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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.

GCU alumni run Canada's fastest growing companies

Two businesses created by GCU graduates feature in a list of fastest growing companies in Canada.

Baroness Thornton delivers the 2018 John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Baroness Glenys Thornton outlined how social enterprise can have a positive impact on people’s lives at the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University appoints first Chief Operating Officer

Glasgow Caledonian University has announced the appointment of the institution's first Chief Operating Officer. Experienced senior executive Susan Mitchell will take up the post at the start of October.

GCU stands out as the University for the Common Good

Watch our video produced in partnership with ITN, which celebrates the successes of GCU and our ethos as the University for the Common Good, as we seek to transform communities both at home and around the world.

Scotland's Route 66 mapped out at 2018 Moffat Lecture

The journey to market the north of Scotland as one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes will be mapped out at the 2018 Moffat Lecture and Awards at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Opening the door to Glasgow at war

PhD student Kevin Morrison will open a door to Glasgow’s wartime history as the city celebrates its architecture in September.

Tribute to a global statesman

Glasgow Caledonian University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE, has paid tribute to honorary graduate Dr Kofi Annan.

GCU graduate wins prestigious BBC New Comedy Award

Former Glasgow School for Business and Society student Stephen Buchanan has joined an illustrious list of stand-up comics by winning the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award.

Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

A tribute to Dr Don McCarthy CBE, Founding Donor of British School of Fashion

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE, has led the University’s tributes for Dr Don McCarthy CBE, who sadly passed away after a long and courageous battle against cancer.