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Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

GCU students give life-saving CPR lessons

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University have been sharing life-saving CPR skills.

Football used as scapegoat for domestic violence

An in-depth study from researchers at GCU finds that using football as an excuse for domestic abuse can trivialise the issue.

GCU academic joins global political experts on IPSA executive

An academic from GCU has been elected onto the executive committee of the International Political Studies Association.

New study to test if Hepatitis C could be eliminated

A new research study will test whether treating people for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) could help to eliminate the virus. The initiative is being announced on the eve of World Hepatitis Day, Saturday July 28 2018.

A tribute to Dr Don McCarthy CBE, Founding Donor of British School of Fashion

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Pamela Gillies CBE, has led the University’s tributes for Dr Don McCarthy CBE, who sadly passed away after a long and courageous battle against cancer.

GCNYC receives Candidate for Accreditation Status from MSCHE

On June 21, 2018, the Commissioners of the Middle States Commission for Higher Education voted to accept the Accreditation Readiness Report and to grant Candidate for Accreditation status to Glasgow Caledonian New York College.

Engineering Development Trust award for student Taylor

Taylor Aitchison has won the Engineering Development Trust's Scottish Contribution to the Business Award for his outstanding business improvement project.

Marketing students generate ideas to promote meningitis vaccines

Snapchat filters could be used to promote meningitis vaccines in secondary schools, under proposals put forward to NHS Health Scotland by marketing students from GCU.

GCU and The HALO to bring work-based education to communities

Glasgow Caledonian University has signed a partnership with the urban regeneration group The HALO to bring work-based education to the heart of communities.

Journalism graduate Stephen Crouse wins the 2018 Darren Joliny Prize

Graduate Stephen Crouse is this year's winner of the Darren Joliny Prize, in recognition of his outstanding performance in the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism programme.

Equality and human rights champion completes GCU summer graduations

Equality champion Yvonne Strachan CBE received an honorary degree on the final day of GCU's summer graduations, to round off a week where more than 2600 students graduated and Dr Annie Lennox was installed as the University's first female Chancellor.