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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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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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ISKCON at Uni Glos RPE

We were really fortunate to host our close friends form ISKCON Wales again this week. Rohini and fellow devotees joined us and spoke the Level 5 students about the ISKCON response to the current environmental crisis and the…

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Uni Glos RPE India 23

We are on our way again, across the universe to India. That’s right, students of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics are heading off to India on 16th Feb for a week of intense immersion into the Indian religious landscape….

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New RPE Students Visit Pitt rivers

Welcome to Religion, Philosophy and Ethics Induction week. Its been great welcoming our new students to the University and introducing them to our beautiful campus, to the course and to each other. This week as well as the…

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