Archive for the ‘Admissions & Recruitment’ Category

Confirmation & clearing: We need you!

Admissions needs volunteers. Could you help out on Thu 13 &/or Fri 14 August in our call centre?

Should parents attend uni open days? Guardian

Mike Nicholson, our Director of Admissions, talks to the Guardian in an article about whether it helps for parents to accompany their children to open days.

Mike Nicholson joins the University

Welcome to Mike Nicholson who has joined us in the new role of Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions

Useful info: Induction & Freshers' Week

Information to help staff answer questions from new students

Useful info: Induction/Freshers' Week: 20-28 Sep 2014

Arrivals Weekend

Students arrive on Saturday 20 or Sunday 21 September.

Helping students with Asperger's prepare for uni - Mark Brosnan

Dr Mark Brosnan is quoted in an article in the Guardian which talks about how universities are trying to help students with Asperger's improve their social and life skills

Thank you for a great team effort

A message of thanks from Professor Kevin Edge to all those involved with admissions 2014

Confirmation & Clearing helpline – 01225 430202

It is possible that callers may attempt to confirm their places through other contact numbers. If this happens, please refer them to the helpline.

A hello and a goodbye to Bath

Mike Nicholson will be our new Director of Recruitment & Admissions, and Lee Hennessy is retiring

Paperlight admissions

The Admissions Office and BUCS collaborated in a successful new paperlight undergraduate admissions system

Deputy Head of Admissions interviewed in The Times

Lee Hennessy featured in The Times this week discussing the advantages of working during a gap year.

Summer sessions offer advice for university applicants

Free drop-in sessions have been organised over the summer to help local pupils write, develop and polish personal statements to strengthen their university applications.

International School Basel visit

This week a group of staff and students visited us from the International School Basel (ISB).

Thank you to all for another successful Open Day

A message of thanks from the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bernie Morley about Saturday's highly successful Open Day.

Assistant Registrar to cheer on brother at Paralympics Games

For Amy Cavanagh, one of the University’s Assistant Registrars, August is usually occupied with preparing for the new students starting in September. This year though, her focus has been on the London 2012 Paralympic Games and supporting her brother John, as he competes as part of the GB Paralympic Archery Team.

A very successful admissions round – message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor

I am very pleased to say that this year’s admissions process is going very smoothly and colleagues have been doing an excellent job of ensuring that we have another strong student intake. Applications for our courses have increased, bucking the national trend, and the high quality of our applicants means that the vast majority of places on our campus-based courses will be filled by those who chose us as their preferred university.

Let’s talk about university...

Our first Conference for Higher Education Advisors (25/26 June) gave 50 delegates from a variety of schools and colleges in seven countries the opportunity to experience some serious action learning.