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Get hands on with science at Explorathon

School of Engineering and Built Environment researchers will be sharing their work with the community at a series of Explorathon events – a celebration of science held across Scotland this month.

Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

Dr Annie Lennox OBE installed as University Chancellor

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Dr Annie Lennox OBE has been installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Nine to be honoured at summer graduations

During our summer graduations on July 3, 4 and 5, GCU will award nine honorary degrees in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds.

Principal becomes founding trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK

GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has been appointed as a Founding Trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK (RFKHRUK), a human rights advocacy organisation established to keep Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy

Prestigious EPAS re-accreditation for GSBS programmes

A suite of Glasgow School for Business and Society programmes have been awarded prestigious EPAS re-accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development.

GCNYC's drive for sustainable fashion features in Forbes and Sustainable Jungle

GCNYC's leading role in “Driving the Sustainability Movement” in the $2.5 trillion fashion industry is being recognised in an in-depth Leadership article on Forbes.com.

No grey areas at Glasgow Caledonian University

There are no grey areas when it comes to gender-based violence. That is the message behind a new campaign launched by Glasgow Caledonian University today and backed by Alison Thewliss MP.

Inspirational Abdullah Alotaiq is Student of the Year

The School of Engineering and Built Environment’s Abdullah Alotaiq has been named GCU’s Student of the Year in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University community.

Glasgow Caledonian NYC helps launch global campaign

The "Scotland is Now" global marketing campaign has been launched at an event in New York featuring Glasgow Caledonian NYC's Vice President, Cara Smyth.

Cara ignites sustainability awareness at Marie Claire forum

Marie Claire magazine hosted its first ever sustainability forum last week – and Glasgow Caledonian New York College was at the heart of it.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).