GCU has campuses in the heart of Glasgow and London and was the first university in the UK to launch a campus in New York. Our campus in London is home to the prestigious British School of Fashion, supported by leading academics and honorary professors, some of whom lead global fashion brands.
Combined with our platinum-award winning eco-friendly campus (Ecocampus, 2015) andwide range of accreditations and industry links, it is no surprise that we have a graduate employment rate of 97% (HESA, 2017). As the first Changemaker Campus in Scotland(Ashoka U, 2015), GCU is also a leader in widening access and is ranked 1st for bothresearch power and graduate completion rates in Scotland within modern universities(HESA, 2014).
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A number of brand new, state of the art student social and study spaces in our George Moore building, which is also home to CAMPUS Life, our student support services
In Glasgow, our on-campus student accommodation, Caledonian Court, is convenient for all amenities in the centre of the city. The accommodation:
Saltire Centre – a multi award-winning, modern learning environment that is the hub of campus and home to the university library
• The MUGA – GCU's outdoor activity area for sports including, tennis, football, volleyball and netball
As the University for the Common Good, GCU provides students with the confidence, knowledge and skills to contribute to solving global challenges, such as climate change, poverty, social injustice and health inequalities. Our students benefit from the strong working relationships we have established with thought leaders including Dr Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and founder of the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice. Our other honorary graduates include Kofi Annan, who served as the 7th Secretary- General of the United Nations, Lily Cole, actress and social entrepreneur, and Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, to name but a few.
Where possible, and relevant, our programmes are accredited and/or approved by industry bodies, including (but not limited to): HEA (Higher Education Academy); CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountannts; CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments); CMI (Chartered Management Institute); Chartered Banker Institute;
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I acquired a significant level of knowledge regarding the medical and molecular aspects of Microbiology. I just wish there were more laboratory sessions, since the course includes the word "Clinical" in its name. Other than that, It was a very worthy experience.
Why GCU? We offer industry-standard facilities here on campus and the opportunity of work placements and study exchanges in the US, Canada and Europe. During your studies, you will get to know our industry partners such as the BBC and STV. Our partners provide benefits in the form of work placements, networking events and guest lectures. You will also benefit from the...
great experience overall , lots of pressure and stress