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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.

Honorary guests from business, healthcare and television join summer graduations

Honorary guests from business, healthcare, television and academic governance joined hundreds of students celebrating on the second day of GCU's summer graduation ceremonies.

Goal of 'no poverty' in UK a remote possibility without urgent action

Demand for foodbanks and crisis funds will continue to rise as the UK Government shows a disregard for the realities of poverty, according to a new report which tracks the country’s progress towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable

Special guests join GSBS students at summer graduation

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s Glasgow School for Business and Society today celebrated their graduations with special honorary guests.

Honorary degree for campaigner against war crimes

An internationally acclaimed campaigner against genocide and sexual violence has spoken of her continuing fight for justice for women victims of war in Bosnia, more than 20 years after the conflict ended.