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Zimbabwean international credits university for cricket career

Sikandar Raza is used to shouting “Howzat?” to umpires on the cricket field, but it was also a question he would regularly ask his tutors when handing in his coursework.

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.

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.

Major names in climate change sign up for World Forum

Some of the biggest players on the world stage of climate change will be speaking at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

GCU Foundation wins Award for All funding to support student wellbeing

The University has been awarded almost £9,000 by the National Lottery's Awards for All scheme to support student wellbeing.

Magnusson Awards enable students to embark on life-changing projects

From delivering online language classes in care homes, to helping rebuild a school library destroyed by fire in Kenya – these are just two of the life-changing projects to be carried out by students at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU on top of the world in impact rankings

GCU named number one in the UK for promoting gender equality – and in the top five in the world – in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Scottish stars join forces to support students hardest hit by COVID-19

Line of Duty actor Martin Compston and music legend Midge Ure are coming together for a special event to support students at Glasgow Caledonian University who have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Search for writer to create climate-change TV drama

Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a search for a scriptwriter to create a climate-change drama inspired by The West Wing.

University can continue to help change lives thanks to Santander

A university scheme that has allowed a graduate to transform his business into a production line for essential PPE in Uganda has been given an additional boost.