History Students Exhibit their Research at The Wilson

Students took part in the first ever History Dissertation Day at The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham. January can be a very stressful time for third-year students approaching the final few months of their undergraduate studies. Weighing heavy on the mind is the final year dissertation, a project over a year in the making, and the … More History Students Exhibit their Research at The Wilson

Why I Study History

This post comes from our third-year undergraduate student, and current President of the History Society at the University of Gloucestershire, Kathryne Ellinger. If you are a fellow History student, I’m guessing that you endure the same reaction as I do when you tell people that you study History. It is nearly always the same reaction: ‘what … More Why I Study History

A New Start!

The start of the new academic year is here! Today we welcome back returning students embarking on their final year, those beginning their second year, and let’s not forget our part-time students who are at various stages of their academic studies. A special welcome goes to all our new students starting Induction Week today, we … More A New Start!

Jubilee Celebrations

The celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee may not seem to have much relevance to an American historian, but actually the very word “jubilee” strikes a chord particularly for those who study African American History.  The Civil War song, “Marching Through Georgia” celebrating General Sherman’s march from Atlanta to Savannah in 1864, has in its chorus … More Jubilee Celebrations