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Dr Annie Lennox OBE installed as University Chancellor

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Dr Annie Lennox OBE has been installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Nine to be honoured at summer graduations

During our summer graduations on July 3, 4 and 5, GCU will award nine honorary degrees in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds.

ACCA Scotland launches internship programme with GCU

Finance and accounting students at Glasgow Caledonian University will have the opportunity to develop their workplace skills with local business thanks to a new paid internship programme with ACCA Scotland.

Principal becomes founding trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK

GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has been appointed as a Founding Trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK (RFKHRUK), a human rights advocacy organisation established to keep Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy

Profitable sustainability discussed by Cara Smyth

Glasgow Caledonian New York College Vice President Cara Smyth has addressed the annual FashionistaCon summit on sustainability in the industry.

Prestigious EPAS re-accreditation for GSBS programmes

A suite of Glasgow School for Business and Society programmes have been awarded prestigious EPAS re-accreditation by the European Foundation for Management Development.

Call for further research into Hepatitis E infection

Leading scientists have outlined the challenges facing the food industry after pork, shellfish and soft fruits were implicated in a rise in Hepatitis E infection.

First Minister bowled over by community science event

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was bowled over by a community science event organised by Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCNYC's drive for sustainable fashion features in Forbes and Sustainable Jungle

GCNYC's leading role in “Driving the Sustainability Movement” in the $2.5 trillion fashion industry is being recognised in an in-depth Leadership article on

Insect burgers create buzz around GCU Community Science Day

Insect burgers could fly onto British menus as an alternative to beef, chicken and pork as the western world searches for new sources of protein, according to food security experts.

GCU students success in sustainable essay writing competition

The University’s excellence in the field of sustainability has propelled GCU students to outstanding performances in a national competition.

Creating social impact in corporate America

Glasgow Caledonian University New York College joined a panel of industry leaders to explore how to create social impact in corporate America.