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Researchers walking on sunshine at Qatar World Cup

Solar power is moving from the rooftops to the streets at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University research.

GCU researchers impress UK's top scientist

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, visited GCU's early-career researchers and graduate students to learn about their work.

One weekend to save the planet

Applied Games students from Glasgow Caledonian University helped negotiators at a global conference understand climate events that could dramatically change the planet.

Communities at the heart of annual research celebration

GCU's Research Week 2018 will host events on campus and in communities around Glasgow

If you were an engineer, what would you do?

On the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award Grading Days 2018, GCU's engineering community came together to to mark more than 15,000 competition entries from primary school pupils.

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.