GCU London is the postgraduate campus of Glasgow Caledonian University. As one of the top modern universities in the UK, GCU London provides high-quality teaching, learning and research. Students benefit from the University’s award-winning student services, tight-knit community and tailored teaching in small intimate classes. GCU London also provides additional support in all areas including finance with several scholarships and funding opportunities for Home and International students.
Closely aligned to industry the central London campus works with industry experts to ensure students find successful careers across the Business, Luxury, Fashion, Marketing, Health, Insurance and many more sectors by helping students find work placements.
The British School of Fashion is based at the London Campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU London) and offers specialised postgraduate programmes in the business of fashion. As a university at the forefront of Fashion and Luxury education in the UK, their mission is to educate, challenge and develop a new generation of fashion and luxury business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs. Situated in London’s fashionable Spitalfields area, they offer future-focused programmes that have been designed with industry leaders and content informed by the very latest contemporary academic research. Having recently launched the one of a kind ‘Sustainable Luxury’ module the school is leading the Sustainability agenda in education and teaching students to become responsible leaders.
GCU London is also home to the British School of Leadership and Management which stems from Glasgow Caledonian University’s longstanding commitment to education in responsible business leadership and management since 1875. From the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health which aims to transform the lives of the poorest through pioneering research, examining the relationship between the social business and health improvement; to their membership within Business in the Community (BITC) where they lead relevant research and share findings with policy-makers and business leaders, the British School of Leadership and Management aims to expand their roots on a global level. Their vision is to develop a new generation of conscious leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs through an education industry relevant expertise.
GCU London's Positive Living Service supports students in a manner of different ways with individual counselling, personal development groups and information about self-help resources. The Positive Living team understand it can be an overwhelming experience for an international student studying in the UK for the first time, and they can help with:
GCU London is based in Spitalfields, a fashionable area of east London, close to Brick Lane, Petticoat Lane and Old Spitalfields Market. The area is easily accessible by tube, rail, road and Stansted, London City and Heathrow Airports are all a short journey away.
My counsellor contacted me every day throughout the application process and helped me receive an unconditional offer. I am so grateful to SI-UK and will never forget them. I will study very hard as I feel this is the best reward I can give the whole team.
Sade Onyeje Social Work at Birmingham City University