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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

Social Bite founder Josh Littlejohn headlines social innovation summit

One of the UK's leading social entrepreneurs is to address a major conference on social innovation hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Professorial Lecture explores how People Make Glasgow

Some of Scottish football’s biggest names believe growing up in a deprived area helped them succeed in life.

GCU graduate hits the headlines as UK Reporter of the Year

A GCU graduate has been named UK Reporter of the Year at the prestigious Independent Radio News awards.

Student returns to tell the inside story

A former student of the MA in TV Fiction Writing Philip Wright was back on campus yesterday to talk to current students about his career since leaving.

GCU launches the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit

More than 100 policy experts, campaigners, and leading academics gathered for the official launch of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU joins major research project into UK productivity

Glasgow Caledonian University is to play a key role in assessing how increased productivity can lead to higher wages and a better standard of living for millions of people.

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.

Students create campaigns for fashion label GANT

BA(Hons) International Fashion Branding students have presented a series of communications campaigns to global label GANT.

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.

Footballing suffragette among Scotland’s sporting heroines in new women’s Hall of Fame

Scotland’s unsung sporting heroines - including a footballing suffragette - are to be honoured in a new Hall of Fame

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.