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Xbox's 'father of invention' to be awarded honorary degree by GCU

Boyd Multerer – the man responsible for Xbox Live, the gaming and entertainment service now used by more than 46 million people worldwide – is to be awarded an honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Should have gone to GCU!

The founders of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins and her husband Doug Perkins, are to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

World-renowned photographer to be honoured by GCU

Award-winning Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE will be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) during the University’s summer graduations on Wednesday, July 5.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-landmine campaigner to be honoured by GCU

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and anti-landmine campaigner Jerry White is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU appoints new lay governors to its Court

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has appointed four new lay governors to its governing body, the University Court.

GCU names Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2017

Alec Thomas and Emma Hale win the prestigious awards for their achievements in running and golf respectively.

Honorary guests join GCU summer graduations

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will celebrate the achievements of an award-winning photojournalist, the founders of the world's largest private optician chain, a film visual effects wizard, Microsoft Xbox's 'father of invention', the United

UN Global Compact founder Georg Kell to be honoured by GCU

Founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative, Georg Kell is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Absolutely Fabulous recognition for model superstar

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) alumna Eunice Olumide has been made an MBE for services to broadcasting, the arts and charity.

GCU signs new three-year agreement with Santander Universities

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has signed a new agreement with Santander Universities, signifying an incredible £1m of support for students and staff.

Exploring UN Sustainable Development Goals at GCU

The United Nations Global Compact UK's Steve Kenzie joined businessman Jim McColl OBE to encourage Scotland’s business community to support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Welcome to America - First for Glasgow Caledonian University in New York

In a groundbreaking move, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a charter by New York State Education Department (NYSED) to become a degree-granting body in New York – the first foreign higher education institution to achieve