Cheltenham, England

Why BCA Cheltenham?

  • Live in University-owned housing alongside British students
  • Jazz, Music, Science, Literature — Take them all in at the Cheltenham Festivals happening throughout the year!
  • Get in on the action and choose from more than 40 sports clubs and societies, from football and snowboarding to music, acting and film
  • Visit World Heritage sites including Stonehenge and Bath, as well as Stratford-upon-Avon and Cardiff
  • Choose from a wide variety of courses in a large number of disciplines including business, science, education, film studies, game design, history, journalism, exercise and sports science, communications, music, photography, social work, psychology and theater– and MORE!
  • Located in the county of Gloucestershire, in an area of outstanding natural beauty known as the Cotswolds, and within easy reach of London, Oxford, Edinburgh or Dublin and other major British and European destinations
  • Situated in the town of Cheltenham, a historic spa town of contemporary lively cultural activity and in the cathedral city of Gloucester
  • The University comprises four distinctive campuses:
    • Park campus was formerly a 19th Century botanical garden and today retains its picturesque beauty alongside state of the art media and computing studios
    • Frances Close Hall campus has beautiful historic buildings, including a chapel, paneled library and a tower – Hogwarts comes to mind – and a long tradition of teaching excellence
    • Hardwick campus hosts the Centre for Art and Photography, a thriving hub of creativity and public exhibitions
    • Oxstalls, located in Gloucester city, just 20 minutes away, and home to a range of programs such as events management, performing arts and sport, with outstanding sports facilities
  • University of Gloucestershire offers 83 different student societies and is the Top 6 in the People and Planet Green League and a longstanding leader in sustainability
  • Gloucestershire hosts over 43 festivals a year, including prestigious international Arts and Science festivals and a range of sporting events.