About The University

GCU London is a postgraduate campus of Glasgow Caledonian University - one of the largest universities in Scotland with 17,000 students.

As one of the top modern universities in the UK, GCU provides high-quality teaching, learning and research.

Our students benefit from the University’s worldwide profile, state-of-the-art laboratories and a number of renowned centres of excellence.

With world-class research and market-leading courses, GCU provides a stimulating, vibrant and accessible learning environment and has international students from more than 100 different countries in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

Outstanding student experience

All of our programmes are designed to offer students an effective combination of academic study and practical experience. We also offer:

  • Award-winning student support
  • The best international student experience in the UK
  • Links with industry and an ideal preparation for employment

As well as Glasgow and London, GCU has a campus in Oman, partnerships with international institutions such as the University of Jinan in China, and a nursing college in Bangladesh.

Research excellence

GCU’s position as a world-class research institution has been reaffirmed by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.

The results demonstrated that 89% of the University’s research activity in Allied Health Professions is in the highest categories of world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent (3*). Overall, the University is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for health research at world-leading and internationally excellent standards.