Finance is responsible for the financial affairs and administration of the financial processes of the Glasgow Caledonian University. GCU is a registered Charity, number SC 021474.

Finance operates in accordance with the Financial Procedures and Financial Regulations as approved by the University Court. All employees should adhere to these policy documents which can be found on our Policies & Guidelines page.


Finance Objectives

  1. To provide timely, accurate and complete financial transactions which record the financial impact of the University’s activities and safeguard the assets of the University by running effective and efficient systems
  2. To provide high quality financial information, advice and support to members of the University in planning, controlling and monitoring financial performance and to provide practical help in achieving the University's strategic plan
  3. To meet the requirements of governmental and other regulatory bodies
  4. To engage with funders to obtain and maintain the necessary financial resources for the University
  5. To support, inform and influence best practice in Corporate Governance from a financial perspective