A TOP TV chef is to treat former students of a city university to a lip-smacking afternoon tea.

Helen Vass, who won BBC's Bake Off: Creme de la Creme show, will roll out her signatures pastries for alumni of Glasgow Caledonian University's founding institutions.

The pastry chef, who herself studied at GCU, was part of a three-strong team thatw owed the TV judges.

She will create desserts for 80 former students of GCU's founding bodies- The Queen’s College and The Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science, also know as the Dough School.

At the event on April 10, the University will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to Elaine Acaster OBE, who studied a post-graduate Diploma in Dietetics at the Dough School and is a former vice-principal for strategy and governance at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London.

Jillian Watt, Director of GCU Foundation, Alumni Engagement and Events, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming our alumni back to our campus and to be making this award to distinguished graduate Ms Acaster, celebrating the significant contribution she has made to education throughout her career.

"All of our graduates, including those of our founding institutions, are hugely important to us and it is an honour to be once again hosting such a fantastic event.”

Ms Vass said: “I absolutely loved my time at GCU and I am really looking forward to being involved with the afternoon tea and to showcasing my own skills to these highly skilled graduates, who are the foundation of what professional chefs are doing now.

"It will be a pleasure to meet these fantastic alumni and hear from them how cooking has developed throughout the years.”