Welcome to Glasgow Caledonian University

Get ready to study at a university dedicated to your future success. From day one at GCU, you’ll be encouraged to explore your career and develop the skills you need for the workplace – whatever you choose to do.

  • Top 200 young universities worldwide (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018).
  • 95% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation (HESA Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2018).
  • Top 10 UK destination (TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice 2018).
  • 100% student satisfaction for support (INTO Annual Student Experience Survey 2018).
  • 95% student satisfaction with learning and teaching resources (INTO Annual Student Experience Survey 2018).
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Your INTO Centre

Most of your learning will take place in the welcoming INTO Centre in the heart of Glasgow Caledonian University's city centre campus. This vibrant space exists to help you study hard and have some fun between studies.

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Life In Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is situated in the vibrant and friendly city of Glasgow in Scotland, UK. Voted the world’s friendliest city (Rough Guides 2016) and one of the top five safest UK cities (The Complete University Guide – 'How Safe is Your City?' 2017), you will certainly have a warm welcome when you arrive here.

With a fantastic student scene, as well as beautiful Victorian and art nouveau architecture and a calendar of cultural events, there is so much for you to explore here. Glasgow has an epic music scene, creative community, exciting restaurants and is a shopper's paradise – all that is missing is you.

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Studying abroad: the best journey of my life

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Studying abroad at the age of 16 can be daunting for anyone. One student did just that, and shares his journey and international experience.

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Dedicated support while you study

Worried about studying in the UK? There’s no need to be! Our dedicated teams are on-hand every step of the way. From helping you set up a bank account and renewing your visa, to support with your university applications, you name it – we can help!

How we'll support you

Your accommodation

Make new friends and become part of a vibrant student community living in modern halls of residence close to GCU's campus. Ideally located in the city centre, you'll live and learn in style!

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