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Tribute to inspirational honorary graduate

One of Scotland's leading 20th-Century industrialists, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, has died at the age of 95.

Health and climate experts warn of climate-related health crisis

Health professionals and climate experts from around the world called for urgent action to tackle the growing climate-related health crisis, at Glasgow Caledonian University.

What inspired Annie Lennox to become a social activist?

Legendary singer-songwriter and social activist Dr Annie Lennox OBE revealed that her grandparents and Eurythmics partner Dave Stewart’s stepfather inspired her to become a social activist fighting for climate action.

First Minister visits GCU to announce free bus travel for under 22s

GCU’s Principal and Student President welcomed Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvie, Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights, to our Glasgow campus today, November 5.

Game for saving the planet

Visitors to Glasgow Caledonian University today experienced first-hand what a devastated planet earth might look and feel like thanks to a host of educational video games created by students.

Glasgow schoolgirls trigger Twitter storm after signing climate charter

Schoolgirls had their voices heard around the world with a Twitter storm calling for climate action after signing Glasgow’s Children and Young People’s Climate Charter.

'Eat less meat, save the planet', says GCU nutrition expert

Nutrition expert Emma Kinrade took centre stage at the high-profile Girls@COP26 conference to discuss how moving to a more plant-based diet can improve physical health and help save the planet.

Hard-hitting documentaries to be screened at University

Two powerful documentaries about the devastating impact of climate change will receive an exclusive screening at Glasgow Caledonian University during COP26.

"Protection from climate change the unjust birthright of the rich"

Protection from climate change is the unjust birthright of the rich and privileged, Dr Mary Robinson told GCU's first COP26 Green Zone event.

GCU health scientist at forefront of COP26 ‘Canals Do Net Zero’ event

A global health expert from Glasgow Caledonian University will play a key role in a major COP26 'Canals Do Net Zero' event.

Tabitha flies the flag for GCU at UN Climate Change Conference of Youth

Students’ Association Vice President for the School of Health and Life Sciences Tabitha Nyariki proudly represented Glasgow Caledonian University at the UN Climate Change Conference of Youth (COY16).

Excelling in teaching and research

GCU has been named as one of the world's leading universities for teaching and research in our key subject areas, according to the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.