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Top Scots medic hangs up her stethoscope but celebrates new honour

As one of Scotland’s top consultant geriatricians hangs up her stethoscope for the last time, Professor Jackie Taylor reflects on happy times at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and being awarded an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Another fantastic year for widening participation programme

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Advanced Higher Hub is celebrating another year of fantastic results.

GCU gives mental health support to COVID-19 frontline superheroes

Glasgow Caledonian University students are providing lifeline mental health support for COVID-19 frontline superheroes – 85% of whom are burnt out by the pandemic, according to new research.

GCU signs up to Student Minds' Mental Health Charter

GCU is joining universities across the UK to support students' and staff mental health.

GCU named UK's best-value-for-money university

GCU has been named the UK's best-value-for-money university in StudentCrowd's 2021 University Awards – the country's only awards based entirely on student reviews.

Ten to be honoured as graduates set to enjoy online celebration

Glasgow Caledonian University will honour 10 notable personalities this week, including singer-songwriter Ricky Ross.

Research exposes gaps in mental health support for frontline nurses during pandemic

Researchers have found gaps in mental health support for frontline respiratory nurses and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GCU joint top Scottish university for graduate full-time employment

GCU is the joint top university in Scotland for graduates who are in full-time work 15 months after completing their studies.

Emeritus Chancellor receives Olympic Laurel

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Emeritus Chancellor Professor Muhammad Yunus was awarded the Olympic Laurel at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday night.

Hospital infections cost NHS Scotland £46 million each year

A world-leading study led by Glasgow Caledonian University has revealed for the first time the full impact of hospital associated infections on patients and cost to NHS Scotland.

Hundreds of school pupils engage with climate change project

More than 500 P4 and P5 pupils from six Glasgow primary schools have taken part in the first phase of the Caledonian Club’s new COP26: STEM Project.

Echo-chambers on social media radicalise young people, according to study

Extremist groups are using echo-chambers on social media to radicalise and recruit young people across Europe, according to a new study.