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GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

Drag shows 'boost happiness and wellbeing of audiences'

Drag shows increase the happiness and mental wellbeing of audiences and can help ease anxiety and depression, according to a new study.

MA TV Fiction Writing scripts return of Mark Stevenson

A star graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing is returning to the University as a lecturer to help develop the next generation of UK screenwriters.

GCU launches toolkit to help roll out Men's Sheds across the UK

Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a new 'toolkit' to help increase the number of Men's Sheds across the UK after research showed they improve the mental and social wellbeing of older men.

Agreement offers career kickstart to finance talent

GCU has teamed up with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to help students take additional qualifications to kickstart their career in insurance and financial advice.

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.

Echo-chambers on social media radicalise young people, according to study

Extremist groups are using echo-chambers on social media to radicalise and recruit young people across Europe, according to a new study.

An appreciation of Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at GCU

Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at the London campus of our University, sadly passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. His loss will be deeply felt by the many students he inspired.

Augmented Reality app on track for Highlands

GCU is helping to develop an Augmented Reality app aimed at encouraging more people to explore the Highlands.

GSBS used as case study for UK business schools

Glasgow School for Business and Society is an excellent example of how UK business schools can deliver for the Common Good, according to an influential new report.

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.

Book a front-row seat for GCU Fashion Showcase 2021

GCU's Fashion Showcase will put sustainable fashion centre stage as the annual celebration is streamed online for the first time.