Why you should study at Glasgow Caledonian University
GCU is top-rated for international student satisfaction in Scotland.
Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, is home to a number of colleges and three major universities including Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). Tracing its history back to 1875, this modern and socially-conscious INTO university offers some of the best student facilities and a friendly, vibrant student community.
A University for the Common Good
GCU is a university dedicated to developing education and helping people worldwide, for this reason it prides itself on providing an outstanding student experience. In fact, GCU has been top-rated for international student satisfaction in Scotland four times by International Student Barometer. Its consistently high performances are thanks to specialist support services for students and academic programs that are both high quality and career-relevant. Students who attend GCU know that they’ll get the attention they need to succeed as an international student.
Facilities Designed for the Modern Student
GCU prides itself on providing an accessible and modern learning environment. The Saltire Centre, with its sleek and open design, is the ideal study setting with both social and private study areas. Need some advice on your student visa? Or perhaps you just want some coffee? Here you’ll find a range of student services and facilities, including computer workstations and one the busiest and best-stocked student libraries in the country. And don’t miss the on-campus gym – perfect for a quick workout between lectures.
Innovative Programs Designed for Your Future
Whether you’re interested in business, engineering, computing, science or accounting, GCU focuses on an educational experience that not only helps you grow academically, but prepares you for your future career as well. The industry you plan to work in is a key aspect of your studies which means you’ll not only gain expertise in your chosen academic area but gain a relevant, practical skills that employers across the world will value.
If you have a certain industry in mind, GCU specializes in flexible and unique degree programs. With courses as diverse as multimedia journalism, luxury brand management, quantity surveying, 3D design, and optometry, GCU presents many specialist career paths. Depending on what you choose to study, you could have access to some exceptional facilities including a multimedia broadcasting suite or the simulation center labs.
Glasgow: An Unforgettable Student Environment
Glasgow is one of Scotland’s most cosmopolitan cities and is an exciting cultural hub that has a lot to offer students. This great British city has been one of the historical centers for science, academia, engineering and trade since the 18th century. Today, it’s a vibrant mix of both modern and old, with something to interest everyone. Its large and friendly student community, with 100 different nationalities studying at GCU alone, makes it perfect for meeting new friends and socializing – reflecting Glasgow’s reputation as one of the UK’s friendliest cities.
Whether you’re looking for the high culture of the theater, museums and classical music or the relaxed atmosphere of student bars, cafés and boutique shopping – this city really has all you need. Fancy attending a concert after class? GCU’s prime location in the city center means you’re always close to the action. And if you want to get close to nature, Glasgow is less than an hour away from the beautiful Loch Lomond which offers some of the most stunning natural scenery in the world.
Join us at INTO Glasgow Caledonian University and make your own history in this remarkable UK city.
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