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Discover more about working at the University of Gloucestershire, view our current vacancies and apply online.

The university has grown into a diverse, vibrant community of 12,000 students and 1,600 staff with a strong teaching heritage stretching back nearly 200 years.

With campuses in the beautiful spa town of Cheltenham and cathedral city of Gloucester, we offer our students a specialised and dynamic place to learn, grow and make lasting connections.

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The University of Gloucestershire’s priority is to provide excellent teaching, with a mission to enable our students to achieve their full potential through a rich and broad experience.

The university is built on values of Nurture, Creativity, Sustainability, Service, Respect and Trust through which we build close relationships between students and staff, and on serving our wider community through promoting its economic, cultural and social wellbeing.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, offering an inclusive and safe working environment for all our staff.

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We are passionate about what we do and want you to be, too. In return we offer an excellent package of benefits.

The University carries a Silver rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), which rates participating universities as Gold, Silver or Bronze. Chevron icon
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The university and its subsidiary company, University of Gloucestershire Professional Services ltd, offer a generous and wide-ranging benefits package from competitive salaries to staff discounts, both locally and nationally, as well as health and wellbeing support at work.

All staff have a generous holiday entitlement, separate to statutory entitlements, as well as university closure days.

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Pension Schemes

All employees have access to a generous pension scheme, providing valuable benefits for retirement and life assurance and protection for your family.

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Staff learning and development

All staff can benefit from a wide range of learning and development opportunities, with up to 100% fee waivers for university courses as well as subsidy of up to £100 related professional membership fees.

Staff are able to access our library facilities.

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Health and wellbeing

We have on-site faith spaces and chaplaincy, sports facilities, an occupational health service and an Employee Assistance Programme.

The university has achieved commitment under the Public Health England Wellbeing at Work Charter and are committed to continuous improvement.

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Staff travel schemes

We encourage all staff and students to walk, cycle or use public transport and offers an excellent inter-campus bus service.

The university is part of the Cycle to Work scheme, allowing for tax free purchase of cycles and accessories as well as discounted bus passes.

Car parking is also available at each campus with car share scheme offering discounted car parking charges.

Ranked in the top tier of the SOS-UK net zero ranking

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