Students are entitled to a range of discounts and benefits.

Stagecoach Bus Discount

With a current Student ID card you can purchase discounted bus tickets for the week, month, or academic year.

Students living in Cheltenham or Gloucester should look for the Unirider Plus tickets. Students living outside of these areas will need a Unirider Gold ticket.

Discounted tickets can be bought at

Please note, you’ll need to show your Student ID along with your bus ticket when you travel.

You can learn more about travelling between campuses here.

Bus Passes for 16-19s

Gloucestershire County Council can provide bus passes at a subsidised rate for students aged 16-19 on full-time courses who live in Gloucestershire but are three miles or more from their campus.

You can contact the council by calling 01452 452 000.

You can learn more about travelling between campuses here.

NUS Extra Card

The NUS Extra Card will give you discounts at many restaurants, online shops, travel companies, driving schools and more!

You can buy an NUS Extra Card online for £12. Visit for more details.

Sports and Recreational Discounts

The Gym at Gloucester Quays will let GC students sign up without having to pay the registration fee. Simply enter GLOSCOL1 as the referral code.

Forest of Dean students can use Coleford Leisure Centre from just £11.50 a month. There’s also a free prize draw to win monthly memberships! Just sign in on the College sheet before each session.

Leisure at Cheltenham and Crossfit P10 will be doing special offers for GC students soon.

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.