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Glasgow Caledonian University seeks security leaders to join specialist MBA programme

Two ground-breaking new university qualifications will help professionalise and shape the security sector in the UK, according to industry experts.

GCU named as UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been recognised as a UK leader in championing social mobility.

Malmaison and Dakota founder checks in for the 2019 Moffat Awards

​One of the biggest names in the UK's hospitality sector talked about his love for the hotel trade at the 2019 Moffat Lecture and Awards at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Chancellor sings University's praises at SEC Armadillo special event

Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE has spoken of her pride in her role at Glasgow Caledonian University during an evening of conversation, musical performance and visual imagery at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow.

Researchers investigate impact of alcohol price law on homeless people

Scotland's first study into the impact of new alcohol minimum unit pricing law on homeless drinkers is being led by experts from the University’s Substance Use and Misuse research group.

Silver seal of approval for “outstanding” support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured by the Ministry of Defence with a Silver Award for its outstanding support of Armed Forces veterans and their families.

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.