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New partnership gives power to bright sparks

A drive to boost pupil participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has received backing from the ScottishPower Foundation.

GCU engineers have made it a CIOB hat-trick

GCU engineering students have achieved a hat-trick for the University after heading to Hong Kong for the final of the CIOB Global Student Challenge.

GCU graduate turns freelance bug bounty hunter

Over the summer, students usually support themselves with a little part-time work – anything from pulling pints behind a bar to stacking shelves in a supermarket.

GCU welcomes international students to summer school 2017

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s International Summer School 2017 will begin on July 18, with 120 students of 14 different nationalities travelling to Glasgow to take part over three weeks.

From the Gorbals to the Caribbean and back again

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are helping to bring the Gorbals Cross clock tower and fountain back to Glasgow, 85 years after its demolition.

GCU inspires schoolgirls to pick STEM

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is playing a key role in inspiring schoolchildren to study STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.

Honorary trio join GCU summer graduations

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s School of Health and Life Sciences and School of Engineering and Built Environment have celebrated their graduation with a trio of special honorary guests.

97 per cent of GCU students find work or further study after graduation

More than 97 per cent of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are in work or further study six months after graduation, according to annual employment performance indicators.

Visual effects expert to receive GCU honour

Visual effects wizard Steve Begg is taking a break from working on the latest Liam Neeson movie to pick up an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Xbox's 'father of invention' to be awarded honorary degree by GCU

Boyd Multerer – the man responsible for Xbox Live, the gaming and entertainment service now used by more than 46 million people worldwide – is to be awarded an honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Should have gone to GCU!

The founders of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins and her husband Doug Perkins, are to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

World-renowned photographer to be honoured by GCU

Award-winning Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE will be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) during the University’s summer graduations on Wednesday, July 5.