The University of Gloucestershire Established in 1834, made up of three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, and was awarded university status in 2001 following the merger of numerous institutions. 8,500 students are currently enrolled from over 60 different countries.
Many courses feature local and international field trips and the option to spend a semester abroad on a student exchange. Gloucestershire also offers two year ‘fast-track’ courses in Business, allowing students to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost. The University has also been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and have a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.
Location – Gloucester and Cheltenham, England
The University is centrally located in the UK and within easy reach of major cities. London is two hours away by car or train, with Birmingham, Bristol and Oxford all less than one hour.
Two campuses are based in the town of Cheltenham, often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’, with a third in nearby Oxstalls. Cheltenham is an attractive and peaceful town located in an area of outstanding natural beauty that attracts six million tourists from all over the world every year. It is also home to the world-famous Cheltenham Racecourse, which is also used as a venue for social events and the university graduation ceremony.
- 95th in the Times University Guide 2020
- 67th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 25% of University of Gloucestershire’s submitted work was class as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
International Fees – £14,680-15,300
Famous For – Business, Finance, Computer Science, Media and Communications and ArtPercent International Students = 8%