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  • A warm welcome to the International Exchange and Visiting students

    On 2 February the International Mobility team (Lorna, Agathe, Tracey, Cori and myself) welcomed 120 exchange and visiting students. The largest nationalities represented were Canadian, American, French, Italian and Singaporean. The smallest number of nationals attending– just to mention a...

  • My internship at Université Laval, Canada

    I have recently returned from Quebec City, Canada after completing a six-month internship at the Department of Wood and Forestry Sciences, Université Laval. It was funded by the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship worth CAD $11,000. This scholarship aims...

  • MAIT students on internship at EU delegation in China

    We are currently on a several-month-long translation and interpreting internship at the EU delegation in Beijing, China, where we are working under the tutelage of Tom Peart, the in-house interpreter at the EU delegation in Beijing, to translate important documents...

  • Interpreting for the Portuguese Prime Minister

    I’ve just returned from China where, as an interpreter, I was part of the official five-day state visit led by the Portuguese Prime Minister, António Costa, designed to strengthen ties between the two nations. This is not the first time...

  • October visits from Oman and Jordan

    This month we welcomed delegations from Oman and Jordan. Visit from Oman Ministry of Education, 11 October Dr Al Kharusi was here to gain an understanding of our student support services and work placement options, as well as exploring the possibility of...

  • Greetings from Seoul!

    Seoul in September is a city in transition from the baking heat and humidity of high summer to something crisper and altogether more comfortable for a northern European like me. Over the 10 days I have been in South Korea,...

  • International Mobility Leavers’ Party

    On Tuesday 3 May, the International Mobility team organised its first International Mobility Leavers’ Party. The aim of this event was to give an opportunity to Bath students going abroad in 2016-2017 to meet with incoming exchange students currently studying...

  • Bath International Funding Schemes - an update!

    International Research Accelerator Scheme The deadline for the extraordinary call for the International Research Accelerator Scheme is fast approaching - Wednesday 25 May! The ‘International Research Accelerator Scheme’ supports larger scale research activity with University Strategic Partners, such as the...

  • Major funding opportunity to deepen strategic international research partnerships

    International Research Accelerator Scheme – extraordinary funding call now open Deadline: 5pm, Wednesday 25 May 2016 We are delighted to announce an extraordinary call for applications to the University’s 2015-16 International Research Funding Schemes. The ‘International Research Accelerator Scheme’ supports...

  • Building marketing links with Stellenbosch University

    In February a delegation of five academic members from the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' Department of Psychology planned to visit one of our strategic partners, Stellenbosch University. It presented a good opportunity for me to understand this increasingly...