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Why I Study History

This post comes from our third-year undergraduate student, and current President of the History Society at the University of Gloucestershire, Kathryne Ellinger. If you are a fellow History student, I’m guessing that you endure the same reaction as I […]

  Higher Education 16 November 2015  

Black History Month: Competition

This year, we’re opening out our annual History competition to everyone – not just University of Gloucestershire History students! To coincide with Black History Month, we’re asking people to nominate individuals in any or all of the following three categories: ‘Unheard Voices […]

  American 25 August 2015  

Marking … and more!

Ah! – or Aagh! – that time of the year again … marking and external examining (why, I wonder??): looking at the results of a year’s hard work by both students and staff and how that translates into […]

  Students 12 June 2015  

Student Visit to Stonhenge

Thirty-seven students and three staff visited the prehistoric sites of Avebury and Stonehenge, both in Wiltshire. The aims of this Activity Week event were to explore the past use of these ‘ritual’ monuments in their landscapes and how […]

  Students 27 April 2015  

Applicant Days 2015

We’re holding two Applicant Taster Days in the coming months – on Thursday, 19 February and Thursday, 26 March. Including hands-on experience of our on-site archives, these days are aimed at giving you a flavour of what it […]

  Events 21 January 2015  

History Society Trip to Bath

The History Society’s Rachael Colmer writes … In December, the History Society organised a trip to Bath. On a beautifully sunny morning, a group of us explored the town, with some students visiting the Roman Baths and others […]

  Students 16 January 2015  

The Change from A-Level: The Reformation Church and State

Happy New Year to all of our readers! I hope you’ve all had an excellent break. I spent some of my own relaxing, restorative and restful holiday thinking, of course, about A-Level curricula. Why? Well, following my last […]

  Anna French 5 January 2015  

Remembrance of Casualties of the Great War

Rob Taylor, a recent Masters Graduate here at Gloucestershire, maintains his own blog, but has given us permission to reproduce this post about war memorials in the county for Rembererance Sunday. With the centenary of the Great War […]

  Modern 9 November 2014  

Carrie Howse: Catch A Falling Star

Congratulations to UG History PhD Carrie Howse on the publication of the second book in her planned family history trilogy. Catch a Falling Star (emp3books, 2014) picks up where The Sound of Silence (2013) left off. The latest […]

  Publications 6 November 2014  

Nigel Harrison Earns PhD on Clough Williams-Ellis

The School, and History in particular, is very pleased to announce that late last week Nigel Harrison successfully defended his PhD thesis on the architect Clough Williams-Ellis. CW-E (as Nigel came rather fondly to know him) is best […]

  Students 29 September 2014