Student Life on a Budget
We asked our students to share their budgeting hacks so that you can stay on top of your finances…
University is about more than getting a degree. When you join University of Gloucestershire you’ll be joining a diverse and connected community who will challenge you to discover new things. It’s here you will find your friends for life and renewed confidence to reach your goals.
Set in the UK’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll get the best of a big university experience, but with adventure around every corner.
Over 45 festivals each year, placements with global businesses on your doorstep and over 500 bars, clubs and pubs.
Our halls of residence are local to our campuses and walking distance to the centre of Cheltenham and Gloucester. They’re secure and spacious.
Pittville Student Village is in a picturesque location close to Francis Close Hall in Cheltenham. With 800 rooms including en-suite apartments and studio flats, on-site MUGA pitch, table tennis and free zumba classes.
Our current students will be around to make sure you settle in during your first week at university. They’ll help you move in and show you around Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Looking to get active during your studies? Fancy football, gardening? Maybe even dog walking?
UniSport offers a range of health and wellbeing programmes designed to build social connections whilst keeping active during day-to-day life.
No matter what your interests or passions are, there are clubs and societies for everyone – and if there isn’t, then you can just create one!
From Punk DIY or anime to netball and rugby, you’ll be able to join like‑minded people exploring fun activities and subjects.
Gloucester combines a rich historic past with a modern city including its iconic cathedral and famous docks.
Having only started playing rugby two years ago, Psychology student Sisilia Tuipulotu has been selected in the Women’s Six Nations opener and looks set to make her debut against Ireland Women.
She is following in the footsteps of her cousin, the legendary Welsh number eight, Taulupe Faletau.
Cheltenham was voted the best place to live in the South West 2020 by the Sunday Times
We are committed to being a community in which equality of opportunity is a reality for all applicants, students, staff, prospective staff and students, and Council.
We are developing an inclusive culture, free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation.