Robert Gordon University, commonly called RGU, is a public university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland.

Robert Gordon’s mercantile adventures founded a strong and remarkably modern belief that his investment in the education of his townsfolk would equip them with the skills and knowledge to strengthen their success in Europe and further afield.

Today, more than 260 years after his death, the University which bears his name remains true to his spirit and enterprise.

Robert Gordon University provides industry led undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to highly relevant awards and degrees. 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.


Robert Gordon University is located in north-east Scotland, in Aberdeen. With great transport links via air and train to national and international destinations, this university is ideal for international students.

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.


The University’s top courses include Fashion, Textiles and Pharmacy. Click below to discover the wide range of courses that are offered at Robert Gordon University.