Events

We run a number of events throughout the year for all ages to give school and college students the opportunity to find out more about university.

​​​​​​​​​Each year the University of Gloucestershire run a number of events and residential's for schools and colleges.​ You can find out more about our upcoming events and book your place below.

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​​​​​​Residential events and summer schools

Event: Year 12 Summer Residential​
​Date: Tuesday 9 - Friday 12 July 2019
Location: Oxstalls Campus​
Details:

​Are your students in year 12 or equivalent and thinking about studying Art & Design, Business, Computing, Media or Health and Social Care at university?

This four day residential at the University of Gloucestershire is for students who want to experience university life first-hand before they commit to applying for the real thing. The best bit is that it’s FREE! All academic sessions, trips, entertainment, food and accommodation is included.

» Apply online​​

​Event: Year 10 Residential
​Date: Tuesday 16 - Friday 19 July 2019
​Location: Oxstalls Campus​
Details:

This is a unique opportunity for your child to experience university life and try new subjects not available at school. Mixing with students from different schools, it’s an opportunity to build confidence, while exploring opportunities open to them, in both a fun and supportive environment. The coordinators and student ambassadors will stay residentially, to support and guide your child through the week. Your child must have the ability to progress to university and be able to achieve English, Maths and Science 4+.

» Apply online​​

Event: Summer Film Academy
​Date/time: Monday 22 - Friday 26 July 2019 (10:00 - 16:00 each day)
​Location: Park Camp​us
​Details:

Are you interested in a career in the media and want to make the most of your summer? Unit One Films and the University of Gloucestershire are excited to invite your students to this FREE 5 day event, for 16-19 year olds. This will take them through the film production process step by step; starting with script writing and storyboarding, to filming and editing, all the way through to screenings and an awards ceremony. Participants will leave with a brilliant new film to put in their portfolio, having learnt a range of new skills and processes.

» Apply online​​

Event: Criminal Investigation Summer School
​Date/time: Wednesday 3 July - Friday 5 July 2019 (exacts times tbc)
​Location: University of Gloucestershire Camp​uses
​Details:

Wednesday 3 July – Friday 5 July 2019 – University of Gloucestershire campuses Details: Do your students want to immerse themselves in a criminal investigation from crime scene to court room? Over the course of 3 days, across 3 campuses, students will experience a taster of Criminology, Cyber Forensics and Law. Students have one chance to analyse the evidence and trial a suspect in court – can they make the right decision?

» Apply online​​


Subject conferences and study skills

Event: Sports Conference
​Date/time: 6 March 2019 (10:00 - 14:30)
​Location: Oxstalls
​Details:

Aimed at year 12 students, this event is the perfect opportunity to experience a day in the life of a university student. There will be the opportunity to meet our staff and students, explore our facilities and take part in exciting activities and competitions.

Students can choose from interactive taster sessions including;

  • Coaching and Technology
  • Exercise and Health
  • Exercise and Injury
  • ​Specialised Coaching

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Year 12 Health and Social Care Conference
​Date/time: June 2019 (10:00 - 14:30) (exact date tbc)
​Location: Oxstalls
​Details:

Our March conference is fully booked, but we are delighted to announce will be hosting a second conference in June. This event allows your Y12 students to meet professionals, current students and academic staff. They will experience hands on taster sessions in areas including nursing, paramedics, social care, social work and work with young people and families. They also have the chance to meet other like-minded individuals, outside of their school. This exclusive event is an enjoyable way to discover the variety of options within Health and Social Care.

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Post-16 Careers in Computing
​Date/time: Wednesday 5 June 2019 (exact time tbc)
​Location:​
Berkeley Green Cyber Security Centre
​Details:

Based at our C11 building at the Berkeley Green Cyber Security Centre, Post-16 students will have the opportunity to discover the opportunities available when studying a computing related degree.

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Performing Arts Master Class Day
​Date/time: 11 February 2019 (10:30 - 15:30)
​Location: Oxstalls Campus
​Details:

New for 2019! We will be holding our first ever Performing Arts Masterclass Day at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. Open to all year 12 and 13 students with a passion for the performing arts, this promises to be a fun filled day. Students will attend a range of practical academic lead workshops in our performing arts building and gain valuable insight into the industry.

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Study Skills
​Date/time: September 2019 (10:00 - 14:30)
​Location: University of Gloucestershire Campuses
​Details:

Get your new Year 12 students off to a great start this September with our skill-building days. With an emphasis on independent living and taking ownership of learning, we’ll help equip your students with the tools they’ll need for sixth form and university study, and their future careers. This whole day event will include a campus tour and the chance to meet current students. You will have the chance to choose your ideal day from a variety of 45-60 minute sessions.​

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.


Teacher CPD opportunities

Event: HE Advisers' Conference
​Date/time: Thursday 5 July 2019 (09:30 - 14:30)
​Location: Oxstalls Camp​us
​Details:

This summer we’ll be exploring the themes of resilience and parental engagement with lecturers from the School of Education at this event. Join in the conversation and gain top tips from UCAS, the Student Loans Company and a sector overview from the Vice Chancellor, Stephen Marston. Guests will also able to participate in a Q&A panel with some academic and support staff from across the university.

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Maths Matters 2019
​Date/time: Friday 15 June (09:00 - 16:00)
​Location:
Park Camp​us
​Details:

The fourth annual conference for early career primary teachers, brought to you by the Primary Maths Team in conjunction with the GLOW Maths Hub.

NQTs and RQTs welcome. Keynotes and workshops suitable for EYFS and Key Stage 1 and 2.

Costs: £60 per person, or £50 for University of Gloucestershire Alumni, including lunch.

If you're intersted in this event, please email rhollier@glos.ac.uk​.


​Parents' events

Event: Parents Information Evening
​Date/time: 20 March 2019 (exact time tbc)
​Location:
Oxstalls
​Details:

The Outreach Team will be hosting a Higher Education information evening for parents and carers of students, to provide further information about the next stages at school and college, leading up to UCAS applications and what will happen afterwards. This evening will include information about:

  • How to choose a course & university
  • ​The UCAS process & personal statements
  • Student Finance

The event is aimed to provide you with the information you will need when supporting your child with the next two years of their education. This will be an opportunity to ask any questions, and to think about whether HE may be right for your child.

If you're intersted in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.


Open days and public lecture series

We also host regular university open days and public lectures throughout the year. Find out more using the links below:

» Open days​

» ​Public lecture series