Rachel Stones

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  • Education Awards 2018

    Earlier this year, I wrote a post about being an academic representative for my course. This week, I got to attend the Education Awards as a 'thank you' for my work as a rep. The Education Awards is a ceremony...

  • Gold Scholars in London

    Right at the start of Semester 1, each Gold Scholar was given a calendar outlining the various events throughout the year. One that caused lots of discussion was the "Away Day" in London scheduled for February... the time has finally...

  • Gold Scholarship Programme - The Training Sessions

    As part of the Gold Scholarship Programme, we have to attend 4 training sessions each year. I say we have to attend, but I look forward to them! Each session will have a couple of speakers, and they teach us important life...

  • Making the most of Bath: Latin and Ballroom Dancing

    It’s fairly obvious to say that a big perk of being a Gold Scholar is the money we receive as part of the programme. One of the things I’ve invested this money in is developing a new skill while I'm...

  • Being an Academic Rep

    One of the biggest parts of the Gold Scholarship Programme is doing 50 hours of volunteering each year… this can be pretty daunting, especially for me as a pharmacy student with a very busy timetable! The way I’m getting the...