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Actor Gavin Mitchell and UNICEF ambassador Muzoon Almellehan honoured by GCU

Hundreds of students celebrated their graduation with one of Scotland's best-loved actors and a children’s rights campaigner on the last day of GCU's summer ceremonies.

Three inspirational women honoured by University for the Common Good

Three truly inspirational women received honorary degrees today (July 3) by Scotland’s University for the Common Good, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Sir Tom Hunter joins GCU graduation celebrations

Entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter has received an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for his "extraordinary commitment" to charitable causes across the world.

University unveils Gerard Burns' portrait of Chancellor Annie Lennox

A stunning portrait of Glasgow Caledonian University Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE, commissioned by the University and painted by Scottish artist Gerard Burns, has been unveiled.

New York graduates celebrate success at GCNYC

Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) has celebrated its second commencement ceremony.

GCU tees off major study into women's golf

Researchers are set to tee-off the first in-depth study of the history of women's golf in Scotland.

Gender equality put in international spotlight

Scotland's record on gender equality will be put in the international spotlight at a major economic conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

HPV vaccine for boys could slash head and neck cancer

Vaccinating schoolboys against the potentially deadly human papillomavirus (HPV) could reduce HPV related head and neck cancers in men in the long term, according to a team of Scottish researchers and clinicians.

Arctic study aims to boost Scotland's ties to northern neighbours

A new study highlighting opportunities to develop a closer relationship with Scotland's Arctic neighbours has been published by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

First Minister praises University's world-leading Centre for Climate Justice

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described the Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University as world-leading, following her address at the first global Forum on Climate Justice. The First Minister told

Dr Kerry Kennedy urges greater protection for environmental activists tackling climate change

The first World Forum on Climate Justice, being held at Glasgow Caledonian University, has heard two leading international figures call for a stronger connection between human rights and environmental activism.

Jings! Crivvens! Oor Wullie visits GCU

A famous face has made a surprise appearance on campus.