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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

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.

GCNYC Vice-President helps Marie Claire publish historic edition

Cara Smyth, Vice-President of Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC), joined Marie Claire’s Sustainable Fashion Advisory Board to support the latest issue dedicated to sustainability.

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

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.

GCU's Dr Wersun recognised for supporting PRME initiatives

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s Dr Alec Wersun has been recognised for his leadership and commitment to Responsible Management Education (PRME) at the 2017 Global Forum celebrating ten years of the initiative.

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.

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.

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.

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.