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International Students

We welcome international students from around the world.

International scholarships, fees, funding and support

Support for new international students arriving in 2021/22

The University is pleased to offer an International Arrivals package to financially support new students starting in 2021/22.

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How to apply as an international student

Find out everything you nee to know about applying for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Gloucestershire.

Why choose the University of Gloucestershire?

  • 150+ year tradition of education dating back to 1847?
  • Approximately 10,000 students studying across three campuses
  • Top 5 in the UK for international student support (ISB, 2017)
  • International students community representing more than 60 countries
  • More than 100 academic courses
  • A perfect mix of city and country living


We offer placement year and short work experience options through our Degreeplus initiative, giving you valuable work experience for the job market. 92% of our graduates find jobs or further study within six months of graduating (UK Graduate Outcomes Survey 2021). We score?94% in students satisfaction with Careers Advice (ISB, 2017).

Quality teaching

We’ve been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and have a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience. 94% of our students say we have expert lecturers (ISB, 2017).

Fast-track degrees

Two-year intensive bachelor’s degree programmes are offered in a number of subjects, including business and law, to help you graduate quicker and save money.

Student experience

Our welcoming and supportive campus environment allows you to get fully involved in university life. We’re ranked in the top 5 in the UK for our international student support (ISB, 2017).

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Discover Gloucestershire

With an exciting mix of city and country living in the South West of England, Gloucestershire is a great place to be a student.

From world-famous festivals to international-standard sports facilities, there’s something for everyone and there are great transport links to the nearby cities of Bristol and Birmingham, as well as London.

Virtual open days and tours

“Gloucestershire is a great place to live. It has so many amazing places to visit and explore and it’s a really nice place to just hang out – the people are very friendly.”

Vu Hung Le PhD student (Vietnam)

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+44 (0) 3330 141414

Lines open Monday to Thursday: 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 4pm


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