Representing the University

  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) leads University delegation to Jordan

    Last week, I was pleased to spend four days in Amman in Jordan. In the context of the current humanitarian crisis, we have made a long-term commitment to help build capacity and resilience in Jordan in terms of people and...

  • Celebrating our 50th in the US

    I visited San Francisco earlier this month. Our Chancellor, HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, was there to host a reception for our alumni and supporters on the West Coast - the largest gathering we ever held in the US...

  • VC explores possible collaborations in Germany

    Last week, Dame Glynis visited Berlin for 48 hours as part of a Universities UK (UUK) delegation of five vice-chancellors led by Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow (President, Universities UK and Vice-Chancellor, University of Kent). The delegation met with members of the board...

  • Driving the UK’s automotive excellence

    Myself and colleagues from the University recently met Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, where we presented the latest developments in the University’s plans to build a new automotive research centre at the Bristol & Bath...

  • Visit by the Chilean Ambassador

    On Monday 8 February we welcomed the Ambassador of Chile in the UK to campus. The Ambassador visited us to learn more about our current collaborations with Chile and to establish how the Embassy and the University work together in...

  • Note from Amman

    The Vice Chancellor and PVC (I) travelled from Abu Dhabi to Amman on Thursday of last week. That the note from Amman follows only now (a few hours after touchdown in Heathrow) gives you a sense of the intensity and...

  • Note from Abu Dhabi

    The University of Bath delegation left Dubai yesterday and travelled the short distance to Abu Dhabi. We arrived in sunshine. A cool breeze reached us from the turquoise waters of the Gulf and the sky was pale cobalt. Quite beautiful....

  • Note from Dubai

    A University of Bath delegation, led by the Vice Chancellor and including the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation) and Director of Development & Alumni, is currently visiting the UAE and Jordan. It is a trip that takes in three centres: the emirates Dubai...

  • British Council ‘Going Global’ conference 1 & 2 June

    The Vice-Chancellor has been invited to the British Council ‘Going Global’ conference on 1 and 2 June and will be chairing a debate on the effect that transnational education has on local and regional development and culture. In advance of the event, Dame Glynis was interviewed...

  • Consolidating relationships with Zhejiang

    Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation), Professor Colin Grant, welcomed an academic delegation from Zhejiang University to our campus on Monday 8 December. The Zhejiang University delegation was led by their Executive Vice President, Professor Yonghua Song,...