Local Education

Hartpury College

Hartpury College offers a number of further education courses in Agriculture and Countryside, Animal Care, Veterinary Nursing, Equine Studies, Horticulture and Landscape Design, Sport, and Outdoor Adventure and Uniformed Public Services.

It also offers a range of A levels to pre-university sports students including Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, ICT, Mathematics, Physical Education, Physics and Psychology.

There are a number of one year full-time Foundation Studies courses available which offer students a variety of rural related activities as well as an opportunity to improve numeracy, literacy, IT, communication and life skills.

Hartpury College operates a large sports programme at both university and U18 level. There are academies in rugby union, football, netball, golf, modern pentathlon and rowing, and the college consistently ranks amongst the country's elite in many of those sports.

The college has extensive equine facilities including eight indoor and outdoor arenas including a purpose built championship indoor arena complex, cross-country courses up to CIC level, Home Farm Stud, stabling for 230 (including over 100 boxes for student DIY livery), on-site equine therapy centre, rehabilitation centre which includes a water and high- speed treadmill and science laboratories.

University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire currently has over 11,000 full and part-time students, and has five campuses including Francis Close Hall, The Park and Oxstalls located in Cheltenham and Gloucester.

Amongst the courses it offers are Health and Social Care, Sports Science, Media, Art and Communications, Education, Humanities, Environmental Science, Social Science, Business.

Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College offers a wide range of education and training programmes, including A Levels and GCSEs, vocational qualifications, work-based learning, basic skills courses, higher education, short courses for business, part-time day and evening courses and English for overseas students.

The College has three main sites in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Royal Forest of Dean, as well as a number of satellite sites such as the Construction School in Kingsditch and Mitcheldean campus.


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