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Student Accommodation

  • First year undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in university-managed or partner-managed accommodation, if they accept the University of Gloucestershire as their first choice and apply for accommodation by the specified date.
  • There are a range of options across Cheltenham and Gloucester, including brand new halls as well as university-approved housing, so there’s something to suit everyone.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £123 to £197 per week

The costs above are for the academic year 2019/20

Student Life

  • Home to the Cheltenham Racecourse and Gloucester Rugby’s Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucestershire’s got a strong sporting heritage. There is an exciting range of activities in the area, from snowboarding and water sports, to mountain biking and paintballing.
  • There are over 45 festivals every year: nearly one a week!

Nightlife and Culture

  • From clubs to traditional pubs there's a huge variety of venues all across Gloucestershire. Students can enjoy DJ, indie and student nights, champagne and cocktail bars, and even a gin distillery.
  • Gloucester Cathedral attracts film fans from around the world since featuring in the Harry Potter film franchise.
  • Festivals, theatres, live music and comedy clubs offer a host of events with international performers.
  • The county is home to professional sports, including Cheltenham Town Football Club, Forest Green Rovers Football Club and Premiership Rugby team, Gloucester.


  • In Cheltenham, Park campus is a 20-minute walk from the town centre. Francis Close Hall campus is 10 minutes' walk to the town centre, and Hardwick is just 5 minutes' walk from Francis Close Hall. Pittville Student Village is a 15-minute walk from Francis Close Hall, and a 20-minute walk from the town centre.
  • In Gloucester, Oxstalls campus is a 15-minute walk from the city centre.
  • A bus service operates between all campuses including Pittville Student Village, and there are night buses that run between Cheltenham and Gloucester.