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Tue Feb 25 15:58:00 GMT 2014

Tue Feb 25 15:58:00 GMT 2014

Scholarships awarded to more than 100 Bath students

Tue Feb 25 15:58:00 GMT 2014

At a celebratory event on Saturday 22 February, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, scholarships were officially presented to more than 100 Bath students. read more »

Wed Feb 12 16:43:00 GMT 2014

Wed Feb 12 16:43:00 GMT 2014

Opening soon: nominations for BP Centurion Awards

Wed Feb 12 16:43:00 GMT 2014

This summer, BP Centurion Awards will once again be available for eligible students. The Centurion Awards recognise academic excellence and students’ contributions to various aspects of University life including volunteering, teaching, mentoring and working for charities. One hundred students will be selected to win a prize of £1,000 – as well as the opportunity to be in touch with BP about careers, placements and internships. read more »

Fri Jan 31 09:20:00 GMT 2014

Fri Jan 31 09:20:00 GMT 2014

Alumni named in list of 100 leading scientists

Fri Jan 31 09:20:00 GMT 2014

Two graduates, a host of honorary graduates and our Vice-Chancellor, have been named in a list of the 100 leading practising scientists in the country. read more »

Wed Jan 08 09:09:00 GMT 2014

Wed Jan 08 09:09:00 GMT 2014

The big giveaway: 23 Alumni Fund grants awarded

Wed Jan 08 09:09:00 GMT 2014

A panel of alumni and University staff met in December to award Alumni Fund grants to 23 sports clubs, societies, departments and academic projects, which it judged would most benefit students and the University as a whole. read more »

Wed Dec 11 14:49:00 GMT 2013

Wed Dec 11 14:49:00 GMT 2013

Year Abroad students meet European alumni

Wed Dec 11 14:49:00 GMT 2013

Four different countries, three different languages; a week of events across Europe saw third year students on their Year Abroad and some of our European alumni contingent meet for the first time. read more »

Tue Dec 10 15:50:00 GMT 2013

Tue Dec 10 15:50:00 GMT 2013

Welcome to new scholars

Tue Dec 10 15:50:00 GMT 2013

An informal afternoon tea in the Claverton Rooms welcomed more than 100 new first year scholars to the University. read more »

Mon Dec 02 12:12:00 GMT 2013

Mon Dec 02 12:12:00 GMT 2013

The big giveaway: Panel meets to disburse Alumni Fund grants

Mon Dec 02 12:12:00 GMT 2013

A panel of alumni and University staff are meeting to award Alumni Fund grants to projects that will enhance the Bath experience. read more »

Mon Dec 02 12:01:00 GMT 2013

Mon Dec 02 12:01:00 GMT 2013

Final year Architecture students exhibit work in London

Mon Dec 02 12:01:00 GMT 2013

Graduating BSc and MArch Architecture students have exhibited their final year work at a showcase in London, welcoming hundreds of architecture professionals, Bath alumni and members of the public to view their coursework over 3 days. read more »

Mon Dec 02 11:54:00 GMT 2013

Mon Dec 02 11:54:00 GMT 2013

Alumni Fund supports Bio lab upgrade

Mon Dec 02 11:54:00 GMT 2013

The Alumni Fund has awarded a loan of £20,000 to allow the Department of Biology & Biochemistry to upgrade its audiovisual provision. read more »

Mon Dec 02 11:23:00 GMT 2013

Mon Dec 02 11:23:00 GMT 2013

Basketball boost thanks to alumni support

Mon Dec 02 11:23:00 GMT 2013

The Alumni Fund has awarded a grant of nearly £2,000 to support the Basketball Club, to expand its current programme to more students and build on its success of the last few years. read more »

Mon Dec 02 11:02:00 GMT 2013

Mon Dec 02 11:02:00 GMT 2013

Technology supports Psychology teaching thanks to Alumni Fund grant

Mon Dec 02 11:02:00 GMT 2013

The Alumni Fund has awarded a grant of over £29,000 to the Department of Psychology to invest in high-tech teaching aides. read more »

Mon Nov 18 13:54:00 GMT 2013

Mon Nov 18 13:54:00 GMT 2013

Record response to Alumni Survey

Mon Nov 18 13:54:00 GMT 2013

We would like to thank more than 4,000 graduates who completed the University of Bath Alumni Survey 2013 – a record response. read more »

Mon Nov 18 11:49:00 GMT 2013

Mon Nov 18 11:49:00 GMT 2013

Moog to support Bath’s brightest engineers

Mon Nov 18 11:49:00 GMT 2013

A substantial gift from Moog has launched a new prize and two new scholarships for University of Bath students in Mechanical Engineering and Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. read more »

Mon Oct 28 13:55:00 GMT 2013

Mon Oct 28 13:55:00 GMT 2013

Engineers benefit from new Innovation awards

Mon Oct 28 13:55:00 GMT 2013

An engineering graduate spent the summer following his degree developing a project on campus, thanks to a new initiative established by two in memoriam gifts. read more »

Wed Oct 23 15:39:00 BST 2013

Wed Oct 23 15:39:00 BST 2013

Alumni on parade: new graduate network blog

Wed Oct 23 15:39:00 BST 2013

On parade, a new blog launched by the Alumni Relations team, is capturing the stories, connections and goodwill of our global graduate network. read more »

Mon Oct 14 13:58:00 BST 2013

Mon Oct 14 13:58:00 BST 2013

Alumni Fund grants – apply by 1 November

Mon Oct 14 13:58:00 BST 2013

Do you need new equipment for your society, sports club or academic project? Are you looking for funding to kick-start a new initiative that will benefit students and the University as a whole? read more »

Tue Oct 01 13:29:00 BST 2013

Tue Oct 01 13:29:00 BST 2013

Alumni Fund gives Freshers a colourful welcome

Tue Oct 01 13:29:00 BST 2013

The Alumni Fund helped more than 3,000 new students feel at home in Bath during Freshers' Week. read more »

Tue Oct 01 12:56:00 BST 2013

Tue Oct 01 12:56:00 BST 2013

Alumni Fund gives Freshers a colourful welcome

Tue Oct 01 12:56:00 BST 2013

The Alumni Fund helped more than 3,000 new students feel at home in Bath during Freshers' Week. read more »

Tue Sep 17 11:49:00 BST 2013

Tue Sep 17 11:49:00 BST 2013

Support from alumni and friends drives forward knee replacement research

Tue Sep 17 11:49:00 BST 2013

PhD student to Lisa Fitzgerald is developing a dynamic knee simulator which models the behaviour of the human knee, thanks t o support from the James Dyson Foundation and other alumni and friends. read more »

Wed Sep 11 15:34:00 BST 2013

Wed Sep 11 15:34:00 BST 2013

Fellowship open to female scientists and engineers from developing economies

Wed Sep 11 15:34:00 BST 2013

The University is inviting talented PhD and post-doctoral students to apply for the prestigious Faculty for the Future Fellowship offered by the Schlumberger Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports science and technology education. read more »

Mon Sep 09 15:49:00 BST 2013

Mon Sep 09 15:49:00 BST 2013

Alumni Fund helps new students with Autism Spectrum Disorder adjust to university life

Mon Sep 09 15:49:00 BST 2013

The University of Bath is welcoming 30 students with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to campus this week thanks to generous donations from Bath alumni. read more »

Tue Jul 02 15:29:00 BST 2013

Tue Jul 02 15:29:00 BST 2013

First Bath BP Centurions receive their awards

Tue Jul 02 15:29:00 BST 2013

Bath students have been recognised by the University’s newest cross-campus achievement award scheme, the Bath BP Centurion Awards. read more »

Thu Jun 27 16:05:00 BST 2013

Thu Jun 27 16:05:00 BST 2013

Development & Alumni Relations strengthen networks in Switzerland

Thu Jun 27 16:05:00 BST 2013

The Department of Development & Alumni Relations held a series of meetings and two alumni receptions in Switzerland. read more »

Tue Jun 18 11:46:00 BST 2013

Tue Jun 18 11:46:00 BST 2013

Bath academics visit Emory University to strengthen water links

Tue Jun 18 11:46:00 BST 2013

Professor Gary Hawley, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering & Design, and Dr Tom Arnot from the Department of Chemical Engineering, were hosted recently by Bath alumnus, Professor Raymond F. Schinazi (BSc Chemistry 1972, PhD 1976, Honorary DSc 2006) at Emory University in Atlanta, USA. read more »

Fri Jun 14 11:42:00 BST 2013

Fri Jun 14 11:42:00 BST 2013

Alumni Fund receives more applications for grants than ever before

Fri Jun 14 11:42:00 BST 2013

In May the Alumni Fund panel met to consider its largest number of applications, and awarded over £100,000 to projects that will benefit the University. read more »

Wed Jun 05 14:43:00 BST 2013

Wed Jun 05 14:43:00 BST 2013

BA2 magazine out now

Wed Jun 05 14:43:00 BST 2013

The latest issue of BA2 – the University of Bath’s magazine for alumni and friends – is out now. read more »

Tue Jun 04 12:39:00 BST 2013

Tue Jun 04 12:39:00 BST 2013

Alumni support new Institute for Policy Research

Tue Jun 04 12:39:00 BST 2013

The recently launched Institute for Policy Research will benefit from a fully funded PhD Scholarship and two Visiting Fellowships, thanks to significant support from University of Bath alumni based in America. read more »

Tue May 21 16:57:00 BST 2013

Tue May 21 16:57:00 BST 2013

Vice-Chancellor builds on links in the USA

Tue May 21 16:57:00 BST 2013

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, recently led a successful visit to New York to engage with alumni and build links with some of the leading philanthropic foundations in the USA. read more »

Mon Apr 29 14:19:00 BST 2013

Mon Apr 29 14:19:00 BST 2013

Fellowship allows Bath student to embark on research career

Mon Apr 29 14:19:00 BST 2013

One of our Engineering students has secured a Fellowship grant of up to $50k, aimed at supporting her ambition to become an academic. read more »

Mon Apr 22 15:50:00 BST 2013

Mon Apr 22 15:50:00 BST 2013

University celebrates record-breaking year for scholarship awards

Mon Apr 22 15:50:00 BST 2013

At a celebratory event on Saturday 20 April, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, scholarships were officially presented to over 150 Bath students – more than in any other year. read more »

Wed Mar 27 09:45:00 GMT 2013

Wed Mar 27 09:45:00 GMT 2013

University’s new Centre for the Arts benefits from £300K gift

Wed Mar 27 09:45:00 GMT 2013

The University’s new Centre for the Arts has been boosted by a £300,000 gift from the Garfield Weston Foundation. read more »

Wed Mar 20 15:24:00 GMT 2013

Wed Mar 20 15:24:00 GMT 2013

Top telethon team breaks record with £100k raised for the Alumni Fund

Wed Mar 20 15:24:00 GMT 2013

This year’s Spring telethon student caller team has broken all previous records and raised a massive £100,000 for the Alumni Fund over the last five weeks. read more »

Mon Mar 18 11:28:00 GMT 2013

Mon Mar 18 11:28:00 GMT 2013

Alumni Fund grants – get your applications in by 1 November

Mon Mar 18 11:28:00 GMT 2013

Do you need new equipment for your society, sports club or academic project? Are you looking for funding to kick-start a new initiative that will benefit students and the University as a whole? read more »

Wed Feb 13 12:50:00 GMT 2013

Wed Feb 13 12:50:00 GMT 2013

Did you find love on campus?

Wed Feb 13 12:50:00 GMT 2013

What are the chances of meeting the love of your life in Freshers' Week? That is what happened to Louise Robinson (née Weale) (BSc Psychology 2007) who met Innes Robinson (BSc Business Administration 2007). read more »

Mon Jan 14 14:36:00 GMT 2013

Mon Jan 14 14:36:00 GMT 2013

Joe is Alumni Fund telethon's 'Top Caller'

Mon Jan 14 14:36:00 GMT 2013

Final year Physics student Joe Andrew has won the coveted award of 'Top Caller' for his role in the last Alumni Fund telethon. read more »

Fri Dec 07 11:14:00 GMT 2012

Fri Dec 07 11:14:00 GMT 2012

Bath builds on Santander Universities relationship

Fri Dec 07 11:14:00 GMT 2012

New branch on campus opened by Olympic medallist and current Santander scholar Samantha Murray. read more »

Fri Nov 23 10:01:00 GMT 2012

Fri Nov 23 10:01:00 GMT 2012

Centre for DisAbility Sport & Health welcomes the Susan Whorrod Fellow

Fri Nov 23 10:01:00 GMT 2012

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jean-Philippe Walhin as the first Susan Whorrod Fellow to the University’s new Centre for DisAbility Sport & Health (DASH). read more »

Mon Nov 12 09:38:00 GMT 2012

Mon Nov 12 09:38:00 GMT 2012

Dragons’ Den opens to next round of student entrepreneurs

Mon Nov 12 09:38:00 GMT 2012

Calling all budding entrepreneurs and business brains! Dragons' Den takes place on Thursday 29 November. read more »

Mon Nov 05 12:29:00 GMT 2012

Mon Nov 05 12:29:00 GMT 2012

Students join recent graduates for networking AlumNites in London and Bristol

Mon Nov 05 12:29:00 GMT 2012

The Alumni Relations team runs regular AlumNites for recent graduates. This autumn, we extended the invitation to final year students and students on placement – giving them the opportunity to network with alumni who have been through the recruitment process themselves. read more »

Mon Oct 29 14:30:00 GMT 2012

Mon Oct 29 14:30:00 GMT 2012

Fellowships for women PhD/post-docs from developing economies

Mon Oct 29 14:30:00 GMT 2012

The Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future programme is welcoming applications from women from developing and emerging economies to pursue PhD or post-doctoral studies in the sciences, engineering and technology. read more »

Tue Oct 23 08:56:00 BST 2012

Tue Oct 23 08:56:00 BST 2012

Bath celebrates new partnership with engineering firm M+W UK

Tue Oct 23 08:56:00 BST 2012

We are delighted to announce a new partnership between the University of Bath and M+W UK, the national arm of global engineering and construction firm M+W Group. read more »

Tue Oct 23 08:48:00 BST 2012

Tue Oct 23 08:48:00 BST 2012

Team Bath Racing: students' winning formula

Tue Oct 23 08:48:00 BST 2012

Each year a team of Engineering undergraduates design and build a single-seater racing car to compete against universities around the world. Follow their progress this year and find out about their ambitions for the future. read more »

Tue Oct 02 10:02:00 BST 2012

Tue Oct 02 10:02:00 BST 2012

Alumni Fund supports student volunteering

Tue Oct 02 10:02:00 BST 2012

Alumni donations are helping students give back to the local community. read more »

Fri Aug 10 13:52:00 BST 2012

Fri Aug 10 13:52:00 BST 2012

Alumni Fund grants support research across the University

Fri Aug 10 13:52:00 BST 2012

Gifts to the Alumni Fund are providing a boost for health research projects across the University. read more »

Tue Jul 10 15:05:00 BST 2012

Tue Jul 10 15:05:00 BST 2012

University welcomes latest signatory to the Chancellor’s Roll of Honour

Tue Jul 10 15:05:00 BST 2012

The Enid Linder Foundation’s loyal support of the University was celebrated at the Chancellor’s Dinner on 4 July 2012. read more »

Tue Jul 10 13:05:00 BST 2012

Tue Jul 10 13:05:00 BST 2012

Welcome to our Honorary Graduates

Tue Jul 10 13:05:00 BST 2012

We are pleased to welcome Honorary Graduates to the alumni community following the summer 2012 Graduation Ceremonies. read more »

Thu Jun 28 10:00:00 BST 2012

Thu Jun 28 10:00:00 BST 2012

Congratulations to alumni recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Thu Jun 28 10:00:00 BST 2012

Congratulations to alumni and staff recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year. read more »

Tue Jun 12 14:26:00 BST 2012

Tue Jun 12 14:26:00 BST 2012

Next generation of Bath entrepreneurs receive boost from Dragons

Tue Jun 12 14:26:00 BST 2012

Bath’s most talented student entrepreneurs have received a boost to develop their businesses at the second round of Dragons’ Den, an innovative contest held here on campus. read more »

Fri Jun 01 13:50:00 BST 2012

Fri Jun 01 13:50:00 BST 2012

Alumni Fund gives grants worth £100,000

Fri Jun 01 13:50:00 BST 2012

£100,000 worth of grants have been awarded to make the University of Bath shine even brighter in a dozen ways. read more »

Mon May 28 09:42:00 BST 2012

Mon May 28 09:42:00 BST 2012

Alumna Linda Fletcher passes on advice to students

Mon May 28 09:42:00 BST 2012

Linda Fletcher (BSc Business Administration 1983) recently returned to campus to give two talks available to current students. read more »

Wed May 23 15:49:00 BST 2012

Wed May 23 15:49:00 BST 2012

Bath’s pop-up shop goes national

Wed May 23 15:49:00 BST 2012

Alumni are encouraged to show their support for Bath's student entrepreneurs at a national competition. read more »

Thu May 10 08:52:00 BST 2012

Thu May 10 08:52:00 BST 2012

Calling student entrepreneurs: Dragons' Den Round II

Thu May 10 08:52:00 BST 2012

Student entrepreneurs are once again invited to pitch business ideas to the alumni Dragons. read more »

Tue May 01 12:00:00 BST 2012

Tue May 01 12:00:00 BST 2012

Graduate Molly Stevens lectures at the Royal Society

Tue May 01 12:00:00 BST 2012

Professor Molly Stevens (BPharm Pharmacy & Pharmacology 1995) recently gave the Clifford Paterson Lecture at the Royal Society. read more »

Thu Apr 26 15:52:00 BST 2012

Thu Apr 26 15:52:00 BST 2012

Wider variety of projects now eligible for Alumni Fund grants

Thu Apr 26 15:52:00 BST 2012

A new panel member and new criteria - have you considered applying for an Alumni Fund Grant? read more »

Wed Mar 14 14:36:00 GMT 2012

Wed Mar 14 14:36:00 GMT 2012

Scholars' Tea

Wed Mar 14 14:36:00 GMT 2012

First year scholars and staff met over tea and biscuits at an event hosted by the Vice-Chancellor read more »

Fri Mar 09 14:31:00 GMT 2012

Fri Mar 09 14:31:00 GMT 2012

Alumna helps set Bath on track to rival London as destination for graduates

Fri Mar 09 14:31:00 GMT 2012

A new graduate training scheme helps turn Bath into an early-career destination of choice. read more »

Fri Mar 09 13:54:00 GMT 2012

Fri Mar 09 13:54:00 GMT 2012

A new Dragon in the Den

Fri Mar 09 13:54:00 GMT 2012

A unique event supporting innovation and rewarding business acumen on campus is now set for its second year, thanks to the support of our alumni. read more »

Thu Feb 23 12:48:00 GMT 2012

Thu Feb 23 12:48:00 GMT 2012

Alumni in India celebrate links with the University

Thu Feb 23 12:48:00 GMT 2012

Representatives from the University of Bath recently hosted two special events for alumni in Delhi and Mumbai. read more »

Thu Jan 26 14:11:00 GMT 2012

Thu Jan 26 14:11:00 GMT 2012

Bath’s microclimate – student applications on the rise

Thu Jan 26 14:11:00 GMT 2012

Applications to the University of Bath are on the rise despite a national drop in numbers. read more »

Mon Jan 23 11:11:00 GMT 2012

Mon Jan 23 11:11:00 GMT 2012

Departments and societies across the University receive a boost from the Alumni Fund

Mon Jan 23 11:11:00 GMT 2012

The Sports Association and the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering were amongst recipients of grants funded by University of Bath alumni this spring. read more »