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Research roasts old chestnut theory


Research by the University of Gloucestershire and Historic England has cast doubt on the evidence behind the long-standing belief that the sweet chestnut tree was introduced to Britain by the Romans.

University graduate wins national Social Work Award


A graduate from the university won the Gold Award for Newly Qualified Adult Social Worker of the Year at the 2018 Social Work Awards.

University lecturer wins British Independent Film Awards


University lecturer and Turner Prize-nominated artist, Professor Richard Billingham, directed domestic drama ‘Ray & Liz’, which took home two key awards at the 2018 British Independent Film Awards.

University Financial Statements 2017-18


The University of Gloucestershire’s Council signed off the University’s Financial Statements for 2017-18 at their meeting on 27 November 2018.

University uses drones to transform seabird conservation


Staff and students at the university are using drones to more accurately survey seabirds without disturbing colonies.

First University of Gloucestershire inspired Growth Hub opens in Indonesia


The first Indonesian Growth Hub is opening at Universitas Ahmad Dahlan in Yogyakarta, just one year after the official start of the project.

University students witness historic parliamentary speech


Students from the university were present in Parliament yesterday (26 November), witnessing Prime Minister Theresa May report back on the outcome of the EU’s Brexit summit.

Students awarded prize at UK’s leading outdoor events competition


The university has won Student Event of the Year at the 2018 National Outdoor Event Association Awards in Bath last night (21 November).

University seeks to support expanding construction sector


The university has welcomed local companies linked to the construction sector to a special showcase of its new £20 million School of Business and Technology at its Oxstalls campus.

Young and old take to the floor to celebrate university's annual Tea Dance


The university's Students’ Union will be hosting their annual Christmas Tea Dance on Friday 30 November at Park campus in Cheltenham.

University becomes specialist women's football and futsal hub


The university has been selected to become a specialist women’s football and futsal hub in partnership with The FA and British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS).

Hundreds of crocheted poppies displayed for fallen university alumni


From 5 - 9 November the university will be displaying crocheted poppies at its Francis Close Hall Chapel remembering former students who lost their lives in the First World War.

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