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  • Bath Spa student brings charity into digital age

    Chloe Hall, a BA Publishing & Media Communications student at Bath Spa University, applied for a Marketing & PR placement opportunity at the charity Off The Record, little realising the extent to which her skills would make a contribution to the organisation. Off The Record provides a range …
  • Fine Art Student wins SW region SEOTY heat

    Further to winning the Bath Spa Jobshop Award 2014, Georgia Monaghan was nominated as Bath Spa University’s entry for the SW Region SEOTY ‘Step Up to Leadership Category’ and has won through to the National Final round.  The competition has now narrowed down from 720 …
  • Media Buddies inspire next generation of media practitioners

    The Media Buddy mentoring scheme at Bath Spa University gives aspiring Creative Media Practice students contact with industry professionals and provides essential commercial insights. Practitioners in media related careers volunteer their time as a Buddy mentor, to help shape a student’s …
  • Olympian graduate recruits Bath Spa students

    Famous for winning gold for the 4x100m relay at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Jason Gardener MBE is also a 2003 graduate from Bath Spa University, where he studied Sociology and Media Communications. Jason was also awarded an Honorary Fellowship in 2006. Jason is now co-owner of a sports- …
  • Bath Spa Jobshop Awards celebrate student achievement

    Bath Spa University has launched the new Jobshop Awards 2014, to reward outstanding achievement by Bath Spa students in their part-time job. At a ceremony on Tuesday 20 May, four students – accompanied by their employer - received cash prizes in recognition of being exceptional employees. …
  • Creative Futures 2014

    This annual festival features a programme of events running throughout May, June and July. The season of exhibitions, films, performances, events and degree shows includes a variety of events that will be taking place across Bath, including networking evenings for businesses and creative …
  • ConnectVET Project helps local rural SMEs

    Bath Spa University has teamed up with Norton Radstock College to help rural businesses identify the skills they need from potential employees. The project is part of an EU initiative to ensure education providers effectively equip their students with the necessary skills for future employment. …
  • Pengu - Winner 2014 - Business Plan Competition

    Three Business & Management students win £1,000 to invest in their start up enterprise! Pengu - an online text messaging marketing service for SMEs was created by Tim Baker, Jamie Cooke and James Doherty. They are all in their final year of a Business & Management degree at Bath …
  • Katy Stokes - Student Employee of the Year 2013

    Katy Stokes, a second year Drama Studies student at Bath Spa University, was the University's Student Employee of the Year 2013. She has been working part-time as a children's party leader and a recreational level gymnastics coach at Baskervilles Gymnastics & Fitness Centre in Bath. Katy was …
  • Rosie Sands - Winner 2013 - Business Plan Competition

    Rosie Sands, BA Education Studies & Study of Religions, won the 2013 competition with Bush Farm Catering - a mobile catering business targeting festivals and drawing on current foodie trends for specialist food products, which in this case include bison, elk and venison. After graduating, …
  • Lloyd Evans - Bath Spa Student Employee of the Year 2012

    Lloyd Evans, a second year Creative Music Technology student, was nominated for Student Employee of the Year because of his outstanding ability to find, create and edit sounds for local business Complete Control. Employed part-time at Complete Control for his creative flair as an audio/video …
  • Appeal Software - Winner 2012 - Business Plan Competition

    Creative Media Practice student, Ben Kelly, won £1,500 to invest in his business - Appeal Software-  in Bath Spa University's annual business plan competition for 2012. Appeal Software is a digital publishing and content distribution service, offering cost effective, worldwide …
  • Emma Lilley - South West Student Employee of the Year 2011

    Emma Lilley, a History student at Bath Spa University, wins South West Student Employee of the Year 2011. Working for two years as part of the 40-strong team of waiting staff at Priston Mill, a prime wedding venue near Bath, was often a demanding role for Emma, looking after newlyweds and their …
  • ROMP - Winner 2011 - Business Plan Competition

    ROMP, an enterprising student start-up business, beaten four other finalists to win £1,000 from Bath Spa University’s fourth annual business plan competition. Benjamin Jackson-Cook, Adam Rockall, Adam Vooght and David Goosen, all studying Commercial Music in the University’s …
  • Musica - Winner 2010 - Business Plan Competition

    Rosanna Campbell, a third year BA Music & English Literature student, secured the £1,000 top prize with her business 'Musica', which offers instrumental music lessons and workshops for health and emotional well-being to older adults in hospitals and retirement homes in the South West of …
  • Go Go Guitar - Winner 2009 - Business Plan Competition

    Commercial Music student Sam Dixon won the £1,000 top prize in the 2009 Bath Spa University Business Plan Competition.  His winning idea, GO’GO GUITAR! is a fun and unique guitar course for group tuition that is aimed at children in primary schools. Sam had worked as a …
  • Poetic Earth - Winner 2008 - Business Plan Competition

    Claire Baker, a second year ceramics student, won £1,000 to develop her Prayer Pot business. Claire won Bath Spa University's first Business Plan Competition in 2008 and the cash investment enabled her to develop sales and marketing media, including a full website for her business. …