Glasgow Caledonian University

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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) delivers academic excellence to 20,000 students with a defining mission as the University for the Common Good. We have campuses in Glasgow, London and New York and deliver programmes in Oman, Bangladesh, Mauritius and South Africa. 

Our University’s heritage dates back to 1875 through its founding institutions and our coat of arms incorporates the motto For the Common Weal. Established as a University in 1993, our commitment to the common good underpins everything we do.

Our Chancellor is Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, one of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. Founder of the Grameen Bank, he has pioneered the use of microfinance and social business to combat poverty worldwide. More than 100 countries have honoured Professor Yunus for his contribution towards the creation of a fairer and better world.

As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and teaching to our students. Following the recent Quality Assurance Agency’s Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR), GCU achieved the highest judgement. We are proud to be the top performing modern university in Scotland for UK full-time students completing their first degree, with employment/further study levels of 96% six months after graduation. 

The Haag University of Applied Sciences (THUAS)

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The Hague University of Applied Sciences consists of faculties, research groups and service departments. More than 25,000 students from more than 140 different countries are enrolled in a Bachelor, Master or post-graduate programme at one of the four sites and more than 1900 people work at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, 65% of whom are in an education-related position and 35% in a support position.

THUAS have campuses in and around The Hague: The Hague itself, Zoetermeer and Delft.

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Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland 

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Lahti University of Applied Sciences is an international multidisciplinary higher education institution located in the city of Lahti, around 100 kilometres away from the capital city of Helsinki. Our fields of study include culture, business, social and health care, technology, and tourism. We have currently around 5,000 students studying towards a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree. The number of employees is around 400.

Lahti UAS is currently building a brand new campus. The new NiemiCampus is being developed in the Niemi district of the city of Lahti, where a unique factory building is being transformed into a modern learning environment. Lahti UAS is aiming to centralise all its learning and research functions into the NiemiCampus by 2018. 

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Constructionarium Scotland Ltd 

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Established over ten years ago, Constructionarium Scotland provides a “hands-on” construction experience for students and professionals; where participants construct scaled down versions of bridges, buildings, dams and civil engineering projects from all around the world. The principle is to link academic institutes with industry and to ensure that the students are able to apply the knowledge they have gained in a practical, safe and relevant environment.

As part of the PEETS project students will work with Constructionarium Scotland and will spend three days on site constructing a wind farm.

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