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Entrepreneurship at the heart of conference

The University will be a hub of ideas and innovation for the next three days at its hosts the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) for the first time.

High-profile media names to attend roadshow

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is to host a Question Time-style roadshow in conjunction with the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).

The Common Weal resonates with employability, says Minister for Employability

The Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn MSP was speaking to apprentices and employers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) at an event to discuss the new graduate apprenticeship schemes.

Research looks to rescue diminishing resource

Global phosphorus reserves could run out within a century, which could have serious consequences for the agricultural industry.

Sir Alex Ferguson golf event will change the lives of GCU students

Sir Alex Ferguson assembled a team of sporting legends and celebrities for a round of golf that raised £73,000 to offer talented students life-changing experiences.

Graduate Level Apprenticeships are a ‘game changer’ for higher education

The opportunity to study for a degree while in employment will be the subject of discussion between academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

Webcams help parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can assist the early bonding process for parents of premature babies found that the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby 24/7 in neonatal units.

Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.

Podiatry students help athletes put feet first

Podiatry students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) volunteered at the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield earlier this month.

GCU to investigate highway-construction impact on water environment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is looking to overcome the ecological damage caused by poor drainage during major highway construction work.

Europe Office receives €1m funding for social innovation project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is leading a major European project aimed at growing social innovation within Europe’s local communities.