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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05132

Robert Gordon University Ranked Top Modern University for Graduate Prospects

Submitted by: Audrey Nicoll, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Siobhian Brown, Stephanie Callaghan, Maggie Chapman, Foysol Choudhury, Graeme Dey, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Pam Gosal, Liam Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Michael Marra, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance

That the Parliament congratulates Robert Gordon University on being ranked as the top modern university in Scotland for graduate prospects in The Guardian Good University Guide; understands that Robert Gordon University’s has consistently had high rankings for employability across many other league tables in recent years; commends the university on its widening access programmes, which, it believes, help to make higher education attainable to people in priority groups, such as those from socio-economically deprived backgrounds and care-experienced young people; understands that over 90% of university leavers in Scotland in 2019-20 went on to employment or further education, and wishes Robert Gordon University and its students continued success.