Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

Welcome to new RPE students!

As we approach the start of term – a quick post to welcome all the RPE students joining us! There are loads of archives here of posts – and will be new ones shortly… In the meantime, feel […]

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RPE INDIA 2019 student feedback

Every day offered something completely different so its impossible to extract a highlight. What I can say though is that it left a great impression on me and there is no doubt that I will be returning to […]

  Uncategorised 16 March 2019  

RPE INDIA 2019 Day 5

The last day of our yatra saw yet another early rise and back on the coach to Delhi. Lunch in Connaught Square prepared us for our visit to the largest mosque in India the Jamal Masjid on the […]

  Uncategorised 15 March 2019  

RPE INDIA 2019 Day 4

With an early start we travelled in to the foothills of the Himalayas to the ancient holy city of Rishkesh where some of us braved the freezing waters of Ma Ganga and cleansed ourselves before taking part in […]

  Uncategorised 15 March 2019  

RPE INDIA 2019 Day 3

The next day saw another early start and a six hour bus ride to Haridwar, a city steeped in Hindu Mythology and located on the banks of the sacred river Ganges. The journey was long but time was […]

  Uncategorised 15 March 2019  

RPE INDIA 2019 Day 2

Day 2 entailed an early start and a bus ride across the city to the Swaminarayan Akshardharm Hindu Temple complex, the third largest in the world. This was an extraordinary architectural feast spread out over many acres of […]

  Uncategorised 15 March 2019  

RPE INDIA 2019 Day 1

We (18 RPE students and two staff) flew to New Delhi. Usual delays at customs and money exchange then bus ride in to the city. After a quick change of clothes and a snack we approached the Old […]

  Uncategorised 15 March 2019  

India 2019 : Rishikesh- Spiritual Home of Counter Culture

RPE at Glos students may have the opportunity to visit Rishikesh where the Beatles stayed in the Ashram of Maharish Mahesh Yoga the founder of Transcendental Meditation. Their stay marked a turning point for the Beatles who went […]

  Uncategorised 27 February 2019  

INDIA 2019

RPE @ Glos are in the final stages of preparing for their first field trip to India. We leave next Thursday to embark on a major tour of the religious landscape of New Delhi then on to the holy […]

  Uncategorised 27 February 2019  

“studying philosophy may soon be worth more than computer science”

As AI destroys jobs, those with philosophy degrees, Tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban thinks the world will need philosophy graduates – read the full story at

  Uncategorised 26 February 2018