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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).

Should have gone to GCU!

The founders of Specsavers, Dame Mary Perkins and her husband Doug Perkins, are to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

World-renowned photographer to be honoured by GCU

Award-winning Scottish photographer Harry Benson CBE will be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) during the University’s summer graduations on Wednesday, July 5.

Nobel Peace Prize winner and anti-landmine campaigner to be honoured by GCU

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and anti-landmine campaigner Jerry White is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU names Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2017

Alec Thomas and Emma Hale win the prestigious awards for their achievements in running and golf respectively.

GCU's Dr Wersun takes PRME UK role

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Senior Lecturer Dr Alec Wersun has been elected Chair of the UK & Ireland Chapter of Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Researchers win prestigious microfinance research award

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers from the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Dr Olga Biosca and Enrico Bellazzecca, have won a prestigious research award.

GCU appoints new lay governors to its Court

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has appointed four new lay governors to its governing body, the University Court.

Celebrating student success in the School of Engineering and Built Environment

The annual School of Engineering and Built Environment prize-giving ceremony celebrated outstanding academic achievement last night (June 29).

Honorary guests join GCU summer graduations

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will celebrate the achievements of an award-winning photojournalist, the founders of the world's largest private optician chain, a film visual effects wizard, Microsoft Xbox's 'father of invention', the United

UN Global Compact founder Georg Kell to be honoured by GCU

Founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate sustainability initiative, Georg Kell is to be honoured by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

Researchers investigate innovative rehabilitation techniques for arthritis patients

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have received a £1.8m grant to examine the effectiveness of a new way of improving and maintaining walking ability in people who suffer from the painful and disabling symptoms of early rheumatoid