Budgeting & Finance

  • The realities of doing an unpaid placement

    One of the first things I was told when I enquired about a placement year at the Bath open day back in 2014 was that my placement would probably be unpaid. I didn’t pay too much attention to this, or...

  • Celebrating the Gold Scholarship

    Throughout the year, the Gold Scholarship has included lots of different training events and celebrations. Most recently, we were invited to the Apex Hotel in Bath for an End of Year Scholarship Celebration Dinner. The evening was the perfect way...

  • My First Year of University

    My first year of university has gone so quick. Moving out day came much quicker than I had ever expected it to. I loved my accommodation for first year in Solsbury Court and it is something that I will definitely...

  • Five Tips for First Years

    As we approach A Level results day, I thought it might be helpful to hear a few tips about starting first year from someone who has just completed it. The last year has gone SO quickly and it only feels...

  • Reflecting on First Year

    Woop woop! It's official, I have passed my first year of Pharmacy at Bath! The last year has gone SO fast, with many highs and some lows, so I thought I would take a moment to reflect on some of...

  • V Team: Beach Clean

      V Team is the university's volunteering society - they organise loads of different events to get people involved with volunteering. As part of the Gold Scholarship Programme, we have to do a minimum of 50 hours volunteering every year,...

  • Education Awards 2018

    Earlier this year, I wrote a post about being an academic representative for my course. This week, I got to attend the Education Awards as a 'thank you' for my work as a rep. The Education Awards is a ceremony...

  • Gold Scholars in London

    Right at the start of Semester 1, each Gold Scholar was given a calendar outlining the various events throughout the year. One that caused lots of discussion was the "Away Day" in London scheduled for February... the time has finally...

  • Gold Scholarship Programme - The Training Sessions

    As part of the Gold Scholarship Programme, we have to attend 4 training sessions each year. I say we have to attend, but I look forward to them! Each session will have a couple of speakers, and they teach us important life...