AP9. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)
GCU is a modern Scottish university with over 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries. Ranked in the world’s top 150 universities in the Times Higher Education’s 200 under 50 league (2017) and is the top modern university in Scotland by research power (REF 2014). GCU is in the top 20 in the UK for allied health research (REF 2014) at world-leading and internationally excellent standards. It is a leading UK recipient of Erasmus+ research funding to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. GCU generates nearly £1billion worth of economic and social benefit for the UK economy every year and more than £880million to the Scottish economy annually.