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Winter Social brings MSc students together

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MSc Winter Social 2011

The School of Management PG Events Committee organised a Winter Social that took place on 6th December 2011 at the historic Assembly Rooms in Bath. The event celebrated the end of the first term by bringing over 150 students and staff from all six MSc programmes together for the first time since induction week.

Jo Cutts of the MSc support team said:
"There was a really great turn out and it was a fantastic end to the term. It's certainly whetted my appetite for future Committee-organised events"

Other events organised by the Committee have included a 'Global Night', held in December, where attendees brought along a dish of food from their home country. It was a great evening of inter-cultural exchange, celebrating the diverse cultures represented across the MSc programmes. There are two further Global Nights planned, with the next one taking place in February.

See photos from the event on Facebook.

Notes to Editors

The PG Events Committee is student-led and was formed in September 2011. The Committee organises events throughout the year aimed at engaging PG students in their ‘student community’ and celebrating the benefits of studying in an international setting. It has 21 members with 9 key members from 5 MSc programmes who meet weekly to organise events for PG students in the School. The Committee is chaired by the School's Student Experience Officers. A number of MSc students involved in this Committee are also signed up for The Bath Award; the Committee and the events it organises can count towards their 300 hours of volunteering.

If you are interested in joining the Committee, then please contact Gemma Bridges, Student Experience Officer at g.l.bridges@bath.ac.uk, and to be the first to find out about our events find us on Facebook.

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For further information / press enquiries, contact:

Email: pr@management.bath.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 386856/ 3841

General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.