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Glasgow Caledonian University

Rank: #118 out of 426
66.7% Recommended
  • Tuition Fees: £7000
  • Current Students: 14560
  • Male to Female (%): 41 : 59
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77% of all students studying full time


90% of past students are in work or further study

  • AVG. Grad Salary
  • 21000
  • Students In Halls
  • 660
  • UG / PG Ratio
  • 82 : 18

University Summary

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is situated in the centre of the exciting city of Glasgow. With 20,000 students from over 100 countries, GCU is a multi-cultural university which offers a wide range of subjects in areas such as:

  • Business & Communications
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health & Social Care
  • Life Sciences

GCU is well-known for programmes with a strong focus on employability, its links and partnerships with world-leading businesses ensure students enjoy the best opportunities for work experience placements and internships. There are also opportunities to enhance employability by studying or working abroad, through the exchange agreements GCU has with various partner universities across the globe.

GCU provides a fantastic learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities, including the award-winning Saltire Centre, an interactive library with excellent resources and numerous study spaces. There are also a range of award winning support services available, to ensure all students are able to participate fully in university life. GCU has campuses in Glasgow, and London, where it is home to the British School of Fashion. It was also the first university in the UK to open a campus in New York.

As well as an outstanding learning experience, students have the chance to join a variety of clubs and societies through the Students’ Association, which is dedicated to representing all students at every level. In addition to the clubs and societies run by GCU students, there are also loads of fun events where students can try something new, relax with friends and de-stress from studying.

Notable Alumni

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Kevin Bridges

Kevin studied social sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University, he started comedy at the age of 17, shortly after leaving school.

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