Glasgow Caledonian University



GCU launches partnership with Precision Tooling Services to help address skills shortage

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is to lend its expertise to an Ayrshire-based engineering company in a bid to address a sector-wide skills shortage.

Published 1 September 2020

GCU to help Sri Lanka tap into ‘vast resource’ of renewables

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will receive a share of almost one million euros to help Sri Lanka address workforce shortages in renewable energy skills and meet its ambitious targets.

Published 11 August 2020

Study details positive impact of canal regeneration on community health

The regeneration of canals and rivers in cities around the world can lead to a decrease in mortality rates in surrounding locations and reducing the gap between deprived and affluent communities, according to new research.

Published 16 July 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

Hazard-identifying app can create safer buildings and save workers’ lives

Digital apps can help construction project designers create safer buildings by improving their knowledge of hazards during the design phase, new research has shown.

Published 29 July 2019

Advance Construction Scotland trio earn Quantity Surveying degrees

Advance Construction Scotland has extended its congratulations to three of its employees who graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with degrees in Quantity Surveying.

Published 10 July 2019

Trio of Clark Contracts employees graduate with honours

Three Clark Contracts employees have graduated this month with BSc Honours degree’s from Glasgow Caledonian University’s School of Engineering and the Built Environment.

Published 9 July 2019

Clark Contracts expands academy with 11 new recruits

A total of 11 construction management and quantity surveying students are completing work experience placements at Clark Contracts.

Published 19 June 2019

Study aims to stamp out fire risk to historic buildings

A fire-safety expert is to lead the first comprehensive study into the risk historic buildings face from fire with the hope of saving more of Scotland’s heritage from being lost.

Published 23 April 2019

GCU launches major expansion of Graduate Apprenticeships

More people will gain access to engineering and construction education after Glasgow Caledonian University secured £5.4 million to become one of Scotland's largest providers of Graduate Apprenticeships.

Published 14 February 2019

Stewart Milne and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre team up to improve housebuilding efficiency

Housebuilder and offsite manufacturer the Stewart Milne Group has teamed up with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to better understand and measure current site productivity, downtime and waste.

Published 16 August 2018

Alliance announces Glasgow demonstration day

The Structural Concrete Alliance has announced its final Practical Demonstration Day in 2018 will take place on Wednesday 12 September at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Published 13 August 2018

Graham builds path to university degree for staff

A new Graduate Apprenticeship scheme that gives company employees the opportunity to gain higher education through the workplace has been supported by Graham.

Published 31 July 2018

Quadruple graduation at Clark Contracts

Four Clark Contracts employees have graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with BSc honours degrees from the School of Engineering and the Built Environment.

Published 6 July 2018

Top students recognised by Clark Contracts

Five top performing students have won awards sponsored by Clark Contracts.

Published 28 June 2018