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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. 

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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.

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#NAW2023 Can You Go To University After An Apprenticeship?

The short answer: yes!

Apprenticeships have come a long way in recent years and are no longer just associated with trades like plumbing or carpentry. They’re available in a huge range of sectors, including accountancy, computing, IT and engineering, to name a few!

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#NAW2023 6 Top Tips for Succeeding in your Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are a great way to break into an industry you're interested in so getting off to a strong start will help kick start your future career. We have compiled a list of top tips to help you on your way to finding an apprenticeship and succeeding while on the job.

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Things to avoid when writing your personal statement

From the obvious to the not-so-obvious, we’ve put together a list of the top things that it's wise to avoid!

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6 Creative Jobs that Didn't Exist 15 Years Ago

Creative industries are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK. With technology constantly evolving alongside the creative jobs that companies are looking for, the skills required for these positions are highly sought-after.

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7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Open Evenings

Open evenings are the perfect opportunity to get a feel for college. You’ll be able to ask important questions, take a tour of campus, meet your lecturers, and see how college life suits you.

Getting the most out of an open evening is the best way to make an informed decision on where you’d like to study. Not sure where to start or what questions to ask? We’ve compiled a list of top tips for attending an open evening:

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Careers in the Creative Industries

The UK is known as a global hub of creativity for arts and media – but the creative industries cover far more areas than you may initially imagine.

Why study Access to Higher Education at GC?

Returning to education can feel like a big step, but it’s a fantastic way of improving your prospects if you’re looking to upskill or start a career in something new. Access to Higher Education courses help you transition back into the classroom whilst gaining the study skills and knowledge you need to move onto higher education.

Writing UCAS statement

10 top tips for writing your UCAS personal statement

Maybe you’re wondering how to start it, what kind of examples to include, and what kind of content universities like to see? We’ve put together some of our top tips for making the most of your personal statement.

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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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