Archive for April 2018

University to pay voluntary Living Wage

I’m pleased to be able to share with you today that the University will pay the voluntary Living Wage from 1 May 2018.

World-class systems rather than world-class universities

Focusing scarce national resources on world-class universities is leading to greater inequality in higher education within countries and between countries

Bath named top university in the South West

The University has been named the region’s top university for a third consecutive year

The difference an Alumni Fund Grant makes

We’re halfway through our Spring Telethon and the team have loved speaking with our alumni

Business Objects - reports: Thurs 26 April, 2pm to 4pm

The University ranks as the second safest in the UK

Students rate us second in the country for security according to THE Student Experience Survey

‘Golden Triangle’ of collaboration

A major conference at the University today will explore how better collaboration can drive economic growth

Video: CDE students at showcase BFi Southbank

CSCT Blog: Bath Taps Into Science 2018

The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies share their experiences at the recent Bath Taps into Science Festival

New structure for student recruitment now in operation

Student recruitment now undertaken by three teams focused on UG, PGT and PGR student recruitment: each with a global remit

Video - What's it like studying civil engineering?

Student Freya Kille was approached by UniFrog to help them create a video about what it is like to study civil engineering at university

Post-Brexit Britain and Enoch Powell’s troubling legacy

It is 50 years since his notorious “rivers of blood” speech. Yet, in the intervening decades, Powell’s ideas have entered the political mainstream to take revenge on a complacent establishment

'Myth’ exercise suppresses immunity

Research has debunked the ‘myth’ that strenuous exercise suppresses the immune system

Sensors and cameras - launching a high altitude balloon

Read the latest blog Mechanical Engineering undergraduate Jacob Smith, on his quest to launch a camera into space

How antique buildings can be energy efficient

San Anton palace to serve as guide on how antique buildings can be energy efficient

Survey season 2017/18 finishes 30 April

This is your final chance to encourage feedback from your students on their academic experience

Selene Fernandez-Valverde joins the Milner Centre

Selene Fernandez-Valverde has received a Royal Society Fellowship to work with the Milner Centre for Evolution for three years

Marginalised young adults key to looming labour shortage

With labour shortages looming in construction, agriculture and retail, a cross-sector coalition is calling on business to target talented, marginalised young people

STFC Public Engagement team to visit the University

The University is hosting a visit from the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Public Engagement team on the 8th May from 2pm – 4.45pm in the Edge Arts Building

Athletics research from Dr Aki Salo in The Telegraph

Why sprinting on the inside track could cost athletes a medal