Cardonald in the 00s
MSP Tommy Sheridan speaks at HN Awards Ceremony telling graduands about 'the value of education and the cost of ignorance.'
2002Design and Fashion's 'Training in the Workplace' programme is awarded 1st Prize at the SFEU Best Practice Awards 2002 Ceremony in Edinburgh.
Jewellery students travel to Germany to gain exposure to one of Europe' leading manufacturers.
Meanwhile, Will Young beats Gareth Gates to be the first winner of Pop Idol and his first No1 single is the biggest selling song of the 00s.
The College's HNC Water Operations course was awarded 2nd place in the UK Category of Training Provider at the GWINTO UK Water Industry Excellence Awards.
'Get Ready for Work' Skillseeker Programme is introduced for students with learning difficulties.
A number of Cardonald's Supported Learning students are successful at the Special Olympics and Fairtrade tea and coffee is introduced in the College.
Glasgow launches its bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
£23 million is invested in College facilities - a new Skills Centre featuring a workshop block for trades and leisure courses and a new Children's Centre. Scottish Television presenter Kay Adams officially opens the centres.
In conjunction with Tesco Recruitment Partnership Partnership Programme, EQUIP and Langside College, Cardonald delivers a pre-employment course.
In the same year, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum reopens after its three-year, £27.9 million restoration.
Susan Walsh is appointed as new Principal and the College's tower building is refurbished. In the same year, in response to climate change concerns, the College introduces training for the installation of solar panels and engages with many international clients in Europe and in the Middle East.
Cardonald builds a new relationship with the Scottish Football Association (SFA). Supporting SFA staff gaining assessor and verifier qualifications at Cardonald.
A new eight-week business start-up course is launched, providing new entrepreneurs with much needed all-round advice and guidance to get their new ventures off the ground. Today, Cardonald continues to help new business start-ups through our 'Business Incubator Unit, launched in 2012.
Cardonald sport and fitness students win a host of medals at Scotland's Colleges' National Sport Championships.
The College's Journalism, Media and Communications school forms a unique partnership with BBC Scotland to develop creative, realistic teaching material for the workforce.
Intensive research shows that Cardonald College Glasgow is highly regarded for its courses, the quality of teaching on offer and the support available from staff.
To compliment Cardonald's holistic therapy courses on offer, hairdressing and beauty therapy courses are introduced at the College for the first time. As well as the opening of new training salon, Tranquil Lifestyle Centre (TLC).