Glasgow Caledonian University

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About Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good.

Situated in the heart of Glasgow City Centre, 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.

Our modern city-centre campus provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries.

Ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league (2017), we have a range of programmes offering high-quality teaching, innovative facilities within specialist areas of Business, Finance, Fashion, Built Environment, Engineering, Computing, Health, Life Sciences, Social Care and Vision Sciences.

GCU’s programmes have a wide range of accreditations with industry links in the private, public and third sectors, helping to ensure that 95% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation (HESA, 2018).

Introducing the UK Student Recruitment team

The UK Student Recruitment team are available to help provide informative sessions to schools, colleges, teachers and parents. We offer a range of talks and virtual activities. Our talks can cover a variety of topics, including:

- An Introduction to Higher Education

- GCU programme, facilities and applying

- Studying in Scotland

- Specific programme presentations (Health, Computing, Engineering, Business, Creative – plus more)

- Writing a Personal Statement

- Applying through UCAS

- We can also run virtual campus tours with our student ambassadors.

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