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Fortnite gamers are not addicted, says GCU researcher

Fortnite, the game which has taken the world by storm, is not addictive, according to a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher.

Principal joins expert UN panel to explore sustainability in the jewellery industry

The Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has joined the United Nations’s Lene Wendland on a panel investigating how the jewellery industry can engage with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Times Higher Education ranks GCU student experience as the second most improved in the UK

Glasgow Caledonian University has been named as the second most improved university in the UK for student experience, in a survey by Times Higher Education.

GCU student non-continuation rate bests national average

The non-continuation rate for full-time first degree students at Glasgow Caledonian University has reached a record low and is now below the Scottish average.

Footballing suffragette among Scotland’s sporting heroines in new women’s Hall of Fame

Scotland’s unsung sporting heroines - including a footballing suffragette - are to be honoured in a new Hall of Fame

University community joins International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day (IWD), today, Thursday March 8, we have had a great response from students, academics, and alumni supporting the global campaign to #PressforProgress.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Entrepreneur Isatou Njai awarded prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship

GCU graduate and entrepreneur Isatou Njai has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship.

The British School of Fashion launches world’s first Master’s degree in Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing

The British School of Fashion at GCU London has launched the world’s first MSc Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing.

I'm not a pity case, Glasgow Caledonian University student tells event at Holyrood

“I'm not a pity case,” Glasgow Caledonian University student tells Holyrood

Yunus Centre to explore integration through the labour market

The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health is hosting Here to Stay? an exploration of migrant refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market next month in Brussels.

Game Jam offers opportunity for female developers, says academic

As the Global Game Jam comes to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for its tenth anniversary, academic Dr Romana Ramzan says it is a timely reminder that women have an important role to play in the industry.