I know how you all love acronyms, so I thought I'd talk about one of the latest ones...
CMIS is the 'Curriculum Management Information System' - an IT system which has now been implemented across the university (piloted by Engineering & Design). It manages unit descriptions, programme descriptions and programme specifications and enables academic staff to ...more
The fashion industry has the fourth largest environmental impact of any industry in the UK, exceeded only by housing, transport and food. Yet it's all too easy to forget this impact, not to mention ethical concerns around supply chains and factory working conditions, in the rush for Black Friday bargains. In this post Amira Battle, ...more
Try as he might to sugar the pill, the Chancellor's stamp duty cut and spending slugs for the NHS and housing do little to disguise the grim reality of the OBR's forecasts for productivity and growth. As the OBR bluntly puts it:
We have lowered our real GDP forecast in every year. We now expect growth ...more
NUS is holding an Sustainable Development Goals Teach-in, asking academics in UK universities and colleges ...
"to pledge to include the UN Sustainable Development Goals in their teaching, learning, and assessment during the week of 19 to 23 February 2018", adding ...
"The 17 ‘Global Goals’ set out targets to end poverty, protect the planet, and achieve ...more
Maya Singer Hobbs is a postgraduate researcher in the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. She received a bursary to attend Communicate 2017, the UK's conference for environmental communicators. Below, she reflects on her experiences of the conference, of how it compared to academic conferences, and some of the insights that she's taken away from her ...more
This year I had the privilege of providing career support for Neal who has just completed his MA in International Security. It's not easy to live with a condition like psychosis and yet despite setbacks in his life, Neal recently started as a consultant for Alten. He kindly agreed to be interviewed and this is his story.
The Centre for Learning & Learning is holding the third in its popular Talk Teaching Series on Monday, 4th December 2017 at The Edge.
In a Question Time-style event, a panel of academics from across the University will come together to answer questions from the audience onThe University of 2050: What is the future of learning ...more
Author: Jenny Medland, Executive Officer to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching
This week’s AUA talk saw Ben Davies, SU President, attending to introduce and discuss the Students’ Union Top Ten Issues for 2017/18.
SU President Ben Davies
Each summer, the Students’ Union (SU) draws on student feedback received during the year –through surveys, discussions with groups ...more
Dear Overseas Partners,
Welcome to the November issue of the University of Bath International Agents’ Newsletter. As always, there are a number of important updates. Please share this information with all those involved in counselling prospective students. In particular, please take note of the new Masters courses being launched by our Faculty of Humanities and Social ...more
"Travel is life"
In an unrepeatable past, someone told me that travel is the only acquisition that will make you richer. You know what? She was right.
I've been travelling like crazy, having tons of experiences, meeting different people with different mindsets, ideas and cultures, sucking in as much knowledge and life as I can. I've learnt ...more
Thanks to Su Steenberg, Bath University's International Student Experience Project Officer for this blog post:
Trashy’, ‘Disgraceful’, ‘Sexist’…
What am I referring to? You must know. It been on the news every day. It’s been on television for over a week. No? If you do an online search for ATP, you’ll find many pages about this year’s ...more
I have recently attended the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty (ISTA) congress. ISTA was established in 1988 and is dedicated to advancing the art and science of technology in joint replacement by connecting the leading clinicians, engineers, researchers and industry members from around the globe, about 400 people attended the conference this year.
Aleena Khan, 4th year architecture student, talks about her experience so far on this year's Basil Spence competition to design a travelling exhibition pavilion for Weymouth.
Watch the video on ...more
One of the first tasks the new Digital team has been working to improve is the website’s landing page design and functionality.
Landing pages act as a starting point for visitors arriving on bath.ac.uk and play an important role in the recruitment of students and promotion of our research activity to academics, other universities and industry ...more
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Let’s Talk meeting yesterday.
Please do give us your thoughts on the event so we can develop and further improve future meetings by filling in our quick survey.
Responses to questions that we did not have chance to answer on the day will be posted on the Let’s ...more
Andrew has written an introductory notebook on using and defining functions within python. He has a nice little van't Hoff example at the end as well looking at the effect of temperature on the equilibrium constant. You can check it out here.
I'm sorry if you've been having problems with downloading the notebooks, we had a ...more
We're aware that a number of users experienced problems with Outlook Email and Calendar on Tuesday morning, 14 Nov 2017.
We wanted to apologise for any inconvenience caused by this unplanned outage and to thank all those that reported the problem and assisted in diagnosis.
The problem was quickly traced to planned maintenance that had taken place ...more