Welcome to Glasgow Caledonian University

Why choose GCU?

  • Campuses in Glasgow, London and New York
  • Main campus located in Glasgow, eighth Best City in the World (Timeout 2019)
  • Affordable tuition fees from £12,250 with scholarships and discounts available for September 2020 and January 2021 intake
  • Flexible eight installment payment plans for international students
  • Popular areas of study include public health, environmental studies, nursing, engineering, business management, social studies
  • Programme accreditations including IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC

Meet us in Nigeria

GCU representatives visit Nigeria regularly and we are busy planning our next activity. Details will be posted as soon as possible. 

Please contact our In-country Representative, Ikemesit / +234 ( 0) 8185594567, if you would like to meet us in Nigeria.

Our agent representatives in Nigeria are also available to assist you with your application to study at GCU - UKEAS, CEDEN Consulting, Renee Consulting, BCIE, PFL, ESCC, Heritage Education, Diamond Giant, Goldorch Global, Solomon Word International Education, Midstrom Ridge and SI-UK.

If you are currently living in the UK, we can help you arrange a visit to our campuses in Glasgow and London, visit Open Days and Tours.

Entry requirements for Nigerian applicants


  • WAEC - a minimum of 5 Bs for entry to year 1
  • A Levels, Cambridge and IB qualifications are accepted
  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND) / Advanced Diploma can be considered for Level 2; Higher National Diploma (HND) for Level 3
  • Equivalent study from Bachelor's degree programme can be considered for Level 2 or 3 entry
  • Other qualifications may be considered

Postgraduate taught

  • Bachelor’s degree (2:2 Honours)
  • Non-standard applicants with relevant work experience may also be considered

English language requirements

To study at the University you must also provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the West African Education Certificate (WAEC) at C / 6 to programmes that require an IELTS score of 6 with no element below 5.5 and IELTS 6.5 with no element below 6.

We accept National Examinations Council (NECO) with grades as follows:

  • Between A1 and C6 as equivalent to IELTS 6 with no element below 5.5
  • Between A1 and C5 as equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with no element below 5.5 


Alumni ambassadors

GCU has alumni ambassadors around the world who kindly volunteer to provide current or prospective students with practical advice on what to expect when they arrive at GCU and how to make the most of their time at university.  

Furthermore, the ambassadors are a point of contact for GCU alumni based overseas and can offer useful tips on settling into a new country or setting up an event or networking opportunity. 

We have a number of alumni ambassadors from Africa.

Contact Us

There are many ways that you can find out about studying at Glasgow Caledonian University. The Enquiries Office is open from Monday to Friday from 9:30am until 4:30pm, and is closed on Saturday and Sundays.

  • You can submit an enquiry about a wide range of different aspects of life at GCU by visiting our enquiries web form
  • If you are in Glasgow and would like to drop in to our Enquiries Office to meet one of the team, you can find us on the first Floor of the William Harley Building. You will see signposts around campus but if you are unsure where to find us, please see our campus map which should point you in the right direction.
  • You can contact us by telephone at +44 (0) 141 331 8630 or by email at