What Every Student Must Know About College Life At GCU

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What Every Student Must Know About College Life At GCU

College is one of the most memorable chapters in every student’s life. At GCU, we want to make your college life memorable for all the right reasons.

With domestic students from across India and international students from 81+ countries all set to return to active campus life, the beautiful city of Bangalore - with its ever so pleasant weather, rich culture, food, safety, and excellent amenities - is an ideal place for higher learning.

GCU’s faculty and support team are all geared up to make learning on-campus once again a joyful and treasured experience.

NOSTOS - Homecoming Gala 2022

Beginning with the most awaited event of the year, NOSTOS- Homecoming Gala 2022, (from April 11 th - 29 th ) we all returned better, stronger, and more determined than ever to follow our passion, chase our dreams and make it work!

Nostos celebrated culture, art, and talent in a vibrant mix of team and individual events. Teams put up a show of strength while individuals packed in a punch!

Students lived up to the challenge with gusto, from street plays to masquerades, to dance, poetry, hogathons, mono-acting, and even a contest in cooking without fire!

Here are some things that every student must know about college life at GCU

Academically, we aim to give you nothing short of the best – transformational learning experiences for academic, personal, and professional growth wi th a global mindset.

Life on a GCU campus is all about holistic development! And so, your day is bound to be packed with programmes, events, and activities to bring out the best in you.

Be assured – especially first-year students - that we have you covered, from student services to miscellaneous support; we’re here to help you get you around.

Student Services

We understand your concerns about living on campus and have implemented a suite of student services to make this shift easy for both students and parents.

Facilities include medical help and counsellors on call, internet stations, convenience stores, emergency services, an ambulance on call, multi-activity playing grounds, laundry services, power back-up, housekeeping, hot water for a bath, safe drinking water, study hall, stationery stores, wi-fi, CCTVs at vantage points, security 24/7, ATMs and individual lockers, makes living on a GCU campus, comfortable and welcoming.

The student services page also contains the latest notifications, a calendar of events, FAQs, an image gallery, and a virtual tour of the GCU campus.

Extracurricular Activities

The calendar is choc-a-bloc with extracurricular events from sports to music, drama, and even social service.

The CREAM Awards and GCU Puraskars recognise young achievers in different fields, while LRC, GCU Create, and Sidewalk are events where arts and culture come alive.

The campus buzz is kept alive by campus publications Campus Elan, Campus World, and the exciting Campus TV and Campus Radio. Likewise, GCU has an active NSS (National Service Scheme) and NCC (National Cadet Corps) unit. Sign-up for these activities and become the best version of yourself.

GCU Library and Web Portal

Our library has rich information resources like books, periodicals, thesis, dissertations, bibliographies, OPAC service, reference, and referral services, open to all GCU students.

The GCU Web portal is a safe platform, offering students single-point access and a gateway to GCU applications, information, and content.

Safety and Hygiene Protocols

The health and well-being of staff and students is an utmost priority at GCU. We ensure that the safety protocols and mandates issued by the local authorities from time to time are strictly adhered to.

Our premises are sanitised regularly, and we encourage our students and staff to use face masks, especially in closed environments.

GCU is all set to welcome you. However, it may be an excellent idea for new incoming students to stroll through the GCU website to get an idea of college life on the GCU campus.


The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.

The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

Please note : The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.