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Not enjoying year 12? It's not too late to switch this September and we will help you every step of the way. Find out more and apply to GC today 

Skills Bootcamps are Back

Fully fundedflexible and fast tracked. If you’re aged 19 and over, looking to change sectors or progress in your current industry, a Skills Bootcamp could be your next step.

AAT: Finance your future

Our online and on campus AAT courses are back. Study AAT at our Cheltenham and Gloucester campuses this September. 

News

There is always something going on at GC!

Catch up on the latest stories from the College, from student successes and award wins to inspiring case studies and top tips.

Read testimonials from our employer partners, updates from our three campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, plus, go behind-the-scenes in our exclusive picture galleries.

Meet GC's Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team - Ellie Jevons, Senior Business and Apprenticeship Sales Executive

"I get to work with some amazing businesses and wonderful colleagues. In any typical day I could be in the office, on a construction site, a coffee shop, working from home, in one of our workshops… the list could go on and on. There is always something to learn in FE which keeps me on my feet!”

Students walking into college

Tips to Help You Prepare and Settle Into College

Moving from school to college can be an exciting and new experience. At Gloucestershire College, we support you throughout your GC journey to be safe, successful and on track. Here are some tips for starting college so you can make the most of it!

Meet GC's Employer Training & Apprenticeships Team - Sian Pirone, Senior Business & Apprenticeship Sales Executive

The team actively works with over 1000 employers to upskill and develop their workforces, in particular focusing on building the skills of tomorrow and ensuring apprenticeships are relevant, responsive and enable apprentices to make a significant contribution to the success of their business; while supporting the apprentices every step of the way.

Lake at Gloucestershire College Cinderford Campus

15 Hidden Gems around our College Campuses to Visit

Gloucestershire has a vast array of things to do and the best thing is they are all within distance from our campuses! Whether you are studying at our Gloucester, Cheltenham, or Forest of Dean campus there is something fun for our students to do.

What are the main differences between school and college?

Starting college is an exciting step, but what kind of changes can you expect when you move on from school?

Your Questions Answered – What are HTQs?

Students smiling during the summer holidays

9 Top Tips for Maintaining Good Mental Health during the Summer Holidays

Although we look forward to a break from college and well-earned rest over the summer, it can be difficult to break from our usual routines. Therefore, we have compiled nine useful top tips to support your well-being whether you are a current student or thinking of joining us.

Matthew Burgess with Hillside and Salix investors at GC Zero ceremony

Gloucestershire College celebrates completion of GC Zero works

After months of hard work, we celebrated the completion of our ambitious GC Zero building works on Friday 22 July, taking us closer to our goal of delivering net zero campuses by 2030 and cementing our place as a leader in driving decarbonisation in the education sector.

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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.

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