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Student returns to tell the inside story

A former student of the MA in TV Fiction Writing Philip Wright was back on campus yesterday to talk to current students about his career since leaving.

GCU joins major research project into UK productivity

Glasgow Caledonian University is to play a key role in assessing how increased productivity can lead to higher wages and a better standard of living for millions of people.

GCU launches the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit

More than 100 policy experts, campaigners, and leading academics gathered for the official launch of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Stereotypes about women's drinking branded unfair and unhelpful

The stigmatisation of women's drinking, and the sexualisation of women in alcohol advertising, will be highlighted at the Scottish Parliament today by policymakers, academics, researchers and politicians.

Late night opening would make heritage attractions more appealing to young people

Late night opening hours, special events and historical re-enactments, would help make heritage tourist attractions more attractive to young people.

GCU student non-continuation rate bests national average

The non-continuation rate for full-time first degree students at Glasgow Caledonian University has reached a record low and is now below the Scottish average.

Students create campaigns for fashion label GANT

BA(Hons) International Fashion Branding students have presented a series of communications campaigns to global label GANT.

Footballing suffragette among Scotland’s sporting heroines in new women’s Hall of Fame

Scotland’s unsung sporting heroines - including a footballing suffragette - are to be honoured in a new Hall of Fame

University community joins International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day (IWD), today, Thursday March 8, we have had a great response from students, academics, and alumni supporting the global campaign to #PressforProgress.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Call for greater diversity in the boardroom

Companies need to recruit board members from a wide range of backgrounds who can question the status quo in organisations, according to a major new report into risk management.

Innovative GCU programme returns hundreds of nurses to NHS

Hundreds of nurses who had left the NHS are now back on the wards, thanks to an education programme which recruits nurses and midwives back to the profession.