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Crowdfunding bankrolls £2.3million of legal action through Scottish courts

More than £2.3million has been generated to fund legal action in Scotland through online donations, according to new research.

Fashion case study success at FT business awards

A teaching case study produced by Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas has been named runner-up in The Financial Times Responsible Business Education Awards.

GCU launches MSc Human Rights

Glasgow Caledonian University has marked Human Rights Day 2021 by launching a new qualification focussed on human rights policy and practice.

New research rewrites history books of women’s football

The Scottish Football Museum today launched its biggest ever exhibition on women’s football after new research uncovered a hidden history of the game.

Cold Case Unit working with Police Scotland to solve 15-year mystery

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Cold Case Unit is working with Police Scotland to help identify the body of a woman washed ashore on a beach 15-years ago.

Tribute to inspirational honorary graduate

One of Scotland's leading 20th-Century industrialists, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, has died at the age of 95.

Professor Yunus: "The world is on fire. Young people are the planet's only hope"

The world is burning and young people are the planet's only hope, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus told Glasgow Caledonian University's second COP26 Green Zone event.

GCU staff and students join doctors on COP26 bike ride

Staff and students from Glasgow Caledonian University School of Health and Life Sciences got on their bikes to support 70 doctors in a 500-mile Ride for their Lives COP26 event.

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.

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.

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.