GC among best in the South West for DofE

Gloucestershire College is delighted to announce a huge success for its Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme over the past two years, following a visit to Buckingham Palace last month to recognise its commitment during the programme’s Diamond Anniversary.

Work experience pays off for outdoor education students

Supporting its commitment to ensuring its students leave college work-ready, Gloucestershire College is thrilled to announce that three quarters of its Outdoor Education students have gained full-time employment in a relevant industry, as a result of successful work placements.

GC girl power in forest enduro race

Gloucestershire College played host to a fast-paced MTB Enduro race earlier this month, which saw students from colleges across the South West take on an 8km route against the clock in the Cannop Valley in the Forest of Dean.

College develops skills of young people in half term Basketball Camp

During the February half term Gloucestershire College hosted over 30 young people, aged eight to 16, for a fundamentals and skills Basketball Camp led by Head Coach Danny James and Assistant Coach Joe Grainger.

GC wins national AoC This Girl Can competition

Gloucestershire College is thrilled to have been selected as the winner of the Association of Colleges This Girl Can photo competition, with an image of a sport student boxing which celebrates and inspires young women in sport.

GC and All Golds launch county’s first rugby league academy

Gloucestershire College has joined forces with the University of Gloucestershire All Golds to launch the county’s first Rugby League education academy, which will open its doors in September 2016.

Outdoor Education students go ‘rewild’ in Berry Hill

Gloucestershire College’s Outdoor Education department has teamed up with The Rewild Project to help restore the Berry Hill Community Orchard next to the Royal Forest of Dean Campus in Coleford.

College takes ownership of GC Blazers

Following the appointment of former professional basketball player, Danny James, as Head Coach, the New Year brings big news for the GC Blazers: Gloucestershire College has taken ownership of the successful club, securing a home for basketball in Gloucester.

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