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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.

GCU students success in sustainable essay writing competition

The University’s excellence in the field of sustainability has propelled GCU students to outstanding performances in a national competition.

Creating social impact in corporate America

Glasgow Caledonian University New York College joined a panel of industry leaders to explore how to create social impact in corporate America.

Common Good Awards celebrate inspirational students

The University has celebrated the achievements of its inaugural Common Good Awards winners.

No grey areas at Glasgow Caledonian University

There are no grey areas when it comes to gender-based violence. That is the message behind a new campaign launched by Glasgow Caledonian University today and backed by Alison Thewliss MP.

The embodiment of the Common Good

More GCU students were given the opportunity to realise their dreams and ambitions at the 2018 Magnus Magnusson Awards Celebration Event last night.