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Researchers walking on sunshine at Qatar World Cup

Solar power is moving from the rooftops to the streets at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University research.

Get well soon, Sir Alex

Students and staff at Glasgow Caledonian University are wishing Sir Alex Ferguson CBE a speedy recovery after his sudden illness at the weekend.

Margaret Gibson OBE receives Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award

Margaret, who graduated with a Diploma in Communications Studies in 1982, received the award for her contribution to business and entrepreneurship at The Secrets to My Success.

Glasgow Caledonian NYC helps launch global campaign

The "Scotland is Now" global marketing campaign has been launched at an event in New York featuring Glasgow Caledonian NYC's Vice President, Cara Smyth.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).

If you were an engineer, what would you do?

On the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award Grading Days 2018, GCU's engineering community came together to to mark more than 15,000 competition entries from primary school pupils.

Minister gets hands on experience of how GCU is changing lives

Each year, more than 1,000 college students are accepted on to degree courses at Glasgow Caledonian University. Scottish Government minister, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP has been hearing first hand how moving from college to university is helping

Landmark agreement with Singapore to improve nursing care

Nursing academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will begin delivering a nursing programme in one of the world’s top ranking healthcare systems this summer. GCU has signed a five-year partnership with Singapore’s PSB Academy,

Principal joins expert UN panel to explore sustainability in the jewellery industry

The Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has joined the United Nations’s Lene Wendland on a panel investigating how the jewellery industry can engage with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

GCU graduate hits the headlines as UK Reporter of the Year

A GCU graduate has been named UK Reporter of the Year at the prestigious Independent Radio News awards.

GCU launches the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit

More than 100 policy experts, campaigners, and leading academics gathered for the official launch of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Students create campaigns for fashion label GANT

BA(Hons) International Fashion Branding students have presented a series of communications campaigns to global label GANT.