Gold Scholarship Programme

  • ACU Summer School Global Grant: studying in Hong Kong

    In April 2019 I applied for and was awarded one of the 20 Association of Commonwealth Universities’ (ACU) global grants available in the UK. The grant gave me financial help towards studying in a foreign country at a member university...

  • The Gold Scholarship Programme - helping me secure a placement!

    Finding a placement was something that scared me. At 19, I’m not sure on the career I want for the rest of my life. I have an idea of the direction I want to go in, but exactly what is...

  • The Gold Scholarship Programme- networking with postgraduates

    This month, the Gold Scholarship Programme provided an incredibly helpful opportunity. We had a training session about postgraduate study, including Masters and PhD study, followed by a networking event with current PhD students at the University. I thought this would...

  • The Peer Group Challenge

    As part of the Gold Scholarship Programme, all scholars are placed into peer groups of 5 to 6 people. This has been particularly helpful in getting to know other people on the scholarship from completely different degree programmes. The peer...

  • Summer, Prague and Bath

    First year of university went by so quickly. Reflecting on the year, I’m so glad I chose Bath for a university. The highlight of Bath for me was the Christmas market. Everything felt so magical and festive with the Christmas...

  • Welcoming the New Scholars

    My first year of University and the first year of the Gold Scholarship Programme went by incredibly fast. I’d heard from my sisters and family friends that university would fly by, but I always thought they were lying, trying to...

  • Volunteering with Bath Marrow

    One thing that I think is great about our university is the number of different student groups. Sports, societies and charities; there's literally something for everyone. This year, as part of my 50 hours of volunteering for the Gold Scholarship...

  • My Volunteering Ventures So Far

    I can’t believe it’s almost December! This year is absolutely flying by, so I thought I’d chat a bit about some of the volunteering I've done so far. If you’re new to reading these blogs, one of the requirements of...

  • GSP Networking Round 2

    So far in the GSP calendar, we've had the Welcome Event, we've done the Peer Group Challenge, and now it's time for the first Gold Scholarship networking event. Last year, we spent quite a bit of time learning how to...

  • Celebrating the Gold Scholarship

    Throughout the year, the Gold Scholarship has included lots of different training events and celebrations. Most recently, we were invited to the Apex Hotel in Bath for an End of Year Scholarship Celebration Dinner. The evening was the perfect way...