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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."

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

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.

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.