Alumni & friends

E-newsletter Summer 2010 

University signs agreement with Malaysia

The University has signed a wide-ranging reciprocal sports and academic agreement with Malaysia to include the build-up to the 2012 Olympic Games and 2014 Commonwealth Games.

'It's like Lego'

Watch the new Students' Centre being built in a video blog from SU President Daniel O'Toole (BSc Chemistry 2009).

Car fuel from thin air?

Researchers from the South West, led by the University of Bath, are working on a £1.4 million project that could take carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into car fuel.

Eats shoots and leaves

Meet Steve Rothwell (PhD Biological Sciences 1984) who is the UK's first, and only, 'Doctor of Watercress' (as featured in The Times).

Tribute to Bath's Scholars

The Vice-Chancellor paid tribute to around 60 of the University's brightest students at a special Scholars' Afternoon Tea on 9 March.

Annual General Meeting of Convocation
15 May 2010

Convocation is the statutory body which represents the interests of the graduates of the University. The next Annual General Meeting of Convocation will be held in University Hall at 3.30pm and all alumni are invited to attend. If you would like to attend please email us.

Alumni Golf Day
8 October 2010

Following the success of last year’s event, alumni and guests are invited to join us for 18 holes at the Bath Golf Course. Starting with bacon rolls at the Clubhouse and ending with lunch, with prizes to be won! Places are limited so book now.

Alumni Reception:
Wellcome Collection, London
24 November 2010

The Wellcome Collection is a must-see for anyone interested in medicine and its role in society. Following a drinks reception, alumni will get a chance to tour the fascinating exhibitions. Last year's Winter Reception sold out so book your place now.

International Update

Upcoming International Events

Alumni in Hong Kong are warmly invited to meet Ms Gurprite Lehal, visiting from the University of Bath, for an informal chat over drinks on 27 April from 7.30pm. And in May (date to be confirmed) the newly-formed Toronto Chapter will be holding their second alumni event.

For more information about either of these events please contact

Norway Chapter launched

Bath alumni gathered in Oslo for the first time on 11 March, to catch up with former classmates and meet new friends.

If you're interested in joining or forming an alumni chapter in your area, please let us know.

Business & Leisure Discounts

Could your company offer a Bath student a placement?

One of the University’s great strengths is that so many of our students undertake professional work placements as part of their course. We have an excellent reputation with graduate employers and student placement sponsors and we are keen to offer our students as many opportunities as possible. If you could offer a placement to a student please get in touch with us.

Planning a holiday?

Fancy a weekend in Wales or a fortnight in France? Bath alumni are offering discounted rates on holiday accommodation. Find out more.

To find out about all benefits and services offered by alumni to alumni, please visit our website.

If you would like to discuss offering Bath alumni a discount on your product or service, please contact the Alumni Relations Team by phone on 01225 386824 or email.

And finally...

BA2 is on its way!

The next issue of BA2 features an exclusive interview with Britain’s Olympic gold medal winner Amy Williams (Sports Performance 2007), plus department news, reunions and class notes.

If you don't receive your copy of BA2 in the next few weeks, please update your contact details - it only takes a minute!