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Your University News final year edition

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May 2016

In or out? Make sure you can vote!

Whatever side of the European Union debate you sit on, it’s important that you make sure you are registered to vote by 7 June.

Remember, if you have moved since you last voted or will change address by 23 June you should register again. If you are unsure if you’ll be at your home or term-time address, you can register at both, but can only vote once in the referendum.

If you are on holiday, unsure where you will be or can’t get to your polling station on 23 June, you can apply for a postal vote by 5pm on 8 June or apply for a proxy vote by 5pm on 15 June.

Still not sure which way to vote? Watch back the university’s EU debate that was hosted on 13 June to help you make up your mind.

Get ready for graduation

It’s the biggest event of your university life, you’ve been working towards this and it’s a moment you should be proud of. 

Get ready, find out when your ceremony takes place, how to book your tickets and arrange your gown hire on the graduation site.

Now you’re about to enter the working world, you can also give yourself a head start with an online profile.


Find your first graduate job at the #gradjobhunt 


Over 25 employers with graduate-level jobs will be on hand at the #gradjobhunt event between 12.30 and 5.30pm on Wednesday 1 June at Park campus.

Employers range from IBM Client Innovation Centre to CGI and QA Consulting and the Ministry of Defence to Capita Travel and Events.

Get fully prepared for the #gradjobhunt and book your place today. On the day you will also be able to get a free professional LinkedIn photograph.  





Complete your year in style

The University Festival will take place from 1 to 10 June 2016 and aims to showcase and celebrate your hard work and achievements with your friends, housemates and peers on your course.

There are plenty of student-led events including the School of Art and Design Degree Show, COMX16, the Arts Festival and Natural and Social Sciences Finale Festival. And don’t forget the Sports Awards, Gnomies, All Golds Celebration, Affordable Arts Fair and Picnic in the Park plus much more. 

Check out the website for the latest information and the festival programme 



More news and information can also be found on the Student News Infonet page. Check here for full details of news and events at the University of Gloucestershire.

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