Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) – Glasgow

About University

As a multi-award winning university, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) seeks to make a mark in society to such a degree that surpasses the traditional portrayal of a higher education institution. Our award-winning programs stimulate global citizenship and employability in graduates who consistently develop as well-rounded individuals ready for local and international platforms. We take pride in our tradition of making higher education available to young and promising talents, regardless of their backgrounds.

We are also known for having UK’s only Honours degree in Risk Management, as well as being a major provider of graduates in health, social care, and life sciences for the National Health Service (NHS). We offer a plethora of career-focused programs with facilities to immerse students in the industry of their choice.

Our top subjects include; Computer-Aid Mechanical Engineering, Computing, Construction Management, Electrical Power Engineering, Global Marketing, International Business, International Fashion Marketing, Optometry, Pharmacology, Physiotherapy, and Real Estate.

Why this University?

Campus Life:

As a single-site campus, our students and staff from all over the world become a large and supportive community here. Our campus boasts 95 societies and sports club for students to join throughout their course of study.


Our cutting-edge facilities make the campus an eco-friendly, comfortable environment for students to spend their time. Some facilities include an award-winning library, a physiotherapy clinic, a Game Design Studio, and 3D Animation and Virtual Reality labs.


Nestled in the heart of Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, students can be rest assured that they are studying in one of the top 5 safest cities in the world.

Strong Industry Links:

We have strong links with well-known companies such as PwC, Morgan Stanley, Jaguar, GEC, and other big names. Students can experience real-life working environments during their internships and make strong connections for the future.



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University Name Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)
City/State/Country Glasgow, Scotland
Founded 1993
Institution type Public
Student population 20,000+
International students 1,800+