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Get Ready for the Canal Walk!

As part of our activity week for our lovely students, we will be getting the train to Stroud on the 10th May, and walking to Ebley, in order to complete a very busy year, here at the University of Gloucestershire. … Continue reading

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Students get involved in Language and Gender interviews

Level 5 students in the Gender and Language module (HM5205), taught by Flora Derounian, have produced a series of interviews with participants from the local community. The aim of the interviews was to see how interviewees engage with discourse around … Continue reading

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Raise your glass! Students give Communication for Leadership presentations

Throughout our final year, every Tuesday, we have been inspired to make a change. Whether that be for the environment, for our peers or for ourselves; we’ve not just been asked but we’ve been persuaded to make a change towards … Continue reading

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In the press: student publishes article in the Gloucestershire Echo

Rewind back to November 2016, and you may recall seeing glistening lights along the Cheltenham Promenade and a hint of mulled wine in the air. Christmas was approaching. For many this is an exciting time, the prospect of being home … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

The Class of 2016 English Language and Linguistics students graduated on the 24th of November at the Cheltenham Racecourse. Despite the cold, everyone was very excited to be there. Hats flew into the air, and people caught up with each … Continue reading

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Weather-world

Arran Stibbe has published a teaching ‘story’, Living in the Weather-World: reconnection as a path to sustainability, as part of a European Union funded Erasmus+ programme. The story uses ecolinguistics, ecocriticism, photography and embodied experience to encourage students to reconnect … Continue reading

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It’s Great to Debate!

I was really proud of the third years last week, as they discussed the issues surrounding English as a Global Language (from a social, historical and political context), in their World Englishes lecture. Team A put forward the argument suggesting English as … Continue reading

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