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Cold Case Unit working with Police Scotland to solve 15-year mystery

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Cold Case Unit is working with Police Scotland to help identify the body of a woman washed ashore on a beach 15-years ago.

Tribute to inspirational honorary graduate

One of Scotland's leading 20th-Century industrialists, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, has died at the age of 95.

Professor Yunus: "The world is on fire. Young people are the planet's only hope"

The world is burning and young people are the planet's only hope, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus told Glasgow Caledonian University's second COP26 Green Zone event.

GCU staff and students join doctors on COP26 bike ride

Staff and students from Glasgow Caledonian University School of Health and Life Sciences got on their bikes to support 70 doctors in a 500-mile Ride for their Lives COP26 event.

Drag shows 'boost happiness and wellbeing of audiences'

Drag shows increase the happiness and mental wellbeing of audiences and can help ease anxiety and depression, according to a new study.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

MA TV Fiction Writing scripts return of Mark Stevenson

A star graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing is returning to the University as a lecturer to help develop the next generation of UK screenwriters.

GCU launches toolkit to help roll out Men's Sheds across the UK

Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a new 'toolkit' to help increase the number of Men's Sheds across the UK after research showed they improve the mental and social wellbeing of older men.

Agreement offers career kickstart to finance talent

GCU has teamed up with the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to help students take additional qualifications to kickstart their career in insurance and financial advice.

GCU joint top Scottish university for graduate full-time employment

GCU is the joint top university in Scotland for graduates who are in full-time work 15 months after completing their studies.

Echo-chambers on social media radicalise young people, according to study

Extremist groups are using echo-chambers on social media to radicalise and recruit young people across Europe, according to a new study.

An appreciation of Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at GCU

Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at the London campus of our University, sadly passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. His loss will be deeply felt by the many students he inspired.