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Forest of Dean Open Morning

29 November 2018

Saturday 8 December, 10am – 1pm

We would like to welcome the local community to explore our stunning new Forest of Dean campus and the state-of-the-art facilties on Saturday 8 December from 10am to 1pm.

You can enjoy a mince pie and a coffee in The View, the commercial training restaurant, and then a tour of the campus lead by our friendly team.

On the tour you can discover:

  • Our Graduations Hair and Beauty Salon
  • The creative and construction workshops
  • An extensive library overlooking Steam Mills Lake 

The lakeside campus boasts big open plan spaces, contemporary facilities, purpose built construction workshops kitted out with industry standard tools and equipment, as well as new art studios and creative workshops. The campus is designed to be environmentally friendly.

The heart of the campus embodies a community street; a large central space for work and play, lined with commercial, student-run services such as a Hair and Beauty salon and a restaurant with fantastic panoramic views across the surrounding countryside.

Sandra Tyrell, Assistant Principal Forest of Dean Campus, said “ We look forward to welcoming the Forest of Dean community to our beautiful new campus. The feedback we have already had from students, parents and members of the local Forest community about our new campus has been incredibly positive. The teaching facilities here are second to none, set alongside modern and vibrant study and relaxation areas. We encourage to public to come along, enjoy a mince pie and have a good look at our facilities.”

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.

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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

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