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Mental health boost for students emerging from COVID-19 lockdown

Santander, through Santander Universities, is supporting Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) with £25,000 of funding to help train staff to support student mental health and wellbeing.

Nursing lecturer goes that extra mile to help students in Bangladesh through COVID-19 hardship

Bighearted nursing lecturer Dr Gordon Hill got on his marks to raise £500 by running 70km to support student nurses at Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing in Bangladesh and reached the finish line with almost three times his original target.

GCU Researchers win funding for vital research to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

Addictions experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have been awarded more than £170,000 in Scottish Government funding to lead life-saving research to help tackle the country’s drug deaths challenge.

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 majority of Scots support drug consumption rooms

A new study by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Liverpool has found for the first time that the majority of Scots support the introduction of drug consumption rooms

SHLS Dean joins the COVID-19 frontline

GCU School of Health and Life Sciences Dean Professor Andrea Nelson has returned to the nursing frontline to help out on COVID-19.

Major improvements in GCU student satisfaction

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

Celebrating the Class of 2020

We kick off our graduation celebrations with a special message from our Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE

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.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University’s excellence in vision science has been recognised with a top ranking in the latest Complete University Guide, which rated GCU first in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology and Orthoptics.

Sir Alex Ferguson backs graduate scheme

Sir Alex Ferguson is backing a scheme to help Glasgow Caledonian University graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Our Darkest Time: Lamentable loss of life

A message from Professor Pamela Gillies, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.