Arts, Media, Music and Performing Arts

Our Media Academy is part of an elite group of the best arts and media providers – a Skillset Media Academy partner. We offer a gateway into many creative industries and have a strong track record of successful students.

One of our courses could help you become a graphic designer, screenwriter, director, animator, dancer, musician, or radio producer.

The creative industries span a huge choice of training and job options from fashion designer to radio broadcaster. We have strong links with local businesses and highly qualified, industry-experienced staff. Study with us and you could work on live briefs, visit film sets and more!

Allen McGlynn

Performing Arts

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Jamie Rickards

Art and Design

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Quick Facts

  • ‘Excellent’ Ofsted report 
  • Cutting edge industry-standard equipment
  • Top of the range facilities, including recording studios, a dance studio and more
  • Real work experience opportunities
  • Taught by industry professionals

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Paul Bond
Paul Bond
Course Leader For Photography

Paul Bond, our course leader for photography, boasts a wealth of commercial experience as he is a former commercial photographer who has shot all over the world.

Lee Holder
Lee Holder
Course Leader For Music Technology

Lee Holder, course leader for music technology was a member of a touring band and ran an award-winning recording label before joining Gloucestershire College.

Katie Mullinger
Katie Mullinger
Course Leader For Art

Katie Mullinger, our course leader for arts, has taught at the College for seven years.

Nosa Obayiuwana
Nosa Obayiuwana
Course Leader For Media and Film

Nosa Obayiuwana, our course leader for media and film, has taught at Gloucestershire College for six years. 

Farida Price
Farida Price
Course Leader For Graphic Design

Farida Price, our course leader for graphic design, ran a design studio in Dublin before joining Gloucestershire College 22 years ago!

Student Stories

Allen McGlynn

Level 2

Performing Arts

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Jamie Rickards

Diploma Level 3

Art and Design

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Allen McGlynn

Level 2

Performing Arts

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Our Students' Work

Here at Gloucestershire College, we are proud of our students’ work. It is not only showcased on the walls across our campuses, but also on our website. Below you will find a selection of inspired works created by students across Arts, Media, Music and Performing Arts.

Facilities

Here at Gloucestershire College, we know that excellent teaching is key to learning, but we also believe brilliant facilities make learning so much easier.

Drama Studios and Theatres
Drama Studios and Theatres
Gloucester Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

We have several fully equipped theaters with industry standard facilities, including full lighting rigs, projection facilities and space for an audience of up to 300 people.

Recording Studio
Recording Studio
Gloucester Campus

The recording studio, situated at the College’s Gloucester Campus, contains the facilities you would expect to find in first-rate recording studios.

Dance Studio
Dance Studio
Gloucester Campus

The dance studio at Gloucestershire College is equipped with a sprung floor, ballet bars, as well as a wall of mirrors.

Art Studio
Art Studio
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

Gloucestershire College has a range of art facilities available to students. From clay to metal there is something here that can benefit all art students.

Mac Suites
Mac Suites
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus, Forest of Dean Campus

Our Mac suites contain several iMacs that are kitted out with the latest software.

Proud to be Working With

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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