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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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

One must imagine (lego) Sisyphus happy

“The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.” – Albert Camus (From the excellent @ethicsinbricks)

RPE Students – if you are graduating this November – graduation tea party…

School of Liberal & Performing Arts Class of 2017 – All graduating students Please join staff and fellow graduates and their families in the FCH Chapel for tea, cakes and the presentation of prizes, from 2.00pm – 3.00pm….

Open Day..

More Open Days in the Sun.. 

Spain Field Trip Pics

Images from the 2016 field trip to Spain can be seen at