03

March

Glasgow named best UK airport in new survey

Glasgow has come top of a new report from travel and lifestyle website, The Points Guy UK (TPG UK). The popular website reviewed 20 airports across the UK and gave each a score out of 100 with Glasgow coming in at number one. Ratings focused on three criteria areas...


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03

March

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Glasgow wins at Meeting & Incentive Travel Awards

Glasgow enjoyed another fantastic evening at the prestigious Meetings and Incentive Travel (M&IT) Awards on Friday (February 28). Recognised as the business tourism sector’s ‘Oscars’, the M&IT Awards are voted for by more than 4,500 meetings industry professionals across the UK. Glasgow beat strong competition to secure a trio...


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03

March

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University of Strathclyde collects Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Strathclyde collected a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace. Strathclyde was selected as a winner for its excellence in energy innovation. Strathclyde’s Principal & Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald said: “This award is a tremendous honour and an...


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10

February

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Glasgow named European city of the future

Glasgow – in competition with over 300 cities across the continent – has been ranked as the top large city in Europe for foreign direct investment strategy, according to a report published today by fDi Intelligence (part of the Financial Times portfolio). The European Cities and Regions of the...


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20

January

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Med-tech firm selects Glasgow for new R&D centre

Med-tech firm EnMovi has selected the Glasgow City Innovation District as the location to advance the development of cutting-edge orthopaedic sensors and data analytics. A £2.5m research and development (R&D) grant from Scottish Enterprise will enable the newly-established EnMovi (the latest venture from US-based parent company OrthoSensor Inc.) to...


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10

December

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Glasgow announced as World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2019

Glasgow has been voted the World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination 2019 in the 26th annual World Travel Awards, globally recognised as the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism. Following being awarded the European title in June 2019, the city beat competitor cities Singapore, Rio de...


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09

December

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Strathclyde named THE University of the Year

Taking on a vital social mission – and excelling in delivering on that goal – ensured that the University of Strathclyde was the big winner at the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2019. Judges who handed the Glasgow institution the coveted University of the Year title said that it had returned to its...


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11

November

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Award Winning City

Glasgow has received a number of accolades which demonstrate its world class standing as a dynamic, 21st-century city.


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07

November

Glasgow named cultural and creative ‘centre’ of UK

Glasgow has been listed as the top cultural and creative centre in the UK in a report from the European Commission. Following in the top five were London, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester, with Edinburgh just missing out in sixth place. Dundee was the next Scottish city to be ranked,...


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06

November

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Glasgow wins European Capital of Sport title

Glasgow has succeeded in its bid to be named the European Capital of Sport in 2023. The announcement, made by ACES Europe, a non-profit association based in Brussels, marks the first time any city has won the coveted title twice – 2023 will mark 20 years since Glasgow first...


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