Study at Glasgow Caledonian University

Welcome to Glasgow Caledonian University: the University for the Common Good.

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.

Academic excellence

GCU’s student experience nurtures knowledge and creativity to address real-world global challenges, transforming the lives of our students and others.

  • Ranked 101-150 in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league table (THE 2017)
  • We have academic schools offering high-quality teaching, innovative facilities and specialist areas of study
  • We have world-leading and internationally excellent research
  • We are the largest provider of nursing education; have experts in renewables, energy and construction; and we are a leading provider of management, business, law and social science education
  • We are raising attainment of talented individuals from all backgrounds through articulation and widening access initiatives such as College Connect and the Caledonian Club

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