John MacLeod, BSc(Hons) Forensic Investigation

Student Stories is Glasgow Caledonian University’s blog about student experiences at the University and how those experiences have contributed to their successes. John MacLeod is a Forensic Investigation student who found his university place through UCAS Clearing and is now successfully entering Year 3 of…

Andrew Gray, Risk Management

Student Stories is Glasgow Caledonian University’s blog about student experiences at the University and how those experiences have contributed to their successes. Andrew Gray is a Risk Management student from Glasgow and winner of the Lindsay Leadership Award and GCU Common Good Award for his…

Kayne Zen Liu, BA (Hons) International Marketing

Student Stories is Glasgow Caledonian University’s blog about our students, their experience of the University and how it has contributed towards their successes. Kayne Zen Liu is an International Marketing student from Malaysia who is graduating in the summer ceremonies here in Glasgow. Kayne looks…

Jonathan Kankolongo Bachelor of Laws with Risk student Glasgow Caledonian University

Jonathan Kankolongo, Bachelor of Laws with Risk

Student Stories is Glasgow Caledonian University’s blog about student experiences at the University and how those experiences have contributed to their successes. Jonathan Kankolongo is a Law student originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo who moved to Glasgow aged 4. Jonathan reflects on his…

Anna BA Hons International Marketing graduate

Anna Kozlowska, BA Hons International Marketing

Student Stories is Glasgow Caledonian University’s blog about student experiences at the University and how those experiences have contributed to their successes. Anna Kozlowska is an International Marketing student from Poland and volunteered and student class rep while studying here. Here, Anna looks back on…

Diane Connor, MSc International Tourism Management

After almost two decades as an air hostess with BA, I was ready for a new challenge. I loved travelling, but commuting to Heathrow definitely has a shelf life! So, when the opportunity to take voluntary redundancy came up, I grabbed it. I had nothing…

Bright Anyimah Oduro, MSc Ophthalmology and Vision Research

I was so excited to be awarded The Catholic Bishops Conference Magnusson Award as I finally had an opportunity to pursue my passion and dream of transforming people’s lives in a practical way. I and my partner in the project, Irene Fosuhemaa Bossman, who is…

Nema Matekenya, MSc International Project Management

I’ve been able to study in Glasgow thanks to a unique scholarship partnership between GCU and housing association ng Homes. So, while GCU supports me through my studies, ng has given me a home. I’m very grateful. The partnership has been supporting Malawian students develop…

Kirstin Marshall, BA (Hons) International Marketing

I first got involved with the Simon Community Scotland through a marketing internship for my programme and was taken on to run its social media strategy. This summer I was able to to launch its new project to help combat period poverty alongside MSP Monica…

Adebayo Aibinu, research student

My only involvement in politics before being elected Glasgow’s first black councillor was representing the student voice as a Research Student Leader in the School of Health and Life Sciences! I joined the Conservative Party after the general election in 2015, but only became active…