Top 10 UK modern university (The Guardian 2016)
1st for international student support (ISB 2015)
Top 20 for Courses and Lecturers (WhatUni)
95% of our graduates are in employment of further study within 6 months (DLHE)
The University of Gloucestershire offers over 100 undergraduate and postgraduate academic study programmes through nine schools: Art and Design, Business, Computing and Technology, Education, Health and Social Care, Liberal and Performing Arts, Media, Natural and Social Sciences, and Sport and Exercise.
The University of Gloucestershire guarantees you support to create Your Future Plan, ensuring you make the most of every opportunity during your studies. This will include your own personal tutor who will work with you to identify a range of exciting opportunities that will enable you to achieve your future aspirations. These opportunities provide the chance to develop your CV as part of your assessed studies. Students have completed placements at organisations including BBC, ITV, Superdry, Intel and IBM.
The university is has invested £90 million into new buildings and facilities, including:
- State-of-the-art facilities in the Media Centre and a new computing and cyber security centre at Park campus in Cheltenham,
- A brand new Performing Arts and Events Centre at Oxstalls campus in Gloucester.
- A new 794-bed Student Village at Pittville in Cheltenham is set to open in September 2017.
- A brand new £16 million building to house the Business School and Growth Hub at Oxstalls Campus in Gloucester from September 2018
- Enhanced sports facilities at the Oxstalls campus and adjacent Plock Court Sports Park for September 2018.
The university is well located and is within one hour of international airports in Birmingham and Bristol, while London is just two hours away. It is placed in a picturesque part of South West England and is spread across four stunning campuses in the towns of Cheltenham and City of Gloucester. Students love the county of Gloucestershire for its eclectic mix of events, with over 45 music, arts, science and literature festivals every year. More information can be found on the website.
Francis Close Hall - referred to as ‘the Hogwarts campus’ and known for its community feel, Francis Close Hall is a truly inspiring place to study and has been with us throughout our history in education.
Oxstalls - located in the heart of Gloucester, the students of Oxstalls benefit from connections to an extensive network of clubs, sports teams, theatres, festivals and venues.
The Park - with connections to the likes of the BBC, HSBC, Microsoft and Spotify, it’s no wonder that this stunning campus attracts students from all over the globe.
The Centre for Art and Photography - a thriving hub of creativity, there is always something exciting going on at the Centre for Art and Photography, from guest lectures with Vogue, to catwalks with Superdry.
Whether you want to live in halls of residence, in private housing or in lodgings, the accommodation team provides a wide range of student accommodation to suit your needs. More information about the accommodation you can find here.
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