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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.

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.

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).

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.

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 appoints new lay governors to its Court

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

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).

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).