The University of Gloucestershire (UoG) is a diverse, vibrant community of over 9,000 undergraduate and 1,000 postgraduate students with 1,000 staff from across the world. With campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester, the University offers students a specialised and dynamic place to learn, grow and make lasting connections. UoG is ranked second nationally in the 2017 People and Planet 'Green League' thanks to its long-term commitment to embedding sustainability across all of its courses, plans and activities.

UoG’s School of Education has been judged to be Outstanding by the national schools’ inspectorate (OFSTED) as a provider of initial teacher education.

The School’s Early Years and Education team has a long-standing commitment to education for sustainable development (ESD) offering popular modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as an extra-curricular programme based on ESD competences that students can follow to enhance their formal qualifications.