robotic timber construction methods

Academic researchers are conducting a study into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for homebuyers.

Published 5 April 2019

Stewart Milne Group provides RGU student with access to opportunity

An ambitious young student who worked two jobs at school in a bid to fund further studies has been given a helping hand by Stewart Milne Group.

Published 22 February 2019

Aberdeen plans £40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences growth

Plans have been announced for a £40 million innovation hub in Aberdeen which aims to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland.

Published 22 November 2018

New digital and entrepreneurship hub planned at historic Robert Gordon University HQ

A former administration building at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen is to undergo a £1.5 million refurbishment to create a dedicated regional hub for digital and entrepreneurship activity.

Published 20 July 2018

Stewart Milne Group offers £8,000 access scholarship at RGU

Stewart Milne Group has pledged £8,000 to create an access scholarship that will support an undergraduate student as part of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Giving Tuesday campaign.

Published 9 February 2018

‘Ugly affordable housing’ in rural Scotland is damaging tourism, says architecture academic

Ugly affordable housing in rural Scotland is damaging tourism, according to a professor of architecture at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

Published 1 November 2017

Professor David McClean to deliver presentation to Scottish Heads of Planning

Professor David McClean, head of the Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, will this Friday give a presentation to the Chief Planner for Scotland and more than 30 other Heads of Planning from across the country.

Published 22 June 2017

Architecture student picks up prize for plans to reimagine art school

An Aberdeen architecture student has won a top prize for her reimagining of Gray’s School of Art as a new exhibition and conference centre for Robert Gordon University (RGU), as part of a student architecture project.

Published 22 May 2017

RGU architecture student receives industry commendation for Mirrored Pavilion

An architecture student at Robert Gordon University has been awarded a commendation at the prestigious American Institute of Architects UK Excellence in Design Awards 2017.

Published 4 May 2017

Architecture and occupational therapy students join forces to design for dementia

Groups of architecture and occupational therapy students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have joined forces for a collaborative learning opportunity focusing on the needs of individuals with dementia in relation to their living environments.

Published 26 April 2017