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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.

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.

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.

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.