The countdown to Christmas has begun! It feels as if 2018 has flown faster than a duck to a mince pie, so what better time to reflect on the year’s highlights? Take a look at what we got up to below, and be inspired for what 2019 might bring.

To everyone celebrating at this time of year, we wish you a merry Christmas. May the New Year bring you every happiness. 

With best wishes,

The Alumni Team

PS. Thanks to the many thousands who completed the 2018 Survey. If you left us a comment, we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

8 highlights of 2018

Frankincense, myrrh and Gold Scholars

Thanks to alumni support, our Gold Scholarship programme is in its second year! Watch this video to see the impact it’s had on our students.

We've looked further than ever before

Alumni and friends have donated more than £68 million towards our Look Further fundraising campaign, supporting our students and research.

Alumna in space

Look up at the stars – one of our grads is up there with them! Anne McClain is on a six-month mission aboard the ISS.

Evolution on campus

The Milner Centre for Evolution is officially open. The new research facility on campus was made possible by the generosity of alumnus Dr Jonathan Milner.

Record number of arts scholars

We welcomed our highest number of arts scholars ever this year, awarding 18 talented students across music, theatre, dance and the visual arts.

Engineering students raced to success

Team Bath Racing Electric became the UK's top electric student racing team for the second year running, and the first UK team to compete in Formula Student Electric China.

Our research is making a world of difference

You may have read about our remarkable discoveries in BA2 or met our researchers at the Discovery Series, but now you can hear all about it on our podcast.

Sporting success

We cheered as PhD student and scholar Dom Parsons won the first Team GB medal at the Winter Olympics, and HRH Prince Harry and then-fiancée Meghan Markle came to campus for the Invictus Games UK Team Trials

What were your highlights of 2018? Share them with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Bath: Get Connected – 28 February

Join us at The Virgil Building to network with fellow alumni who are forging successful careers in the local area. Email us to register your interest and receive a free drink on arrival.

Let's have a reunion!

If you’d like to organise a get together, we can help track down former classmates, arrange a campus tour, provide drinks vouchers and more. Find out more >>