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The Robert Gordon University

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  • Tuition: £ 8500
  • Students: 9495
  • Male to Female (%): 42 : 58
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  • £1.55 per pint

    Price of a beer at The Robert Gordon University

  • 1531 students

    People living in halls at The Robert Gordon University

  • Average Grad Salary
  • Full Time Students
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  • Students in work/study
  • UG : PG Ratio
    69 : 31
  • UK : International
    88 : 12

University Summary

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is located in Aberdeen, Scotland and became a university in 1992. RGU has developed a reputation for working with business in the development of its courses and strong graduate skills and employability. Over 90% of their courses offer a work placement.

RGU has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing it in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of its undergraduate teaching and learning.

RGU students’ overall satisfaction with their university experience has increased to 86%, exceeding both the Scottish and UK averages, which sit at 85% and 84% respectively (National Student Survey 2017).

RGU is one of the top UK universities for postgraduate employability, with a 96.75% employment rate (HESA destination of UK leavers’ survey 2014/15).

The Economist has ranked RGU 5th in the UK for universities that do most to boost graduate salaries.

The £120m riverside campus at Garthdee ranks 3rd in the UK for its high-quality facilities (The Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey 2016).

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Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, AB10 1FR

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