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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.

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.

Tribute to inspirational honorary graduate

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

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.

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).

Caledonian Club delivers COP26 lessons to hundreds of school pupils

Hundreds of primary school pupils have had lessons in climate change delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University during the build-up to COP26.

GCU Principal pays tribute to Scottish football great Dr Walter Smith OBE

GCU's Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has shared the following statement to mark the passing of Dr Walter Smith OBE.

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.