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Our Libraries

GC Libraries offer a vibrant and active environment for our wide range of learners. As a team we are committed to providing resources and support to enable our learners to successfully complete their studies.

Our comprehensive range of resources includes a collection of over 20,000 print books, e-book platforms, journals, e-journals, online collections and study skills packages which are all accessible through our Virtual Library. The highly skilled and professional team of Learning Resource Advisors is available to provide support to learners with directed or independent study and more generally in developing their information literacy and research skills.


Opening Hours

Term Time:


  • Monday 8:30 - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:30 - 4:30pm


  • Monday 8:30 - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Thursday 8:30 - 6:00pm
  • Friday 8:30 - 4:30pm

Forest of Dean

  • Monday 8:30 - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday 8:30 - 4:30pm
  • Friday 8:30 - 4:00pm

Campus Addresses

Cheltenham Campus: Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, GL51 7SJ

Gloucester Campus: Llanthony Road, Gloucester, GL2 5JQ

Forest of Dean Campus: Northern United Way, Cinderford, GL14 3FF

Email and Phone

Cheltenham: 01242 532185

Gloucester: 01452 563272

Forest of Dean: 01594 838522


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.