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Sir Tom Hunter be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Tom Hunter will be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) during its summer graduation ceremonies.

GCU helps graduate Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students who graduated with degrees from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in Mauritius today.

GCU climbs 16 places in prestigious Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up 16 places in this year's Guardian University Guide 2020.

GCU helps Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students to graduate with degrees from Glasgow Caledonian University in Mauritius next month.

Finance Secretary gives ringing endorsement of University research strategy

"I readily welcome the fact that Glasgow Caledonian has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals," said Derek Mackay MSP as he outlined their importance at the University's annual research celebration.

University brings new life to ageing process

Christina McKelvie MSP described Scotland's ageing workforce as an asset and not an expense as she opened the inaugural EngAGE conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University's pioneering HIV research features in national campaign

Research which could help Scotland become the first country to beat HIV is being highlighted in a new campaign to promote the public impact of health research at universities across the UK.

Dr McAuley makes case at Westminster for drug consumption facility

MPs were told by a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher that Glasgow has one of the strongest cases in Europe for introducing a drug consumption facility in its city centre.

EngAGE ageing conference showcases latest developments on campus

The EngAGE conference aims to recognise the importance of older people's contribution to society and free registration is available now.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Treating pets like humans could be life-threatening

Scientists have discovered that treating pets like humans could be life-threatening because some forms of affectionate behaviour pose an antibiotic-resistance risk to families and their domestic animals.

Cocaine injecting and homelessness create ‘perfect storm’ for rapid rise in HIV

A seven-year study by a team of blood-borne virus researchers has revealed for the very first time the scale and drivers of the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years in Glasgow.