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Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.

BEAM Centre set for September launch event

Safe water, construction health and safety, and energy efficiency are just some of the themes being tackled by an innovative centre at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU top modern Scottish university for graduate employment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been ranked top modern university in Scotland for graduates who are in work or further study three years after completing their studies.

More city students set for university thanks to GCU Advanced Highers initiative

Pupils at Glasgow Caledonian University's (GCU) Advanced Higher Hub achieved an outstanding pass rate of 88% in this year's SQA examination diet − with four subjects achieving 100% pass rates.

Celebrities get in the swing for Sir Alex Ferguson Golf Classic

Old Firm legends John Hartson and Walter Smith will be among a host of celebrities to join Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) honorary graduate and donor Sir Alex Ferguson CBE in raising funds for student scholarships and activities.

Podiatry graduate is awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to study PhD

Podiatry graduate Benedictine Yen Chen Khor has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to return to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to work on a PhD.

Athlete James awarded funding to run in World University Games

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) student James Bowness is to represent Britain in the World University Games with the support of Sir Alex Ferguson and the Talented Athletes Programme.

GCNYC Vice-President helps Marie Claire publish historic edition

Cara Smyth, Vice-President of Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC), joined Marie Claire’s Sustainable Fashion Advisory Board to support the latest issue dedicated to sustainability.

GCU graduate turns freelance bug bounty hunter

Over the summer, students usually support themselves with a little part-time work – anything from pulling pints behind a bar to stacking shelves in a supermarket.

A vision for the future as GCU receives donation from leading Scottish company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the only University in Scotland to offer Optometry, has received a boost from the Robert Barr Charitable Trust to further enhance its clinical investigation facility.

Students join team at GCU’s Fair Fashion Center in New York

Two Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are taking a bite of the Big Apple this summer after being selected by Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Programme.