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Assessment process update for January exams

To ensure that no students are disadvantaged in their academic performance, we wish to reassure all students that all assessment boards will consider each individual student and their module performance in discussion with external examiners.

Flexible exam schedule and new assignment deadline

Students now have the choice to sit each scheduled exam either in the week beginning January 7 or the week beginning January 21. This new arrangement provides students with the flexibility many have requested.

Going green on a global scale

Glasgow Caledonian has been ranked the 11th most sustainable university in the UK and 92nd in the world.

Master of TV drama Jed Mercurio shares scriptwriting secrets

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio and Scots actor Martin Compston took time out from filming the latest series of the BBC thriller to meet the next generation of scriptwriting talent at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers celebrate landmark social enterprise research

Researchers have marked the completion of one of the largest ever research programmes on social enterprise with a celebration event at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU Law Clinic triumphs at the Law Awards of Scotland

GCU Law Clinic - the student-led initiative which offers free legal advice - has triumphed at the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland.

Youngest MP becomes GCU's oldest PhD graduate

A former Labour government minister who was once the youngest MP to be elected to Westminster has become Glasgow Caledonian University's oldest PhD graduate at the age of 76.

GCU Professor clinches top gender equality award for hard-hitting blog

Congratulations to GCU Professor of Criminology and Sociology Lesley McMillan for winning the prestigious Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Best Blog category.

Red Ribbons to Red Runs – show your support for World AIDS Day

Staff and students are being urged to support a series of events on campus this week to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

From script to screen with MA TV graduate Lorna Martin

The first graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course to create an original TV series returned to campus this week to run a workshop for the class of 2018.

Student entrepreneurs crowned UK champions

GCU's Enactus students have been named as the most effective team in the UK for promoting entrepreneurial action and social innovation.

retailTRUST and Hammerson support next generation of retail talent

Ambitious young entrepreneurs are to share in £30,000 worth of funding to help launch their own retail businesses in Glasgow and London.