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University of Gloucestershire

Check whether the University of Gloucestershire is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at the University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Cheltenham and Gloucester, England. It is set across four campuses: Francis Close Hall, Oxstalls, Park, and The Center for Art and Photography.

You can choose from more than 100 undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, and apprenticeship programs in areas including art and design, business, education, health and social care, media, and sport and exercise.

Accommodation is guaranteed for first year students in halls of residence, and there are also many shared flats and houses in Cheltenham and Gloucester managed by the University. Outside the classroom there are events you can attend such as the Summer Ball, and societies you can join.

Why study at Gloucester University?

  • Employability

    More than 95% of graduates were in employment or further study within six months of graduation

  • Sustainable university

    The University of Gloucestershire has been named the UK's most sustainable university (People and Planet University League 2019)

  • Industry links

    Students complete over 4,000 placements and internships each year, both in the UK and abroad

Life as an international student

The University of Gloucestershire welcomes students from more than 60 countries. The University aims to help all international students achieve their goals through joining social clubs, working with relevant brands and companies, and volunteering.

You’re encouraged to live on campus in halls of residence, and a place is guaranteed in your first year. All students are assigned a personal tutor who is there to guide you through your studies to ensure you reach your academic goals.

The towns of Cheltenham and Gloucester are relatively small, but have a lot to offer with internationally recognized festivals, theaters, shopping, and architecture.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

Getting value for money from your tuition fees is about more than just making sure you have great academic staff to learn from. That is why the University charges the same tuition fees for all students irrespective of what subject you are studying.

The University of Gloucestershire can offer a range of funding awards for international students.

Students will be automatically considered for the merit scholarship upon receiving an offer for the above courses and will be notified by the admissions team if successful.

Merit Scholarship (50% off first year tuition fees) for MBA, Master of Finance, master's of Accounting & Finance, BA Graphic Design, MA Landscape Architecture, MA Film Making.

Other awards (given automatically):

  • £2,000 (students from Canada, China, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, UK, USA)
  • £4,000 (students from Africa, Vietnam and Latin America)


University of Gloucestershire

Pittville Student Village, Laurie Lee Building, Albert Road, Cheltenham

Stunning Regency architecture, wide avenues, green squares and parks fill the town. You'll be surrounded by beauty. And with plenty of activities and places to explore, it’s the perfect place to live and study in the UK.

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Visa requirements for the University of Gloucestershire

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

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