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GCU students praised for commitment and contribution to the NHS during COVID-19

Thousands of Glasgow Caledonian University nursing, paramedic and AHP students are part of a 12,000-cohort heading out on practice placement to work with the NHS over the next few months in the continued battle against COVID-19.

Green light for green subsea research

Researchers are looking at sustainable ways to tap into the “significant reserves” of a vital energy source locked up under the surface of the waters surrounding the UK.

The perfect match

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University, are working on a Tinder-style job-search app to help match freelancers with relevant businesses – with a slant towards the Common Good.

GCU launches MSc Human Rights

Glasgow Caledonian University has marked Human Rights Day 2021 by launching a new qualification focussed on human rights policy and practice.

World-renowned hepatitis C expert behind landmark report on liver disease in Europe

World-renowned hepatitis C expert Professor Sharon Hutchinson is behind a new Lancet Commission report on tackling liver disease deaths in Europe.

Sustainability work sees GCU named Glasgow’s best

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been named the top institution in Glasgow for sustainability in the 2021 People and Planet league.

GCU’s Principal & Vice Chancellor to step aside in 2022

The Principal and Vice Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE, is to step aside from her role at the University for the Common Good in December 2022.

Communications update

We earlier experienced an external IT problem, where access to email and internet on campus was intermittent.

School pupils to help ramp up luge project

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University who are designing and manufacturing the first artificial luge ramp in the UK are to enlist the help of school pupils.

Retail charity and urban developer help support aspiring graduate entrepreneurs

Aspiring entrepreneurs committed to sustainability and social impact are getting a helping hand via scholarships and grants from Glasgow Caledonian University and two major players in the UK retail sector.

Providing access to higher education

Glasgow Caledonian University is celebrating its own achievements on World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED).

Former Irish President receives standing ovation at COP26 schoolgirls event

Former President of Ireland Dr Mary Robinson received a standing ovation from Glasgow schoolgirls on the final day of the Girls@COP26 – the Solutions are Feminist event at Glasgow Caledonian University.