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 residential's 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

Event: Year 12 Summer Residential​
​Date: Tuesday 9 - Friday 12 July 2019​ (applicaiton deadline has passed)
Location: Oxstalls Campus​

​Are your students in year 12 or equivalent and thinking about studying Art & Design, Business, Computing, Media or Health and Social Care at university?

This four day residential at the University of Gloucestershire is for students who want to experience university life first-hand before they commit to applying for the real thing. The best bit is that it’s FREE! All academic sessions, trips, entertainment, food and accommodation is included.

Event: Summer Film Academy
​Date/time: Monday 22 - Friday 26 July 2019 (10:00 - 16:00 each day)
​Location: Park Camp​us

Are you interested in a career in the media and want to make the most of your summer? Unit One Films and the University of Gloucestershire are excited to invite your students to this FREE five day event, for 16-19 year olds. This will take them through the film production process step by step; 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.

Apply online​​

Event: Criminal Investigation Summer School
​Date/time: Wednesday 3 July - Friday 5 July 2019 (exacts times tbc)
​Location: University of Gloucestershire Camp​uses

Wednesday 3 July – Friday 5 July 2019 – University of Gloucestershire campuses 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​​


Subject conferences and study skills

Event: Year 12 Health and Social Care Conference
​Date/time: June 2019 (10:00 - 14:30) (exact date tbc)
​Location: Oxstalls

Our March conference is fully booked, but we are delighted to announce will be hosting a second conference in June. This event allows your Y12 students to meet professionals, current students and academic staff. They will experience hands on taster sessions in areas including nursing, paramedics, social care, social work and work with young people and families. They also have the chance to meet other like-minded individuals, outside of their school. This exclusive event is an enjoyable way to discover the variety of options within Health and Social Care.

If you're intersted in this event, please email​ or call 01242 714528.

Event: Performing Arts Master Class

Winter 2020 (10:30 - 15:30)


Oxstalls Campus


2020 - Join us for our Winter 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 lead workshops in our performing arts building and gain valuable insight into the industry.

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

Event: Study Skills
​Date/time: September 2019 (10:00 - 14:30)
​Location: University of Gloucestershire Campuses

Get your new Year 12 students off to a great start this September with our skill-building days. With an emphasis on independent living and taking ownership of learning, we’ll help equip your students with the tools they’ll need for sixth form and university study, and their future careers. This whole day event will include a tour of the campus and the chance to meet current students. You will have the chance to choose your ideal day from a variety of 45-60 minute sessions.​

If you're intersted in this event, please email​ or call 01242 714528.


Teacher CPD opportunities

Event: Problem Solving Workshop
​Date/time: Wednesday 26 June 2019 (16:30 - 18:30)
Francis Close Hall Camp​us

​Aimed at teachers and leaders of all career stages, Neil Gilbride will demonstrate how adult development psychology can help to develop staff capable of thriving in their complex, demanding roles.

If you're intersted in this event, please email ​or call 01242 714528.​

HE Advisers'​ Conference
​Date/time: Thursday 4​​ July 2019 (09:30 - 14:30)
​Location: Oxstalls Camp​us

This summer we’ll be exploring the themes of resilience and parental engagement with lecturers from the School of Education at this event. Join in the conversation and gain top tips from UCAS, the Student Loans Company and a sector overview from the Vice Chancellor, Stephen Marston. Guests will also able to participate in a Q&A panel with some academic and support staff from across the university.

Tickets are free and can be booked at via eventbrite​.​


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