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Glasgow Caledonian University Reviews

9 Reviews by Students
#115 out of 140 UK Universities

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Good library and cafes bad for union, freshers and societies

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By member910143
On 4th July 15

Applying to Glasgow Caledonian University

Entry Requirements:

208-223 UCAS Points

Average range for Glasgow Caledonian University entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.


Offer and Acceptance Rates:
Total Applicants:
20,685
Total offers Made:
10,220
Offer rate:
49.41%
Total offers Accepted:
3,150
Acceptance rate:
30.82%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 26th January 2017. It relates to offers made in June 2016. For more details visit the UCAS website.

Glasgow Caledonian University Reputation

Glasgow Caledonian University is home to more than 17,000 students, 700 of which are international and from over 90 different countries. The university was the winner of the Times University award 2008 for its work in supporting international students.

The university is situated on City Campus in the centre of Glasgow and has many great facilities for students to make use of, including The Base, an information service for students on everything to do with the university and a well stocked library with study areas and comfy seating both of which are housed in the Satire Centre. The building has five floors and also houses a learning café, computers, and several different spaces for interaction. The Satire Centre is the hub of the university and is known to be one of the most innovative environments to encourage learning across the UK.

For those with an appetite for sport, the Arc centre is equipped with two gyms, weights, sports halls, dance studio and a health spa. Students have the opportunity to get involved in many sports clubs and for those with a competitive edge and a high level of competence, bursaries are available to aid in combining study with sport.

The Students' Association is the base for great organised events and entertainment plus being home to the student radio station, magazine, sports clubs and societies and also features a café and spaces to hang out. There is no bar on campus, instead students can make use of all that the affordable city of Glasgow has to offer with it's lively music scene, restaurants, bars, clubs and cinemas plus many other festivals and events that are hosted in the city throughout the year such as the Comedy Festival, International Festival, Military Tattoo and Celtic Connections.



Glasgow Caledonian University offers several avenues for volunteering in the community and other work based learning with a range of businesses that includes charities, local and national government, manufacturing and healthcare. Taking part in schemes like this helps students to obtain a higher level of qualification and build work-based knowledge and skills.

As an award winner for how it treats international students, Glasgow caledonian University is well equipped with various support networks and facilities. The International Student Support Services team are there to help every step of the way and also provide a welcome event and other activities to enable students to meet each other, have a tour of Glasgow and a go to a traditional Scottish Ceilidh.


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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 21st March 18
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 6th June 17

The small campus meant that students are able to move from one classroom or lecture hall to the next easily and relatively quickly for classes, and the entire environment and university staff (including those in the Wellbeing Service & the security services) have all been very welcoming to students.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 21st May 17

When I graduated from Glasgow Caledonian they got my graduation date wrong and stuck me in with the group that had to retake tests... I pointed this out and they refused to correct it. I was travelling so then had to miss my graduation ceremony. Total pricks.... No careers service... my degree about as useful as piece of toilet paper.... this university is toxic shit pile.....

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 22nd November 16

Brilliant, new University building, all situated on the one campus, but severely lacking a student union.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th November 16
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 23rd November 15

poorly organised, poor 'student experience' - freshers, societies, union

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th October 15

They couldn't organise a piss up in a brewery at Caley but the facilities are phenomenally good

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th July 15

Good library and cafes bad for union, freshers and societies

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