University of Gloucestershire Applicant Day

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University of Gloucestershire Applicant Day

University of Gloucestershire Applicant Day



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The University of Gloucestershire is located on three campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester.

How to find us

Cheltenham and Gloucester are well served by public transport and they both adjoin the M5 for easy road access. See How to find us for access maps and directions, public transport and car parking information.

Open days, applicant days and campus tours

If you are considering studying here, why not book on one of our undergraduate or postgraduate open days?

If you have already selected a degree course at the University of Gloucestershire, attending an applicant day will help prepare you for studying here.

Campus tours are available throughout the year for prospective students or employees to view facilities and resources.

University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, The Park and Oxstalls.

The university is the recent successor of a large number of merged, name-changed and reformed institutions of further and higher education. Its history spans nearly two centuries. It originates from the merger of two distinct strands of educational provision in Gloucestershire being that provided by Local Government and that founded by the Anglican Church. The university traces its earliest Civic history to the Cheltenham Mechanics’ Institute in 1834, and to the Cheltenham Training College in its Church history, established in 1847, by the Reverend Francis Close. Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education was created in 1990 from the two distinct strands. In October 2001, the college was awarded University status.

The university provides almost 100 undergraduate courses and around 57 taught post-graduate courses within two faculties: the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Business and the Faculty of Art and Technology.

A 10-year Memorandum of Understanding exists between the university, Gloucestershire College and South Gloucestershire and Stroud College to support access to higher education.

The University has announced a £57 million investment programme for its estates including a new £38m 794 bed village in Cheltenham and a new business school and sports facilities in Gloucester.

General contacts

Main university telephone number: +44 (0)1242 714700
Course enquiries: 03330 141414
Current student queries: 01242 714444 or your nearest Helpzone
Thinking about applying? Contact our enquiries team with any questions