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University joins 1050 education institutions pledging to reach net-zero by 2050

Glasgow Caledonian University has joined 1050 universities and colleges from 68 countries pledging to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

GCU to host Global Health and Climate Conference during COP26

​Health professionals and leaders from around the world will be attending the global health and climate conference at GCU, on November 6, during the COP26 UN climate change conference.

Students are game for saving the planet

A series of videogames will be created this weekend during a 48-hour development marathon in a bid to educate players about climate issues and possible solutions.

Pandemic impact on senior charge nurses and midwives explored

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on senior charge nurses and midwives will be explored as part of a new study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Stirling.

GCU Principal pays tribute to Scottish football great Dr Walter Smith OBE

GCU's Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has shared the following statement to mark the passing of Dr Walter Smith OBE.

GCU’s global health expert to brief COP26 delegates on co-benefits of climate action

The climate crisis is an opportunity to improve our health, welfare and economy, according to top global health scientist Professor Sebastien Chastin.

GCU announces packed COP26 programme to promote climate justice

Glasgow Caledonian University has unveiled a packed programme for COP26 which includes exclusive events with our Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox OBE, Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and former Irish President Dr Mary Robinson.

Dr Annie Lennox OBE writes about her anxiety and dread for future generations who will inherit the full impact of climate change.

As Glasgow prepares for the COP26 conference, Glasgow Caledonian University Chancellor and Scottish singer-songwriter Dr Annie Lennox OBE shares her fears for the world's future generations who will inherit the full impact of the Climate Emergency.

Leading the Race to Resilience

Glasgow Caledonian University will provide expert analysis to the United Nations at COP26 in a bid to help people better cope with the impact of climate change.

Jamie Hepburn MSP visits GCU

Jamie Hepburn MSP, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Higher Education and Further Education, Youth Employment and Training, paid a visit to our Glasgow campus today, October 6.

Professor Jafry to lead conversation on climate change and human rights

Professor Tahseen Jafry will join the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) to discuss the effects of climate change on human rights.

Call for urgent action on ‘burgeoning’ global mental-health crisis linked to climate change

Climate experts called for urgent action on the “burgeoning” mental-health crisis sweeping the globe on the final day of the World Forum on Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University.