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GCU climbs 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has climbed 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, moving from 96th to 75th out of 131 universities in the UK.

European leaders "failed to promote COVID-19 advice" on Twitter

Political leaders across Europe failed to promote COVID-19 health guidelines on social media in the early days of the pandemic, according to a new academic study.

Return of parkrun a "milestone" for health and well-being in UK

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have welcomed the return of parkrun as a "significant milestone" for the UK.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Two subject areas at GCU have been listed in the top 10 in the UK and first in Scotland in this year's Guardian University Guide 2021.

Scottish Government asks GCU to lead new study into stalking and coercive control

Researchers from GCU will examine how the criminal justice system treats victims of stalking and coercive control as part of new Scottish Government measures to tackle domestic abuse.

The end of the line for fast fashion

Glasgow Caledonian University will be at the forefront of a new drive to help the fashion industry end the era of throwaway clothes and embrace a sustainable future.

Governments need to be honest with public as the world emerges from lockdown

Governments need to be honest with the public about the trade-offs being made to reopen large sectors of the economy post-lockdown, according to a newly-published paper by leading health economists at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University

Gender diversity boosts the financial performance of firms

Increasing gender diversity in FTSE100 boardrooms has had a "positive and significant" effect on the financial performance of firms, according to a new study.

GCU and Harris Tweed project has stylish finish

Glasgow Caledonian University is to launch a range of merchandise incorporating the world-famous Harris Tweed fabric following a successful student design project.

Study hails Jacinda Ardern’s use of Facebook Live during pandemic

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's warm and informal use of Facebook Live has helped convey vital COVID-19 messages in a clear and relatable way, according to a new academic study.

University to launch annual law review and Common Good lecture

GCU is to launch an annual law journal and establish a Law & The Common Good Lecture for students and members of the Scottish legal profession.

GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community