Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Should I do my placement at London?

    Having started my clinical psychology placement for 3 months in London, I thought it may be helpful to share my experience and some tips for those who are considering doing a placement at London. To begin with, I have chosen...

  • Criminology is, surprisingly, not about learning how to become a criminal.

    Before starting University, I had a few misgivings about what the course and student life in Bath was going to be like. I’m happy to say that my misgivings were wrong (even if I was disappointed that the Roman Baths...

  • How to apply for your dream placement?

    Placement year is an exciting opportunity to explore your interest, career choices and to apply your knowledge to real-life. However, figuring out which placement to apply for and the application process can be daunting and stressful. Having been through this...

  • Christmas on my Year Abroad in Spain

    Hi everyone, and Happy New Year! I’m Hannah, a third year Modern Languages student currently on my Year Abroad in north-eastern Spain, living and studying in Zaragoza. Although I live here, I have been exploring northern Spain throughout the Christmas...

  • Developmental Psychology Research: more than just cute babies!

    Baby scientist wearing an EEG cap What is developmental psychology? Let’s start off with the basics! Developmental psychology is a branch of psychology which looks at how individuals change overtime, and tries to understand the mechanisms behind why these changes...

  • One Young World: Meet the Committee

    ‘For it is not differences that immobilizes us, but silence. And there are so many silences to be broken’ – Audre Lorde. I think the reason why all of us on the One Young World Bath team joined this project...

  • First Months of Placement in NYC

    New York, NY - a city so nice, they named it twice! First month reflections It’s finally been a little over a month since I began my research placement at New York University - and what a month it’s been!...

  • VIP – Creating an age-friendly environment

    Hello everyone! Welcome back! I’m Vienne from Hong Kong, a second-year doctoral student in Education. My first blog post about my VIP experience was published a year ago. Today, here is my sixth instalment on this journey. Ta-daaaah! Speaking of...

  • VIP - Decarbonising Heating

    Hello Everyone! I am Abi, currently studying an MSc in Engineering Business Management. I have a background in Chemical Engineering, mainly focusing in CCUS and Low Carbon technology. I love working in sustainability and climate change fields regardless of the...

  • Day in the Life - Interning at NYU

    Hi everyone! I'm Valeria, a 3rd year Psychology student at the University of Bath. This is a short vlog outlining what a day in my life interning at New York University is normally like. I am a research assistant at...