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Minister gets hands on experience of how GCU is changing lives

Each year, more than 1,000 college students are accepted on to degree courses at Glasgow Caledonian University. Scottish Government minister, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP has been hearing first hand how moving from college to university is helping

RICS’ Rising Stars to join cutting-edge forum on built environment

Four School of Engineering and Built Environment students have been invited to join The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Rising Stars programme.

Water-tracking app wins Rhys a place in business design awards final

An app that tracks how much water you’re drinking has earned Digital Design student Rhys Ritchie a place in the final of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Student Design Awards.

Fortnite gamers are not addicted, says GCU researcher

Fortnite, the game which has taken the world by storm, is not addictive, according to a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher.

Veterans support given Bronze standard

We are proud to share that GCU has been awarded the Bronze standard for the Armed Forces Covenant.

GCU student non-continuation rate bests national average

The non-continuation rate for full-time first degree students at Glasgow Caledonian University has reached a record low and is now below the Scottish average.

University community joins International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day (IWD), today, Thursday March 8, we have had a great response from students, academics, and alumni supporting the global campaign to #PressforProgress.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Former Irish President discusses climate justice at GCU

Dr Mary Robinson addressed students and staff on the global climate justice movement on Wednesday, February 14.

I'm not a pity case, Glasgow Caledonian University student tells event at Holyrood

“I'm not a pity case,” Glasgow Caledonian University student tells Holyrood

Game Jam offers opportunity for female developers, says academic

As the Global Game Jam comes to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for its tenth anniversary, academic Dr Romana Ramzan says it is a timely reminder that women have an important role to play in the industry.

Weather warning upgraded to Amber - guidance for students

There is currently a Amber Warning for snow in the Glasgow area from 3pm today (January 16) until 8am tomorrow (January 17).