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  • Cheltenham is also known as Cheltenham Spa, a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England.
  • With a motto of Salubritas et Eruditio meaning ‘health and education’, Cheltenham has been a health and holiday spa town resort since the discovery of mineral springs in 1716 and has a high number of internationally renowned and historic schools.
  • The town hosts several festivals of culture, often featuring nationally and internationally famous contributors and attendees. The list of festivals includes: the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, the Cheltenham Science Festival, the Cheltenham Music Festival and the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival. As the home of the flagship race of British steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup is the main event of the Cheltenham Festival, held every March.

University of Gloucestershire Facts

  • The University of Gloucestershire began as a teacher training college in 1847 and now comprises three campus sites across Cheltenham and Gloucester: Francis Close Hall, Oxstalls, The Park. There is also a Centre for Fashion, Art and Photography located in Chletenham.
  • The Park, Cheltenham is the heart of the university and the largest of the three.
  • Dating back to the 19th century, it started life as a zoological, botanical and horticultural garden and includes an elephant walk and a lake in the shape of Africa. The area is known for the Cheltenham Racecourse, which is used for university social events and the students’ graduation ceremony.
  • Gloucestershire also offers a two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business, which allows students to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost.

Location

The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, United Kingdom

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