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Fashion Professor answers face mask appeal

A Professor from the British School of Fashion is producing cotton face masks in her spare time to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Campaign launched to thank nursing students on the COVID-19 frontline

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is today (May 12) marking International Nurses Day by launching a social media campaign to say a massive thank you to past and present nursing students on the COVID-19 frontline.

Excelling in teaching and research

GCU has been named as one of the world's leading universities for teaching and research in our key subject areas, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 by subject.

St Andrew's Fair Saturday - a celebration of arts and culture

The University is playing its part in the St Andrew's Fair Saturday on November 30 with a lively programme of events.

Online auction helps raise £22,000 for Marzaroli archive

The enormous public affection for the work of celebrated Glasgow photographer Oscar Marzaroli has helped kick-start a fundraising campaign to enable the University to make his entire photography archive available to the public.

Graduation fees removed from summer 2020

The University is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with the Students' Association to remove graduation fees for all GCU students from next summer.

Flashback to '80s homophobia could be damaging the health of older men, research reveals

Scottish sexual health researchers have found that older gay men could be put off getting tested for HIV because they are still haunted by “mass homophobia of the 1980s”.

'Life saving' construction app developed by Glasgow Caledonian University

A multimedia app that will reduce injuries and save lives on construction projects across the globe has been developed by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Climate Justice researcher presents Greta Thunberg with Scottish award

A University climate justice researcher has presented campaigner Greta Thunberg with a prestigious environmental award in recognition of her work to combat climate change.

New social-innovation initiative to be based on campus

A successful social-innovation initiative led by the University is helping deliver Glasgow's vision of becoming Scotland's 'social enterprise capital'.

Glasgow Caledonian named Scotland's most sustainable university

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been rated first in Scotland in the People & Planet University League 2019 for its environmental and ethical performance.

Omani Army Medics sign nursing contract with GCU

The Omani Army Medical Services School has agreed a nursing education contract with the University to boost its accreditation.