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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.

Putting the Common Good first

A voice will be given to the voiceless in South Africa thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s Common Good First project.

Glasgow Caledonian University played key role in North Coast 500 success, says Tom Campbell

The man tasked with driving forward one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes paid tribute to Glasgow Caledonian University for helping to make it a success.

Poignant letter portrays torment of Great War's forgotten pacifists

As the centenary of the Armistice approaches, the actor Gary Lewis has contributed a powerful reading of the intimate correspondence which is held in Glasgow Caledonian University's archive.

GCU expertise to power Ghana's growing oil and gas industry

Glasgow Caledonian University has signed a partnership agreement with the Petroleum Commission, Ghana, to design and deliver work-based education solutions for Ghana's growing oil and gas industry.

GCU London secures major research grant to work in Latin America and Europe

GCU London is to lead a £615,000 project to help academics and university staff across Latin America and Europe work effectively with students from diverse cultures.

GCU hosts launch of migrant and refugee skills recognition project

A pilot project, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), to set up Scotland's first migrant and refugee skills recognition and accreditation hub, has been launched by Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn MSP.

Get hands on with science at Explorathon

School of Engineering and Built Environment researchers will be sharing their work with the community at a series of Explorathon events – a celebration of science held across Scotland this month.

Brexit could spell the end of cut-price holidays

Professor John Lennon, Director of the Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism at Glasgow Caledonian University, has warned the days of cheap travel insurance could also be over as travellers will need cover for flight delays and medical repatriation

Dr Annie Lennox OBE installed as University Chancellor

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, social activist and philanthropist Dr Annie Lennox OBE has been installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Nine to be honoured at summer graduations

During our summer graduations on July 3, 4 and 5, GCU will award nine honorary degrees in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds.

Principal becomes founding trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK

GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has been appointed as a Founding Trustee of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK (RFKHRUK), a human rights advocacy organisation established to keep Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy