Archive for August 2017

First Bus to provide all main University bus services from September

Following Wessex Bus Ltd’s withdrawal from the bus market in Bath on commercial grounds, all main bus services to and from the University’s Claverton Down campus will be provided by First Bus.

International Healthcare Workshop with Koç University

An early-career researcher workshop on 'Improving healthcare operations through modelling and simulation' brought together scholars from the UK and Turkey in Bath, in late July.

Help us welcome our new students

#gotintobath - Get involved on social media today to give our new students a warm welcome to our community

Top UK electric Formula Student team

Team Bath Racing Electric have been crowned number one UK student electric team at Silverstone

England rhythmic gymnasts step up 2018 preps on campus

Team England’s rhythmic gymnastics squad have been continuing their build-up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a productive training week at the University of Bath Sports Training Village.

Confirmation helpline – 01225 430202

Please refer callers who try to confirm places via depts to our Confirmation & Clearing helpline

Team Bath Racing Electric named top UK electric team

The University of Bath’s Team Bath Racing was recently crowned the number one UK electric team, following a successfully outing at the Formula Student competition at Silverstone.

Mike Nicholson's “grave concerns” about unconditional offers

Our Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions was interviewed for an article in The Guardian which asks whether giving A level students unconditional offers is a good idea.

SDPR - Getting the most out of your review: Thu 7 Sep

This workshop helps those who are being reviewed to understand their role in this two-way process.

From BBC Bristol to ABC Sydney

Justin Rogers (SPS) has been engaging with the media about Fostering Hope, community-based research

Uni Chaplain's Thought for the day on Radio Bristol

Nigel Rawlinson shares his thoughts on the escalating North Korea situation

Confirmation helpline – 01225 430202

Please refer callers who try to confirm places via depts to our Confirmation & Clearing helpline

Belly dancing: borrowing or cultural appropriation?

Valeria Lo Iacono Symonds, Teaching Fellow in the Department for Health, writes for The Conversation.

Looking to the future: Saudi Arabia & Vision 2030

Majid Bin Ayed Al-Ayed, who is studying for his Professional Doctorate in Policy Research & Practice with the IPR, discusses Vision 2030, the blueprint for Saudi Arabia’s ambitious economic transformation.

Conducting an effective SDPR review: Thu 7 Sep

This workshop will enable you to conduct effective reviews for those you line manage by focusing on the purpose and principles of an effective review conversation.

North Korea: Prayer station for peace

With tensions mounting regarding North Korea, and thinking of our international students from China and other countries nearby, the Chaplain has set up a prayer station; staff and students of all faiths (and none) are very welcome to come along, spend a few minutes in quiet reflection, and leave a message or light a candle.

Research challenges ethnic diversity

New IPR Policy Brief looks at ethnic diversity and composition of students attending UK universities

Quads & Norwood House in Top 50 list

We’re delighted that The Quads and Norwood House have been listed in the Student Crowd's top 50 best student accommodation halls in the UK.

Implementing national pay award

With effect from 1 August 2017 there will be a 1.7% increase on most single pay spine points

Congrats to Bath Scheme HEA Fellows

The Bath Scheme programme for experienced teaching staff leads to nationally-recognised status