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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.

Schoolkids get lessons on how SNOT to spread germs

Eight university researchers and lecturers went back to school to teach primary pupils how to stop the spread of infection with a fun lesson from Professor Snot to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week.

Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.

Student nursing intake to reach record high

Health Secretary and GCU alumna Jeane Freeman returned to campus to announce an increase in student nursing and midwifery places in Scotland for 2019/20.

Breakfast at Barrio 13

Mark Majewsky Anderson, Director of Research and Innovation, discusses a consortium of Latin American and European universities, led by GCU, which has established special units to help transform communities such as Barrio 13.

Researchers discover patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) feel “dirty” or “like a leper” after diagnosis

Many patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) reported feeling “like a leper”, “having the plague” or “dirty” after being diagnosed, according to a major new review carried out by researchers at the

Urban and economic growth bring mixed health dividends

Economic growth is benefitting the wealthy and increasing the gap in health equality, according to new cross-European research.

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.