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GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community

Research shows government scheme drives positive community change

A Scottish Government policy aimed at giving community groups more control of the buildings and land in their neighbourhood has led to enhanced services, community spirit and recreational activities, a study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

Forces in Mind Trust awards grant to GCU to evaluate a life-changing project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a grant by the Forces in Mind Trust to evaluate a potentially life-changing employment training project for injured veterans in Scotland.

GCU and Crear make wedding tourism vow

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has teamed up with one of Scotland's most successful wedding venues in a bid to encourage international guests to explore the rest of the country during their stay.

Skye "highly vulnerable" to international travel slump

Skye is “highly vulnerable” to the downturn in international visitors amid the coronavirus pandemic as a new study reveals tourism is worth £211million a year to the island.

Major improvements in GCU student satisfaction

The University has seen widespread improvement across the board in the National Student Survey 2020.

Scotland's social history gets comic book reboot

Scotland's rich history of social enterprise and community action will be retold in comic book form as part of a new £76,300 project backed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Yunus Centre celebrates 10-year anniversary

Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus today hailed the "amazing" success of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

GCU puts TV and film sustainability centre stage

Glasgow Caledonian University is taking action to help cut the carbon footprint of future television and film productions.

COVID-19 puts "European solidarity at risk"

Covid-19 has put the solidarity between EU countries at risk, according to a new study.

Demand for emergency food increasing as pressure mounts on volunteers

‚ÄčThe demand for emergency food supplies sparked by COVID-19 is continuing to increase amid growing concern about the wellbeing of food bank volunteers, according to new research published by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Fashion designer switches from wedding dresses to NHS scrubs

A fashion technician from Glasgow Caledonian University has switched from designing bespoke wedding dresses to mass-producing scrubs for the NHS to help in the fight against COVID-19.