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Get uni ready

Join us at our ‘Get Uni Ready’ event and discover why UoG is the right choice for you.

Get Uni Ready is your opportunity to experience life as a student. The day is all about getting you prepared for the best possible uni experience.

You’ll get to explore the campuses where you’ll be studying, view accommodation, and have the chance to meet current students and future friends.

Depending on which course you hold an offer for, your day will either start at our vibrant Pittville Student Village in Cheltenham, or our Business School at Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester.

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Date: Saturday 27 April 2024

If you’ve recently attended an open day, we still recommend booking onto the Get Uni Ready event. It differs from an open day, with practical sessions that help you prepare for student life.

We’re still finalising the sessions for 2024, but last year’s event featured a range of cooking demos, local business on-site, laundry tours, free ice cream. Expect a similar lineup plus lots more this time around.

On the day

Four students walking down road in Cheltenham smiling and laughing.

Tour the town & campuses

Hitch a ride on one of our free buses and explore Cheltenham town centre or Gloucester city centre.

They’ll also be heading to our campuses, where you can get a tour with one of our very own student ambassadors.

Student making cup of tea in halls of residence kitchen.

Live independently

Find out about working while you study, what to bring and absolutely everything in between.

We’ll help you to hit the ground running.

Paint Run

Explore societies

Hear from our SU about how you can get involved and try something new.

There’ll be a live Q&A with our students, so you can find out what it’s really like to study here.

Pittville Student Village

Our vibrant student village will be your base if you hold an offer for a course taught at Park or FCH and Hardwick campuses. It features 800 rooms, a gym, bar, laundry facilities and 24/7 security.

Park on-site or at Cheltenham Racecourse Park & Ride (postcode, GL50 4SH) just a 5 minute walk away.

Student ambassador leading an accommodation tour at Pittville student village.
Gloucestershire Business School in the evening

Gloucestershire Business School

The Business School will be your base if you hold an offer for a course taught at Oxstalls Campus. This is a high-energy campus of forward-thinking and competitive students.

Here, our students train for the frontline of healthcare, perform and produce shows, work alongside elite athletes and make connections with global businesses.

It’s located just 15 minutes’ walk from Gloucester city centre and Kingsholm rugby stadium, and it’s surrounded by ponds and green spaces.

Park on-site (postcode, GL2 9HW).

Why UoG?

If you can’t wait to find out more, check out the top 10 reasons to join University of Gloucestershire.

Your UoG Promises

Graduate smiling infront of BBC sign

UoG Career Promise

If you’re not in a job 6 months after graduating, we’ll guarantee 6 months of free support, a paid internship* and lifetime career coaching.

People sat in green space at Pittville Student Village in the sunshine

UoG Accommodation Promise

We guarantee our first year students accommodation on, or near, the campus you’re studying at.

*terms apply, view eligibility criteria

Graduates sat at tables on the panel for Music and Sound networking event with UK Music.

UoG Connections Promise

With over 4,000 placements, internship opportunities and over 60 societies to join – we have the connections to meet your ambitions.

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