Induction and Freshers’ Week

  • 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...

  • Freshers' Week for the mildly awkward

    It’s loud. It’s fast. It begins with a tearful goodbye to your parents and ends hungover at 9am in a lecture hall wondering why you didn’t just take a gap year instead. It’s Freshers’ Week, and for some people, it’s...

  • Freshers' Week for the mildly awkward

    It’s loud. It’s fast. It begins with a tearful goodbye to your parents and ends hungover at 9am in a lecture hall wondering why you didn’t just take a gap year instead. It’s Freshers’ Week, and for some people, it’s...

  • Freshers' Week: making friends, joining societies and settling in

    The above picture is of me and my house mates, on the first day of Freshers' Week. If we seem a little too close for comfort for a bunch of strangers,  that’s because we weren’t! The Saturday and Sunday of...

  • Moving in and Fresher's Week: My advice

    Even if you think that you know exactly what to expect when you arrive at university, no matter how ready and prepared you may feel, you don’t. Having deferred my place to take a gap year, in theory I had...

  • Freshers Week 2016!!

    Sunday: I arrived with my family a nervous little 18-year-old, some of my flatmates had moved in the day before so I was eager to meet them. Once we had dumped my stuff, we headed off into town to get...

  • First few days at University

    On a sunny day in late September I lugged my penultimate boxes up the final flight of stairs to room number 8. I slid the key in the lock, almost falling through the door with excitement. I ran to the...

  • Freshers' Week: new home, new friends, and lots to do

    I, unlike many of my friends and much to my parents’ disappointment, was not enthusiastic about coming to Uni. Not at all. In fact, as my family’s car turned round a corner and the iconic “Welcome to Bath University” sign...

  • Psychology at Bath: an insight

    Time for another blog and now that Semester 2 has begun I am feeling a lot more motivated and am therefore in the mood to chat about my course. I’m on the 4 year psychology course which includes a placement...

  • Freshers' Week 2015

    I have been welcomed ashore by the University of Bath! Freshers’ Week 2015 has been and gone and we are slowly starting to recover from freshers’ flu (yes it’s a thing!)  By the end of the week I was running...