GCU is an institution immersed in industry and the professions. With a wealth of career-focused programmes and facilities designed to develop students’ skills and help them meet their future career goals, GCU bridges the gap between learning in a classroom and receiving valuable industry experience.
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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.
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 through our strategy and by the actions of our staff, students and alumni around the world.
Academic Development and Student Learning supports Professional Development and Professional Recognition of staff involved in teaching and student learning support roles as well as Educational Research and Evaluation development across the institution.’
Each School in the University has a Learning Development Centre (LDC) which provides academic writing support for home and international students, ICT support, advice on study skills and other academic support and guidance. The LDCs are inclusive and committed to providing support for all students including those with disabilities or specific learning and teaching needs.
Research lies at the heart of a university’s life and its contribution to society
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Designed to help students gain the skills that employers want, GCU has a modern learning environment filled with cutting-edge facilities. Discover the Saltire Centre to access a five-floor library set among aerial walkways and quiet study zones or, depending on the student’s chosen degree, they could access the specialist [email protected], six dedicated Networking Labs, the Interprofessional Simulation Centre with simulated home and hospital environments, the functioning opticians service inside the GCU Vision Centre, and the high-tech Games Design Studio.
Sir Alex Ferguson Library
The Sir Alex Ferguson Library is our 250,000-book, high-tech library includes reference copies of every curriculum book and contains quiet and social study areas with workstations, desks and sofas.
Physiotherapy at GCUClinic
[email protected] offers a range of specialist health care services to assess and manage injuries, long-term health conditions or to enhance and improve general health and wellbeing. With access to state of the art rehabilitation equipment, the Clinic can fully assess each client and tailor exercise and rehabilitation programmes to their requirements.
1. Glasgow campus
With a fantastic city centre location and a £32 million investment in buildings and facilities, GCU is a stimulating and supportive learning environment. Located in the heart of the lively and cosmopolitan city of Glasgow, students are sure to have a truly memorable student experience at GCU’s state-of-the-art Glasgow campus, known for its positive social outlook and environmental sustainability.
Our bright, modern health and fitness centre plays host to numerous affordable classes and activities, and is home to the many University sports clubs, a hair salon and spa.
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