Interactive Timeline

The three interactive timelines explore the evolution of our school from its beginnings in 1731 to the present day.

  • The first timeline covers the story of Robert Gordon and the history of his original foundation: Robert Gordon’s Hospital (1731-1881).
  • The second tells the story of its transformation into Robert Gordon’s College (1881- present), including how the seed of the Robert Gordon University was sown in the evening classes at the end of the 19th century.
  • The third relates the evolution of the provision for primary pupils from 1750 to the present day.