Vice-Chancellor's Office

Updates and events both on and off campus

Latest posts

  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) Blog

    As Semester 2 begins, it still feels strange not to be welcoming students on to new units and recovering from late nights tackling seemingly endless piles of marking of Semester 1 assessments (occasionally at the same time). For the past...

  • VC to identify eminent scientists for Science Council

    In 2014, our Vice-Chancellor was named one of the 100 leading practising scientists in the UK by The Science Council. She was recognised for "leadership in UK higher education and championing the role of universities in scientific and technological innovation,...

  • Vice-Chancellor appointed to Science & Technology Honours Committee

    The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, has been appointed by the Cabinet Office to the committee which reviews nominations made for national honours (such as knighthoods and damehoods) in the fields of science and technology. The committee is chaired by...

  • VC visits Finance in Manvers Street

    Martin Williams, Chief Finance Officer, welcomed Dame Glynis to 18 Manvers Street on a Monday morning, and something different for the department’s start to the week. First port of call was the Payroll Office with Rob Coles, Payroll & Pension...

  • Preview: VC's Report to Senate - 3 Feb 2016

    1. Research developments 1.1 Nurse Review of Research Councils The review of the UK Research Councils by Sir Paul Nurse has proposed a new body called ‘Research UK’ to coordinate the seven research councils and take the lead in shaping...

  • 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....

  • Inter-institutional collaborations in doctoral training provision

    Following the University’s successful bid for funding from the Higher Education Academy (HEA), a project is underway to assess our training for postgraduate research students within inter-university partnerships. The project is considering ways to: enhance the experience for doctoral training...

  • Vice-Chancellor visits Department of Physics

    From light streaming through medieval stained glass windows to young galaxies at the edges of the known Universe, the first Vice-Chancellor’s visit of 2016 took Dame Glynis on a wide ranging tour of the Department of Physics’ research, teaching, staff...

  • 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...