You’ve viewed the hundreds of
courses we have to offer, marvelled at our beautiful
campuses and taken in our breathtaking facilities, but where is the University of Gloucestershire?
Three beautiful campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester
Less than an hour from Worcester, Bristol & Swindon by car
Bristol and Heathrow airports are within easy reach
Situated in the edge of the stunning Cotswolds, our three campuses are based in Cheltenham and Gloucester. There’s always plenty to do locally, with Cheltenham’s Racecourse and many festivals, and Gloucester’s historic cathedral and Kingsholm rugby stadium.
Travel by car
Travelling to the University of Gloucestershire by car is a breeze - the central location of Cheltenham and Gloucester puts the university in easy reach of many major towns and cities. A stone’s throw from the M5 and A417, Cheltenham and Gloucester benefit from excellent connectivity both regionally and nationally.
|Worcester||Less than 45 minutes||27 miles|
|Bristol||Less than 60 minutes||42 miles|
|Swindon||Less than 60 minutes||35 miles|
|Newport||Less than 75 minutes||56 miles|
|Birmingham||Less than 75 minutes||53 miles|
|Oxford||Less than 75 minutes||42 miles|
|Coventry||Less than 90 minutes||67 miles|
|Cardiff||Less than 90 minutes||69 miles|
*distance travelling by car to Park Campus, Cheltenham - Google Maps (2018), travel times may vary.
Don't drive? Don't panic!
Cheltenham and Gloucester are also supported by regular local and national bus services, which means it’s easy to travel both locally and nationally. University of Gloucestershire students even benefit from reduced local tickets with Stagecoach, and can save up to 20% on National Services by purchasing an NUS Extra card.
National bus services flow regularly, and Cheltenham spa and Gloucester train stations mean that travelling to and from the University of Gloucestershire is a breeze – even if you don’t drive.
It’s easy to travel to the University of Gloucestershire from international locations too, as strong local transport links place international airports within easy reach.
We’re around an hour by car from Bristol Airport, and less than two hours from London’s Heathrow airport! So whether you’re flying in from Europe, or further afield from Africa, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East or the Americas, you can rest assured that you’re never too far from the University of Gloucestershire.
Now that you know where we are, why not pay us a visit?
University of Gloucestershire open days have been designed to inform and inspire you and to help you make the right decision about your next step. You'll find out what it's like to be a student here and how you can develop your own unique career plan.
Undergraduate open days
Postgraduate open days