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;
I had my MSc in GCU and continued on a PhD. It was one of the best experiences. The lecturers are generally great except one I know of. He wasn't encouraging like the generality of tutors in GCU. It's a very multicultural institution, dedicated to teaching, learning and mutual respect. I learnt so much from GCU and I will always recommend my friends like I've always done....
I'm going to start this university in the end of this September.
I'm satisfied with staff and education quality is superb
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