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May Day Holiday

28 April 2017

The College will be closed for the May Day holiday on Monday 1 May. We will be open as usual on Tuesday 2 May.   Enjoy the long weekend! 

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EIS Industrial Action 3 May

28 April 2017

The EIS teaching union is planning industrial action as part of a dispute in relation to national collective bargaining arrangements. Recent discussions at ACAS did not lead to a resolution of the dispute although both sides are planning to meet again.   The EIS has informed us that its members will be on...

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Glasgow Clyde College Fellow achieves ground-breaking PhD

24 April 2017

Glasgow Clyde College Fellow Julie McElroy has completed ground-breaking PhD research into Assistive Technology at University of the West of Scotland (UWS). Julie’s PhD investigated the learning experiences of students with disabilities within tertiary education who use assistive technology as part of th...

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Apprentice Andrew takes his skills to India

10 April 2017

Carpentry and Joinery apprentice Andrew Hutton has put his skills to good use, by travelling to southern India to work on a project building a new dorm on the second floor of an orphanage in the small village of Kollegal. Utilising the skills that he has honed on his Advanced Craft Carpentry and Joinery day re...

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Community Learning students meet First Minister

06 April 2017

Glasgow Clyde College Community Learning and Development students completed their health and wellbeing course in a memorable way recently, with a visit from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The First Minister was visiting the YWCA Scotland’s Glasgow Centre - The Young Women’s Movement ...

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TV and Sports students collaborate

05 April 2017

The College's sports department recently worked in partnership with the HND Creative Industries: Television students to give them an opportunity to complete their assessments whilst experiencing multi-camera, live event filming and real-time vision mixing. The TV students used five cameras were used ...

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Make it in Fashion'17

04 April 2017

The nationally renowned School of Fashion and Textiles at Glasgow Clyde College is hosting a special event for all Scottish secondary school pupils interested in Fashion - Design, Technology and Textiles. Pupils will be able to book onto a specialist workshop and try their hand at one of the specialisms offered by t...

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Learning for Independence group raise funds for SSPCA

03 April 2017

The Learning for Independence 1 group at Cardonald Campus have raised £150 for the Scottish SPCA. The students completed an Employment Skills (Marketing and Events) unit and, as part of this, they decided to raise awareness of the local SSPCA Cardonald Cat and Dog home, and raise funds for it in the proc...

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Engineering students compete on Robot Wars

31 March 2017

A team of HND Engineering Systems students will have their TV debut on Sunday 2nd April and reveal their robot, Rusty, in the latest episode of Robot Wars.  Glasgow Clyde College students, Cameron Dale, Nicolas Hough and David Shields, were inspired by their lecturer Tony Smith, who has prev...

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College shares engineering knowledge with Cypriot students

30 March 2017

Glasgow Clyde College, is working with Cypriot school, B' Technical from Limassol, Cyprus, as part of the European ERASMUS + mobility project to share engineering knowledge behind the latest Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology for vocational students.  Fourteen students and two lecturers visited G...


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