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Welcome to the news and media centre of Glasgow Clyde College. If you're a journalist, blogger or you're just interested in what is happening at the College, the media centre is for you.

All our latest news stories and press releases are posted in the centre. If you require additional information or have a press enquiry, please contact Nicola Meredith on marketing@glasgowclyde.ac.uk or call 0141 357 6058.

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Horticulture student nominated for Lantra Learner of the Year Award

23 February 2017

A horticulture student from Glasgow Clyde College has been short-listed for Lantra Scotland’s Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Award.  John Boyd, from Port Glasgow, has completed a Level 2 Horticulture award and is now studying for a Level 3 award in Parks, Gardens and Greenspace a...

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Professional Cookery students through to final of prestigious cooking competition

22 February 2017

Three NC Professional Cookery students from Glasgow Clyde College have made it through to the Country Range Student Chef Finals.  The students secured their place in the finals by creating a three-course dinner menu that incorporated healthy fine dining and modern cooking techniques.  ...

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Film first at Cineworld

21 February 2017

A former Creative Industries student at Glasgow Clyde College has had his first film screening at Cineworld, Glasgow.   Dredem, a community-based short film shot in Highland Perthshire, was produced, and directed by Daniel Maslen while he studied HND Creative Industries: Television.  It was during this tim...

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Engineering students win Institute of Welders Awards

20 February 2017

Two Glasgow Clyde College students are celebrating after winning Institute of Welders Awards which recognise the high standard of their performance whilst at college.  The awards were presented at the recent Welding Institute (TWI) annual dinner. Michael Roberts received the HNC Award for achieving a grad...

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Supporting refugee doctors back into work

10 February 2017

Glasgow Clyde College, in partnership with City of Glasgow College, will be providing English language training for refugee doctors, with the aim of helping them transition into the medical profession in Scotland.  Funded by £161,692 from the Scottish Government, the New Refugee Doctor...

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Widening opportunities to learn about science

09 February 2017

A new e-learning version of successful science learning resource "Counting on a Greener Scotland" (COGS) has been launched. The e-learning resource, which has been funded by the Glasgow Clyde Education Foundation, is being launched at Glasgow Clyde College’s new E-learning Centre. ...

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Adult Returners fundraise for Aberlour Children's Charity

09 February 2017

The Adult Returner students at Langside and Cardonald campuses of Glasgow Clyde College raised a fantastic £1032.45 and £581.57 respectively for Aberlour Children’s Charity, making £1,614.02 In total.  The students were studying on the August 2016 to January 2017 programme.  A...

Graham Fagen visit

Internationally acclaimed artist visits students

08 February 2017

Internationally acclaimed local artist and Professor, Graham Fagen, inspired Contemporary Art Practice students at Glasgow Clyde College with a guest lecture sharing his experiences as a working artist.   Graham Fagen, a Scottish artist, who has exhibited all over the world from New Zealand to Sou...

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Glasgow Clyde College awarded Fairtrade status

07 February 2017

Glasgow Clyde College and Glasgow Clyde College Student Association are celebrating after being awarded Fairtrade Status by the Fairtrade Foundation, following a rigorous process.   Working in full partnership with the Student Association, Glasgow Clyde College has increased the use of Fairt...

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Florists fundraise for the Beatson Cancer Trust

26 January 2017

Floristry students at Glasgow Clyde College have raised more than £545 for the Beatson Cancer Trust.  The students, who are all studying either part-time Floristry Beginners Level 1 or the full time Diploma in Floristry Level 2, raised the funds by selling wreaths and table decorations before Christmas. T...

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