UK first as RCS takes top 5 spot in Complete University Guide league table

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has climbed The Complete University Guide’s 2019 league tables – the first time an arts education institution outside London has made the top five. Scotland’s national conservatoire has jumped from seven in 2018 to two in the UK-wide rankings for specialist arts, drama and music institutions. The full table is


Graduate of the month: Michael J Ferns

A place like nowhere else – that’s what BAFTA award-winning director Michael J Ferns thinks about the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Michael, 26, graduated from the BA (Digital Film and Television) course in 2012 and has gone on to work in commercial and branded content for some of the world’s leading brands (Toni & Guy,

Launching the new RCS magazine, REVIEW

The Royal Conservatoire’s newest magazine, Review, is hot off the press today. Review features some of the highlights of the past year at Scotland’s national conservatoire, and celebrates some of the many achievements of our students, staff and alumni here in Scotland and around the globe. Review gives readers a small insight into life here


Professorships to five world-leading artists and educators

Professorships awarded to five world-leading artists and educators at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Five leading teaching artists and academics of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are to be awarded Professorships in recognition of their outstanding international contribution to the arts and to RCS. The Professorships – awarded following a robust assessment process undertaken by a

Students give Shakespeare a contemporary twist

Students from The University of Glasgow, The Glasgow School of Art and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland have joined forces with the musicians of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra to create Dream On!, inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in celebration of Shakespeare 400. Over the last six months hundreds of young performers, composers, dancers,


RCS in top 10 of the world’s best performing arts institutions

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) has been ranked sixth in the world of performing arts education in a new global review published today. Scotland’s national conservatoire today joined great world performing arts institutions including Juilliard in New York, Vienna’s prestigious University of Music and the Performing Arts and the renowned Sibelius Academy in Finland

RCS launches £2.3 million fund-raising campaign

A GLITTERING charity gala performance of the iconic musical, Cabaret, will tonight (Friday, March 18th) launch a bold new fundraising campaign to develop a complex of one-to-one learning and teaching spaces within the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Celebrities and key entertainment industry figures will join business leaders and hundreds of RCS supporters for a fundraising