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University saddened by passing of Dr Denis Goldberg

The University is deeply saddened to hear that Dr Denis Goldberg, a renowned anti-apartheid veteran and honorary graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), has died.

University receives major Scottish Government research grant to tackle coronavirus impact

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is delighted to announce that the Scottish Government has awarded the University £136,290 to fund three vital research projects to tackle the coronavirus and its impact.

University pays tribute to Dr Lynn Faulds Wood

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr Lynn Faulds Wood, who became an Honorary Doctor of the University in 2004, passed away on Friday, April 24, 2020.

GCU training equipment delivered to temporary COVID-19 hospital

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has delivered a host of medical equipment from its state-of-the-art training facility to the new NHS Louisa Jordan temporary hospital based in the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow.

Glasgow Caledonian University shines in world impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University’s dedication to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has seen it named number one in Scotland for both promoting gender equality and economic growth – and second and third in

Dr Richard Brodsky' 1946-2020​

Dr Richard Brodsky, who became an Honorary Doctor of Laws of the University in 2018, passed away suddenly in New York on April 8 as a result of COVID-19.

GCU joins forces with Police Scotland to launch Erase the Grey across the country

Police Scotland today launched Glasgow Caledonian University's #ErasetheGrey campaign across the country to mark 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

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.

GCU named as UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been recognised as a UK leader in championing social mobility.

Chancellor sings University's praises at SEC Armadillo special event

Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE has spoken of her pride in her role at Glasgow Caledonian University during an evening of conversation, musical performance and visual imagery at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow.

Silver seal of approval for “outstanding” support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured by the Ministry of Defence with a Silver Award for its outstanding support of Armed Forces veterans and their families.

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.