Game Jam at GCU!

GCU was the biggest base in Europe for the world’s largest computer game developing marathon Game Jam. The 48-hour global event took place in more than 170 locations in 44 different countries at the weekend.

Dr Jon Sykes, senior lecturer in Computing and Creative Technologies at GCU, said: “I’m thrilled this year we are the biggest Game Jam venue in Europe.”

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Scotland celebrates island culture

A project has been set up to showcase Scotland’s island culture and creativity. Marketing initiative Scotland’s Islands has invited bids for funding from organisers of food and drink-related community events. More information on the BBC news website.

Here at Glasgow Caledonian University, we are inviting Scotland’s food and drink companies to a free event giving them access to our food and drink sector experts. “Food for Thought” takes place on 23rd March. To register, go to

Guinness World Records releases 2011 Gamer’s Edition

The new Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer’s Edition highlights the worlds’ finest gamers, including a lady with the highest score on Guitar Hero 3!

Take a look at Glasgow Caledonian University’s research into Music Games, through the School of Engineering and Computing.

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GCU student wins engineering award

A GCU student has been named the most promising young engineer in Glasgow. Kevin Frew, 22, was awarded a prestigious Prince Philip Award at a ceremony held by the Incorporation of Hammermen.

The £1,500 annual prize is open to all of Glasgow’s top engineering students.

Kevin, who recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Mechanical Engineering, is the youngest ever member of the Council for the Institute of Engineers and Shipbuilders.

GCU’s School of Engineering and Computing has significant expertise in Computing and Creative Technology, Communication, Network and Electronic Engineering and Energy Systems Engineering.

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