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Online auction helps raise £22,000 for Marzaroli archive

The enormous public affection for the work of celebrated Glasgow photographer Oscar Marzaroli has helped kick-start a fundraising campaign to enable the University to make his entire photography archive available to the public.

Collective action is needed to tackle child poverty

Collective action and radical ideas will be required to eradicate child poverty in Scotland, a major conference at Glasgow Caledonian University heard.

Graduation fees removed from summer 2020

The University is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with the Students' Association to remove graduation fees for all GCU students from next summer.

Hospital mattress research helps find effective way to reduce bedsores

Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Health and Life Sciences Dean, Professor Andrea Nelson, has been involved in a major study which found that mattresses costing the NHS £1,000 were "only marginally better" at preventing

GCU celebrates social enterprise at John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Glasgow Caledonian University celebrated the history of social enterprise and the future of the sector at the 2019 John Pearce Memorial Lecture.

Global social innovation leaders attend ISIRC 2019

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting one of the world's biggest conferences on social innovation.

Take a walk through the city's war

Explore wartime Glasgow with PhD student Kevin Morrison this month.

UHatch start-up named as one of 2019's top 50 companies to watch

A business supported by GCU's entrepreneurial hub has been named as one of the top 50 companies to watch by a prestigious US magazine.

Celebrated photographer Oscar Marzaroli's archive is donated to GCU

A priceless photography archive containing iconic Scottish images taken by the celebrated photographer Oscar Marzaroli has been donated by his family to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU London makes Sustainable Fashion statement

The British School of Fashion, based at GCU London, is boosting its expertise in Sustainable Fashion with the appointment of a leading academic.

Leading expert on ageing gives advice to older people to help cut long hospital stays

Glasgow Caledonian University Ageing and Health Professor Dawn Skelton is urging older people in Scotland to seek simple help to prevent a lengthy stay in hospital.

GCU engineers power wind turbine idea

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) could help bring power to refugee camps and disaster areas across the world.