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GCU HIV experts at forefront of ‘game-changing’ drug research

A new report has highlighted the huge progress made during the initial year implementing the first national HIV prevention PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) drug programme in Scotland.

GCU launches major expansion of Graduate Apprenticeships

Hundreds of working people will gain access to higher education after Glasgow Caledonian University secured £5.4million to become one of Scotland's largest providers of Graduate Apprenticeships.

Project launch marks International Zero Tolerance Day for FGM

Schoolgirls of African descent joined Scottish Minister for Equalities Christina McKelvie and Glasgow's Lord Provost Eva Bolander to launch a community-led research project to mark International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM

Facebook users blame victims for cyber abuse

Disturbing new research has found that Facebook users are more likely to blame victims for online abuse than the perpetrators because people may have become numb to cyberbullying.

Experts call for urgent action over new superbug threat

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have warned that Scottish hospitals are at risk of a new potentially deadly superbug outbreak unless attitudes towards vital screening change.

GCU showcases help for veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) and Veterans Scotland are hosting Scotland’s first major event on Tuesday (January 15) to showcase how universities and colleges are helping Armed Forces veterans find new

Assessment process update for January exams

To ensure that no students are disadvantaged in their academic performance, we wish to reassure all students that all assessment boards will consider each individual student and their module performance in discussion with external examiners.

Flexible exam schedule and new assignment deadline

Students now have the choice to sit each scheduled exam either in the week beginning January 7 or the week beginning January 21. This new arrangement provides students with the flexibility many have requested.

Going green on a global scale

Glasgow Caledonian has been ranked the 11th most sustainable university in the UK and 92nd in the world.

Expert calls time on alcohol-themed Christmas gifts for women

Leading researcher Professor Carol Emslie is calling on Scots to think twice before buying alcohol-related novelty gifts for their female family and friends this Christmas.

Successful collaboration leads to birth of new University in Oman

​The creation of a new National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Oman has been described as 'truly exciting' by Glasgow Caledonian University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE.

Red Ribbons to Red Runs – show your support for World AIDS Day

Staff and students are being urged to support a series of events on campus this week to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.