GCU sponsors Herald Society Awards

14 August 2015

The awards celebrate the most effective and imaginative work in Scotlands public and voluntary sectors

The awards celebrate the most effective and imaginative work in Scotlands public and voluntary sectors

Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) School of Health and Life Sciences is sponsoring an award category at the Herald Society Awards 2015.

Now in their eighth year, the awards celebrate the most effective and imaginative work in Scotland’s public and voluntary sectors over the past 12 months.

The School of Health and Life Sciences is sponsoring the Older People’s Project of the Year category for the second year running. This award celebrates the work taking place to improve the lives or lifestyles of older people. Other categories include the Community Project of the Year, Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Health and Social Care Integration Award and Environmental Initiative of the Year.

Vincent McKay, Dean of the School of Health and Life Sciences, said: “We are proud to once again sponsor the Older People’s Project of the Year category.

“We hope this award will highlight the diverse range of work being done across Scotland to improve the lives or lifestyles of older people, as well as inspire others to get involved.

“As a University for the Common Good, GCU is pleased to play its part in the Herald Society Awards 2015 and to get behind those who make a positive impact in the community.”

The awards ceremony will take place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow, on Wednesday, November 4.

The closing date for entries is Thursday, September 24. Entries can be made online at: www.herald-events.com/societyawards