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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.

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.

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.

97 per cent of GCU students find work or further study after graduation

More than 97 per cent of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students are in work or further study six months after graduation, according to annual employment performance indicators.

Honorary trio join GCU summer graduations

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s School of Health and Life Sciences and School of Engineering and Built Environment have celebrated their graduation with a trio of special honorary guests.

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).

Graduate Stewart is awarded Darren Joliny Prize for outstanding performance

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) graduate Stewart Ward has been presented with the Darren Joliny Prize in recognition of his outstanding performance in the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism programme.

Xbox's 'father of invention' to be awarded honorary degree by GCU

Boyd Multerer – the man responsible for Xbox Live, the gaming and entertainment service now used by more than 46 million people worldwide – is to be awarded an honorary degree by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Special guests celebrate with graduates

Students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)'s Glasgow School for Business and Society today celebrated their graduation with a group of special honorary guests.