City of Glasgow College

Free resource to help UK construction sector attract more women into industry

An industry guide has been published to support the construction industry to attract and retain women into the sector.

Published 29 May 2020

Austin-Smith: Lord to prepare Glasgow city centre planning frameworks

Glasgow City Council has enlisted Austin-Smith:Lord to lead a multi-disciplinary team of local and international consultants to prepare pioneering planning frameworks for the future of four city centre districts.

Published 20 May 2020

Osborne+Co lodges £100m mixed-use plan to transform Glasgow’s Met Tower

Property and investment firm Osborne+Co has submitted plans to create a mixed-use development in Glasgow city centre which would include the refurbishment of the Met Tower to create 120,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and a new 260-bed hotel.

Published 8 April 2020

Scotland’s first Career College to take construction training to a new level

Sir Robert McAlpine is to sponsor a pioneering new venture which will offer skills training to 16-18-year olds focusing on new digital methods of construction.

Published 21 January 2020

Glasgow to showcase new methods to deliver construction training

A new European project aiming to modernise the delivery of off-site and modular construction education and training has been launched in Glasgow.

Published 19 November 2019

Sir Robert McAlpine to embark on diversity transformation programme

A partnership between Sir Robert McAlpine, City of Glasgow College and Equate Scotland has been launched to support construction businesses throughout the UK to attract and retain more women in the industry.

Published 3 October 2019

Apprentice lays foundations for a bright future with Bellway

An ambitious young school leaver from Motherwell is the first person to take part in a ground-breaking new trainee manager’s scheme with Bellway Homes Limited (Scotland West).

Published 9 September 2019

Construction leaders consider industry’s future

The inaugural National Construction Skills & Innovation Summit, held at City of Glasgow College, confronted the challenges and opportunities which exist in an increasingly competitive and technologically disrupted industry.

Published 2 May 2019

Glasgow summit to focus on future of work and education in construction

City of Glasgow College is to host an event that will hear from key industry influencers and include presentations, panel discussions and demonstrations around the themes of innovation, skills and sustainability.

Published 26 April 2019

Pupils learn traditional building skills at Scottish Parliament event

Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Musselburgh took part in a two-day traditional building skills event held at the Scottish Parliament this week.

Published 12 September 2018

City of Glasgow College leads the way in tackling construction skills gap

Recommendations to help close the skills gap in the UK construction industry were highlighted at a recent event held in Glasgow.

Published 26 March 2018

City of Glasgow College partnership to tackle construction skills gap

City of Glasgow College is helping to address a technical skills supply shortage faced by the country’s construction industry.

Published 19 October 2017

Architectural excellence continues for City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College’s new City campus on Glasgow’s Cathedral Street has scooped yet another architectural award for the super college.

Published 13 October 2017

Glasgow’s City Campus makes 2017 Stirling Prize shortlist

The City Campus at the City of Glasgow College is one of six buildings to be shortlisted for the 22nd annual Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

Published 20 July 2017

CALA partners with The Prince’s Trust to help young people ‘Get Into Construction’

CALA Homes (West) has partnered with The Prince’s Trust and City of Glasgow College to deliver an initiative that aims to provide disadvantaged unemployed young people an opportunity to develop new skills and get hands-on experience.

Published 27 April 2017