Our students gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to contribute to solving global challenges and GCU has an excellent track record of employability, with 95% of graduates employed or in further study within six months of graduation (DLHE, 2014).
The University’s work to enhance the student learning experience has been endorsed with the highest judgement by the Quality Assurance Agency, the independent body which safeguards higher education standards in the UK.
The leading modern University in Scotland for research power, GCU delivers world-leading and internationally excellent research focused on inclusive societies, healthy lives and sustainable environments.
A signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, GCU is one the first UK universities to join the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest voluntary corporate responsible management programme. GCU is also an Ashoka U Changemaker Campus in recognition of its commitment to social innovation.
GCU Chancellor Emeritus Professor Muhammad Yunus is a Nobel Peace Prize Winner and internationally renowned social business and anti-poverty pioneer. GCU Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE is a member of ALU’s advisory board.