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Project launch marks International Zero Tolerance Day for FGM

Schoolgirls of African descent joined Scottish Minister for Equalities Christina McKelvie and Glasgow's Lord Provost Eva Bolander to launch a community-led research project to mark International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM

GCU graduate wins Scottish Degree Student of the Year

A graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University has been named Scottish Degree Student of the Year at the British Education Awards.

Facebook users blame victims for cyber abuse

Disturbing new research has found that Facebook users are more likely to blame victims for online abuse than the perpetrators because people may have become numb to cyberbullying.

GCU to become European hub for youth volunteering

More than 5000 young people are to be matched with volunteering opportunities across Europe as part of a major study led by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Councils urged to bin recycling boxes after study reveals refuse-collector health issues

Recycling bags and boxes put out with household and business rubbish could lead to an increase in health problems for refuse collectors, a Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) expert has warned.

Experts call for urgent action over new superbug threat

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have warned that Scottish hospitals are at risk of a new potentially deadly superbug outbreak unless attitudes towards vital screening change.

Former Iceland president praises GCU Arctic policy mapping report

The Centre for Climate Justice has been praised by His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, former President of Iceland, for its Arctic Policy Mapping Report.

GSBS hosts business reception to strengthen industry links

Around 60 business partners attended a reception to celebrate Glasgow Caledonian University's links with industry and further develop internships, placements, and research opportunities for students.

Moffat Centre masterplan to transform Ayrshire tourism

A tourism masterplan devised by the Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University is set to attract thousands of extra visitors to the west coast of Scotland.

Cream of student talent at Celtic Connections on Campus

The cream of student talent will be back on stage and behind the scenes at Celtic Connections on Campus, GCU’s annual lunchtime concert series.

GCU showcases help for veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) and Veterans Scotland are hosting Scotland’s first major event on Tuesday (January 15) to showcase how universities and colleges are helping Armed Forces veterans find new

Assessment process update for January exams

To ensure that no students are disadvantaged in their academic performance, we wish to reassure all students that all assessment boards will consider each individual student and their module performance in discussion with external examiners.