GCU wins place in Guinness World Records

21 October 2014

GCU breaks selfies record

GCU breaks selfies record

GCU has won a Guinness World Record for the most self-portrait photographs (selfies) taken in one hour.

The selfie has reigned supreme in 2014, proving popular among celebrities and social media fans alike, and what better way to capitalise on its popularity than by breaking an official Guinness World Record.

Previously, the world record for most selfies taken by an individual in an hour stood at 421.

However, GCU staff and students smashed that figure to create their own little piece of history.

The Students' Association VP for Activities Lee Goodfellow acted as selfie-snapper, taking 657 selfies with students and staff as part of Freshers’ Week activities on September 17.