Archive for December 2012

MBA success story features in The Guardian

A University of Bath Executive MBA student has launched a new drinks product with the backing of £360,000 of investment funding and venture capital.

Staff transport to the winter graduation ceremonies

Transport to the ceremonies is provided for staff by coach leaving the West Car Park on campus approximately one hour before the start of each ceremony.

Del Davies (Student Accommodation Manager) retires after 20 years service on 21 December

Colleagues and friends of Del Davies are invited to celebrate her career at the University of Bath on Friday 14 December at 3.30pm in the Claverton Rooms.

Microscopy & Analysis Conference 9 January

The conference aims to bring together researchers and postgraduate students from across the faculties of Science and Engineering & Design.

University Carol Service Today

As this is the 25th anniversary of this service in the Abbey we are making something of an occasion of our silver jubilee, and former chaplains are returning to join us.

Vacancy: Associate Dean (Research) Faculty of Science

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Science from 1 January 2013.

Graham Room honoured as an outstanding researcher

Graham Room, Professor of European Social Policy, received the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Medal at the University’s winter Award Ceremonies.

Bath Science Café: Ashes to ashes - larch to fenceposts.

What is the future for the UK woodland landscape? The next Science Café looks at the heavily reported ash-dieback disease currently affecting the UK’s woodlands.

University host meeting of Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

On Friday 30 November the University of Bath hosted a meeting of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) South West Council meeting.

New Delhi schoolchildren experience engineering at Bath

The children had the opportunity to experience engineering at Bath when two Faculty of Engineering and Design researchers visited six New Delhi schools as Faculty ambassadors.

Bath aerospace students given lesson in flight

Forty aerospace and mechanical engineering students from the University enjoyed a visit to Rolls Royce this week where they were given an insider’s view of the industry.

Winter award ceremonies to take place at the Assembly Rooms

Our annual winter graduation ceremonies will see more than 900 students receiving their degrees in the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 December.

Egypt’s first ever Olympic badminton competitor to graduate from her ‘second home’

Hadia Hosny El Said will graduate this winter from Bath, on Tuesday 11 December, having represented her country at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

GB Paralympian graduates

Louise Hunt, who represented the ParalympicsGB team in wheelchair tennis at the London 2012 Games, graduated with a foundation degree at our Winter Award Ceremonies on Tuesday 11 December.

University honours staff member with a ‘unique personal touch’

The University’s Accommodation Manager will receive an honorary degree at the Winter Award ceremonies, in recognition of the exceptional care and support she has given to students.