Helping you to help them
The potentially unfamiliar process of choosing and applying to a university programme can be as overwhelming for you as for your son or daughter - especially if you haven’t been to university yourself.
That's why we've created a dedicated Parents and Family section. It's designed to help you help them make the right decisions and address any of your own concerns along the way, such as "How much does university cost?" and "What happens if my son or daughter doesn't get the results they expect?".
Just browse the links below for information on applying to university, fees and finance, accommodation, and more, or, to speak to someone, contact our Schools Liaison Service on 0141 331 8681 or e-mail us at email@example.com.
Parents' Guide to Higher Education
- Why Choose University?
By attending university, your son or daughter will gain employability skills in areas such as IT, communication, teamwork and problem solving, as well as a valuable qualification.
- Why Choose Glasgow Caledonian University?
One of the largest universities in Scotland, GCU offers a large range of career-focused programmes and a modern, safe and supportive learning environment.
- Applying to University
Learn all about the UCAS application process, plus what to do if your son or daughter is unsuccessful, what to do if they get better results than expected and more.
- Paying for University
Get information on university fees and access to resources on budgeting for university.
- Life at University
Learn all about what you son or daughter can expect from life at university, including accommodation options, facilities and support services.
- Careers Information
Glasgow Caledonian provides a range of career-focused courses, many of which offer work placements, as well as a very helpful Careers Service.
- Useful Contacts & Links
Links to university contacts and online resources.