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Graduates urged to work hard and seize every opportunity

Honorary guests from the worlds of television, football and public health celebrated with hundreds of GCU students at the last of our winter graduation ceremonies.

GCU is living its motto, according to honorary guests

Glasgow Caledonian University’s common good ethos was praised by honorary guests at the second of our winter graduation ceremonies.

Believe in yourselves, honorary guests tell graduates

“If you’re good at your job and you love what you do the opportunities will come your way − anywhere in the world. Commitment leads to confidence and confidence leads to enjoyment. If you enjoy your job, it’s a breeze.”

Dr Marie Macklin inspires urban regeneration students

‚ÄčEntrepreneur Dr Marie Macklin CBE returned to GCU this week to deliver a masterclass on urban regeneration and the race to create a carbon-neutral world.

Excelling in teaching and research

GCU has been named as one of the world's leading universities for teaching and research in our key subject areas, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 by subject.

St Andrew's Fair Saturday - a celebration of arts and culture

The University is playing its part in the St Andrew's Fair Saturday on November 30 with a lively programme of events.

Dr Angela O'Hagan wins Jo Cox Award for Public Service and Active Citizenship

One of the UK's leading voices on gender-budgeting has been awarded the prestigious Jo Cox Award for Public Service and Active Citizenship.

Sir Alex Ferguson donates personal memorabilia as library is renamed in his honour

Glasgow Caledonian University has renamed its Library, based in the Saltire Centre, as the Sir Alex Ferguson Library.

Glasgow Caledonian University seeks security leaders to join specialist MBA programme

Two ground-breaking new university qualifications will help professionalise and shape the security sector in the UK, according to industry experts.

GCU named as UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been recognised as a UK leader in championing social mobility.

Malmaison and Dakota founder checks in for the 2019 Moffat Awards

‚ÄčOne of the biggest names in the UK's hospitality sector talked about his love for the hotel trade at the 2019 Moffat Lecture and Awards at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Chancellor sings University's praises at SEC Armadillo special event

Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE has spoken of her pride in her role at Glasgow Caledonian University during an evening of conversation, musical performance and visual imagery at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow.