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OPEN DAY TIMETABLE FRANCIS CLOSE HALL CAMPUS Friday 29 June and Sunday 1 July, 10.00-16.00

Address Swindon Road, Cheltenham GL50 4AZ

By rail Cheltenham Spa is served by direct rail services from London, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and Plymouth. Francis Close Hall is approximately 25 minutes’ walk from the train station.

By car Cheltenham is easily accessible from the motorway and dual carriageway network, located close to Junction 11 on the M5. For more detailed information please visit www.glos.ac.uk/travel

Parking There is limited parking on campus, therefore we recommend that you use the free university open day bus which runs regularly from Cheltenham Racecourse Park and Ride (postcode GL50 4SH),

timetable enclosed. The entrance to the Park and Ride is on New Barn Lane, opposite UCAS. The nearest pay and display car park to Francis Close Hall campus is the NCP on St Margaret’s Road, Cheltenham (GL50 4EJ).

buildings have been adapted for wheelchair users. Please call student support for more information, 01242 714541 or email disability@glos.ac.uk

On arrival

Report any lost items to a member of staff or student ambassador.

Head straight to Registration in our Open Day Hub in the marquee where you will find our academic, finance, accommodation and student support teams.

Finding your way around Our student ambassadors will be happy to show you around and help answer your questions about student life.

Emergencies Contact the nearest member of staff or student ambassador.

Disabled visitors Disabled parking spaces are available on campus and our

Lost property

Where to eat Our refectory will be open from 9.00am for light refreshments and lunch. We also have a café at Hardwick. Please note that the refectory serves hot meals until 2pm.

Off site accommodation To visit our new Pittville Student Village (postcode GL52 3JG) you can make your own way or hop on the free university open day bus, timetable enclosed. Our students will meet you there and show you around the facilities and accommodation.


TIMETABLE Registration

You can register from 9.30am onwards in the Open Day Hub. Our student ambassadors are on hand to help direct you to the right place for your chosen sessions

Essentials

When Where

Welcome and student life talk

10.00–10.45 and 11.00–11.45

Chapel

Three Big Questions

12.00–12.45 and 13.00–13.45

Chapel

Sport for all

12.00–12.30

Teaching Centre, TC007

Academic and student support information

Throughout the day

Open Day Hub

Campus and accommodation tours Throughout the day

Book your tour in the Open Day Hub

Student lounge

14.00–16.00

Students’ Union bar

Art and Design

When

Where

Advertising course talk**

11.00–11.45

Hardwick, AP014*

Fashion Design course talk**

11.00–11.45

Hardwick, CPA IT Suite AP002*

Fine Art course talk

12.00–12.45

Hardwick, AP026b*

Graphic Design course talk**

12.00–12.45

Hardwick, AP014*

Illustration course talk

11.00–11.45

Hospitality Centre, HC303

Interior Design course talk**

12.00–12.45

Hardwick, AP015A (portakabin)*

Landscape Architecture course talk

11.00–11.45

Clegg Building, CL220

Photography course talk

11.00–12.30

Hardwick, AP018*

Photography: Editorial and Advertising course talk (from September 2019 this course will be known as Professional Photography for the Creative Industries)

11.00–12.30

Hardwick, AP018*

Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course talk

11.00–12.30

Hardwick, AP018*

Visual Communication (Level 6) course talk

12.00–12.45

Hardwick, AP014*

The Perfect Art Portfolio

13.00–13.45

Hardwick, AP014*

Course sessions

*This session takes place at our Hardwick campus. Please visit the Art and Design stand in the Open Day Hub 15 minutes before the course talk. A student ambassador will take you there. Education

When

Where

Early Childhood Studies course talk

13.00–13.45

Hospitality Centre, HC206

Education course talk

12.00–12.45

Hospitality Centre, HC206

Primary Education course talk

11.00–11.45

Teaching Centre, TC001

Primary Education taster seminar 12.00–12.45 and 14.00–15.15

Teaching Centre, TC003 on Friday 29 June TC004 on Sunday 1 July

Primary Education: Males into Teaching session

14.00–14.30

Hospitality Centre, HC205

Primary Education: Teacher Training Masterclass – Ace Your Interview

13.00–13.45

Teaching Centre, TC007


Health and Social Care

When

Where

Social Work course talk

11.00–11.45

Hospitality Centre, HC206

Social Work interactive session

12.00–12.45

Hospitality Centre, HC202

Liberal and Performing Arts

When

Where

Creative Writing course talk

11.00–11.45

Hospitality Centre, HC203

Creative Writing interactive session

12.00–12.45

Hospitality Centre, HC204

English course talk

12.00–12.45

Hospitality Centre, HC203

English Language and Creative Writing course talk

13.00–13.45

Hospitality Centre, HC203

English Literature and Creative Writing course talk

13.00–13.45

Hospitality Centre, HC202

English interactive session

14.00-14.30

Hospitality Centre, HC203

History course talk

11.00–11.45

Hospitality Centre, HC201

History Today workshop

12.00–12.45

Hospitality Centre, HC201

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics course talk

13.00–13.45

Hospitality Centre, HC204

The Philosopher and the Personal Statement workshop

14.00–14.45

Hospitality Centre, HC204

Natural and Social Sciences

When

Where

All Criminology and Psychology courses interactive virtual reality optional drop-in session

11.00–14.00

Quad East, QU120 and QU122

Animal Biology and Biology course talk and discovery tour

11.00–11.55 and 13.00–13.55 (13.00 session Sunday 1 July only)

Quad East, QU027

Criminology course talk

12.00–12.55

Teaching Centre, TC001

Applied Social Sciences (Level 6) and Criminology and Criminal Justice (Level 6)

12.00–12.55

Hospitality Centre, HC205

Criminology and Psychology course talk

13.00–13.55

Teaching Centre, TC001

Criminology and Sociology course talk

11.00–11.55

Hospitality Centre, HC202

Ecology and Environmental Science course talk and discovery tour

12.00–12.55

Quad East, QU210

Geography course talk and discovery tour

11.00–11.55 and 13.00–13.55 (13.00 session Sunday 1 July only)

Quad East, QU109

Policing course talk

11.00–11.45

Teaching Centre, TC007

Psychology course talk

11.00–11.55

Teaching Centre, TC006

Sociology course talk

11.00–11.55

Hospitality Centre, HC202

**If you would like to visit the Park campus (postcode GL50 2RH) to see where the new Design Studio will be located, you can take the free open day university bus (timetable enclosed) or make you own way there. Our students will be happy to show you around the campus until 4.15pm.


Discover More Find out how to create the perfect art and design portfolio, consider what you’d do in a range of social work scenarios, or learn how to ace your interview when applying to university for a place on a teacher training course. You can discuss the news and its relationship to our history degree, or look at how to perfect your personal statement when applying for religion, philosophy and ethics courses. Explore contemporary literature and the way it shapes society with our English lecturers, or get a real sense of how our creative writing courses teach you drama, prose and poetry in a specialist workshop. There’s also the opportunity to see how our biology and geography students use our facilities and take part in international field trips to help their studies, discuss the latest sociological issues and what you can do to make a difference, or participate in an interactive exercise to explore the concept of criminology. You can also pop into our virtual reality labs and see how we’re using the latest technologies to support our psychology research and training.


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Clegg Building (CL) Clegg Old Pottery (CL) Bodley Building (BO) Clegg Building (CL) Hospitality Centre/teaching rooms (HC) Hospitality Centre (HC) Chapel (CH) Quad East (QU) Priory (QU)

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The CEAL building (CE) Lodge (LO) Quad West (QW) Principal’s House (PH) Quad Tower (QT) Teaching Centre (TC) Teaching Centre (TC) Teaching Centre (TC)

Car Park Disabled parking

Smoking

Smoking Area

WC Toilets


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FCH open day timetable 29 June and 1 July  

Everything you need to know about what's happening when and where at the next open days at the University of Gloucestershire's FCH campus.

FCH open day timetable 29 June and 1 July  

Everything you need to know about what's happening when and where at the next open days at the University of Gloucestershire's FCH campus.