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Graduate Level Apprenticeships are a ‘game changer’ for higher education

The opportunity to study for a degree while in employment will be the subject of discussion between academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

GCU to investigate highway-construction impact on water environment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is looking to overcome the ecological damage caused by poor drainage during major highway construction work.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.

Europe Office receives €1m funding for social innovation project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is leading a major European project aimed at growing social innovation within Europe’s local communities.

Podiatry students help athletes put feet first

Podiatry students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) volunteered at the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield earlier this month.

Physio students get rub of the Green

Building on partnerships with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) and Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Glasgow Caledonian University physiotherapy students will be providing welcome relief for competitors at the Grand Masters Hockey at Glasgow Green.

Award-winning business to ease customs problems

A Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) PhD student is looking to help solve world-trade issues through an innovative business.

BEAM Centre set for September launch event

Safe water, construction health and safety, and energy efficiency are just some of the themes being tackled by an innovative centre at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU top modern Scottish university for graduate employment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been ranked top modern university in Scotland for graduates who are in work or further study three years after completing their studies.

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.