Alumni & friends

E-news January 2011

Six Bath alumni recognised in the New Year Honours list

Congratulations to Alison Comley (BSc Sociology & Social Work 1985), Debbie Hewitt (MBA Executive 1993), Stuart Long (BSc Mechanical Engineering 1988), Squadron Leader Paul Rose (BEng Mechanical Engineering 1996), Roger White (MEd 1980) and Kathleen Williams (BSc Sociology 1971) who have all been recognised for outstanding achievement and service in the UK. Find out more.

More sixth form students could be taking one-year A-levels

Research from the University’s Department of Education has suggested that condensing the traditional A-level into one year could improve students’ grades and save money. Read more.

Two graduates win British Olympic Association Athlete of the Year awards

Congratulations to Amy Williams (Sports Performance 2007), who received the bobsleigh/skeleton award, and Sam Weale (BSc Sports Technology 2005), who won the modern pentathlon award. Read about their achievements.

Groundbreaking energy-saving project to be trialled at the University

For the first time in the UK, University of Bath researchers are working with energy company RWE Npower to see how much energy could be saved using a localised DC (Direct Current) electricity supply network. Fifty computers in the University library will be inolved in the trial. Find out more.

Your chance to network and boost your CV in the City, Apt Bar, Queen St, London, EC4N
22 March 2011 from 6pm - Free!

Join us at Apt Bar in London for our next AlumNite! A great excuse to meet up with old friends and network with other Bath graduates in London. If you register in advance and arrive before 7:30pm you can also have a free drink on us! This AlumNite will be career-focused, with an opportunity to get advice from a member of our Careers Advisory Service at our CV clinic (places must be booked in advance).

Alumni Anniversary Reunion - University of Bath
7 May 2011 - £34

Classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, and 1991 – over 150 alumni have already registered to celebrate the anniversary of your graduation at our biggest reunion yet. Expect a full day of activities provided on campus, but why not get a group of classmates together and organise activities for the whole weekend? Find out more and see who else is attending.

Malaysia Alumni Reception, 21 January 2011

Over 80 Bath graduates living and working in Malaysia attended a reception hosted by Professor Gary Hawley, Dean of the University’s Faculty of Engineering & Design. This successful event sparked potential for a new Alumni Chapter in Malaysia. Full run-down and pictures.

We have active Chapters all over the world – find out where.

Professor Meyer takes tea in Taipei and socialises in Shanghai

Professor Klaus Meyer, Assistant Dean (Research) in the School of Management, was pleased to have the opportunity to meet with graduates in Taipei and Shanghai on a recent research trip. He attended sociable dinners organised by the Chapter leaders in both cities and thanked both committees for their hard work and continued support of the University. Find out more.

Exploring your career options? Join the University of Bath Alumni Community on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social networking site used by professionals. The LinkedIn University of Bath Alumni Community has nearly 3,000 members and is a great place to share contacts and ideas. Join now.