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GCU joint top Scottish university for graduate full-time employment

GCU is the joint top university in Scotland for graduates who are in full-time work 15 months after completing their studies.

Climate change more devastating than COVID, researchers told

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study.

Launch event announced for African climate study

Glasgow Caledonian University has won funding to share the testimonies of those hit hardest by COVID-19 and climate change at an international event.

Major names in climate change sign up for World Forum

Some of the biggest players on the world stage of climate change will be speaking at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Fears that lack of mental-health support for construction workers could lead to suicide

Initiatives aimed at protecting the mental health of construction workers may not be getting to those who need them, researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have warned.

Shorter mobility programmes break down barriers, finds new UUKi report

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor Bob Gilmour contributes to a new report by UUK

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

Looking to un-loch solar energy potential

Scotland's vast lochs may hold the key to future solar energy production, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU to host second World Forum on Climate Justice

Climate recovery in the wake of COVID-19 and the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will be top of the agenda at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Taking the heat out of Sri Lankan climate crisis

Glasgow Caledonian University researchers are to create a ‘heat map’ of Sri Lanka in a bid to help city planners curb the health impact of climate change on its population in urban areas.

Flagship accelerator programme to support nature-based solutions in Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University is going back to nature as part of a first-of-its kind partnership with the City Council.

Playing the insurance game

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to create a video game that will educate the construction industry on new weather-based insurance policies.