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Master of TV drama Jed Mercurio shares scriptwriting secrets

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio and Scots actor Martin Compston took time out from filming the latest series of the BBC thriller to meet the next generation of scriptwriting talent at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers celebrate landmark social enterprise research

Researchers have marked the completion of one of the largest ever research programmes on social enterprise with a celebration event at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU Law Clinic triumphs at the Law Awards of Scotland

GCU Law Clinic - the student-led initiative which offers free legal advice - has triumphed at the prestigious Law Awards of Scotland.

Youngest MP becomes GCU's oldest PhD graduate

A former Labour government minister who was once the youngest MP to be elected to Westminster has become Glasgow Caledonian University's oldest PhD graduate at the age of 76.

GCU Professor clinches top gender equality award for hard-hitting blog

Congratulations to GCU Professor of Criminology and Sociology Lesley McMillan for winning the prestigious Write to End Violence Against Women Awards Best Blog category.

From script to screen with MA TV graduate Lorna Martin

The first graduate of GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course to create an original TV series returned to campus this week to run a workshop for the class of 2018.

Student entrepreneurs crowned UK champions

GCU's Enactus students have been named as the most effective team in the UK for promoting entrepreneurial action and social innovation.

retailTRUST and Hammerson support next generation of retail talent

Ambitious young entrepreneurs are to share in £30,000 worth of funding to help launch their own retail businesses in Glasgow and London.

EastEnders star Ann Mitchell hails GCU screenwriting talent

EastEnders and Widows star Ann Mitchell hailed the "incredibly impressive" scripts produced by students on GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course during a script-reading workshop.

Breakfast at Barrio 13

Mark Majewsky Anderson, Director of Research and Innovation, discusses a consortium of Latin American and European universities, led by GCU, which has established special units to help transform communities such as Barrio 13.

Made for TV

Leading figures from the television industry joined graduates, students and staff to celebrate 10 years of GCU's pioneering MA TV Fiction Writing course.

GCU takes Taggart scripts into custody

Taggart star Blythe Duff has donated all of her scripts from the iconic detective show to the archives at Glasgow Caledonian University.