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Youngest MP becomes GCU's oldest PhD graduate

A former Labour government minister who was once the youngest MP to be elected to Westminster has become Glasgow Caledonian University's oldest PhD graduate at the age of 76.

GCU Professor clinches top gender equality award for hard-hitting blog

Congratulations to GCU Professor of Criminology and Sociology Lesley McMillan for winning the prestigious Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Best Blog category.

Red Ribbons to Red Runs – show your support for World AIDS Day

Staff and students are being urged to support a series of events on campus this week to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.

From script to screen with MA TV graduate Lorna Martin

The first graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course to create an original TV series returned to campus this week to run a workshop for the class of 2018.

Rugby hero Doddie Weir honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University

"Life's about enjoying yourself. Don’t wait for tomorrow, do what you can do today and have no regrets."

World War II shipyard worker Janet Harvey receives honorary degree

"Work as hard as you can to reach your goals." Those were the inspiring words of Second World War shipyard electrician Janet Harvey. The 96-year-old was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering in recognition of her outstanding

Schoolkids get lessons on how SNOT to spread germs

Eight university researchers and lecturers went back to school to teach primary pupils how to stop the spread of infection with a fun lesson from Professor Snot to celebrate World Antibiotic Awareness Week.

GCU welcomes delegation from India

A delegation from Chandigarh University in India was welcomed onto campus today to formally sign a renewed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two institutions.

Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.

retailTRUST and Hammerson support next generation of retail talent

Ambitious young entrepreneurs are to share in £30,000 worth of funding to help launch their own retail businesses in Glasgow and London.

Student entrepreneurs crowned UK champions

GCU's Enactus students have been named as the most effective team in the UK for promoting entrepreneurial action and social innovation.

Student nursing intake to reach record high

Health Secretary and GCU alumna Jeane Freeman returned to campus to announce an increase in student nursing and midwifery places in Scotland for 2019/20.