World League
Glasgow Caledonian University

UK

Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G4 0BA, United Kingdom

621 World
rank
71 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1993
Short name:
GCU
Type:
Public
Students:
13530
Faculty:
650
Faculty/Students Ratio:
21
:
1
Web-site:
www.gcu.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Glasgow
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 621 30.375
Teaching 661 17.405
Research 521 33.67
International Diversity 273 59.282
Financial Sustainability 620 32.973
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 610 15.14
Research Perfomance Rankings 420 44.409
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TEACHING
World Rank: 661
Country rank: 69
Score: 17.405
League: World League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 521
Country rank: 71
Score: 33.67
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 273
Country rank: 66
Score: 59.282
League: Silver League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 620
Country rank: 70
Score: 32.973
League: World League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

GCU is one of the UK`s most diverse universities with 16,000 students from over 130 countries. With teaching and research strengths in health, the environment and society it applies its knowledge and skills for the social and economic benefit of the communities it serves. Along with the main campus in Glasgow, GCU London specialises in postgraduate programmes in banking, finance, risk management, construction management, tourism and fashion and luxury, and GCU New York will offer a range of postgraduate programmes in 2015 including courses from the ground-breaking GCU British School of Fashion, which was launched in London in 2013. The university has many international partnerships including Oman, China and Bangladesh. A multi award winning university, it is consistently voted top in Scotland for international students through the i-barometer survey.

Mission Statement

Glasgow Caledonian`s motto is for the common weal which commits the university to act for the benefit of wider society in all that it does. The university works to improve the positive impact that it has on the economic, social and cultural activities of the wider communities in Glasgow, London, New York and wherever it has a presence in the world. The university`s vision is to be an international university delivering access and excellence, with a strong commitment to the common good, in line with the university`s motto. Our mission as a university is to provide an outstanding inclusive learning environment underpinned by curiosity driven research allowing us to: share our knowledge and expertise; work in partnership with business, the professions and the public sector, and create successful global graduates and citizens.