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Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

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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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Quakers come on campus

Level five students enjoyed an enriching two hours with prominent members of the Cheltenham Quaker community. Alison and Annie live their social justice and climate justice ethics. Alison has for many years been at the spearhead of social…

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Food For ALL!

Long standing friend of RPE @Glos and research colleague Parasurama Das has just opened this amazing cafe in Camden, London. Para has worked tirelessly to make sure that people living with food poverty have every chance to get…

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Glasto 24: There is a green hill far away!

We’re going back there one fine day!!!…It’s been a couple of years since we have taken students to Glastonbury, the beating hear of England’s spiritual and religious landscape. For millennia Glastonbury has been at the centre of a…

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RPE students visit Cheltenham Quakers meeting

This week, as part of an ongoing series of student visits to places of religious and spiritual significance in the Cheltenham area students were invited to the local Quakers meeting house to discuss aspects of sacred space and…

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The Passing of a Mighty Heathen

As students and lecturers of the study of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics we often find ourselves engaging with the subject of death and what may or may not come afterwards. Death plays is a theme that many find…

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RPE students visit Cheltenham Krishna Mandir

Students have once again been privileged enough to be invited to join the Cheltenham Hindu community in their mandir, just opposite the Francis Close Hall campus. We have developed a long-standing relationship with devotees who have had a…

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ISKCON student placements

This week we warmly welcomed back Rohini Das for the Ty Krishna temple in Cardiff, but due to the fact that he was off to India the next day he could not make it in person and had…

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RPE Graduation 2023

Well done to all our students who came out the other end with amazing awards and a really great looking future. In fact the future’s so bright that some of our graduates joined Ben Trubody, senior lecturer in…

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Uni Glos RPE INDIA 23

Well that was a trip and a half. This is the second time that we have taken students to India and whilst the format of Delhi, Haridwar and Rishikesh was largely the same as in 2019 the experience…

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