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Trust fostered independent thinking


Joining the first cohort of the Product Design degree, Tom Jaggs and two of his fellow students set up design consultancy for his year in industry which is still going strong. After winning the New Designers Allermuir Associate Prize in 2018, he has worked as stage crew in three theatres, as well as working as an extra in Downton Abbey and 1917. Tom is in the Reserve Army and has been working in the family…


From Champions League to Wimbledon


Since graduating in 2018 Jordan Hollowday has been at the heart of sporting action around Europe. He joined an outside broadcast company shortly before graduation, joining the vision department after finishing his probation. Since then, the TV Production graduate has been leading on a number of projects, and he has worked on a mainstream BBC One cooking show, Champions League semi-final with BT Sport, and operating and managing the Telekart (a large touchscreen golf cart) at…


Support stood out from the crowd


From her first visit to the University of Gloucestershire, Alice Walder was struck by the different approach of our academics, and the warm welcome she received. “I came here for an Open Day, and in particular I found the Law lecturers to be interesting and happy to have a conversation with prospective students. This differed from my experience of other universities. I enjoyed the beautiful campuses and supportive lecturers during my time at the university.” Alice graduated in 2014, and having completed a Legal Practice Course the following year, she…


Sowing the seeds of success


Having left Portugal to further his studies, Tomas Simoes Coelho has returned to Lisbon to work for one of the country’s leading advertising agencies. The Film and Television Production graduate found that his time at the University of Gloucestershire not only enabled him to learn his trade, but gave him a range of wider skills. “When you are thrown at the professional world it can be very overwhelming, and you see and have to do…


Differentiate yourself with experience


When it came to choosing the right university, Business Management graduate Josh Dalton picked the University of Gloucestershire on the strength of its placements. On graduating in 2012, he joined the Hewlett-Packard procurement graduate scheme, working in a number of roles and organisations, and Josh now works at the world’s leading education company, Pearson. Josh is Manager – Global Procurement, at Pearson, an education management company which has more than 24,000 employees in 70 countries….