The University of Gloucestershire
Transferring from Seneca College
Studying abroad to complete your degree or further your higher education is more possible than you may think. Located in southwest England, the University of Gloucestershire is eligible to use OSAP funding, has low tuition and cost of living rates and has a suite of international scholarships and bursaries available to Seneca graduates. In fact, if you come to UoG through one of the formal progression routes with Seneca College (listed below), we guarantee a £1,500 ($2,500) discount!
The University of Gloucestershire has undergraduate courses offering final year entry transfer routes for Seneca students, including Computing, Computer Games Design, Animation, Fashion Design, Visual Communications and Graphic Design. We also offer Fast Track Degrees and Top-Ups, giving you the chance to achieve a bachelor’s degree in just one or two years, rather than the typical three years.
Many of our employment focused courses offer the opportunity to participate in a work placement, which gives you a couple of months to a year of paid work experience.
Our range of postgraduate courses, including taught and research programmes, embrace everything from Computing to Creative and Critical Writing, Business and Accounting to Criminology, Law, and Sociology. Our MBA offers special flexibility, with the option to start in January rather than September, should that suit your needs.
We boast an intimate university community made up of 10,000 students studying at our three superb campuses. Our campuses are located in the historic spa town of Cheltenham (chelt-en-um) and in one of the first Roman-English cities, Gloucester (gloss-ter). Established in 1834, the University of Gloucestershire has more than 175 years of history in teaching and education. With our small student population, you will enjoy fantastic faculty to student ratios and peer collaboration.
Nestled in the heart of the English countryside with quick and easy transportation links to London, Bristol, Birmingham and Wales, we offer the best of both worlds – access to nature as well as the rest of the world!
Locally, our students enjoy outdoor pursuits, high-end shopping, extensive cultural heritage, world renowned festivals (such as the Times Literature Festival, the Gold Cup Horse Racing, the Jazz Festival, and the Science Festival) as well as traditional English pubs, cafes, restaurants and bars. At the University, the Students’ Union offers a variety of sports clubs and societies to cater to a myriad of interests.
International students have rated us second in the UK for student support, including Visa Advice, Accommodation and Cost of Living, Faith Support, Eco-friendly Attitude and Good Place to Be. Our commitment to service and support includes an International Welcome Week, International Student Advisors and the Visa Advice Team.
The International Welcome Week offers students the chance to meet new friends, learn about British culture and find accommodation. The University organizes trips to places such as Bath and Stonehenge, London and Oxford so that students are able to see iconic British heritage. International students also often participate in the organized outings to events such as the theatre, exhibitions and cultural activities.
There is still plenty of time to apply for September 2015!
UoG sends staff to Canada to meet interested students regularly; in fact, we’ll be in Toronto again in early March!
If you would like to ask questions, make an in-person appointment or get started on the application process, contact our North America Manager, Shandin Rickard-Hughes, via email.