There are lots of accommodation options at the university, with most rooms being en-suite and prices ranging from £126 to £202 per week (2020/21 figures including utilities, internet and contents insurance). Students can choose to be right in the heart of campus life, with halls on every site, or in Cheltenham town or Gloucester city centre.
The university offers dedicated postgraduate areas at their Pittville Student Village in Cheltenham and halls in Gloucester. Find out about its accommodation guarantee on its website.
Pittville Student Village in Cheltenham opened in 2017 and boasts an on-site refectory and bar, gym, multi-use studio, faith space, launderette and 24-hour security. There are almost 800 rooms available within villas, townhouses and studio apartments. The town centre is a 20-minute walk and a subsidised bus service runs to all campuses several times an hour.
In Gloucester, just a stone’s throw from the bustling Gloucester Quays, students will find bars, restaurants, outlet shopping and a cinema. The area is also home to Blackfriars Residences, containing 300 rooms within flats, townhouses and studio apartments. Just a couple of minutes’ walk to the bus station, Blackfriars is well connected to campus and the city centre (or students can walk to Oxstalls in just 25 minutes).
Libraries are 24/7 access on every campus, with free wi-fi and over 500 computers for student use, as well as access to dedicated quiet study and group areas.
On-campus at Park students will find the Media and Design Centres, as well as the Computing and Technology Suite. Media students create and collaborate in top-spec editing suites and production galleries, specialist studios for animation, TV, film, radio and music, and a dubbing theatre and newsroom within the journalism suite.
The new Design Centre houses a multimedia gallery space, product design studio and workshops, advertising, fashion, interior and graphic design studio facilities. For tech and engineering students, there are also industry-standard cybersecurity labs, games design and programming suites and brand-new engineering facilities.
At Francis Close Hall and Hardwick are landscape architecture and illustration studios, forensic interview suites and brand new crime scene simulator, dedicated labs, EEG and virtual reality kit, fine art gallery and studio, and photography darkrooms, studio, kit rooms and editing suites.
Oxstall’s business school hosts a live trading room, moot court and innovative teaching spaces, as well as being home to the Growth Hub, where students and local businesses can collaborate on live briefs. Future nurses, paramedics and physiotherapists prepare for professional practice in the clinical skills suite and paramedic science simulator with cutting-edge Lifecast manikins.
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