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University unveils Gerard Burns' portrait of Chancellor Annie Lennox

A stunning portrait of Glasgow Caledonian University Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE, commissioned by the University and painted by Scottish artist Gerard Burns, has been unveiled.

Sir Tom Hunter joins GCU graduation celebrations

Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter has received an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for his "extraordinary commitment" to charitable causes across the world.

New York graduates celebrate success at GCNYC

Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) has celebrated its second commencement ceremony.

First Minister praises University's world-leading Centre for Climate Justice

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described the Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University as world-leading, following her address at the first global Forum on Climate Justice. The First Minister told

Jings! Crivvens! Oor Wullie visits GCU

A famous face has made a surprise appearance on campus.

GCU helps graduate Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students who graduated with degrees from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in Mauritius today.

Labs on Campus get into gear

Senior secondary school pupils got to experience life in the fast lane at Glasgow Caledonian University – quite literally.

GCU climbs 16 places in prestigious Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up 16 places in this year's Guardian University Guide 2020.

GCU helps Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students to graduate with degrees from Glasgow Caledonian University in Mauritius next month.

First among equals? Diversity work nominated for HE Awards

The University’s important work to support equality and diversity is being recognised in two nominations to The Herald’s Higher Education Awards. It follows recent success in the Times Higher Education Impact Awards, which placed Glasgow

Finance Secretary gives ringing endorsement of University research strategy

"I readily welcome the fact that Glasgow Caledonian has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals," said Derek Mackay MSP as he outlined their importance at the University's annual research celebration.

University brings new life to ageing process

Christina McKelvie MSP described Scotland's ageing workforce as an asset and not an expense as she opened the inaugural EngAGE conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.