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Robert Gordon University is based on a stunning riverside campus, surrounded by an inspiring combination of modern architecture and grassy banks and trees. The University welcomes 18,000 students from 152 countries and is recognised for both its positive student experience and outstanding graduate outcomes.

RGU prides itself on delivering a high-quality vocational education and relevant curriculum, providing learners with the skills they require to thrive throughout their careers. As a result, the university has a reputation for producing graduates that are highly sought after by employers.

Over the last decade RGU has consistently held one of the best records of any UK university for graduate-level employment. It offers an excellent student experience and is currently ranked 2nd in Scotland for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2023).

Learning, Teaching and Student Satisfaction

  • 2nd in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction (THE’s positivity measure, NSS 2023)
  • 3rd in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for satisfaction with teaching (Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • 2nd in Scotland and top 10 in the UK for teaching quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)


  • 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Graduate Employment Rate measure (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)
  • 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (excluding small, specialist institutions) for employability and/or further study (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2022)
  • 2nd in Scotland for graduate outcomes: on track (Complete University Guide 2024)

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