26 A sneaky peak behind the glamour
of the red carpet
Exclusive interview with journalist and
presenter Laura Boyd.
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4 Tackling the climate emergency
GCU at the frontline of tackling climate change.
6 GCU at COP26
We share highlights from GCU’s role in COP26.
8 Redesigning the fashion industry
Mairi Lowe tells us more about Sustainable Fashion Scotland.
9 What is fair or climate just about COP26 outcome?
Professor Tahseen Jafry gives her verdict on the outcomes from
10 What inspired Annie Lennox to become a social activist?
Exclusive interview with our Chancellor.
12 A new education system to help save the planet
Dr Satish Kumar calls for universities to make education part of
the solution, not the problem.
14 Alumni of the Year Awards
Meet the recipients of our alumni awards.
16 Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE
GCU’s Principal and Vice Chancellor to step aside in 2022.
18 Never give in
Exclusive interview with Sir Alex Ferguson CBE.
20 Common Good Campaign
Exceptional support for students who need it most.
22 Honoured by GCU
Leading figures from around the world honoured by GCU.
24 Alumni stories from around the globe
Graduates from our global campuses tell their career stories
28 Celebrating student success
Key student achievements from this year.
30 The creation of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship
GCU graduate Jim Paterson’s role in providing life-changing
medical care around the world.
32 Empowering ethnic minority women in a Glasgow community
Shulamite Ezechi tells us how her charity supports and
empowers women from ethnic minorities.
34 A degree double act
Stand-up comedian and events professional Chrissy Ross talks
about his GCU journey.