University of Gloucestershire

United Kingdom

About the University

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university located in the south-west of England.

It offers almost 100 undergraduate courses as well as a Fast-Track two-year option for some subjects.

With established links into industry, the university also offers exceptional opportunities for work experience. For example, Fashion students at the university have the opportunity to work with clothing brand Superdry during their course.

The university has a TEF Silver Award and ranks 55th in the UK in The Guardian's University Rankings.



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Campus Life

The university offer accommodation in both Cheltenham and Gloucester. This is guaranteed for international students, first year undergraduates and first year postgraduates. There are nearly 2000 self-catered rooms available and all are within easy reach of campuses.

Three campuses form the University of Gloucestershire and are located in Cheltenham and Gloucester. The Park is the largest and is home to The Media School which has a range of state-of-the-art facilities including a newsroom, television and radio studios, edit suites and teaching facilities. There is also plenty of green spaces which are home to over 900 trees!

Francis Close Hall campus includes restored historical buildings and is situated close to Cheltenham town centre. It is also home to The Hardwick Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography.

Oxtalls campus is located in Gloucester and is home to a range of sports facilities including a bio-assessment and drumming laboratory. A new £20 million development houses the School of Business and Technology.

Student life

The university's Students' Union provides volunteering opportunities as well as part-time work alongside managing a range of societies and clubs. There are over 30 sports teams and societies include Beekeeping, RAG (Raising and Giving) and subject-based societies. There is also student media in the form of Tone Radio, which was set up in 2006.

Cheltenham is a stunning spa town located in the heart of the English countryside. Home to the world-famous Cheltenham Races, it is also known for its plethora of festivals including The Cheltenham Jazz Festival and the Cheltenham Science Festival.


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9220 Students
9220 Students

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