Glasgow Caledonian is a dynamic university and our student population has grown to over 20,000 in recent years. We have over 90 undergraduate, and 40 postgraduate programs and a large number of students engaged in research for PhDs in topics that put them at the forefront of their disciplines. Our students come from over 100 countries throughout the world, enriching our campus and making us a truly cosmopolitan environment in which to study.
We are proud of our growing reputation as a provider of high-quality research, consultancy and training services to local, national, and international businesses. Our recent work includes collaborations with organizations such as Microsoft, Bovis Lend Lease (Scotland), CISCO Systems, and Scottish Enterprise in the development of programs, facilities, and research capacity.
Glasgow Caledonian University is a values-driven institution with a strong commitment to social innovation and sustainable development. With a global outlook and diverse student body, the University is dedicated to making a positive impact in the world. The University of Glasgow is ranked fourth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, in the top 70 globally out of 1,400 institutions for social impact, and first in Scotland for health and well-being, and reduced inequalities. GCU is the top performing modern university in Scotland, with the highest increase in rankings of any Scottish university according to the Guardian and Times/Sunday Times, and ranked 52nd overall in the UK by both. The Times Good University Guide 2023 also ranked the university first in the UK for our Physiotherapy, Radiography, and Food Science programs.