Gloucestershire College


Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College (also Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology, abbreviated "GLOSCAT") is a large college based in Gloucestershire. [ [http://www.gloscol.ac.uk/ Gloscat web site] ] It has its main campuses at large purpose-built facilities in each of Cheltenham and Gloucester, and also several smaller sites around the county. Its primary business is further education, and focuses on the 16-18 age group. [ [http://www.gloscol.ac.uk/collegereports.php Statement from the Chair of the Board Of Governors] ] It also offers higher education up to and including HND, HNC and Foundation Degree levels. In the 2005-2006 academic year, Gloucestershire College had 21,777 students enrolled, of which 416 were engaged in higher education. [ [http://www.gloscol.ac.uk/pdf/25550%20Gloscat.pdf Gloscat Annual Review 2005/06] - see p2, "Facts and Figures]

Not to be confused with the University of Gloucestershire, a distinct (but related) institution operating in the same county, and partner with Gloucestershire College in some areas.

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