New initiative

  • Our evolving departmental print

    We've been working on new versions of our civil engineering and chemical engineering departmental brochures. A lot has changed since we last updated them, so we've taken a slightly new approach this year. CMA and its impact The Competition Markets...

  • A new online Faculty induction

    A long while ago now, our Director of Administration tasked a group of us to create an interactive staff induction module for everyone in the Faculty:   We interviewed members of staff to hear about their induction experiences. This helped...

  • Forming a cross university networking group to share best practices and experiences

    Jane L Phippen, Taught Programmes Manager at the Faculty of Engineering & Design, reflects on her involvement in forming a cross university networking group and hosting the University’s first Taught Programmes Administration Networking Event. February 28 may have been the...

  • The need to move towards a more sustainable society

    Dr Caroline McFarlane from the Department of Chemical Engineering writes about why she worked to develop our new MSc in Sustainable Chemical Engineering Hello, my name is Dr Caroline McFarlane and I’m the Director of Studies for the MSc in...

  • Faculty teams are on the move

    Changes are afoot for parts of the Faculty support teams – so brace yourself for multiple moves and two new centres. During December 2016 and January 2017 we will be relocating support services into more suitable environments to support our...

  • MSc student induction: improving the experience

    Our previous MSc induction events had taken the form of a one morning introduction to the Faculty with lunch, followed by a team building exercise during the afternoon. This year we decided to increase the number of presentations and include...

  • Effective staff induction

    We are working on a new Faculty staff induction to complement the activities that happen at a departmental and University level. As part of this project we interviewed new staff about their experiences joining the University. We also asked some...

  • New Head of Department for ACE

    Professor Pete Walker, outgoing Head of Department, looks back at his time in the role: The past three years have literally flown by. When I joined the University of Bath in 1998 I did not anticipate that one day I...

  • Don't forget to complete our Faculty Learning Technologies survey

    Hi there, You may have already heard about our Faculty Learning Technologies survey – many thanks to staff who have already completed it! In our new roles (Learning Technologists) we’re keen to get a clear picture of how academic staff...

  • A shared MSA mission

    The Faculty Professional Services are vital to the academic and student success we achieve. Without the dedicated team, who are enthusiastic, supportive and creative, many successes would not have been achieved.  We are in extremely exciting times with Postgraduate developments...