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GCU's teaming up with Cricket Scotland to transform city communities

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Cricket Scotland are teaming up to help transform some of Glasgow’s most marginalised communities.

Professor wins prestigious lifetime achievement award

A professor who has dedicated her life to helping older people become more active has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her pioneering work.

Student who suffered broken spine celebrates two community sports awards

A GCU student who learned to walk again after breaking her spine is celebrating winning two awards recognising her commitment to community sports.

Study uses donated skin to simulate diabetic wound healing

Research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is using donated skin to create human stem cells to help investigate diabetes and reduce the need for animal testing.

GCU launches mentoring scheme for women in finance

Female finance students from GCU will receive one-to-one mentoring from women in the financial services sector under a pilot scheme aimed at addressing gender diversity in the industry.

Bosnian human rights activist to receive honorary degree

An international human rights activist who campaigns on behalf of women who were raped and sexually abused in the Bosnian War is to be awarded an honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University.

London to showcase Degree Apprenticeships

An event aimed at helping businesses make the most of the new Apprenticeship Levy is to be held at GCU London next week.

Nestor's prospects look Rocks solid

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) student Nestor Lasuncion will be playing with the Glasgow Rocks in the British Basketball League (BBL) this season.

Journalism student scoops RTS funding award

A Glasgow Caledonian University first-year student has been awarded a bursary by the Royal Television Society (RTS).

Celebrate Black History Month at events across campus

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events on campus throughout October.

Scotland's world lead in social enterprise research boosted by major international event in 2018

GCU's Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health will play a major role in the Social Enterprise World Forum.

A chance to view Emeritus Professor Malcolm Lochhead's stitches in time

GCU Emeritus Professor of Visual Design and Millennium Fellow of Design Malcolm Lochhead and University Cultural Fellow Liz Lochhead are to feature in this month's Glasgow Cathedral Festival.