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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.

GCU puts TV and film sustainability centre stage

Glasgow Caledonian University is taking action to help cut the carbon footprint of future television and film productions.

Demand for emergency food increasing as pressure mounts on volunteers

​The demand for emergency food supplies sparked by COVID-19 is continuing to increase amid growing concern about the wellbeing of food bank volunteers, according to new research published by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Sir Alex Ferguson backs graduate scheme

Sir Alex Ferguson is backing a scheme to help Glasgow Caledonian University graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Alexa, can I talk to God?

Robotic spiritual advisors are just around the corner.

GCU launches world’s largest study into impact of physical activity on COVID-19 immunity

Leading physical activity researchers, respiratory experts, and sport and exercise psychologists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have launched the world’s largest study to find out for certain if physical activity can boost COVID-19

Fashion Professor answers face mask appeal

A Professor from the British School of Fashion is producing cotton face masks in her spare time to help slow the spread of COVID-19.