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International Students

We are proud to welcome students from over 35 countries around the world. Students come to us to study on a range of vocational courses, our International Foundation Programme and English language (EFL) courses. Our international students are fully integrated into college life, with regular activities and excursions organised throughout the year, and accommodation arranged with carefully selected host families. Our English language centre is accredited by the British Council and we are a member of English UK and English UK Young Learners, complying with the highest standards of requirements set.








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Employers around the world ask for CELTA. It’s the practical English language teaching qualification that gives you the essential knowledge, hands-on teaching experience and classroom confidence to qualify as a teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL).


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.