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GCU hosts global experts ahead of Social Enterprise World Forum

Glasgow Caledonian University will host an academic symposium for the world’s leading social business experts ahead of the Social Enterprise World Forum 2018.

PhD social work student gives advice to Labour leader at round-table on asylum seekers

Natalia Farmer was invited to attend a round-table discussion with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard on the current asylum seeker/Serco eviction situation.

GCU graduate wins prestigious BBC New Comedy Award

Former Glasgow School for Business and Society student Stephen Buchanan has joined an illustrious list of stand-up comics by winning the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award.

Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

Football used as scapegoat for domestic violence

An in-depth study from researchers at GCU finds that using football as an excuse for domestic abuse can trivialise the issue.

GCU academic joins global political experts on IPSA executive

An academic from GCU has been elected onto the executive committee of the International Political Studies Association.

A tribute to Dr Don McCarthy CBE, Founding Donor of British School of Fashion

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE, has led the University’s tributes for Dr Don McCarthy CBE, who sadly passed away after a long and courageous battle against cancer.

Marketing students generate ideas to promote meningitis vaccines

Snapchat filters could be used to promote meningitis vaccines in secondary schools, under proposals put forward to NHS Health Scotland by marketing students from GCU.

Journalism graduate Stephen Crouse wins the 2018 Darren Joliny Prize

Graduate Stephen Crouse is this year's winner of the Darren Joliny Prize, in recognition of his outstanding performance in the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism programme.

Honorary guests from business, healthcare and television join summer graduations

Honorary guests from business, healthcare, television and academic governance joined hundreds of students celebrating on the second day of GCU's summer graduation ceremonies.

Special guests join GSBS students at summer graduation

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s Glasgow School for Business and Society today celebrated their graduations with special honorary guests.

Nine to be honoured at summer graduations

During our summer graduations on July 3, 4 and 5, GCU will award nine honorary degrees in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds.