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Clearing is open

Clearing is your chance to get a place at university for 2022/23.

We’ll even guarantee you a place in halls if you accept a place through Clearing and apply for accommodation by 26 August 2022.

Clearing campus visits

We’re hosting two Clearing campus visits in August. Check out where you could be studying, living and get a taste for student life here.

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Paint Run

Not just a pretty place

Discover 45 festivals each year, placements with global businesses on your doorstep and over 500 clubs, bars and pubs. Get the best of a big university experience with the support of our diverse, close-knit community.

Cutting-edge campuses in the UK’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Francis Close Hall, Cheltenham Campus


Whether you prefer independent boutiques or high street brands, theatre productions, jazz or literature festivals, or the Gold Cup, there’s always something to entertain in Cheltenham.

Park Campus | Francis Close Hall Campus | Hardwick

Oxstalls, Gloucester Campus


With its renovated historic docks offering a cinema, outlet shopping and quayside dining, Gloucester is the perfect place to live and study.

Oxstalls Campus | City Campus

Research students in a lab

Internationally excellent research across all areas

Research submitted in each of our research areas was judged to be internationally excellent according to the results of the 2021 Research Excellent Framework (REF2021), with a selection of research outputs judged as world leading.

With six dedicated research priority areas, our research has a real world impact. We embed research in all of our activities, ensuring that students and staff benefit from and contribute to vibrant subject communities, engaged in fundamental and applied research.

Read about our REF21 results