Staff experiences

  • Seven questions with Andy Matthews

    Last month I chatted to Andy Matthews who is a Senior Technician in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Andy is responsible for the Undergraduate teaching labs, managing the risk assessment and practical needs of students undertaking project work....

  • Why I (mostly) like using the new CMS

    I've had a long hiatus from using the new CMS, but with our Faculty pages finally live, it feels like things are moving again and I've been reacquainting myself with the new system. I'm reminded every time I log into...

  • The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for beginners ….

    Back in December Selina (Jobson) and I thought we’d try and get to grips with the latest educational acronym  ‘TEF‘ and find out what on earth its all about.  Spoiler alert – there are a quite a few acronyms coming...

  • An Apple a Day...

    I recently took part in an experiment here at Bath University for the BBC Two show, Trust Me I’m a Doctor, presented by Michael Mosley, Chris van Tulleken, Saleyha Ahsan and surgeon Gabriel Weston. Taking part in a television show...

  • Faculty Student Centre team building

    Last week, the Undergraduate Team and Graduate School took part in a team building day where we spoke about the new structure the teams will be moving in to. As you may or may not know, the Undergraduate Team and...

  • The Life of a Business Apprentice

    Apprenticeships are government funded training programmes that combine job training with nationally recognised qualifications. It is an incredible opportunity to gain and develop skills, have a wide range of opportunities and you get paid whilst you learn! I started my...

  • Apprentice Technician: Everyday something new

    Emma Walker, former Apprentice Mechanical Engineering Technician, has been nominated to receive the Building Services Construction & Engineering Work Place Learner of the Year Award. This award recognises the hard work, application and excellence in both her academic studies and...

  • Handing over admissions

    During his time as Admissions Tutor, Dr John Chew has seen applications for Chemical Engineering increase by 50%. As he hands over the role, John shares his experiences with us: I was the undergraduate Admissions Tutor (AT) for the Department of Chemical Engineering...

  • Staff share experiences from the AUA annual conference 2016

    Those who attended the annual Association of University Administrators conference shared their experiences with other University of Bath staff members recently. Rosie Hart, Programmes officer, reports on the session: We invited Association of University Administrators (AUA) members to a feedback...

  • 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...