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GCU engineers have made it a CIOB hat-trick

GCU engineering students have achieved a hat-trick for the University after heading to Hong Kong for the final of the CIOB Global Student Challenge.

Scots show solidarity with vulnerable groups

Research conducted at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has revealed that people in Scotland and Northern Ireland feel much stronger solidarity with vulnerable groups in society than other parts of the UK do.

A vision for the future as GCU receives donation from leading Scottish company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the only University in Scotland to offer Optometry, has received a boost from the Robert Barr Charitable Trust to further enhance its clinical investigation facility.

GCU graduate turns freelance bug bounty hunter

Over the summer, students usually support themselves with a little part-time work – anything from pulling pints behind a bar to stacking shelves in a supermarket.

GCU welcomes international students to summer school 2017

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s International Summer School 2017 will begin on July 18, with 120 students of 14 different nationalities travelling to Glasgow to take part over three weeks.

From the Gorbals to the Caribbean and back again

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are helping to bring the Gorbals Cross clock tower and fountain back to Glasgow, 85 years after its demolition.

Students join team at GCU’s Fair Fashion Center in New York

Two Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are taking a bite of the Big Apple this summer after being selected by Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Programme.

Researchers call for stroke patients for exercise research programme

One fifth of stroke survivors are unable to walk - a group known as ‘non-ambulatory’ stroke survivors.

Researchers trial care home incontinence treatment

A research team from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is testing the effectiveness of mild electrical stimulation of the leg to reduce incontinence in care homes.

GCU scoops Herald award for Academic Support Team of the Year

GCU has won an award in the third annual Herald Higher Education Awards. The School of Health and Life Science's Learning Development Centre won the category for Academic Support Team of the Year.

GCU inspires schoolgirls to pick STEM

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is playing a key role in inspiring schoolchildren to study STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.

Visual effects expert to receive GCU honour

Visual effects wizard Steve Begg is taking a break from working on the latest Liam Neeson movie to pick up an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).