Archive for the ‘Higher & Further Education’ Category

13

Dec

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Glasgow a Top 10 city in the fDi Global Cities of the Future rankings

Glasgow has received recognition in the face of competition from across the world for its achievements in attracting business and investment in the latest fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 rankings. The city is ranked in the Top 10 overall in the Large City category that features Seattle,...


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05

Dec

State-of-the-art visualisation suite opens at the AFRC

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has opened a state-of-the-art digital visualisation suite at its premises in Inchinnan next to Glasgow Airport. The suite, designed and kitted out by the centre’s tier one partner Virtalis, is the only one in Scotland with its unique set of...


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05

Dec

Urban Data Research Centre awarded new funding

The Urban Big Data Centre at the University of Glasgow has been awarded £5 million to continue its pioneering work promoting the use of big data and innovative methods to improve social, economic and environmental well-being in cities. The Centre will be jointly funded by the Economic & Social...


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24

Oct

University of Glasgow Research Hub receives planning permission

The University of Glasgow has received planning consent from Glasgow City Council to begin construction on the first building on the site of the former Western Infirmary. The consent, specifically described in planning terms as ‘Matters Specified in Conditions’, means work is now taking place on the £113 million...


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09

Oct

Foundation stone laid in University of Glasgow’s £1 billion campus re-development

The University of Glasgow marked the 150th anniversary since work began on the construction of its Gilmorehill campus by laying a foundation stone at the site of the new £90 million James McCune Smith Learning Hub. The stone was laid by the Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Susan...


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08

Oct

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€11.7m funding for University of Glasgow research projects

Researchers at the University of Glasgow are celebrating three new projects which have received significant financial backing from the European Commission. Academics from the Schools of Engineering, Geographical and Earth Sciences and Mathematics and Statistics will team with European universities and businesses to deliver innovative projects aimed at directing...


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24

Aug

Funding secured for new advanced engineering facility

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has secured £16.5 million to establish a major new advanced engineering facility that will put Scotland at the forefront of the movement to transform one of the manufacturing sector’s most traditional and important supply chains. FutureForge, funded by the UK...


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29

Jun

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Strathclyde named Higher Educational Institution of the Year

The University of Strathclyde has won the top award – as well as three other categories – in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2018. Strathclyde was named ‘Higher Educational Institution of the Year’, and was also presented with awards for widening access to education, and innovative use of technology....


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13

Oct

Architectural excellence continues for City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College’s new City campus on Glasgow’s Cathedral Street has scooped yet another architectural award for the super college. The building, which is the larger of the twin site college and has already scooped five architectural titles, won Major Building Project of the Year at this year’s...


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22

Sep

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Glasgow named Scottish university of the year

The University of Glasgow has been named Scottish University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The university jumped nine places in the national league table to feature inside the UK’s top 20. Glasgow scored gains in six of the nine performance...


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