Glasgow Caledonian is a University for the Common Good; a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning university. We are a global university with 20,000 students across three campuses – Glasgow, London and New York - and representing over 100 countries. GCU’s flagship self-contained campus is situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre, commonly voted as one of the friendliest, safest and best places to live in the world. ‘People make Glasgow’ signs can be found all over the city, and it’s true that people give Glasgow its spark. This is the reason why we are so often voted as a number one city to visit and we welcome hundreds of international students to Glasgow each year. Glasgow Caledonian University provides one of the best learning environments in the UK at our modern campus in the heart of Glasgow. The hub of the campus is our striking Sir Alex Ferguson Library. Our award-winning library houses hundreds of thousands of books, 1200 study spaces, over 350 computers and the University’s archives and special collections. Degree options at GCU include public health, environmental studies, nursing, big data, cyber security, business management and MBA and programme accreditations include IET, EI, CIWEM, InstMC, ACCA, CMI, HCPC, IBMS and NMC.
Our academic schools offer a wide range of high quality programmes, professional training courses, research opportunities and consultancy services. Internationalisation is one of the major forces shaping higher education. We have made significant progress through the recruitment of a growing international community of students, the appointment of international staff, the development of a range of international alliances based on research and scholarships, student exchanges, articulation agreements with overseas institutions and our successful validation partnership with the National University of Science and Technology.
Our Internationalisation Strategy is interlinked with the University's Learning and Teaching and Research and Knowledge Transfer strategies. We aim to give international students at Glasgow Caledonian University not only high-quality programmes and award-winning support, but also a truly memorable experience. That's what makes Glasgow Caledonian the top choice of students from more than 100 countries. Our main campus in Glasgow is at the centre of the largest city in Scotland and the fourth-largest in the UK, with close links to national and international transport options. When you come from overseas to study at any of our campuses, you can expect a life-changing learning experience. We offer a world-class education at an affordable price. We know it’s a big step to move to another country to study, but we’ll make it an easy one. We can help you with your English language, make your visa application as straightforward as possible and help you to find accommodation. We’ll help you settle in and feel at home while you take your learning to the next level. Our ambitious Vision is that, by 2030, Glasgow Caledonian University will be recognised as a world-leading University for social innovation, delivering transformative education and impactful research through purposeful partnerships as a globally connected University with an engaged University community committed to the Common Good. The Sustainable Development Goals, a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity, provide the guiding framework for delivery of our Strategy 2030.
At Glasgow Caledonian University, we believe education is for everyone – regardless of your financial circumstances. This is why we offer a generous scholarship package of £2 million per year. GCU is a great choice. With our world-class research and state-of-the-art facilities, we offer career-focused programmes that are professionally accredited and industry driven, that give our graduates the skills they need when starting their careers. Fess at GCU are competitive, starting at £12,250 with scholarships and discounts available for September 2021 and January 2022 intake. All self – funded international students are also welcome to pay fees in 8 instalments. Glasgow Caledonian University offers a range of scholarships and multiple scholarships may be of use to you. You can apply for more than one, however, you may only be awarded the scholarship that offers you the most benefit. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is shared by our students, many of whom take their skills and passion and use them to help make a difference to our communities locally and internationally.
New to GCU
International students who study a full-time course with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £3,600 off their course tuition fees.
Postgraduate Ambassador Scholarship
Glasgow Caledonian is the University for the Common Good. Our mission is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve and this is at the heart of all we do, especially in our social innovation teaching and research. What is the scholarship? Full tuition fee Scholarship up to £15,000 - You must have an offer to study a Masters programme at GCU (Glasgow or London Campus) commencing September 2021 and be able to detail how you will be covering your living costs in line with UKVI visa regulations.
Early Payment Discount
This scholarship entitles fee paying students to a discount of 5% if fees are over £5,000 and the fees are paid in full prior to the first teaching date of the programme.
Loyalty Scholarship for International Students
International students who progress to further full time study with Glasgow Caledonian University are eligible for up to £5,000 off their course tuition fees.
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