Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good. We aim to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staff across academic schools and departments.
GCU’s student experience nurtures knowledge and creativity to address real-world global challenges, transforming the lives of our students and others.
Outstanding student experience
Our modern city-centre campus provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students from Scotland and around the world. GCU’s friendly campus community offers:
GCU is the top performing modern university in Scotland for UK full time students completing their first degree. GCU has a completion rate of 80.2 per cent, in line with the Scottish sector average of 80.4 per cent. (The HESA figures for completion rate are outcomes for 2013/14 entrants by HE provider, published by HESA in February 2016)
Innovating for social and economic impact
We deliver applied research and knowledge exchange solutions to private, public and voluntary sector partners.
With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, and partners in Oman, Bangladesh and Africa, we are extending our global impact and engaging in new ways with learners and communities including: