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MUrCS Intake 6

Last updated on April 11th, 2024

MUrCS Intake 6 students commenced their studies in Glasgow on 18 September 2023.  As part of the Induction Programme, students visited several regeneration areas and active travel sites.

MUrCS Intake 4 Thesis Show

Last updated on April 11th, 2024

MUrCS Intake 4 celebrated the end of their study programme with a Thesis Show on 19 September 2023.  The Thesis Show highlighted student thesis research achievements in the form of posters of student work. MUrCS staff, Industry partners, current and past students attended the event.

Successfully finished internship

MUrCS students Ankur Negi, Samin Poudel and Paola Zhamo successfully finished their internship on August 31st 2023, with a final presentation for representatives from different directories of the Päijät-Häme Regional Council, see their official web Newsletter: https://paijat-hame.fi/korkeakouluharjoittelijat-selvittivat-monipaikkaisuuteen-soveltuvia-alueita-paijat-hameessa/

MUrCS group arrived in Huelva 2023

Site visit at the old Corrales town, an area where the group will be developing a master-plan as part of the MUrCS program.

Warming City exhibition

MUrCS Student thesis work is currently on exhibition! “The Warming City – Visual Narratives of Urban Heat Stresses in Germany” (https://www.gcu.ac.uk/aboutgcu/universitynews/capturing-urban-heat-struggles-through-the-lens). The Warming City depicts how German urban residents confront and cope with heat stress, especially in cities.

Urban Ecosystems study visits

Last updated on April 11th, 2024

Spring 2023: MUrCS students on tour in Finland and Germany.

Finnish Erasmus Mundus coordinator meeting

Dr Eeva Aarrevaara and coordinator Alexandra Maksheeva from LAB visited the event at the Finnish Agency of Education in February 2023. See link below!

https://www.oph.fi/en/news/2023/erasmus-mundus-master-programmes-challenges-and-successes-discussed-coordinators-meeting

High praise from EACEA for MUrCS programme

From GCU internal newsletter Caledonian Connected.

Students Collaborating with Finnish Working Life

An article by Eeva Aarrevaara and Alexandra Maksheeva from the MUrCS programme in LAB Circular Economy Annual Review 2022 (last article, p 110).

MUrCS Promotion in Asia

Asia-Plus article Nov 30, 2022 promoting the MUrCS Programme:

How to enroll Master’s degree program in urban environment

English: https://asiaplustj.info/en/news/tajikistan/society/20221130/how-to-enroll-masters-degree-program-in-urban-environment

Russian: https://asiaplustj.info/ru/news/tajikistan/society/20221130/kak-postupit-na-magistratura-v-oblasti-planirovaniya-ustoichivih-gorodov