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GCU welcomes international students to summer school 2017

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s International Summer School 2017 will begin on July 18, with 120 students of 14 different nationalities travelling to Glasgow to take part over three weeks.

Researchers trial care home incontinence treatment

A research team from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is testing the effectiveness of mild electrical stimulation of the leg to reduce incontinence in care homes.

Researchers call for stroke patients for exercise research programme

One fifth of stroke survivors are unable to walk - a group known as ‘non-ambulatory’ stroke survivors.

GCU scoops Herald award for Academic Support Team of the Year

GCU has won an award in the third annual Herald Higher Education Awards. The School of Health and Life Science's Learning Development Centre won the category for Academic Support Team of the Year.

Honorary trio join GCU summer graduations

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s School of Health and Life Sciences and School of Engineering and Built Environment have celebrated their graduation with a trio of special honorary guests.

97 per cent of GCU students find work or further study after graduation

More than 97 per cent of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are in work or further study six months after graduation, according to annual employment performance indicators.

Should have gone to GCU!

The founders of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins and her husband Doug Perkins, are to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

World-renowned photographer to be honoured by GCU

Award-winning Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE will be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) during the University’s summer graduations on Wednesday, July 5.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-landmine campaigner to be honoured by GCU

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and anti-landmine campaigner Jerry White is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU appoints new lay governors to its Court

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has appointed four new lay governors to its governing body, the University Court.

Honorary guests join GCU summer graduations

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will celebrate the achievements of an award-winning photojournalist, the founders of the world's largest private optician chain, a film visual effects wizard, Microsoft Xbox's 'father of invention', the United

UN Global Compact founder Georg Kell to be honoured by GCU

Founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative, Georg Kell is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).