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Student paramedics join NHS COVID-19 emergency

Students on Scotland’s only full-time undergraduate degree course in paramedic science started work with the Scottish Ambulance Service in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic this week.

COVID-19 mental health impact survey launched

A team of scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University have launched a nationwide study to investigate the impact coronavirus measures are having on Scotland’s mental health.

3D printers providing desperately needed protective equipment for health workers

Desperately needed protective equipment is making its way to the NHS thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s 3D-printing operation.

Dr Richard Brodsky, 1946-2020​

Dr Richard Brodsky, who became an Honorary Doctor of Laws of the University in 2018, passed away suddenly in New York on April 8 as a result of COVID-19.

More than 500 nurses from GCU step up to support COVID-19 crisis

More than 500 student nurses from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have today joined the NHS Scotland’s national emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic.

GCU Foundation raises more than £10k to help students

Glasgow Caledonian University students facing hardship during the coronavirus pandemic will receive a boost thanks to the fundraising efforts of the GCU Foundation.

Online training for older people amid coronavirus crisis

Later life training guru and Professor of Ageing and Health Dawn Skelton is on a mission to help older people cope in the Coronavirus crisis and improve their lives with new live online movement sessions.

World expert advises 20 minutes exercise a day during lockdown

World-renowned exercise expert Professor Sebastien Chastin has shared his mood-boosting top tips to help us cope during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Elite golfers share secrets of success to help budding sports stars

Elite golfers have shared their top tips on how to control concentration in a new psychology study by GCU researchers which will help budding sports stars around the world boost their performance.

Students at GCU more likely to complete degree than at any other modern Scottish university

Glasgow Caledonian University students are more likely to complete their degree than their peers at any other modern Scottish university.

VisitScotland books the Moffat Centre

The Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University has secured a major new contract with VisitScotland to continue its work at the heart of the Scottish travel industry.

University Archive explores women's role in campaigns to create a fairer world

The University Archive is celebrating International Women's Day with an exhibition exploring women's role in international campaigns to create a fairer world.