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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.

GCU and The HALO to bring work-based education to communities

Glasgow Caledonian University has signed a partnership with the urban regeneration group The HALO to bring work-based education to the heart of communities.

Equality and human rights champion completes GCU summer graduations

Equality champion Yvonne Strachan CBE received an honorary degree on the final day of GCU's summer graduations, to round off a week where more than 2600 students graduated and Dr Annie Lennox was installed as the University's first female Chancellor.

Honorary guests from business, healthcare and television join summer graduations

Honorary guests from business, healthcare, television and academic governance joined hundreds of students celebrating on the second day of GCU's summer graduation ceremonies.

Honorary degree for campaigner against war crimes

An internationally acclaimed campaigner against genocide and sexual violence has spoken of her continuing fight for justice for women victims of war in Bosnia, more than 20 years after the conflict ended.

Dr Annie Lennox OBE installed as University Chancellor

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Dr Annie Lennox OBE has been installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Nine to be honoured at summer graduations

During our summer graduations on July 3, 4 and 5, GCU will award nine honorary degrees in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds.