Ekpeloodum Excellence Robert, BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science

I chose GCU as it offered the programme I was keen to study and I knew I would get the support here that I needed to achieve my academic goals. I’m studying Biomedical Science as I want to help other people and contribute to the health…

Aminah Din, BA Accountancy, GSBS

I was delighted to be named Scottish Women in Sport’s Role Model of the Year and to be a finalist in a national newspaper’s Young Scot Awards in the Diversity category for my football coaching work. “I am happiest when I am on the pitch…

Chloe Lambert, BA(Hons) International Retail Marketing

I was thrilled and shocked to be named GCU’s first sportswoman of the year. Such recognition was a wonderful boost. I have been part of the Talented Athlete programme at GCU since my first year and the University has been a great support as athletics…

Emma Wood, BSc (Hons) Audio Systems Engineering

I had an amazing opportunity to join fellow Audio Systems Engineering and Audio Technology students to put our technical expertise behind a fresh strand in the acclaimed Celtic Connections music festival. We manned the mixing desks as emerging talent from across Scotland performed at GCU…

Fraser Quinn, BA(Hons) International Fashion Branding

Each year students on my programme, BA(Hons) International Fashion Branding, travel to one of the world’s fashion capitals to get first-hand experience of the industry. I visited Barcelona. The experience was highly beneficial to my course and a highlight of the trip was a tour…

Hamish Zerbinati, BSc(Hons) Computer Games Design

I’m part of a team that won the YOUROPE Game Challenge – a Europe-wide Games for Change competition to create digital games that encourage the building of sustainable environments. Four of the nine team members took our game, Anthrocratos, which challenges players to create a…

Robbie Armstrong, MA Multimedia Journalism

I was totally taken aback to be named Student Journalist of the Year and to win the Arts and Entertainment category in the Scottish Student Journalism Awards. I couldn’t have written articles like those I entered for the competition at the start of the course….

Samantha Davidson, BA(Hons) Optometry

As part of my programme, students have the unique opportunity to travel to South Africa to work on the Phelophepa trains of hope, taking health care to some of the country’s most remote communities. In a team of four, I worked with professional optometrists carrying…