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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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The Big Issues!

Having been part of the initial Extinction Rebellion (XR) London protest on Monday 15th April I was, as a lecturer in RPE, left with a great deal to think about. The big question that arose for me was……

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RPE INDIA 2019 student feedback

What a truly remarkable experience. The initial idea of going to India itself was incredible, but this trip in particular offers an insight that you simply wouldn’t get if you travelled as a tourist. Some of the sites…

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RPE students and UFO religions expert…via the other-worldy medium of Skype!

Level 6 students found themselves engaging with some pretty alien concepts this week as they had an in depth Q and A session with University of Stockholm’s Erik Ostling. The discussions ranged from the influence of and upon…

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Post Lineage Yoga with Theo Wildcroft.

This week we were privileged to host Theo Wildcroft whose research expertise and actual practice engage with contemporary forms of yoga that transcend the high street, commercialised and USP obsessed manifestations that have emerged in recent years. Students…

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ISKCON at Uni Glos RPE

This week we were fortunate to host members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Rohini (pictured) gave us a fascinating insight in to how ISKCON have managed to develop an almost fully environmentally sustainable culture that includes…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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