David Blyth Wins STAR Award

David Blyth Wins STAR Award

David Blyth, who lectures in Contemporary Art Practice (CAP) at Gray’s School of Art, is a shining example of a lecturer who goes the extra mile to ensure his students have an experience to remember while under his supervision. An RGU alumnus who has been teaching at the art school for 13 years, David was […]

Gray’s Darkroom Project Scoops Award

Gray’s Darkroom Project Scoops Award

The collaboration between Gray’s School of Art and Helmsdale Station CIC was recognised at the annual Community Rail awards, held in Derby on Thursday evening. The darkroom initiative won 3rd prize for its work with Gray’s students, local school children and Art teachers, helping to promote both the local area, the northern line and importantly take […]

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

Leading safety training firm helping to train talent of tomorrow

A leading safety training firm has played host to a group of youngsters participating in a specialist employability programme, highlighting the importance of training future talent. Falck Safety Services UK (Falck), which has 35 training centres across the world, welcomed the group of 16-19 year-olds to its state-of-the-art premises in Aberdeen, participating in the Positive […]

Fashion & Textiles Student in the Running for the Batsford Prize for fashion

Fashion & Textiles Student in the Running for the Batsford Prize for fashion

A second year Fashion and Textiles student is one of just seven in the UK to be shortlisted for the prestigious Batsford Prize for fashion. Emily Burnel, from Hopeman in Moray, entered her avant-garde anatomy designs into the competition, which is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students. The theme for this year’s competition was […]

Winners of Inches Carr Trust Award Revealed!

Aberdeen Hosts Prestigious Art and Design Ceremony Outstanding talent from across Scotland’s craft, art and design industry was recognised at the Inches Carr Scottish Craft Awards in Aberdeen last night, Wednesday 26 April 2017. The awards, established by the Inches Carr Trust, celebrate new and innovative work being produced by graduates of Scotland’s art and […]

Scotland’s first Cruyff Court reaches completion

Scotland’s first Cruyff Court reaches completion

Scotland’s first ever Cruyff Court – a renowned multi-use community facility – has reached completion and has been handed over by Hunter Construction. The Catherine Street Court, previously a run-down and under-used urban space within the city centre, has been transformed into a hi-tech, all-weather play and activity area for families in the surrounding community […]

Drum Castle visitors choose favourite tea towel design

Drum Castle visitors choose favourite tea towel design

The 27 first year students each produced their own unique design inspired by the historic building, before they were put to the public vote at the popular Aberdeenshire attraction. The most popular design, by Hannah Sargent, will now be produced and sold in the castle shop, alongside that of the runner up, Campbell McVinnie. Hannah, […]

Gray’s Nominated for UK Blog Award!

Gray’s Nominated for UK Blog Award!

The Gray’s School of Art blog has been nominated for a UK Blog Award. VOTE NOW!   The awards which are in their third year the awards celebrate companies and individuals who use a blog and web content to spread their message and to share thoughts and opinions. The awards recognise and celebrate those who […]

Aberdeen Weaver Incorporation enhances the career skills of Gray’s students

Aberdeen Weaver Incorporation enhances the career skills of Gray’s students

A historic North-East trade body has hosted an award presentation in honour of the talented students at Gray’s School of Art. The Weaver Incorporation, one of the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen, have been presenting their annual Career Enhancement Awards at Trinity Hall since 1987. Each year, the award is given to an outstanding student […]

Street Sport Receives Prestigious Elevator Award

Street Sport Receives Prestigious Elevator Award

Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Streetsport initiative has scooped another prestigious prize at the recent Elevator Awards. The initiative, which operates under the auspices of the Denis Law Legacy Trust, won the Alick Buchanan-Smith Enterprising Communities Award for its innovative delivery of free sports and creative activities for young people in disadvantaged communities within Aberdeen. Elevator […]