GCU London

London, England, United Kingdom
GCU London is a professional postgraduate university campus of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), located in an ultra-modern environment in the heart of London. Situated in Spitalfields, one of London’s most attractive locations, GCU London is in proximity to the capitals globally recognized financial and fashion industries.

About

History

GCU has campuses in the heart of Glasgow and London and was the first university in the UK to launch a campus in New York. Our campus in London is home to the prestigious British School of Fashion, supported by leading academics and honorary professors, some of whom lead global fashion brands.

Education

  • GCU London has a worldwide reputation for studying the business of fashion
  • Our postgraduate programs reflect the dynamic nature of international business and management education and the need for a broader global perspective in a fast paced changing world.
  • We've created our contemporary MBA in Luxury Brand Management around responsible leadership, global thinking and cutting-edge industry practice to meet your ambitious career development needs.
  • Our courses are focused on employability and the common good with some programmes offering internship and volunteering opportunities.

Research

GCU London has a thriving community of researchers who support research across the core areas of business management and social policy and health. They are involved in a number of funded projects and disseminate their findings through cutting-edge research papers that are presented at leading international conferences and published in high-profile refereed academic journals.

Career

The Careers Service at GCU aims to provide quality, effective careers guidance, advice and information to empower students and graduates to make informed decisions about their careers, learning and continuing professional development.

The Careers Service provides a range of careers resources like Job search, CVs, applications & interviews, Specialist information relevant to your Master’s program and guidance for International Students.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (10)
Applied Sciences & Professions (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Services

Student services

The GCU London team works together with our colleagues in Glasgow to provide you with a range of support services throughout your studies. For example, one to one VISA advice, one to one group or library advice, sessions to support your learning (English courses, help for disability student), social events to meet other students or also finance, accommodation or employment advices.

Housing services

One of the first things you need to consider when coming to study with us is finding somewhere to live. London has no shortage of options for a range of requirements and budgets.

Student halls accommodation is run by external companies that offer rooms and facilities in the local area. Halls are normally more expensive than other types of accommodation but have the benefit that all bills (including heating, internet and TV licence) are included. They also have lots of facilities that are included as part of your rent payment such as gyms, common rooms and study areas.

Library services

The library provides a range of study environments where you can study alone or in groups. The space is available to students during GCU London opening hours.In addition to the books in the London library, students have access to many online resources via the Glasgow library website using your domain username and password.

ICT services

  • Computers workstations available across our library, study spaces and halls of residence
  • The latest in virtual-learning environments
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Apple Mac Computers

Medical services

The UK is home to the largest public health network in the world, called the National Health Service or NHS.

Students do receive access to free healthcare whilst studying in the UK, which is available 24 hours, a day every day of the year.

Upon arrival in the UK and registering with the University, you must register with a local Doctor called a General Practioner or GP.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus provides a leading-edge learning environment, which harnesses the latest technologies and offers modern teaching space for lectures, small-group study, and social learning.

GCU London is committed to delivering a high-quality student experience through award-winning support services, and promotes employability and global citizenship in our graduates.

GCU London is ideally situated a short walk from Liverpool Street station and Old Spitafields market.

Sports facilities

There are no sports facilities on campus, but there are nearby sports facilities which are easily accessible for our students.

Student clubs

The Students' Association exists to represent and enable GCU London students to enhance all aspects of their student experience. We work hard to ensure that all students have an outstanding experience at GCU London that will live with them forever.

Accreditation

Most of GCU London’s programs are accredited and/or approved by industry bodies, including (but not limited to): the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Project Management Institute (PMI), Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and EPAS.

London, England, United Kingdom