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An appreciation of Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at GCU

Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at the London campus of our University, sadly passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. His loss will be deeply felt by the many students he inspired and the academic colleagues he

The UN highlights GCU's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has selected Glasgow Caledonian University's Strategy 2030 and research project the Fashion Detox Challenge as examples of Sustainable Development Goal best practice.

GCU ranks among world’s best young universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities aged 50 years old or younger in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2021.

Augmented Reality app on track for Highlands

GCU is helping to develop an Augmented Reality app aimed at encouraging more people to explore the Highlands.

GSBS used as case study for UK business schools

Glasgow School for Business and Society is an excellent example of how UK business schools can deliver for the Common Good, according to an influential new report.

Nurses feel pressure from patients to prescribe antibiotics

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University battling the global crisis of antibiotic overuse found that nurses felt pressure from patients to hand them out even if they didn’t need them.

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

GCU secures International Play Association World Conference

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host the International Play Association World Conference in 2023.

Book a front-row seat for GCU Fashion Showcase 2021

GCU's Fashion Showcase will put sustainable fashion centre stage as the annual celebration is streamed online for the first time.

Looking to un-loch solar energy potential

Scotland's vast lochs may hold the key to future solar energy production, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU researcher behind hugely successful 'How Racism Shapes our Health' seminar

Community-engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson recently organised one of the biggest public health events in Scotland focusing on tackling structural racism which is at the root of racialised inequity in health.

Update on cyber security incident at GCU

An update from Glasgow Caledonian University on steps taken to assess and deal with a cyber security incident.