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The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).

Cara ignites sustainability awareness at Marie Claire forum

Marie Claire magazine hosted its first ever sustainability forum last week – and Glasgow Caledonian New York College was at the heart of it.

Professor Gartland to address 500 global delegates in conference keynote speech

Professor Kevan Gartland is to give the keynote speech at the prestigious European Biotechnology Congress in Athens this month.

Landmark agreement with Singapore to improve nursing care

Nursing academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will begin delivering a nursing programme in one of the world’s top ranking healthcare systems this summer. GCU has signed a five-year partnership with Singapore’s PSB Academy,

RICS’ Rising Stars to join cutting-edge forum on built environment

Four School of Engineering and Built Environment students have been invited to join The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Rising Stars programme.

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.