Archive for the ‘Higher & Further Education’ Category

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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25

Aug

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The National Film and Television School to establish new branch in Glasgow

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is to set up a Scottish base in Glasgow. The new NFTS facility is being established in partnership with BBC Scotland and will be based at the corporation’s Glasgow Pacific Quay headquarters and Dumbarton studios. The plan has been announced by First...


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14

Aug

City of Glasgow College becomes Scottish centre for innovation

Scotland’s largest college has been selected as the country’s national centre for innovation by the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (IKE). Innovation is considered to be the engine for business and regional growth and developing its capability and capacity is fundamental to Scotland and the rest of the...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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20

Jun

Strathclyde Uni to oversee new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The University of Strathclyde will run a new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre following an announcement by the Scottish Government. The Centre will support highly-skilled jobs and give Scotland a competitive edge in manufacturing processes for materials such as titanium and carbon fibre. Announcing the investment at Strathclyde’s Advanced...


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13

Jun

Glasgow Caledonian University expands in NYC

In a groundbreaking move, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a charter by New York State Education Department (NYSED) to become a degree-granting body in New York – the first foreign higher education institution to achieve this. In New York, a city renowned for its global role in...


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Osborne+Co’s Grade A office development on Argyle St approved

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