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Change Direction With Open Events

Postgraduate Open Event, Wednesday 20 February, 4-7pm, University of Gloucestershire.

Whether you're looking to change your career, acquire specialist knowledge or stand out from the crowd, the University of Gloucestershire is holding an Open Event across all three of its campuses for people interested in postgraduate study to find out more.

Wartime returns to the Cotswolds on the GWR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is running its first-ever ‘War in

the Cotswolds' event on the railway, Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 April 2013.

It's a time for visitors to carry their identity cards, ration books and
dress up in 1940s style for this special event.

Strategic Alliance Partners for Higher Education Forge Long Term Commitment

The University of Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire College and South Gloucestershire and Stroud College are celebrating the first anniversary of a strategic alliance for higher education in Gloucestershire and the West of England. Launched in February 2012, the partners have signed a ten year Memorandum of Understanding to formalise their collaboration.

Cheltenham Art Student Wins Hans Brinker Trophy in Amsterdam

A third year Painting and Drawing student from the University of Gloucestershire is now embarking on commissioned portraits after scooping the Hans Brinker Budget Trophy in Amsterdam - one of the largest single prizes available to student artists.

Major award for Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR), which runs heritage train

services between Cheltenham Racecourse and Winchcombe, Toddington and
Laverton has received another major accolade, in the Heritage Railway
Association awards 2012.

It has won the Peter Manisty Award for ‘outstanding contribution to railway

Do you want to help your community and support young people involved in crime?

Currently the Youth Support Team (formerly Connections, the Youth Service and the Youth Offending Service) are recruiting community volunteers to support young people who have been arrested and are on court orders.

We are very keen to recruit more volunteers around the Cotswolds as often young people in rural areas are the most isolated. 

Film students scoop nationally acclaimed award

Two young filmmakers from the University of Gloucestershire have been honoured at The Moët British Independent Film Awards.

A superb collection of Fine Art at Chorley's on 13th December

Chorley's forthcoming sale on Thursday 13th December contains a superb collection of prints, watercolours and oil paintings relating to Plymouth and its naval history.
There are several interesting views including Plymouth Fish Market (Lot 325) by Nicholas Matthew Condy (1818-1851), showing figures haggling, carrying an estimate of £2,500-3,000.

University of Gloucestershire reports record financial surplus

Financial statements published by the University of Gloucestershire show that the University has ended the 2011-12 financial year with a substantial surplus.

Cheltenham Business Wins National Photographer of the Year 2012 Award

Cheltenham franchise owner Ben Higham has been crowned Photographer of the Year 2012 at the inaugural Photography for Little People National Photographic Awards.
The awards were judged by an independent panel from Vogue magazine with the winners announced at a glittering ceremony at Lumley Castle, County Durham on Friday evening.

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