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Annie Lennox OBE is Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, highly-respected social activist and philanthropist, Dr Annie Lennox OBE is the new Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Excitement builds for winter graduation ceremonies

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will celebrate the achievements of two leading STEM ambassadors, a foremost economist, a climate-justice campaigner and a successful entrepreneur.

Student who suffered broken spine celebrates two community sports awards

A GCU student who learned to walk again after breaking her spine is celebrating winning two awards recognising her commitment to community sports.

£2.2 million project will explore how access to work could support migrant integration across Europe

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lead a £2.2million Europe-wide project exploring how joining the labour market could help migrants, refugees and asylum applicants integrate in their new host countries.

GCU hosts major seminar on 'Insider Threat' in the workplace

Security experts from major public and private sector organisations have examined the threat posed by rogue employees at a seminar hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Inaugural Common Good Award presented to student

GCU student Joanna McAleer has become the first recipient of a Common Good Award digital badge for 'Active and Global Citizenship'.

African super fruit firm wins £5000 at Virgin Media competition

GCU graduate and entrepreneur Isatou Njai has won £5,000 for her company and a meet-and-greet with Sir Richard Branson after triumphing in a Virgin Media business event.

GCU Law Clinic shortlisted for Scottish legal sector award

GCU Law Clinic, a student-led and student-run initiative, has been nominated for one of the Scottish legal sector's most prestigious awards.

GCU launches mentoring scheme for women in finance

Female finance students from GCU will receive one-to-one mentoring from women in the financial services sector under a pilot scheme aimed at addressing gender diversity in the industry.

Bosnian human rights activist to receive honorary degree

An international human rights activist who campaigns on behalf of women who were raped and sexually abused in the Bosnian War is to be awarded an honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University.

The sky is the limit for Tom

A Glasgow Caledonian University graduate whose business designs low-cost satellites has been named in the Forbes Europe 30 under 30 for 2017.

London to showcase Degree Apprenticeships

An event aimed at helping businesses make the most of the new Apprenticeship Levy is to be held at GCU London next week.