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Glasgow Caledonian University played key role in North Coast 500 success, says Tom Campbell

The man tasked with driving forward one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes paid tribute to Glasgow Caledonian University for helping to make it a success.

Uhatch business makes TV debut

The Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) graduate behind a breakfast drink made from an African super fruit has starred in a promotional STV advert.

GCU Law Clinic triumphs in Community Champion Awards

GCU Law Clinic, a student-led initiative which provides free legal advice, has made the final of the Evening Times Community Champion Awards after winning a regional heat.

Tackling poverty would enrich the whole of Scottish society

Tackling poverty and inequality would enrich the whole of Scottish society, according to a leading public health expert.

Moffat Centre to help transform Edinburgh city centre

Tourism experts from Glasgow Caledonian University are to play a key role in helping to transform Edinburgh city centre.

Author Kate Pickett to deliver lecture for Challenge Poverty Week

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting a lecture by the best-selling author Professor Kate Pickett as part of Challenge Poverty Week.

GCU alumni run Canada's fastest growing companies

Two businesses created by GCU graduates feature in a list of fastest growing companies in Canada.

Netflix faces battle for global streaming crown

Netflix's position as the dominant player in global streaming is under serious threat for the first time, warns an expert in television studies.

GCU secures £90,000 to host national social enterprise archive

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host a national archive capturing Scotland’s social enterprise story after securing £90,000 of government funding.

Baroness Thornton delivers the 2018 John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Baroness Glenys Thornton outlined how social enterprise can have a positive impact on people’s lives at the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Major appointment for gender-budgeting academic

One of Scotland's leading voices on gender-budgeting has been appointed as the new chair of a Scottish Government advisory group.

Pregnancy needs 'poverty-proofed' to improve antenatal care

Pregnant women on low incomes are less likely to attend antenatal classes than more affluent mums-to-be for fear of being judged, according to a new study on maternity experiences.