Archive for the ‘Division for Lifelong Learning’ Category

Free lectures on campus in November

All lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students and are free unless otherwise stated.

Podcast: Taming the Somerset Levels

In this podcast, archaeologist and historian, Dr Richard Brunning, explores how the present day landscape of the Somerset Levels was largely created and 'tamed' in the early medieval period after the Roman conquest.

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.

New e-resource launches for new Foundation Degree students

A brand new online resource for new Foundation Degree students was launched on Monday 17 September. Stepping into Higher Education is designed to help students adapt to higher education and develop effective academic practices during and after their induction programme.

Summer degree ceremonies take place at Bath Abbey

The University of Bath’s 2012 summer degree award ceremonies take place this week, with more than 2,300 students expected to attend at the city’s Abbey.

Summer degree ceremonies to take place at Bath Abbey next week

The University of Bath’s 2012 summer degree award ceremonies take place next week, with more than 2,300 students expected to attend at the city’s Abbey.

Get a taste of what's to come

Youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds are being given the chance to try before they buy a university course.

Our new Widening Participation Office is hosting free three-day Higher Education workshops to help potential students make choices about their future.

CPD course guides freelance interpreters to career success

The 'Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation' CPD course used state-of-the-art interpretation laboratories to boost participants' interpretation skills, preparing them for the competitive United Nations' freelance interpretation exams.

New Widening Participation Office - increasing access from under-represented groups

We are making a number of changes to ensure that the University meets new targets for increasing its intake of students from under-represented groups. The changes have built on the excellent work focused on the previous targets that was delivered by the Division for Lifelong Learning and Recruitment & Admissions Office Widening Participation teams.

Robot Grand Prix

School and college students from all over the South West explored the technology behind robotics and computer games as part of an aspirational workshop run by the University.The youngsters, aged 14-19, built robots out of Lego and designed computer games during a three-day workshop

Students prepare for winter graduation ceremonies at Assembly Rooms

The University of Bath’s winter graduation ceremonies will see more than 1,000 students receiving their degrees in the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 December.

New careers website for young people goes live

A new online career planning tool for young people in the South West has been launched by the University of Bath.

The Careerpilot website is aimed at 14-19 year-olds, and has been launched by the University’s Division for Lifelong Learning as part of the Western Vocational Progression Consortium

Supersonic half term!

College students from across the South West spent their half-term exploring the technology behind the 1,000 mph rocket car, Bloodhound, as part of an engineering workshop run by the University of Bath.

University trio 'moustache' you to sponsor them!

A group of fundraisers from the University of Bath are putting their razors away for a whole month and are growing moustaches, to raise money to fight prostate cancer.

Garden Historian looks at the history of “A Nice Cup Of Tea”

The nation’s favourite cuppa will be the subject of a talk tomorrow (5 October) at the University.

Summer degree ceremonies to take place at Bath Abbey

The University of Bath’s 2011 summer degree award ceremonies take place next week, with more than 2,000 students expected to attend at the city’s Abbey.
The ten ceremonies will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (5, 6, & 7 July), with awards made to nine honorary graduates for outstanding achievements spanning the fields of arts, science and medicine, engineering, business and policy-making.

Students help to build supersonic car

Engineering students from the University have been working on a project to build a super-sonic car.

They have joined forces with the Western Vocational Lifelong Learning Network and the BLOODHOUND Project to support the progression of apprentices and vocational learners into higher level learning.

Expert talks about how US policy in the Caribbean nearly caused the end of the world

Historian Alex von Tunzelmann will be talking about the largely secret war fought by the US against communism in Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, in a free public lecture here on 15 June.

Director of Holburne Museum to talk about its recent redevelopment

Dr Alexander Sturgis, the director of the Holburne Museum, will talk about the redevelopment and what it has achieved at a free public lecture at the University of Bath on 1 June.

Find new confidence with free workshop

People in Weston-super-Mare are being invited to attend a free five-day confidence-building workshop being organised by the University of Bath and held in Weston-super-Mare, between 9 – 13 May.