Glasgow Caledonian University

About the institution

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) was formed in 1933 by a merging of The Queen’s College Glasgow and Glasgow Polytechnic. Its single-site campus is in the centre of Glasgow and its hub is the futuristic Saltire Centre, a learning centre which is home to the university’s library and offers a range of facilities, including inflatable igloo semi-private study areas. GCU also has a postgraduate campus in London where the British School of Fashion is based.

Courses and subject guides

Interested in studying at Glasgow Caledonian? See the courses and modules on offer at Glasgow Caledonian University on their website.

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Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
16,415
Male UG students: 
42%
Female UG students: 
58%
Full-time students: 
78%
Under 21 on entry: 
36%
International: 
8%
Undergraduate: 
82%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 13%
2.1: 39%
2.2: 18%
Pass: 1%

Employability (DLHE)

95%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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