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GCU student picks up SQA Star Award for volunteering

A third-year student who volunteers in his local community as a sports coach was honoured at the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Star Awards 2017

GCU hosts major seminar on 'Insider Threat' in the workplace

Security experts from major public and private sector organisations have examined the threat posed by rogue employees at a seminar hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Corks pop on minimum pricing decision

It is heartening that Scotland is leading the way in implementing minimum unit pricing, just as it led the way with the smoking ban in public places.

New eye technology to help optometry students lead the fight against diabetes

A device that can aid the detection of diabetes through the eye has been donated to Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fuel poverty research demonstrates impact

Research by Glasgow Caledonian University's Dr Keith Baker has contributed to a Scottish Government decision to review its definition of fuel poverty.

GCU Law Clinic alumnus lands prestigious traineeship

A former director of the student-led GCU Law Clinic has landed a prestigious traineeship with the WS Society, a historic Scottish legal body.

Silver success for Sian

Second-year student Sian Bamping has returned laden with silver from the World Unified Championships in Carrara, Italy.

GCU London honours public health professor

The University presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Mike Kelly at its winter graduation ceremony.

Inaugural Common Good Award presented to student

GCU student Joanna McAleer has become the first recipient of a Common Good Award digital badge for 'Active and Global Citizenship'.

Working together against gender-based violence

GCU is developing a comprehensive support network for students and staff affected by sexual and gender-based violence.

Computing giant Dell to provide industry mentors for students

Female computing students at GCU are taking part in a new initiative aimed at attracting and retaining women within the IT sector.

African super fruit firm wins £5000 at Virgin Media competition

GCU graduate and entrepreneur Isatou Njai has won £5,000 for her company and a meet-and-greet with Sir Richard Branson after triumphing in a Virgin Media business event.