Why GC?

 

All GC staff are experienced and we have great facilities to support learning.

We have a wide variety of courses to offer the learner, and an experienced, dedicated team to offer advice and support throughout the year.  

  • Our international students consistently get good results
  • We offer a safe and welcoming place to study
  • Our fees are competitive
  • We are in a beautiful part of the UK known as the Cotswolds
  • We have been educating students for many years

Location

Gloucestershire College has three campuses at GloucesterCheltenham and the Forest of Dean.

Gloucester and Cheltenham are around two hours from London (by car, coach or train) and around one hour from Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Cardiff, Bath and Stratford-upon-Avon. We can help with any transfer arrangements once your place is confirmed.

Trips are run throughout the year to places of interest in order to enhance the learner’s experience of life in the UK. Experienced staff accompany the students to help with any questions or problems that may arise.

 Some of the trips we arrange are:

  • Bath
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Liverpool
  • Glastonbury 
  • London
  • Oxford
  • Manchester
  • Local schools and colleges 
  • And many more!

There are also other activities which we organise on site. These can include social activities, including  cooking classes, lunches, Chinese New Year celebrations and more. These are scattered throughout the year and are subject to numbers.

The Students' Union also organise social activities throughout the year for all students to enjoy. If you wish to take part you can talk to one of the Student Union Representatives to take part.

We are listening! 

Do you want to go on a trip that has not yet been organised? Let a member of the International Team know - last year you voted for Alton Towers and won! 

Our Locations

Gloucestershire College has four campuses in the Cotswolds. These are at GloucesterCheltenham and the Forest of Dean.

We are just two hours from London and it’s easy to get a train, coach, or taxi to get here. We can help you make the transfer arrangements when your place is confirmed. We also have a variety of excursions each term, which means you'll get to see a lot of England while you're here. 

While You're Here

The College is around two hours from London (by car, coach or train) and around one hour from Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Cardiff, Bath and Stratford-upon-Avon. There are excellent transport links with many popular places within the UK.

We arrange frequent supervised excursions to these places, as well as local activities such as sports and social events.

Day Trips and Activities 

Here at GC we value enrichment and excursions. So we make sure you have a diverse and exciting stay with us. 

Some of the trips we arrange are:

  • Bath
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • Liverpool
  • Glastonbury 
  • London
  • Oxford
  • Manchester
  • Local schools and colleges 
  • And many more!

We also organise social activities throughout the year. These can include: cooking classes, lunches, Chinese New Year celebrations, a Christmas party and more. These activities are scattered throughout the year and are dependant on numbers. 

On average, we arrange one social outing per month for international students on full-time courses.

The Students' Union also organise lots of social activities throughout the year for all students to enjoy, attend the Freshers' Fayre or talk to one of the Student Union Reps to take part.

We're Listening! 

Do you want to go on a trip that we haven't organised? Let a member of the International Team know - last year you voted for Alton Towers and won!