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Welcome to our Cheltenham Campus

This campus is the home of our Advanced Digital Academy (ADA), University Level courses, student-run Restaurant Number One, and Graduations, our working hair and beauty salon.

This guide has everything you need to make the most of your time at our Open Event. 


Your Open Evening Toolkit

Campus Map

There is lots to see at our Cheltenham Campus, so we've put together a handy map to help you get around. But don't worry, if you get lost, look for a GC Host located throughout the campus who will be happy to help and point you in the right direction. 


Just getting started?

From cyber security to catering and health and social care, we have a wide range of occupations you could study. Familiarise yourself with everything GC has to offer. 

Apply Now

Right now is our busiest time for applications, with students wanting to secure their place for next September. Places are given on a first-come-first-served basis, providing entry criteria has been met. Have one less thing to worry about and apply online. 

Your Schedule

Welcome Talks: 5pm / 6pm / 7pm.

Subject Talks: 5.30pm / 6.30pm / 7.30pm.

1. Once you've visited our Welcome Desk to check in, head on over to the Welcome Talk for an introduction to life at Gloucestershire College.

2. Next you'll head to your Subject Talk and presentations, where you'll meet lecturers and find out about courses. We'll be on hand to help you navigate - or you can refer to our handy campus map!

3. After the talks, we'll be on hand to answer questions and help you make an application.

If you're attending an earlier timeslot, you'll be able to see more than one subject area. Just ask one of our friendly hosts if you need help finding your way around. 

I’m thrilled to open our doors today; to show you around our exceptional facilities and for you to get to know our industry experienced lecturers. At GC, we’re very proud of everything we do to make our students ready for employment, whether that be shaping curriculum to provide our students with skills businesses really need; our hundreds of local employer connections; and the work and learning experiences those connections can offer. I’m confident that we deliver an environment that give our students unrivalled opportunities, a springboard to their career and learning that truly does work.
Matthew Burgess, Principal at Gloucestershire College

Have a query about an application?

Get in touch with our friendly admissions team

Student Stories

Holly Lyne

HND (Level 5)

Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

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Holly Lyne

HND (Level 5)

Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

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Crystal Francis

Extended Diploma Level 3


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Finn Cuthbert

Level 3

Catering and Hospitality

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Georgina Wilson

Level 2

Beauty Therapy

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Ella Cash



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James Collier



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Ben Mason

Level 2


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Ardisa Rustemaj

Level 2

Cutting and Styling Services

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

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.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.