"Scotland is the Number 1 Destination for tourists to visit in 2013."
"GCU is 1st in Scotland for accommodation cost."
(ISB Summer 2013)
"You come to Glasgow for the cocktails, cuisine and designer chic (plus the legendary native wit) ... Scotland's biggest city has shaken off its shroud of industrial soot and shimmied into a sparkling new designer gown."
Glasgow will surprise you
A major tourist destination, Scotland attracts more than 16 million tourists each year, and an average of 47 million visits are made to its major attractions, which include historic and cosmopolitan cities, breath-taking beaches and some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. Every year, more than 30,000 international students from more than 180 countries choose Scotland for their UK education.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has become one of the largest universities in Scotland with nearly 17,000 students. The campus is self–contained and situated right in the heart of the lively city of Glasgow.
Study in the heart of Glasgow
Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and is renowned for its culture, style and the friendliness of its people. GCU’s modern and compact campus is located in the heart of the city, on the doorstep of shopping and entertainment hubs and public transport. Glasgow offers a blend of internationally acclaimed museums and galleries, stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, fantastic shopping and a diverse array of restaurants and bars. Glasgow is a friendly and welcoming culture and GCU welcomes all international students. The Times Higher Education publication once named GCU top in the UK for Outstanding Support for Overseas Students.
"96.2% graduate employment rate"
Outstanding graduate employment rates
GCU strives to give our students the skills required in the global workplace. More than half of our programmes offer our students opportunities for hands-on work experience. GCU’s courses are accredited by industry bodies and partnered with professional organisations.