Gold Scholarship Programme

  • 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...

  • Ceremonies and Opportunities

    The Gold Scholarship Programme provides many opportunities for doing something new that you wouldn’t expect to be doing in the first year of university. The networking event in November was one of those. Last week, we were able to experience...

  • My First Semester at University

    The University of Bath Starting university, in a way, was different to what I expected. I love my course, the university and Bath as a city. But moving out? It's hard. Freshers' Week was tough for me because I was...

  • 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...

  • The Not So Scary Networking Event

    Scared. Anxious. Uncomfortable. They were all words that sprung to mind when I heard about the Gold Scholarship Programme networking event on the 1st November. I couldn’t have been more wrong. The training provided before made the thought of networking...

  • All About the Gold Scholarship Programme

    Applying for a scholarship can sound both scary and exciting, but I couldn’t recommend the Gold Scholarship Programme enough. There are so many opportunities offered by the programme, including volunteering, networking and skill building. The financial support is an obvious benefit...

  • Starting University

    My first week of university was full of emotions. There were highs and lows, laughter and tears, but most importantly, memories that I will cherish forever. Saying goodbye was hard, realising that university was suddenly happening and I actually had...