Why GC?

All GC staff are experts in their subject and we have great facilities to support your learning.

We have a wide variety of courses, and our high standards make us a great choice for international students.

  • We have a dedicated team to help you
  • Our international students consistently get great results
  • We offer a safe and welcoming place to study
  • Our fees are competitive
  • We’re in a beautiful part of the UK
  • We’ve been educating students since 1838

Location

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.

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

 

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!

There’s also lots of fun to be had on campus, and we organise regular social activities, including cultural evenings,  bowling, cooking classes, lunches, Chinese New Year celebrations and more.

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!