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Philanthropist humbled by GCU honour

"Love what you do – the 'I can' is more important than the IQ." Those were the inspiring words Professor Eric Peacock delivered to GCU London graduates at today's winter ceremony in Christ Church, Spitalfields.

Breakfast at Barrio 13

Mark Majewsky Anderson, Director of Research and Innovation, discusses a consortium of Latin American and European universities, led by GCU, which has established special units to help transform communities such as Barrio 13.

Higher Education Minister receives Cybersecurity update

Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead MSP heard how GCU is now equipping hundreds of graduates with cybersecurity skills.

Made for TV

Leading figures from the television industry joined graduates, students and staff to celebrate 10 years of GCU's pioneering MA TV Fiction Writing course.

GCU takes Taggart scripts into custody

Taggart star Blythe Duff has donated all of her scripts from the iconic detective show to the archives at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Putting the Common Good first

A voice will be given to the voiceless in South Africa thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Common Good First project.

Glasgow Caledonian University played key role in North Coast 500 success, says Tom Campbell

The man tasked with driving forward one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes paid tribute to Glasgow Caledonian University for helping to make it a success.

Poignant letter portrays torment of Great War's forgotten pacifists

As the centenary of the Armistice approaches, the actor Gary Lewis has contributed a powerful reading of the intimate correspondence which is held in Glasgow Caledonian University's archive.

Uhatch business makes TV debut

The Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) graduate behind a breakfast drink made from an African super fruit has starred in a promotional STV advert.

GCU expertise to power Ghana's growing oil and gas industry

Glasgow Caledonian University has signed a partnership agreement with the Petroleum Commission, Ghana, to design and deliver work-based education solutions for Ghana's growing oil and gas industry.

GCU London secures major research grant to work in Latin America and Europe

GCU London is to lead a £615,000 project to help academics and university staff across Latin America and Europe work effectively with students from diverse cultures.

GCU hosts launch of migrant and refugee skills recognition project

A pilot project, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), to set up Scotland's first migrant and refugee skills recognition and accreditation hub, has been launched by Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn MSP.