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.

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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