About University of Gloucestershire

by / Saturday, 05 October 2013 / Published in University Of Gloucestershire

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About University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire, a University with over 175 years of heritage, the university joins academic excellence with a focus on helping students to fulfil their potential. The University of Gloucestershire is known for its innovative, high quality teaching and learning.

The University of Gloucestershire has approximately 10,000 students studying across three campuses, around 8% of the students are from outside of the UK and they represent 44 different countries. With over 100 academic courses there is plenty of choice for the international students.

The University of Gloucestershire is becoming popular with International students to study at for many reasons; Location being a key factor, Gloucestershire is conveniently located within hours of some of Britain’s largest Cities; under an hour away from Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol and under two hours away from London. Gloucestershire is well known for its friendly and safe environment, Students also benefit from studying at their specific subject focus campus.

The university has two attractive campuses in Cheltenham set in landscaped grounds and a state-of-the-art modern campus in Gloucester. The campuses vary in style, and each has its own teaching, learning, accommodation and catering facilities. The University is also well known for its brilliant support that it provides for its International students, the University has a fully dedicated International team that provides assistance in all student matters.

University of Gloucestershire

Subject areas

The University of Gloucestershire offers range of Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in the following subject areas:

  • Art and Design
  • Business and Management
  • Computing and IT
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Health and Sport
  • Law and Humanities

University of Gloucestershire Student

Student Experience

Studying at Gloucestershire will be a once in a lifetime opportunity. You will meet new people, discover new interest and explore a new country. want you to look back and know that your time with us was one of the greatest things you ever did. The Student Union is home to more than 100 clubs and societies from Athletics to Paintballing. University of Gloucestershire are also part of British University & Colleges of Sport (BUCS) the students regularly compete against other institutions.

International Student Society, exists to welcome international students and make them feel at home, organize events in and out of Gloucestershire and various trips around the UK including London, Oxford and Alton Towers. The Society also provides fun atmosphere for regular social events and opportunities to meet up with other students.

Gloucestershire has a vibrant and exciting social scene; Cheltenham is famed for hosting festivals of national and international standing. There are music festivals for every genre, sporting and food festivals, in addition to this hosting world’s longest running International Literature Festival. Cheltenham and Gloucester both offer lots of choice for entertainment, including cinemas, restaurants, great shopping and a host of night-life opportunities.


To help you finance your studies abroad University of Gloucestershire offers various scholarships for International student and also reward academic excellence, see how full range of scholarships here

Additional Information From University of Gloucestershire

Information about the courses offered by University of Gloucestershire can be seen on: http://www.glos.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/Pages/default.aspx

Students may also find the following useful links of —


Employability: http://insight.glos.ac.uk/departments/employability/Pages/default.aspx

Social media channels:

University Facebook site: http://www.facebook.com/uniofglos

University Twitter: https://twitter.com/uniofglos

University YouTube channel: https://twitter.com/uniofglos

International Facebook site: http://www.facebook.com/UniofGlosInt

International Twitter site: https://twitter.com/uniofglosint


International videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e-yW9Paq34

Accommodation video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFoZiYViCBg&feature=endscreen&NR=1



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