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Department of Education Residential Writing Retreat
Denise Mifsud, Department of Education, University of Bath We are very excited to be sharing news of our first departmental residential writing...read more ❯

SOS: Save Our Spoons – Living and Learning with an Invisible Dis/ability – Part 1
Alice Anderson & Carol A. Taylor, Department of Education, University of Bath Introduction We met when Alice was undertaking her final year...read more ❯

Understanding the Social Sciences (My Experiences of Studying Criminology)
Published 6/30/2022 in Student bloggers
Since I was young, the social sciences have always fascinated me, and I knew I had to attend to my burning curiosity for understanding the world on a...read more ❯

Weekly Digest 30/06/2022
Published 6/30/2022 in Office of Strategic Governance
NEWS Finance and funding Keir Starmer could be planning a move away from his pledge to scrap tuition fees if Labour wins the next general election....read more ❯

Making Curriculum Transformation a reality in Chemical Engineering
Published 6/30/2022 in Centre for Learning & Teaching
We spoke to Professor Marianne Ellis, Head of Department, Professor John Chew, Deputy Head of Department and Professor Tina Düren, Director of...read more ❯

Poetry across time at OCR
Published 6/30/2022 in Bill Scott's blog
The fuss over OCR's decisions about which poets to feature in its English Literature GCSE seems to have died down since I first wrote about it last...read more ❯

Core skills of a personal tutor
Published 6/29/2022 in Personal Tutoring
I was doing some reading about the qualities and skills needed by Personal Tutors to form effective relationships with their students, and I came...read more ❯

How advertisers can use music to make consumers shop sustainably
Published 6/29/2022 in Bath Business and Society
Using catchy music to advertise your product is a well-established strategy. But how can marketers ensure that the resulting brand recognition and...read more ❯

Looking for a Placement Abroad
Published 6/29/2022 in Student bloggers
As you may know, placements are very common to do as a University of Bath student - with most undergraduate courses here offering a placement year....read more ❯

Olivia Wolfheart
Challenging myself with Chinese
Published 6/28/2022 in Academic & Employability Skills
Olivia Wolfheart has been taking part in our Mandarin Chinese course as a member of the public since October 2021. In this guest blog, she explains...read more ❯

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If I were to start again...(Important things I have learnt this year)
Published 6/27/2022 in Student bloggers
The second year of university has finally come to an end and looking back, I am honestly quite proud of how much I’ve grown compared to my first...read more ❯

Student is asleep at a desk with their head on their hands, resting on an open book. There's a big pile of books next to her on the desk.
How to manage academic perfectionism
Published 6/27/2022 in Academic & Employability Skills
The Skills Centre has created a new self-access online resource which explores what academic perfectionism is, how it can negatively impact your...read more ❯

Smoke screens: why streamed content might be a health risk
Published 6/27/2022 in Tobacco and Public Health
There are increasingly strict limitations on how and where tobacco companies can advertise and promote their products. It’s concerning, then, that...read more ❯

Parade Profile: Xinmin Han (MA TESOL 2019)
Published 6/27/2022 in On Parade
Xinmin Han (MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 2019) came to Bath as a postgraduate international student. She now works as an...read more ❯

OCR, Hopkins and the Windhover
Published 6/26/2022 in Bill Scott's blog
Gerard Manley Hopkins has been excluded from the OCR GCSE English Literature list.  Happily, Hopkins wrote brilliantly about nature and so is a good...read more ❯

Campus Pride 2022
Published 6/24/2022 in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
On Friday 10 June 2022 students and staff members, in collaboration with Kaleidoscope, hosted the University of Bath’s second ever Campus Pride...read more ❯

Vice Chancellor's Outreach Awards 2022
Congratulations to the winners of the Vice Chancellor's Outreach Awards! In total 29 award nominations were received, and the judging panel had great...read more ❯

DfE puts OCR on the naughty step
Published 6/24/2022 in Bill Scott's blog
It's quite something for a secretary of state for education to accuse an exam board of cultural vandalism, but that happened yesterday when Nadhim...read more ❯

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