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GCU students give life-saving CPR lessons

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University have been sharing life-saving CPR skills.

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.

Common Good Awards celebrate inspirational students

The University has celebrated the achievements of its inaugural Common Good Awards winners.

Funding to research treatment for West’s most common cause of sight loss

Dr Xinhua Shu and Professor Ann Graham have been awarded £70,000 by the National Eye Research Centre to develop a new treatment for age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in the West’s aging population.

GCU researchers impress UK's top scientist

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, visited GCU's early-career researchers and graduate students to learn about their work.

Communities at the heart of annual research celebration

GCU's Research Week 2018 will host events on campus and in communities around Glasgow

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).

Professor Gartland to address 500 global delegates in conference keynote speech

Professor Kevan Gartland is to give the keynote speech at the prestigious European Biotechnology Congress in Athens this month.

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

Landmark agreement with Singapore to improve nursing care

Nursing academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will begin delivering a nursing programme in one of the world’s top ranking healthcare systems this summer. GCU has signed a five-year partnership with Singapore’s PSB Academy,

Professor Hutchinson to present to world leaders in Paris

Professor Sharon Hutchinson will present Scotland's national surveillance of the treatment of, and disease associated with, the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) to international leaders in Paris this week.

Society names Dr Andrew McAuley Researcher of the Year

Senior Research Fellow receives Researcher of the Year accolade from the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA)