With almost 17,000 students, Glasgow Caledonian University has become one of the largest universities in Scotland. The self–contained campus is found right in the heart of the city.
Glasgow Caledonian University attracts students from a wide range of backgrounds, from local school leavers to PhD students from all over the world. International students come from over 100 different countries, bringing with them a diversity and enthusiasm which enriches the Caledonian experience for everyone.
The University has succeeded in building strong links with industry, and many of the companies are world leaders in their field. These relationships benefit both the university and its students by employing graduates, taking student placements, and working closely with the university on research and consultancy projects.
In 2008 the university enjoyed Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) success, with 60% of research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent, and a further 30% rated as of international quality.
About the faculty
The professional composition of The School of Health and Social Care - unique in Scotland - provides an ideal platform for inter-professional learning and inter-agency collaboration. It benefits from small class sizes and working closely with fellow students on group projects. The school is a recognised leader in inter-professional learning in Scotland and internationally. Glasgow Caledonian's research activities contribute to establishing the university's position as a world-leading centre for health research.