Category: University Archive

Remembrance and Roll of Honour

Our Remembrance display marking 100 years since the end of the First World War is at Francis Close Hall Chapel until Friday 9 November. Staff and alumni from the University have crocheted 264 poppies, one for each of…

New Special Collections and Archives Internships

There are currently three new internship opportunities in the Special Collections and Archives. University of Gloucestershire students can apply for these via the Future Plan portal: Independent Television News (ITN) Stills Archive Internship x2 The ITN Stills Archive…

Radio Production students and Religious Broadcasting

Last week I was involved in a session with second year Radio Production students recording in our very own Chapel of St Mary and St Paul at FCH. As part of their module MD5401 Radio Genres and Cultures,…

Remembrance Roll of Honour

For anyone who missed the Roll of Honour display at Park Campus last Friday, it is now available to view in the Special Collections and Archives (QU024) at Francis Close Hall. This year’s display documents those who perished…

Filming in the Archives

I was filmed recently by second year screen production student Sophie and her course mate Chloe as part of her assignment to film a short staff profile. She did a fabulous job of editing around all the mistakes…

New Internship Opportunities

There are currently two new internship opportunities on offer in the Special Collections and Archives. These are open to University of Gloucestershire students and you can apply via the Future Plan portal on the student/ MyGlos¬†homepage. University Archive…

600th donation added to the special collections and archives catalogue!

The 600th donation to the University Archive was added to the online catalogue this morning. It forms part of the Miscellaneous Donations or “D-Number” collection, being material donated to the University Archive by former students and staff members….

Archive Item of the Month – April 2015

Our feature this month is a recent deposit of 100 year old sports caps (University Archive reference D564). They belonged to Frank Nuttall, a St Paul’s student at Cheltenham Training College between 1913-1915. The caps came in their…

Archive Item of the Month – September 2014

With the exciting launch of our new fashion courses BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Fashion and Textiles (Strategic Alliance FdA), our item of the month focuses on historic fashion course provision by our predecessor colleges. The Special Collections…

Archive Item of the Month – August 2014

Cheltenham Training College Football Team 1894 (Archive Reference UA36/7/2) In a tribute to the start of the football season next weekend our item of the month is a photograph of the Cheltenham Training College football team from 1894….