GCU Locations & Partners
Glasgow Caledonian University has founded three schools and four partnership locations around the world. Some of GCU’s accomplishments in fostering positive social change include:
- Signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Management Education
- The first Scottish university to join the UN Global Compact, a groundbreaking initiative in responsible corporate management
- Designated a Changemaker Campus by AshokaU for its contributions to global social innovation and responsible business
Embodying the Glasgow Caledonian mission of education for the Common Good, each of these seven locations has a unique social mission and strives to transform lives through education.
Glasgow Caledonian University
The main Scottish campus, located in Glasgow’s city-center, provides an excellent academic experience for more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries around the world. It has been ranked in the top 200 young universities worldwide according to Times Higher Education. As a leader in the fields of business and management, engineering and the built environment, as well as health, life and social sciences, GCU is home to a global network of academic and industry experts and an internationally respected research community.
Located in an ultra-modern environment in the heart of the international fashion and finance capital of London, this professional graduate campus draws on high-quality teaching and global industry partnerships including the British School of Fashion.
Glasgow Caledonian New York College
GCNYC offers in-person and online Master of Science degrees focused on business for social impact, sustainable fashion, and holistic risk management. GCNYC’s curriculum is based around the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
GCU has partnered with the award-winning Caledonian College of Engineering since 1996, and offers the college’s largest transnational education program. From Oman, GCU has graduated more female engineers than any other college in that part of the world.
Established as a social business in 2010, the Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing (GCCN) is a visionary partnership between GCU and the Grameen Healthcare Trust. GCCN provides high-quality healthcare education in Bangladesh, focusing on nurse midwifery to address infant mortality. GCCN was recognized with a Unilever Global Development Award, supported by Business Fights Poverty.
GCU South Africa
Through a partnership with Transnet Freight Rail and the University of Johannesburg, GCU offers a BSc in Railway Operations Management. The collaboration was showcased at the South Africa UK Bilateral Forum as an “excellent example of partnership” between the nations.
GCU and the African Leadership Academy in Mauritius launched a joint partnership in transnational education–the African Leadership College. This world-class tertiary institution offers affordable programs centered around leadership development.