Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) delivers academic excellence to 20,000 students with the support of 1,600 staff and a defining mission as the University for the Common Good. Our main campus is located in Glasgow, Scotland and we have University hubs in London and New York. With our global partners we also deliver programmes in Oman, Bangladesh, Mauritius and South Africa. As one of Scotland's most dynamic and forward looking universities we blend strong local and regional partnerships with national and international links delivering high value professional qualifications and post graduate education through each of our Academic Schools:
- Glasgow School for Business & Society
- School of Engineering & Built Environment
- School of Health & Life Sciences
Our main campus is ideally located in Glasgow’s city centre, and as result has excellent transport links as well as being yards from Buchanan Bus Station and a short walk from Queen Street train station. GCU is committed to the ongoing investment and development of its estate and as such is currently in the process of the Campus Futures Project.
Our Chancellor is Royal Academician, singer-songwriter, highly-respected social activist and philanthropist, Dr Annie Lennox OBE. An Ambassador for UNAIDS, Oxfam, Amnesty International and the British Red Cross, Dr Lennox received the Nobel Woman of Peace Award at the 10th Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in 2011 for her work on HIV/AIDS prevention and control, especially for women and children. In 2011 she received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours for her humanitarian work.
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to providing high-quality learning and teaching to our students. Following the recent Quality Assurance Agency’s Enhancement-Led Institutional Review (ELIR), GCU achieved the highest judgement. We are proud to be the top performing modern university in Scotland for UK full-time students completing their first degree, with employment/further study levels of 95% six months after graduation. As the top modern university in Scotland for research power, our internationally excellent and world-leading research (3* and 4*) is placed in the top 10 in the UK for social work and social policy impact, and in the top 20 in the UK for allied health, and for built environment research impact.
In line with its commitment to the Common Good, and to its staff, GCU is proud to be a Living Wage employer and signatory to the Scottish Business Pledge. GCU was the first university in Scotland to achieve EcoCampus Platinum certification for its environmental practices.
If you have a query about any of the positions being advertised by Glasgow Caledonian University, or their recruitment processes and timeframes, please Contact GCU recruitment by email.