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GCU Law Clinic nominated for Scott & Co Legal Award

GCU Law Clinic, a student-led and student-run initiative, will compete with some of the biggest names in the legal profession after being nominated for a prestigious award.

Appy New Year

A technology start-up that allows accommodations to offer an on-demand concierge service through a digital app has been the beneficiary of funding in the latest round of the Scottish Edge awards.

Graduate's therapy service to expand treatment to wheelchair users

Generous funding will allow wheelchair users to access revolutionary trampoline therapy for the first time.

Landmark partnership brings NHL ice hockey star to Glasgow

A top professional NHL ice-hockey player from North America has been attracted to the Braehead Clan thanks to a new partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University.

Former SFA chief to host psychology masterclass at GCU

The former chief executive of the Scottish Football Association is to host a masterclass at Glasgow Caledonian University on the importance of psychology in sport.

Bed bugs to become bedfellows?

We may all need to learn to live by side-by-side with bed bugs. That is the view of a Glasgow Caledonian University academic after she carried out a study in the south side of Glasgow.

Finance student named as rising star

A finance student from Glasgow Caledonian University has been named as one of the rising stars of the sector.

Hospitality industry needs to invest in managing graduate talent, says academic

The hospitality sector is facing a significant challenge from employee skills shortages as consumers increasingly look for experience-led services, a leading expert has warned.

Entrepreneur ambassadors to help business start-ups take flight

Start-up companies at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) looking to take the next step in business will receive expert advice and mentoring from leading industry figures thanks to a newly-launched scheme.

Drive to attract superyachts to the west coast of Scotland

Superyachts could appear regularly along the west coast of Scotland thanks to a new drive to market the shoreline as one of the most attractive cruising destinations in the world.

Expert urges HR to create 'good jobs' in the face of AI

The chief executive of the leading professional body of HR professionals has outlined the challenge posed by Artificial Intelligence to the world of work, in a keynote lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

HIV is far from the death sentence that it was, says sexual health expert

"Scotland is leading the way with the introduction of PrEP (HIV drugs taken to prevent HIV acquisition) with other countries now looking to us as an example of best practice,” says sexual health expert Professor Claudia Estcourt.