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The University of Gloucestershire welcomes students from around the world. Being an international student studying in the UK can be a great experience. You will meet new people, try new things and experience a new country.

About the university

With a tradition of education stretching back to 1847, teaching has been our business for nearly 170 years.

We have approximately 11,000 students studying at our three campuses in Gloucestershire or through partner colleges both in the UK and overseas.

Almost 10% of our student body comprises international students representing 44 countries.

With over 100 academic courses there is plenty of choice for our international students.

Why choose the University of Gloucestershire?

Placement year options on our degrees and through our Degreeplus initiative give you valuable work experience for the job market.

Fast-track degrees
Two-year intensive bachelor’s degree programmes are available for a number of course options, including business and law.

Student experience
The small campus environment allows you to get fully involved in university life.

Quality teaching
The university has been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and has a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.

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Contact us

The international development centre team is here to help all prospective and current international students before and during their studies at the university. Our recruitment and administration staff, as well as our network of partners and representatives worldwide, can help you through the decision-making and application process.

If you have an enquiry or would like further information please contact us on intoffice@glos.ac.uk.

For pre-arrival and welfare queries, please contact internationalstudents@glos.ac.uk.

For advice about accommodation as an international student, please email Nicola Borges Silva nborgessilva@glos.ac.uk.

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