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Cambridge dream now a reality for Advanced Higher Hub pupil Rachel

Rachel Thomson is overjoyed. With her three A grades finally confirmed, she knows she is off to Cambridge University to study Economics.

GCU and Harris Tweed project has stylish finish

Glasgow Caledonian University is to launch a range of merchandise incorporating the world-famous Harris Tweed fabric following a successful student design project.

GCU pledges support to Advance HE's Declaration on Anti-Racism

Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE is joining other principals from universities across Scotland in an Advance HE Declaration on Anti-Racism be announced today.

Study hails Jacinda Ardern’s use of Facebook Live during pandemic

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's warm and informal use of Facebook Live has helped convey vital COVID-19 messages in a clear and relatable way, according to a new academic study.

University statement on Scottish Government SQA announcement

Glasgow Caledonian University has made the following statement after the Scottish Government today agreed to accept teacher estimates of scores for SQA exams.

University to launch annual law review and Common Good lecture

GCU is to launch an annual law journal and establish a Law & The Common Good Lecture for students and members of the Scottish legal profession.

University to help Sri Lanka tap into "vast resource" of renewables

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will receive a share of almost one million euros to help Sri Lanka address workforce shortages in renewable energy skills and meet its ambitious targets.

GCU wins prestigious national teaching excellence awards

The University has been recognised nationally with two prestigious teaching excellence awards from Advance HE.

Mental health boost for students emerging from COVID-19 lockdown

Santander, through Santander Universities, is supporting Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) with £25,000 of funding to help train staff to support student mental health and wellbeing.

GCU Researchers win funding for vital research to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

Addictions experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have been awarded more than £170,000 in Scottish Government funding to lead life-saving research to help tackle the country’s drug deaths challenge.

Nursing lecturer goes that extra mile to help students in Bangladesh through COVID-19 hardship

Bighearted nursing lecturer Dr Gordon Hill got on his marks to raise £500 by running 70km to support student nurses at Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing in Bangladesh and reached the finish line with almost three times his original target.

GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community