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GCU’s Principal & Vice Chancellor to step aside in 2022

The Principal and Vice Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE, is to step aside from her role at the University for the Common Good in December 2022.

Sport and exercise psychology stars take international conference by storm

Eight trainees and graduates from GCU’s Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology took an international research conference by storm - winning awards and giving outstanding presentations.

New research rewrites history books of women’s football

The Scottish Football Museum today launched its biggest ever exhibition on women’s football after new research uncovered a hidden history of the game.

Communications update

We earlier experienced an external IT problem, where access to email and internet on campus was intermittent.

GCU at forefront of mental health stigma research

A first-of-its-kind survey is calling on people with experience of complex mental illnesses to share their views and experiences of stigma and discrimination to help shape policy, support and services in Scotland.

Cold Case Unit working with Police Scotland to solve 15-year mystery

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Cold Case Unit is working with Police Scotland to help identify the body of a woman washed ashore on a beach 15-years ago.

Global health researcher wins highly cited award for second year running

GCU Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics Sebastien Chastin has been hailed one of the world's most influential researchers by Clarivate for the second year running.

School pupils to help ramp up luge project

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University who are designing and manufacturing the first artificial luge ramp in the UK are to enlist the help of school pupils.

Retail charity and urban developer help support aspiring graduate entrepreneurs

Aspiring entrepreneurs committed to sustainability and social impact are getting a helping hand via scholarships and grants from Glasgow Caledonian University and two major players in the UK retail sector.

Providing access to higher education

Glasgow Caledonian University is celebrating its own achievements on World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED).

Former Irish President receives standing ovation at COP26 schoolgirls event

Former President of Ireland Dr Mary Robinson received a standing ovation from Glasgow schoolgirls on the final day of the Girls@COP26 – the Solutions are Feminist event at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Research into mental health and climate change needed now to avert crisis

​The impacts of climate change on gender-based violence and mental health are two of the most prolific and least understood areas of study, according to the Centre for Climate Justice.