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World War II shipyard worker Janet Harvey receives honorary degree

"Work as hard as you can to reach your goals." Those were the inspiring words of Second World War shipyard electrician Janet Harvey. The 96-year-old was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her outstanding

From script to screen with MA TV graduate Lorna Martin

The first graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course to create an original TV series returned to campus this week to run a workshop for the class of 2018.

Schoolkids get lessons on how SNOT to spread germs

Eight university researchers and lecturers went back to school to teach primary pupils how to stop the spread of infection with a fun lesson from Professor Snot to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week.

GCU welcomes delegation from India

A delegation from Chandigarh University in India was welcomed onto campus today to formally sign a renewed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two institutions.

Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.

retailTRUST and Hammerson support next generation of retail talent

Ambitious young entrepreneurs are to share in £30,000 worth of funding to help launch their own retail businesses in Glasgow and London.

Student entrepreneurs crowned UK champions

GCU's Enactus students have been named as the most effective team in the UK for promoting entrepreneurial action and social innovation.

Student nursing intake to reach record high

Health Secretary and GCU alumna Jeane Freeman returned to campus to announce an increase in student nursing and midwifery places in Scotland for 2019/20.

Chancellor Annie Lennox meets GCNYC students

Our Chancellor Annie Lennox met with students at GCNYC last night and praised their focus on developing sustainable, entrepreneurial and socially responsible solutions for business and society.

EastEnders star Ann Mitchell hails GCU screenwriting talent

EastEnders and Widows star Ann Mitchell hailed the "incredibly impressive" scripts produced by students on GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course during a script-reading workshop.

Breakfast at Barrio 13

Mark Majewsky Anderson, Director of Research and Innovation, discusses a consortium of Latin American and European universities, led by GCU, which has established special units to help transform communities such as Barrio 13.

Philanthropist humbled by GCU honour

"Love what you do – the 'I can' is more important than the IQ." Those were the inspiring words Professor Eric Peacock delivered to GCU London graduates at today's winter ceremony in Christ Church, Spitalfields.