Glasgow University of Caledonia dates back to 1875. Today it is one of Scotland's most dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking universities. By providing high-quality learning opportunities and working more closely with businesses and society in Scotland and around the world, the school is dedicated to nurturing students so that they can capture emerging employment and business opportunities around the world Entrepreneurial global citizens and use knowledge and social capital to promote economic development in the international community. According to statistics, the employment rate of graduates of this school is as high as 95%.
The university has three large colleges. These three colleges have not only been widely praised academically, but also their teaching and graduates have been widely recognized by the leading employers in the UK and internationally. The University offers innovative undergraduate and graduate courses in business, health, and technology that are closely related to the actual situation. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has more than 40 professional research centers, and in 2008 was named an institution that conducts internationally leading and excellent global research.
In the fall of 2007, in a survey of 84 universities including Trinity Colleges Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, Edinburgh and Dublin, the school was rated as a UK, World second. In the 2007 ranking of the University of Glasgow's famous newspaper, the Guardian, the University of Glasgow Caledonian rose to 44th out of 120 British universities. The Sunday Times University Guide (2007) commented: "The University of Glasgow Caledonian offers a large number of outstanding higher education majors."
As of 2019, the University of Glasgow-Caledonia has approximately 17,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 100 countries. The school is also a pioneer in establishing teaching links between Scotland and China. Since 2002, the Software Engineering Lab at the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Glasgow-Caledonia has been conducting joint research projects with East China University of Science and Technology in Shanghai, China. Since then, the two universities have maintained research cooperation, exchanges between scholars and researchers, and jointly organized joint doctoral programs and organized academic conferences.
She is a modern university with the largest of all universities in Scotland. The University wholeheartedly welcomes students from more than one hundred countries around the world, and the number of students is constantly increasing. International students have worked hard to study and actively formed groups of various cultural backgrounds, which greatly enriched the lives of international students.
The University has one of the most modern and student-centric campuses in the UK. In 2019, GCU won the Scottish International Student Best Service Award in an international student poll, and the school's outstanding service to overseas students won the 2008 Times Higher Education Award.
The school is located in the city centre of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland with a population of over 620,000, making it one of the most desirable places to live, study and work in the world. In the past it was known for the shipbuilding industry, and in 2019 it has transformed into a stylish and modern European city. Cities are preparing to host the Commonwealth Games 2019.
The campus of Glasgow Caledonian University is more modern and is located in the heart of Glasgow. The addition of a graduate school in London in 2019 is also a Scottish university doing the same. It also has branches in China and Oman. The university campus adopts energy-saving design.