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.

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​​​​​​Residential events and summer schools

Year 12 Summer Schools

 


 

Are you:​​​​​

  • In year 12 or the ​first year of college and considering applying to university?
  • Keen to find out more about student life?
  • Looking to add invaluable experience to your personal statement?
If so, booking a place on one of our Year 12 Summer Schools could be a great way to begin your journey towards studying at university. They're all free to attend so find out more and book your place below. ​
Event: The Degree Show & Arts Visits​
Date:

5 June for launch night and 6 June – 19 June 2020 for students. 10am – 2pm 

​Location:

Park Campus and Hardwick, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham

​Details:

We extend an invitation to join us to all creative sixth form and college students to visit our annual degree show. This is an opportunity to view our undergraduate students’ final year work and join us on campus for workshops with academic staff such as portfolio preparation and design.

To book, email outreach@glos.ac.uk​

Event: Crime Investigation Summer School​
Date:

24-26 June 2020​​

​Location:

University of Gloucestershire​

​Details:

Over three days and across three campuses, experience criminology, cyber forensics and law. Analyse evidence and try​ a suspect in court. Will you make the right decision?​

Apply online by 5pm on 20 April ​​2020.

Event: The Summer Residential
Date:

7 - 10 July 2020​​

​Location:

University of Gloucestershire​

​Details:

The Summer Residential is a​ four-day event held at the University of Gloucestershire. Students taking part will stay over in university halls of residence. If you're interested in art and design, natural sciences, humanities, education, health & social care and business, this is a great opportunity to experience university life first-hand before applying for the real thing.

Apply online by 5pm on 27​ April ​​2020.

Event:
Music Academy
Date:

20 - 23​ July 2020​​

​Location:

University of Gloucestershire​

​Details:

Experience the music production process step-by-step. Starting with song writing and rehearsing, to recording and mixing, all the way through to a playback party and awards ceremony. This event is open to students in years 10 to 12.

Apply online or email outreach@glos.ac.uk

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Subject conferences and HE preparation days

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:
Health and Social Care Conference
Date/time:

1​ April & 23 June 2020 - both dates now FULLY BOOKED​​.

​Location:

Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester

​Details:

Provide your students with the opportunity to choose two of four workshops hosted in our facilities (nursing, mental health nursing, paramedic science and social work). They'll hear from a graduate panel sharing their professional experiences and end the day with a Q&A session with our current students.

Email outreach@glos.ac.uk for more information.

Event: Performing Arts Master Class
Date/time:

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

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19

​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?

Apply online or email outreach@glos.ac.uk.​

Event: HE preparation days
Date/time:

2 - 10 September 2020

​Location:

University of Gloucestershire

​Details:

Want to get your new Year 12 intake off to a great start this September? Book a one-day campus visit for the whole group. Students will gain an insight into what being a university student is really like, gain an understanding of the UCAS process and student finance and also have the opportunity to explore one of our university campuses with current students.

To book,​ email outreach@glos.ac.uk.​


Teacher CPD opportunities

​​Event: 'Admissions Climate Change' our Higher Education Advisers' Conference
Date/time:

1 July 2020, 09:30 - 15:00

​Location:

Park Campus, Cheltenham

​Details:

This summer we will discuss the future of admissions and other hot topics in the sector including UCAS updates and the new HUB, university graduate outcomes, leading a careers programme and an opportunity to network with peers.

Book here or email outreach@glos.ac.uk with any questions.

​View our resources for teachers​.


 

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​​​​​