The SU news

University Governance Review Council Update

On Thursday 25 May the SU President Ben and SU Education Officer Chloe attended their last ever University Council meeting where the final report of the University's independent governance review was being presented.

Postgraduate Mentoring Celebration

On Wednesday 9 May, students and staff gathered to celebrate the success of the Postgraduate Peer Mentoring schemes in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and Faculty of Engineering & Design.

The University agree to develop 3G training facilities on campus

The news was came at a meeting of Council/Senate/Students’ Union (CSSU) on Tuesday morning at which The Vice Chancellor confirmed that the investment would be made into a 72m x 38m training pitch to be built adjacent to the current astro pitches.

SU staff raise £1400 in the Walk of Life

On 12 May staff from The SU spent their Saturday taking part in the Walk of Life and have so far raised £1400 for the Dementia Ward at the RUH.

Average uni student on: “how to put the vision in your revision”

The 'Four B's' and how they can help you through exam season.

Students and staff celebrate work uniting against dementia

Students and staff celebrated the volunteering and research going on at both The SU and University in association with the Alzheimer’s Society with a spectacular novelty cake.

The SU wins top national award for responsible bar management

The Plug & The Tub received the national award at a ceremony in Leeds on 10 May as the highest scoring SU in the country.

Olympic champion launches The SU's first ever Colour Run for WaterAid

Over 300 runners raised nearly £2,000 to help transform lives across the world with clean water and decent toilets.

Activities Awards 2018

On Tuesday 1 May, students and staff celebrated the incredible achievements of our societies, volunteering, media and enterprise groups at the Activities Awards.

CEO of the Big Issue Foundation will visit SU

Stephen Robertson will give a talk on homelessness and social enterprise, joined by a panel of experts.

Something affecting your studies?

Individual Mitigating Circumstances (IMCs) are personal circumstances that may have affected a students’ performance in an assessment. An IMC can be a physical or mental wellbeing issue, or can be a personal issue such as a bereavement.

Volunteer Celebration 2018

Students, staff and local charities came together to celebrate the invaluable contributions of our student volunteers.

Skills Training Celebration 2018

On Friday 20 April, students and staff came together for the annual SU Skills Training Celebration at The Edge.

Part closure of East Car Park

Due to the Summer Ball 2018 taking place on Saturday 2 June there will be a part closure of the East Car Park.

Community Awards Evening 2018

Students and staff joined us for The SU Community Awards on Thursday 19 April at the Victoria Art Gallery.

Students provide first aid cover at the London Marathon

Seven student volunteers from St. John's Ambulance (LINKS) assisted with first aid cover at the London Marathon.

Choral and Orchestral Society take part in professional master class with military band

On Saturday 14 April, ChaOs Concert Band took part in a professional master class with military band The Band and Bugles of the Rifles.

University to pay voluntary Living Wage

It has been announced that the University will pay the voluntary Living Wage from 1 May 2018

Students and local residents come together for Community Barn Dance

Over 60 people attended the barn dance at Oldfield Park Baptist Church on Saturday 28 April.

Students hitchhike to Amsterdam and raise over £6000 for RAG

13 pairs of students set off in a race from The SU to hitchhike all the way to Amsterdam to raise money for RAG’s (Raise & Give) Big 4 charities.

Bath are Varsity Champions for the third year running

Over 4500 students came out in force to relish in the sunshine and enjoy Varsity 2018.

Education Awards Evening 2018

Staff and students joined us for The SU Bath and The University of Bath Education Awards evening held on Friday 13 April at the Apex Hotel, Bath.

V Team take part in the UK's biggest beach clean up and survey

10 volunteers from V Team took part in Beachwatch at Sand Bay in Weston-Super-Mare.

Get ready for Varsity: the biggest day of sport on campus

The SU will host the 3rd annual Varsity series against Cardiff Met on campus.

British Heart Foundation set to benefit from unwanted student belongings from ‘move out’ campaign

The campaign is gearing up for another year as it looks to support students moving out of the city for the summer, helping raise vital funds for cardiovascular research.

Gender pay gap in The SU

Although we do not employ as many career staff in The SU that would make it mandatory for us to report our gender pay gap, we believe that this is an important issue and are keen to see as many organisations as possible reporting on their gender pay differences.

NUS National Conference 2018

Our SU President and 4 elected delegates have travelled to Glasgow to represent The SU at the annual conference.

Bath Marrow students spitting to help beat blood cancer

Students from Bath Marrow have recruited 250 people on to the bone marrow register and raised £5000 to help beat blood cancer.

Bath Half raises thousands for RAG despite Beast from The East

RAG have raised an amazing £8000 for their Big 4 charities.

Applications sought for the post of Chair of Elections Committee

Applications are now being sought for an enthusiastic, inspiring and committed student, with strong leadership skills, to chair the SU Elections Committee.

Staff from The SU will put their best foot forward in the Walk of Life

Staff from The SU will be taking part in the Walk of Life to raise money for the Dementia Ward at the Royal United Hospital.

Bath rocked by ongoing VC pay scandal

Bath’s Vice-Chancellor and President, Dame Professor Glynis Breakwell, is at the centre of a major ongoing row over pay for university bosses and university funding.