About the University of Gloucestershire
Last updated: 26 February 2021
The University of Gloucestershire is a diverse, vibrant community of 12,000 students and 1,500 staff.
The university is based across three campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Organised over eight academic Schools – Media, Business, Computing & Engineering, Natural & Social Sciences, Health & Social Care, Sport & Exercise, Education & Humanities and Arts.
Some quick facts about the university
- The University is ranked as the UK’s most sustainable University (People and Planet University League 2019)
- The University carries a Silver rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), which rates participating universities as Gold, Silver or Bronze.
- We are top 25 in the UK for course satisfaction (Guardian 2020).
- Ranked 6th globally in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey, 2019.
- We are ranked in the top third, 49th out of 131 for teaching quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
- 95% of our graduates went on to employment or further study in 2017, which is higher than the UK and England sector average (Destination of Leavers in Higher Education data 2018).
- Top 25% for our graduates in sustained employment or study after one, three and five years (Longitudinal Educational Outcomes, 2018).
- We are top 10 in the UK for high quality staff and lecturers as well as good personal relationships with teaching staff. (Times Higher Education Student Experience survey 2018).
- Training teachers since 1847 – outstanding primary and secondary school training as rated by Ofsted in 2015
- Through our Your Future Plan programme 4,100 students went on a placement or internship.
- Worked with GFirst LEP to establish The Growth Hub at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester, which supports businesses in the area through promoting skills, innovation and enterprise.
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