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An appreciation of Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at GCU

Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at the London campus of our University, sadly passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. His loss will be deeply felt by the many students he inspired.

The UN highlights GCU's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has selected Glasgow Caledonian University's Strategy 2030 and research project the Fashion Detox Challenge as examples of Sustainable Development Goal best practice.

GCU ranks among world’s best young universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities aged 50 years old or younger in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2021.

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

GCU secures International Play Association World Conference

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host the International Play Association World Conference in 2023.

Update on cyber security incident at GCU

An update from Glasgow Caledonian University on steps taken to assess and deal with a cyber security incident.

Scientists discover world-first cocktail for a longer life

An international team of scientists led by Glasgow Caledonian University has discovered the perfect cocktail of physical activity that could help you live a healthier, longer life.

GCU to host second World Forum on Climate Justice

Climate recovery in the wake of COVID-19 and the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will be top of the agenda at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

New research shows that anxiety makes Parkinson’s disease symptoms worse

A new study has shown that anxiety amplifies the physical signs of Parkinson’s disease, according to people who experience both conditions.

Statement on GCU cyber security incident

Recently, our IT security software and staff identified that GCU had been subject to a limited cyber attack. Unauthorised access was detected early and our team worked over the weekend to contain it and limit any potential damage. We have engaged

GCU launches Cold Case Unit to investigate unsolved missing person cases

Glasgow Caledonian University is to set up a cold case unit to help investigate unsolved missing person cases.

GCU Foundation wins Award for All funding to support student wellbeing

The University has been awarded almost £9,000 by the National Lottery's Awards for All scheme to support student wellbeing.