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AAT: Finance your future

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

Just for Fun courses are BACK!

Whether you want to create insta-worthy floral arrangements, make your own clothes, learn a language or pen your first novel, we have a Just for Fun course for you.

NEW! Cheltenham Campus Construction Centre.

Build the foundations of your career. 

Due to be completed Autumn 2024.


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.

Success for GC apprentices at the Engineering for People Design Challenge

One of our teams representing Gloucestershire College and the University of the West of England successfully pitched their design at the prestigious, annual Engineers Without Borders' Engineering for People Design Challenge Grand Finals.

What's life as a GC student like?

Starting college can be a great opportunity to make a fresh start and become more independent. For many students, the change can be exciting as they discover what life at college is really like.

If you're curious about what to expect in September, read on to discover some of the main differences that make college a rewarding and fulfilling phase of your education!

Gloucestershire College Launches Brand-New Fine Art HNC

Gloucestershire College (GC) is proud to launch a comprehensive, two-year Fine Art HNC course designed to develop artistic growth in a number of key specialties and practices. This university level arts course will provide you with fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to help you blossom in the dynamic world of fine art.

Learning that works

What is 'Learning that Works'?

We talk about “Learning that works” a lot, but what does it really mean? Read on to find out!

Why study at GC? Hear from our University-level students

We recently caught up with our university-level alumni during their graduation ceremony last November. What better way to discover what it’s really like to study at Gloucestershire College by hearing what our students have to say?

Why study full time and part time adult courses at college?

It's a common mistake to think that college is only for 16-year-olds but that is simply not the truth. Learning never stops and we continue to develop professionally and personally throughout our lives so why should learning stop? Whatever the motivation, returning to college could be the right choice for you.

Female students walking out of college on a sunny day

6 Tips to Help You Prepare and Settle Into College

Moving from school to college can be an exciting and new experience. Many students find that college is a step towards independence and towards learning that makes a difference towards your career goals. There are many differences compared to school that you'll experience once you come to college, so getting prepared will ensure you're on the right track come September.

Arts and Media Students Celebrate Success at CREATE23 Showcase

The week saw exhibitions from Art, Graphic Design and Photography students, as well as performances from Music and Performing Arts, a spectacular fashion show, and even a silent disco!


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.