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  • A very special place

    Bath is a very special place to me. So when I received the 2014 Alumni event invitation I immediately made plans to attend. Sure we’d had an informal 20th anniversary get together in Bath for the 1984 Engineering Class. I’d...

  • Alumni Reunion 2014: listen again

    On Reunion day, URB DJ Darius was out and about with the roving mic  interviewing alumni. Listen to some of the highlights: If you are unable to play the audio using Internet Explorer, please try a different browser such as Firefox or...

  • A day to remember

    Thanks to graduates Biddy and Kevin for their brilliant blog posts about  Saturday's Alumni Reunion - scroll down to read.  Also feast your eyes on these archive photos which we dug out especially for the occasion - Biddy, hope you can spot...

  • As the train drew in to Bath Spa station...

    As the train drew into Bath Spa station I looked at the beautiful city I had lived in for four years. The sun was shining - it was going to be a great weekend. That evening , dinner and a wander...

  • Could a reunion be inspirational?

    Could a reunion be inspirational? This wasn’t the question at the forefront of my mind as I agreed to attend the University of Bath reunion. I have been back to the City of Bath numerous times, but have never ventured...

  • Day 4: Business time

    The final instalment from our Apps Crunch winners: It was business time. We’d spent a day looking at the big guys in tech, Facebook and Google. We’d spent a day looking around smaller startups to see how the faster paced...

  • Day 3: "Coding is easy, people are hard"

    More from our Apps Crunch winners in California: Full on sleep but lacking in breakfast, today was a look at smaller startups and what it was like to work in the city, rather than an offsite campus. First stop was...

  • Day 2: Google. Google Google Google.

    The second instalment from Apps Crunch winners Tristan, Ashton and Ryan on their Silicon Valley adventure: Google. Google Google Google. It was hard to believe we were really driving there; the famous googleplex. Entering the first building, it was exactly what...

  • Day 1: Claverton Down to Silicon Valley

    Computer Science students Ryan, Tristan and Ashton won the University's Apps Crunch competition to design an original app. Their prize was a trip to California to meet Bath alumni and other representatives from leading tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Eventbrite and...

  • Update from Vivian Ching, Hong Kong Alumni Chapter

    As the External Affairs Director of the University of Bath's Hong Kong Alumni Chapter, I have always been actively involved with maximizing the exposure of the University through alumni activities in Hong Kong, enabling various opportunities to closely collaborate with...