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 residentials 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

Check back soon for residential events and summer schools.​

Subject conferences and study skills

Event: Sports visits
Date:

Every Wednesday (subject to availability)

​Location:

Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

​Details:

Each Wednesday our sports department facilitates practical sports taster days for GCSE students in years 10 and 11. To register your interest, get in touch with​ the outreach team: outreach@glos.ac.uk.

Event: Year 12 Media Conference
Date:

17​ January 2020

​Location:

Park Campus, Cheltenham

​Details:

Back by popular demand, our year 12 Media conference will offer students a taste of what it is like to study media subjects at university.

Students are welcome to apply individually or as a school group email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ for more information.

Event: Sports Conference
Date:

22 January 2020

​Location:

Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

​Details:

Back by popular demand, in 2020 we will be holding our winter sports conference at our Oxstalls campus in Longlevens. We welcome year 12 and level 3 BTEC students on site for a practical taster day. To register your interest and book your place contact the outreach team: outreach@glos.ac.uk.​

Event: Performing Arts Master Class
Date/time:

20 April 2020, 09:30 - 14:30 (time subject to change)​

​Location:

Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

​Details:

Join us for a Performing Arts Master Class 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-led workshops in our performing arts building and gain top tips for HE performing arts course auditions.​

If you would like to register an interest in this event, please email outreach@glos.ac.uk​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Year 12 Criminology & Cyber School
Date/time:

24 - 26 June 2020

​Location:

Francis Close Hall Campus, Park Campus (Cheltenham) & Oxstalls Campus (Gloucester)

​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?

To apply, email outreach@glos.ac.uk.​

Event: Year 12 Summer Residential
Date/time:

7 - 10 July 2020

​Location:

Halls of residence, Cheltenham/Gloucester

​Details:

The Summer Residential is a free four-day event at the University of Gloucestershire, where students stay over in university halls of residence. Students can experience subjects tasters at university first-hand before applying for the real thing.

To apply, email outreach@glos.ac.uk.​

Event: Film Academy
Date/time:

27 - 31 July 2020, 10:00 - 16:00

​Location:

Park Campus, Cheltenham

​Details:

Unit One Films and the University of Gloucestershire are excited to invite you to this FREE 5 day event, for 16-19 year olds, which will take you step by step through the film production process; 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.

Online applications will open soon! Email outreach@glos.ac.uk for more information.

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Creative Writing

Submissions for students'​ short stories to be published on our website alongside undergraduate work will open 29 November 2019.

The University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing Department is again giving opportunities for year 12 and 13 students to get their writing published on our short story website. See the stories from our first issue.

This academic year we plan to produce two new issues, with submissions accepted for the first issue from 29 November to 20 December, and for the second from 28 February to the 20 March. All submissions will get helpful feedback from the university Creative Writing team, whether they are published or not. See more information on how to take part. ​

Teacher CPD opportunities

Check back soon for teacher CPD opportunities.​

Open days and Public lectures

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