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Mental health boost for students emerging from COVID-19 lockdown

Santander, through Santander Universities, is supporting Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) with £25,000 of funding to help train staff to support student mental health and wellbeing.

Nursing lecturer goes that extra mile to help students in Bangladesh through COVID-19 hardship

Bighearted nursing lecturer Dr Gordon Hill got on his marks to raise £500 by running 70km to support student nurses at Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing in Bangladesh and reached the finish line with almost three times his original target.

GCU Researchers win funding for vital research to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

Addictions experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have been awarded more than £170,000 in Scottish Government funding to lead life-saving research to help tackle the country’s drug deaths challenge.

GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community

Research shows majority of Scots support drug consumption rooms

A new study by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Liverpool has found for the first time that the majority of Scots support the introduction of drug consumption rooms

Forces in Mind Trust awards grant to GCU to evaluate a life-changing project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a grant by the Forces in Mind Trust to evaluate a potentially life-changing employment training project for injured veterans in Scotland.

Research shows government scheme drives positive community change

A Scottish Government policy aimed at giving community groups more control of the buildings and land in their neighbourhood has led to enhanced services, community spirit and recreational activities, a study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

University to help shape African coronavirus recovery

The experiences of people in Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus pandemic are to be recorded by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers with the aim of changing future government and NGO thinking.

SHLS Dean joins the COVID-19 frontline

GCU School of Health and Life Sciences Dean Professor Andrea Nelson has returned to the nursing frontline to help out on COVID-19.

GCU and Crear make wedding tourism vow

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has teamed up with one of Scotland's most successful wedding venues in a bid to encourage international guests to explore the rest of the country during their stay.

Knowledge is power

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have been tasked with improving the reliability of power generators that are being used in some of the world's harshest environments – from the Sahara Desert to the Amazon Rainforest.

GCU eye specialist secures vital funding to help stroke survivors with vision problems

​A leading stroke charity has awarded Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researcher Dr Christine Hazelton five years of funding to improve the lives of people who suffer vision problems after a stroke.