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BA2 alumni magazine

The magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Bath.

Issue 30: features

Explore the research making energy more sustainable, the bright sparks bringing big ideas to life, and an incredible conservation trip to the Antarctic.


Bath to business

Smartwatch showing Epowar app

Enterprising students and alumni are turning big ideas into businesses with a positive impact on people and the planet. Here, they share their start-up stories.

Journey to the ends of the Earth

Large colony of King penguins

Bath researchers share their experiences of freezing temperatures and penguin poo on an epic Antarctic voyage to understand the effects of climate change.

Belonging at Bath

Latin and ballroom dancing on the Parade

We look back on over 50 years of SU societies – setting you up for success, forging friendships and even leading to gold medals.

Issue 30: BA2 Extra

Inspiring stories and Bath nostalgia.


Bath's best day out

View over Bath

Social Science Gold Scholar Harisa Raja (BSc Sociology with Social Policy 2025) shares her perfect jaunt with friends.

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Issue 29: Features

Read about how Bath is revolutionising health, smashing gender stereotypes and giving scholars the best possible start.


Life as an elite

Tom Dean holding two Olympic gold medals

Competing as a top athlete while succeeding academically is a tough balancing act. Bath offers facilities, support and scholarships for a winning combination.

Superwomen of STEM

Asel Sartbaeva holding a test tube

The fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics are mostly occupied by men, leaving a gap of female role models. Meet six women leading the way.

Something in the water

Line drawing of houses, water, test tube and magnifying glass

Our scientists are testing the water to uncover the health of people and the environment. Find out what wastewater can reveal about you.

Golden futures

Group of Gold Scholars celebrating

As our first cohort of Gold Scholars graduate, discover the difference the Programme makes to our students and the wider Bath community.

Issue 29: BA2 Extra

From Bath then to now, revisit memories of the city and University.


The first year on campus

John Connolly shares his memories of a one-building campus, favourite pubs and photos in the days before selfies.

Issue 28: Features

Discover our planet-saving research, the history of the Students' Union and how you can help promote diversity.


The human connection

A group of people of mixed ages dancing and playing

Loneliness has a huge impact on the wellbeing of thousands in our society who are cut off from the outside world – but Bath research is helping to reconnect us.

Vote for President

Students's Union entertainment officer in 1973

We spoke to seven former Student's Union presidents who, together, have been a part of over five decades of revolution and evolution on campus.

Working for equality

Headshots of Jordan Harry, Bokani Tshidzu and Rakesh Sharma

CEO of StudyFast and TEDx speaker Jordan Harry speaks with fellow Bath graduates about how we can close the BAME leadership gap and better promote diversity.

Issue 28: BA2 Extra

From nostalgia to networking, your alumni community share their memories.


Alumni spotlight

Stewart Till in LA

Movie producer Stewart Till CBE on student life in the ’70s and how Bath set him up for a career in Hollywood.

Bath's best street

Umbrellas hung over St Lawrence street

Ellie Andre (BSc Management with Marketing 2022) shares her love for St Lawrence Street.

Leading questions

Two women stood on a Bath street

One of our International Ambassadors shares her Bath memories, top careers tips and the value of networking.

The top spot

View over Bath from a hillside

Bath alumni share their best-loved places around Claverton Down and the city.

BA2

BA2 is the annual magazine for alumni and friends of the University of Bath. Each issue has inspiring stories of students past and present, and you’ll discover our latest research that’s tackling today’s biggest global challenges. We bring you the brightest minds and the best anecdotes, as we look to the future and celebrate our achievements. Share your memories with us by emailing alumni@bath.ac.uk.