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Vampire Theatre Trip

The University funded a theatre trip to the Everyman in Cheltenham for first year English students to watch the world premiere of a brand-new stage adaptation of the classic thriller Dracula. Described as “emotionally fulfilling, utterly terrifying, spellbindingly […]

  Uncategorised 14 October 2018  

‘Edward Thomas and nature: melancholy, ecstasy and “the strange Sweetness”’

Friday 5th Oct, 6pm, TC001, FCH Campus Don’t miss this public lecture by Anna Stenning in which she will introduce the life of the Edwardian poet and countryside writer Edward Thomas. Anna will discuss Thomas’ experiences of joy […]

  campus life at UGlos 11 September 2018  

The English Literature Society visits Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Our English Literature Society is run by students, for students. In June, the Society closed the year with a very special visit to Shakespeare’s Globe. Co-President Anne Johnstone (Class of 2018) reports on a memorable day.

  English at University of Gloucestershire 3 September 2018  

Japanese high school students visit for a lecture and tour

Thirty-seven students from a high school in Tokyo visited the Francis Close Hall campus for a lecture on ecolinguistics by Arran Stibbe, and an activity tour of campus led by Rowan Middleton and Charlotte Dover. The lecture described […]

  Uncategorised 7 August 2018  

English makes a splash at the University Festival 2018

The annual University Festival offers everyone the chance to step away from teaching, learning and, yes, marking, and to take part in some exciting events. As usual, the School was well represented, from the Being Human postgraduate conference […]

  English at University of Gloucestershire 22 June 2018  

Congratulations to English staff!

Staff Awards 2018 Congratulations to: Nikki Rivers and Paul Innes, who have been shortlisted for the Best Academic Feedback Award. Jonathan Marshall, shortlisted for Most Innovative Teaching Style Everyone who teaches on the Introduction to English module, which […]

  Uncategorised 27 May 2018  

Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2018

The University of Gloucestershire is a sponsor for this year’s prestigious Cheltenham Poetry Festival. There is so much for everyone, with lots of free trips for English students. The Festival kicks off on Wednesday 18 April at 8:00pm […]

  Cheltenham Poetry Festival 15 April 2018  

International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018

With worldwide movements in support of the #MeToo and #TimesUp campaigns against sexual harassment and abuse, on-going debates about ways to reduce the gender pay gap in #PressforProgress, and the centenary of women’s parliamentary franchise in the UK, […]

  Uncategorised 8 March 2018  

Pacifists and Protesters Theatre Trip

English students recently went to see Pacifists and Protesters at the Parabola Arts Centre. The production brought to life the little-known story of suffragette and anti-war campaigner Alice Wheeldon, who was sent to prison during the First World War […]

  Cheltenham culture 23 February 2018  

Undergraduate student researchers take centre stage on Dissertation Day

On 24 January the School of Liberal and Performing Arts’s first Dissertation Day brought together third year students from across the courses to present their work in progress, to share expertise and ideas, to engage students and members […]

  Uncategorised 25 January 2018