Boost For University Of Gloucestershire’s Business School As Graduates Out-Earn Their Competitors



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The latest Government education data release has shown that graduates of the University of Gloucestershire’s Business School are, on average, 4% more likely to be in sustained employment or further study 5 years after graduating. In addition, on average, University of Gloucestershire graduates earn £700 a year more than their peers 3 years after graduating.

These figures come the morning after the ‘Outstanding Employer Engagement Strategy’ at last night’s (Thursday 21 June) Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2018 and ahead of the opening of the University’s new multi-million pound Business School in Gloucester. …

University of Gloucestershire Shortlisted for Two National Awards



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University shortlisted for two national awards for achievements in business support and innovation in teaching

The University of Gloucestershire is celebrating success in being shortlisted for two awards in this year’s national Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).

This follows the university’s success in winning the top award in two THELMA categories last year –  for outstanding financial performance, and for outstanding marketing and communications team.

This year’s shortlisting recognises the university’s achievements in two areas:

  • The Growth Hub at the University’s Oxstalls campus has been shortlisted as an outstanding example of employer engagement and services to business.

University of Gloucestershire is in Top 20 For ‘University of the Year’



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University is in top 20 for ‘University of the Year’ at Whatuni Student Choice Awards

The University of Gloucestershire has been ranked in the top 20 in the UK for ‘University of the year’ in the national Whatuni Student Choice Awards. The University also ranked in the top 10 for ‘Student Support’ (10), ‘Courses and Lecturers’ (9) and for ‘Postgraduate’ (8), announced at a ceremony in London.

These rankings mean the University has risen at least 43 places in the ‘University of the year’ …

University Of Gloucestershire Staff Win National Teaching Awards



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The University of Gloucestershire is today celebrating success in this year’s National Teaching Fellowship Awards.

The Fellowships are awarded to the best University teachers across the UK, following a competition run by the Higher Education Academy. This year two members of staff at the University of Gloucestershire are amongst the 55 award winners across the country. They are Dr Alex Ryan and Ros O’Leary. Since the NTF programme began, staff of the University of Gloucestershire have won 19 awards. …

University awarded money to help understand students’ views on campus safety



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The University of Gloucestershire has been awarded money to support its work into gaining a stronger understanding of its students’ views on safety, security and wellbeing, including sexual harassment.

The university is one of 64 universities and colleges across the country to receive a share of £2,453,141 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) for projects that aim to address concerns about sexual violence and harassment on campus.

The grants, …

New Employment Data Highlights the Success of University of Gloucestershire Graduates



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University of Gloucestershire graduates are more likely to find employment after graduation new data has revealed.

The university has again performed strongly in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, which looks at the destination of all university students who graduated in the 2014/15 academic year.

It shows 95.0% of Gloucestershire graduates were in employment or further study after leaving the university.  This is better than the national average across all universities of 93.9%.  …

FAQ Friday Part 4



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Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad, or when studying anywhere for that matter, and naturally so. You want to ensure your living situation is one that is comfortable, and affordable! Cost is a big factor when choosing to study overseas and after the tuition fee’s are paid and that worry is out of the way, your living expenses are the next factor to focus on.

KOM Consultants works with many universities in Australia, …

How to Survive Group Work



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For me, studying abroad has made me recognize how globalized our world is becoming. Even though Canada is multicultural, attending school in Canada is very different from other countries. I probably would have never branched out and met so many people from around the world if I had not come to Australia. Studying abroad lets you suss out(Aussie slang: check out) how cultures vary from one another not only from food and tradition but in an educational and professional setting. …

The First Month Of Studying Abroad



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Over A Month Already?

I’m really enjoying my time here in England. I still can’t really explain how I feel. Sometimes I’m still confused as to where I am when I wake up, but when I walk around town I feel like I’ve been here forever, even though I’ve only been here for about five weeks.

University life here is great! I don’t know if it’s because it’s just the first year, and I’ve done University before, …

Soaking In All Of Alberta Before Studying Abroad



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KOM Consultants would like to introduce you to anther one of our bloggers, Amelia, and this is her first blog!

As she is set to pack up her life and move to the UK, Amelia decides to explore her hometown one last time and take it all in :)

We’ll hear more from Amelia throughout the year as she studies at the University of Gloucestershire

When I thought about applying to school abroad, …