Glasgow Caledonian University • London, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) was established in 1993 as the result of the merger between the Queen's College, Glasgow, and Glasgow Polytechnic. Since its foundation, it has become a vibrant, multi-award winning university, which is known for its academic excellence. Prospective students will benefit from the academic staff's knowledge, and the innovative teaching methods. Graduates of GCU are well-equipped with the necessary tools to succeed in their future careers, as they learn to creatively address real-world global challenges early on in their studies. GCU was ranked in the world's top 150 universities by the Times Higher Education's 200 under 50 league in 2017. The modern city-centre campus provides and excellent and multicultural learning environment to its current student body of 20,000 students and 1,600 staff members from over 100 countries. The friendly campus is home to the award-winning Saltire Centre that includes a large academic library. At GCU, students get the opportunity to study abroad or to take part in a global exchange. But not only its world-class and internationally excellent research, is what makes GCU a top choice; the students' employability is very high: in 2017, 97% of graduates found work or were in further studies within 6 months after graduating.