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Welcome to INTO Scotland & Glasgow Caledonian University Scotland One of the four countries that make up the UK A unique cultural identity Cosmopolitan cities & breathtaking scenery Population of 5 .1 million , 9% of UK total

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One of the four countries that make up the UK

A unique cultural identity

Cosmopolitan cities & breathtaking scenery

Population of 5.1 million, 9% of UK total

Own parliament since July 1999 with power over areas such as education

Education an integral part of Scottish culture

Temperate climate

Glasgow Caledonian University

why scotland

Why Scotland?

Friendly people, welcoming to overseas visitors

Beautiful countryside

Vibrant cosmopolitan cities

Dynamic and creative


why glasgow

Why Glasgow?

Scotland’s largest city

Home to Commonwealth Games 2014

A Lonely Planet “Top 10 World City”

Conde Nast magazine “Top City”

“Top UK City for Personal Safety”, Mercer’s 2008 Quality of Living survey

Vibrant, lively & cosmopolitan

Top retail destination

Beautiful architecture and parkland

glasgow caledonian university
Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Origins date back to 1875
  • University formed in 1993
  • One of Scotland’s largest modern universities
  • UK’s No.1 University for International Student Support, 2007
  • Nominated for the Times Higher Education Award for “Outstanding International Support”
  • £70m investment in the Saltire Learning Centre
facts and figures

Facts and figures

16,000 on campus in Glasgow

1,600 international students from over

100 countries

1,000 in Caledonian College of Engineering in Oman

why glasgow caledonian

Why Glasgow Caledonian?

Teaching and research excellence

Practical and career-orientated programmes

Largest business school in Scotland

City-centre location

State-of-the art campus

Student-centred approach

international student support services

International Student Support Services

  • Advice & Support
  • Visa extensions, Immigration, Fresh Talent
  • Practical issues – bank accounts, doctors, dentists
  • Personal issues & challenges
  • International Student Welcome Event, Social programme including ceilidhs, tours of Glasgow and Scotland
  • New Student Union International Student Representative
  • GCU voted Best International Student Experience in the UK
  • (ISB survey, Autumn 2007
our campus

Our campus

  • Single site, self-contained campus
  • Located in the heart of Glasgow city centre
  • Excellent transportation links
  • £70 million spent on state-of-the-art purpose built campus, one of the most modern campuses in the UK
7 academic schools

Built & Natural Environment

    • Quantity Surveying
    • Environmental Planning and Management
    • International Project Management
  • Law & Social Sciences
    • Business Law
    • LLM European & International Trade Law
  • Nursing, Midwifery & Community Health
    • Nursing
    • Midwifery
    • Public Health
  • Health & Social Care
    • Forensic Studies
    • Physiotherapy

7 Academic Schools

Caledonian Business School


Operations and Business Management

International Business

Risk Management

Fashion Marketing


Multimedia Journalism

Engineering & Computing

Wireless Networking

Computer Networking

Embedded Systems

Mobile and Pervasive Computing

Life Sciences


Biomedical Science

Food Bioscience

Clinical Nutrition

programme portfolio

Programme Portfolio

3 - 4 year undergraduate degree

(12 + 3 + Hons + Masters)

Advanced 2nd and 3rd year entry

1 year taught masters

September & January intakes

Phd options

courses with exemptions accreditations

Building Services Engineering approved by CIBSE

  • Construction Management accredited by RICS
  • International Project Management in process of gaining accreditation by APM
  • Waste Management accredited by CIWM
  • Accounting exemptions available from: ACCA CIMA CIPFA
  • International Journalism accredited by NCTJ
  • Wireless Networking includes all material for CISCO WWLANFE

Courses with exemptions/accreditations

most popular programmes

Most popular programmes

International Project Management, Energy & Environmental Management

International Fashion Marketing

Accountancy – Oil & Gas, Public Sector Management

Finance, Risk, MBA, Operations & Business Management

Advanced Computer Networking, Network Security

Wireless Communication Technologies, LLM, Pharmacology

links with industry

Key partnerships include:

  • Marks & Spencer
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Baxters Food Group
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Rawlplug

Links with Industry



  • Dedicated International Careers Advisor on-campus
  • 95% of GCU students in employment or training within 6 months of graduation
  • Qualifications widely respected by employers
  • 2 year work permit – Fresh Talent Initiative (unique Relocation Advisory Service)
  • Graduates have gone on to work for Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley, Shell UK, Tiffany's, 02, Fujitsu
did you know

Did you know……………………..

……..Prime Minister Gordon Brown was a politics lecturer from 1976 – 1980?

caledonian court accommodation
Caledonian Court Accommodation
  • Guaranteed accommodation for all international students
  • Standard and En-suite well equipped private bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen/living room areas
  • Laundry facilities and communal areas
  • 24 hour Wi-Fi access
international office structure

International Office Structure


Head of International office

Julie Fisher Rhona Hodgart Joanna Muldoon

International AdmissionsExchange and EuropeanActing International Marketing

ManagerRecruitment Manager Manager

Admissions Officers Meg McDonald International Officers

Alison Fowler Exchange and European Moira Harte

Lea Carmichael Marketing Administrator Roisin Ferris

Susan O’Neill

International Office Co-ordinatorInternational Marketing Administrator

Grant Cullen Beverly Wallace


Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road


G4 0BA