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University of Gloucestershire teaching courses are top of the class

The University of Gloucestershire has achieved an outstanding end-of-term report for its primary teaching courses from the government’s Ofsted inspectors.

Student Work Gains New Yorker Recognition

With a passion for photography and eye for an image, photojournalism student Deborah Coleman has attracted the attention of the New Yorker's visuals editor.
Elisabeth Biondi reviewed Deborah's work after the third year class at the
University of Gloucestershire submitted a selection of work to Source, a quarterly magazine of contemporary photography.

Volunteer For Summer Fun

The No Limits Sports Club is asking for more volunteers to come forward and help children from around the county make the most out of summer.
The multi-sports club offers a variety of activities for any child aged between eight and 16 with a physical or sensory impairment or learning disability, their siblings and friends.

Cotswolds MP speaks in Support of the Youth Parliament

Members of Gloucestershire’s Youth Parliament will gain the opportunity to use the Chamber in the House of Commons over the Summer following the passing of a vote in Parliament in favour of such a step.  This will be the second year in a row it has occurred and was actively supported by Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown.
 

Build Your Speed With Shorthand at the University of Gloucestershire

Despite pre-dating the digital age, shorthand remains a valuable skill in the 21st century.
And a new Teeline Shorthand Beginners course at the University of Gloucestershire is an opportunity to  learn a new skill or develop existing talents.

Summer School is Top Class at the University of Gloucestershire

Getting a taste for University life is at the heart of this year’s residential summer school at the University of Gloucestershire, with 50 young people from 19 county schools.
The annual event sees Year 10 students, aged 14 and 15, enjoying a wide range of academic and social activities.

Cotswolds MP secures review of Government funding for National Star College

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has today secured a review of funding for Specialist Independent Colleges after discovering that the National Star College would have been ineligible for funding recently announced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
 

Talented students head to Edinburgh Festival

Performing Arts students from the University of Gloucestershire are preparing to showcase their talents at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.
The students have raised £5000, including a £2000 grant from the Janet Trotter Trust to travel to the Fringe Festival where they will be performing three shows.

Working Together to Reduce Re-Offending

University of Gloucestershire students are working with Gloucestershire’s Restorative Justice (RJ) programme and bringing victims of crime together with those who committed the crime against them,

New Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor announced for University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire has confirmed that Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dr Paul Hartley will take over as Chief Executive and Vice-Chancellor on 1 August upon the retirement of Professor Patricia Broadfoot. Dr Hartley has been in the role of Acting Chief Executive since the end of March.  

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