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GCU leads £540,000 research project to protect historic fishing village

The Aberdeenshire fishing village that inspired the artist Joan Eardley's paintings will be protected from coastal erosion, flooding and landslides as part of a research project led by Glasgow Caledonian University.

The embodiment of the Common Good

More GCU students were given the opportunity to realise their dreams and ambitions at the 2018 Magnus Magnusson Awards Celebration Event last night.

Inspirational Abdullah Alotaiq is Student of the Year

The School of Engineering and Built Environment’s Abdullah Alotaiq has been named GCU’s Student of the Year in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the University community.

A tribute to Baroness Tessa Jowell

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE remembers Baroness Tessa Jowell

GCU hosts Caledonian Creates showcase

A smartphone app designed to offer help and advice to sleep-deprived new fathers is one of the many highlights of a showcase of creative work by students from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers walking on sunshine at Qatar World Cup

Solar power is moving from the rooftops to the streets at the 2022 FIFA World Cup – thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University research.

Get well soon, Sir Alex

Students and staff at Glasgow Caledonian University are wishing Sir Alex Ferguson CBE a speedy recovery after his sudden illness at the weekend.

One weekend to save the planet

Applied Games students from Glasgow Caledonian University helped negotiators at a global conference understand climate events that could dramatically change the planet.

GCU researchers impress UK's top scientist

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, visited GCU's early-career researchers and graduate students to learn about their work.

Award for gender equality

The School of Engineering and Built Environment has been presented with a prestigious Athena SWAN Award in recognition of its commitment to promoting gender equality among students and staff.

Book now for GCU Fashion Showcase 2018

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host a spectacular catwalk show featuring work from the next generation of fashion designers later this month.

Students pitch ideas to turn Glasgow into music tourism destination

Glasgow can become one of the world’s most popular cities for music tourism if it can unlock its vast potential, according to industry experts.