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GCU named in world’s top universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021.

Younger people hit hardest by COVID-19 lockdown – new research reveals

First mental health study of its kind shows that younger adults and people with pre-existing health conditions are bearing the brunt of lockdown

New Knowledge Transfer Partnership will address skills shortage

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lend its expertise to an Ayrshire-based engineering company in a bid to address a sector-wide skills shortage.

Sexual health research highlights new ways of engaging women of colour at risk of HIV

Research carried out by sexual health expert Professor Claudia Estcourt, US research student Sarah Nakasone and colleagues has found that much more needs to be done to ensure women of colour at risk of HIV have access to PrEP (pre-exposure

Governments need to be honest with public as the world emerges from lockdown

Governments need to be honest with the public about the trade-offs being made to reopen large sectors of the economy post-lockdown, according to a newly-published paper by leading health economists at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University

Gender diversity boosts the financial performance of firms

Increasing gender diversity in FTSE100 boardrooms has had a "positive and significant" effect on the financial performance of firms, according to a new study.

Mobility-based programme gets green light

Glasgow Caledonian’s bid to jointly host a climate-themed Master’s programme with some of Europe’s top universities has been successful.

Cambridge dream now a reality for Advanced Higher Hub pupil Rachel

Rachel Thomson is overjoyed. With her three A grades finally confirmed, she knows she is off to Cambridge University to study Economics.

GCU and Harris Tweed project has stylish finish

Glasgow Caledonian University is to launch a range of merchandise incorporating the world-famous Harris Tweed fabric following a successful student design project.

GCU pledges support to Advance HE's Declaration on Anti-Racism

Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE is joining other principals from universities across Scotland in an Advance HE Declaration on Anti-Racism be announced today.

Study hails Jacinda Ardern’s use of Facebook Live during pandemic

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's warm and informal use of Facebook Live has helped convey vital COVID-19 messages in a clear and relatable way, according to a new academic study.

University statement on Scottish Government SQA announcement

Glasgow Caledonian University has made the following statement after the Scottish Government today agreed to accept teacher estimates of scores for SQA exams.