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Applications open for Mauritius scholarship

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University are being offered the chance to visit our partner college ALC (African Leadership College) in Mauritius through a fully-funded scholarship.

Successful collaboration leads to birth of new University in Oman

​The creation of a new National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Oman has been described as 'truly exciting' by Glasgow Caledonian University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE.

Master of TV drama Jed Mercurio shares scriptwriting secrets

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio and Scots actor Martin Compston took time out from filming the latest series of the BBC thriller to meet the next generation of scriptwriting talent at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Red Ribbons to Red Runs – show your support for World AIDS Day

Staff and students are being urged to support a series of events on campus this week to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

World War II shipyard worker Janet Harvey receives honorary degree

"Work as hard as you can to reach your goals." Those were the inspiring words of Second World War shipyard electrician Janet Harvey. The 96-year-old was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her outstanding

Rugby hero Doddie Weir honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University

"Life's about enjoying yourself. Don’t wait for tomorrow, do what you can do today and have no regrets."

GCU welcomes delegation from India

A delegation from Chandigarh University in India was welcomed onto campus today to formally sign a renewed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two institutions.

Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.

Student nursing intake to reach record high

Health Secretary and GCU alumna Jeane Freeman returned to campus to announce an increase in student nursing and midwifery places in Scotland for 2019/20.

Chancellor Annie Lennox meets GCNYC students

Our Chancellor Annie Lennox met with students at GCNYC last night and praised their focus on developing sustainable, entrepreneurial and socially responsible solutions for business and society.

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.

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.