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New Year Honours for Bath Spa

Bath Spa University’s Professor of Creative Writing, Aminatta Forna, and honorary graduate Sir Don McCullin have recognised in the New Year Honours 2017 list. They are awarded an OBE and knighthood respectively. Professor Forna, who joined Bath Spa in 2013, was awarded the OBE for services …

Terence Jagger appointed new Chair of Board of Governors

Bath Spa University has a new Chair of its Board of Governors who was appointed in November. Terence Jagger CBE has had a long and illustrious career in both private and public sectors having worked for Shell, the Ministry of Defence and, most recently, as Chief Executive of international …

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Bath Spa’s Students’ Union

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, visited Bath Spa University’s Students’ Union this month. His talk, entitled Faith in the world today: Good, Bad or Indifferent attracted a large crowd and packed out the Students’ Union Bar with students and staff alike who wanted to …

Fashion Design student wows with winning robe design

Suzy Gallina, Fashion Design student at Bath Spa University, won a competition to design the robes for the University’s first ever Chancellor, Jeremy Irons. The second year student wowed everyone with her playful bold design which reflected the creative, cultural and entrepreneurial ethos of …

Jeremy Irons appointed Chancellor of Bath Spa University

We are delighted to welcome Oscar winning actor Jeremy Irons to Bath Spa University. Jeremy is the University’s first ever Chancellor and he takes his position with the aim of inspiring the next generation of young creative minds. Jeremy’s career spans film, television and theatre. He …

Prestigious drawing exhibition visits for the first time

The Jerwood Drawing Prize is a joint initiative led by Anita Taylor, Dean of Bath School of Art and Design and is supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation through the gallery programme Jerwood Visual Arts. The exhibition celebrated its 20-year anniversary in 2014 and 2015 marked fifteen years of …