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  • New semester, new experiences: Re-Fresh Week!

    It has come to that routine time of the year where all the students have gone into hibernation for the exam season. But fear not, for just around the corner lies Re-Fresh Week; the perfect excuse to sign up for...

  • Getting stuck into a society

    You’ve probably heard all about the many different opportunities there are at university. The chance to learn about cultures from all around the world through meeting new people, gaining independence from your parents and moving to a new city, blowing...

  • Take part in an adventure at university!

    Hoping to be a part of something spectacular at University? Secretly dream of being a performer? Look no further than the University of Bath’s very own A capella group: 'Aquapella'. Amongst all the interesting lectures, coursework, nights out, and  more...

  • 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...

  • Transitioning from Physics A-Level to University level

    The idea about progressing your studies into higher education can be daunting and is usually surrounded by a thick cloud of misconceptions and, primarily, frantic searching for information on student forums. With this post I aim to clear up the...

  • Chemistry: To BSc or not to BSc?

    Sweet – you’ve chosen to study Chemistry at the University of Bath! Great choice, but now comes another decision. Do you choose to follow the MChem course or the BSc course? What the heck is the difference? Which one will...

  • 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...