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  • It's a desk life!

    Halfway through placement (and I still haven't written a blog post...whoops)! Well here we go - never too late to start. My name is Anna and I’m working in Social Research at the Welsh Government in Cardiff. When thinking of what...

  • Working Hard or Hardly Working?

    Although our last two posts may suggest otherwise, in between all the sightseeing and eating we have actually managed to fit in some work! We have progressed to starting tests alone and have been given free rein in testing each...

  • 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...

  • Rewind 2017

  • 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...