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Student thoughtfulness

Last Friday, whilst leaving one of my last lectures for the Autumn term, I happened across three of our third year students huddled in the hallway just outside the door. They were holding a present. “For me?” I…

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“It’s all in the evidence, Your Honour”

BSc (Hons) Professional Policing……………..”It’s all in the evidence, Your Honour” Policing Lecturer John Clay-Davies was heard breathing a heavy sigh of relief yesterday as he clicked ‘send’ to despatch the first-round of ‘high level’ evidence to the College…

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Students witness history in the making

Criminology Masters students visited the UK Parliament on November 26th. They were hosted by Dr Sarah Bunn of the Parliament Office of Science and Technology (POST), who talked about how POST’s research is prepared for MPs. After the talk,…

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Bridge Building

Policing is often about teamwork, problem solving and collaborating with others to achieve successful outcomes. BSc Policing students at the University of Gloucestershire got the chance to consider these and other aspects of policing when they were split…

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Another day…another murder!

MSc Criminology students were busy in the Crime House this week, assessing the competency (or otherwise) of a team of crime scene investigators. MSc students are required to critique aspects of crime scene management and the recovery of…

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It takes a criminal to catch a criminal !

BSc Policing students were put through their paces in the University of Gloucestershire’s Crime House this week when they were asked to respond to a report of a domestic burglary. Unbeknown to the students the ‘criminal’, former police…

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Another First for BSc Policing

The BSc Policing course clocked-up another first this week with the appointment of two new Student Ambassadors. First year BSc Policing students Lauren Bolton and George Shock recently completed their Student Ambassador training and are looking forward to…

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The crime house!

The door opens into an ordinary looking lodge at the front of the University of Gloucestershire’s Francis Close (FCH) campus; just off Cheltenham’s lower high street. But what lies within……an empty wine bottle teeters on a table edge;…

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Working with local communities

Final year Criminology and Sociology students have been studying “Power in the Modern World: who really makes the decisions?” As you can imagine, a highly charged and topical module in 2018, ranging across Brexit, fake news, populism and…

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Recruiting for Good

https://jobsforgood.org.uk/ More and more candidates want to use their career to make a positive difference in the world. They want to work with organisations who think differently, operate responsibly and are forward-looking; employers with strong values that match…

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