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New partnership gives power to bright sparks

A drive to boost pupil participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has received backing from the ScottishPower Foundation.

More city students set for university thanks to GCU Advanced Highers initiative

Pupils at Glasgow Caledonian University's (GCU) Advanced Higher Hub achieved an outstanding pass rate of 88% in this year's SQA examination diet − with four subjects achieving 100% pass rates.

UK still feels European solidarity, GCU research finds

UK citizens are still largely positive about the European Union (EU) – despite the Brexit decision. This is one of the latest findings from research conducted jointly by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and the University of Sheffield.

Supporting the Global Forum for Responsible Management Education

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE will speak at the 2017 Global Forum for Responsible Management Education — 7th PRME Assembly in conjunction with the United Nations High-Level

Celebrities get in the swing for Sir Alex Ferguson Golf Classic

Old Firm legends John Hartson and Walter Smith will be among a host of celebrities to join Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) honorary graduate and donor Sir Alex Ferguson CBE in raising funds for student scholarships and activities.

GCU researchers contribute to UK report on World Hepatitis Day

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have contributed to a major UK report, which found a recent fall in deaths from hepatitis C as a result of treatment from new direct-acting antiviral drugs.

Podiatry graduate is awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to study PhD

Podiatry graduate Benedictine Yen Chen Khor has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to return to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to work on a PhD.

Athlete James awarded funding to run in World University Games

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) student James Bowness is to represent Britain in the World University Games with the support of Sir Alex Ferguson and the Talented Athletes Programme.

COOL MUSIC project will enhance socially excluded young people's skills

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have developed a new music and video production programme to enhance social and practical skills among socially excluded young people in Edinburgh.

Researchers support sustainable community sheds project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are working on a new project supporting the development of social spaces known as ‘sheds’ to encourage community development and evidence enhanced health and wellbeing for the people using

Researchers conduct longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction study

Researchers from the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are conducting the longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction research project ever, working with women first

North Coast 500 is a tourism marketing success story

“Scotland's answer to Route 66 has caught the imagination of summer holidaymakers,” says Glasgow Caledonian University’s Professor John Lennon.