News Archive, Month: September 2017

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer notice – car park closure on Friday October 6 2017

30 September 2017

On Friday October 6, the annual Schools Biathlon will be held at the University of Bath Sports Training Village and, as in previous years, the organisers will have sole use of the G car park. The G car park is located next to the astro pitches, just past the turning for The Avenue (click here to see on map), and used for Pay & Display and by permit holders. Due to the Schools Biathlon, the...

Aerial Views of the University of Bath Campus showing buildings, landscaping, new developments and surrounding areas. Main focus STV, Sports Training Village. Running track. Athletics pitch. 3G pitch. Taken October 2016

Customer notice – telephone outage on Saturday, October 21st

29 September 2017

The telephone system across the University of Bath is being upgraded on Saturday, October 21 2017. This essential work means the telephones in the Sports Training Village will not be working - incalls, outcalls or voicemail - between 8am and 6pm on that day. Could any customers planning to book facilities or classes please bear this in mind and either call at an alternative time or use the online booking facility. Thank you for your...

Luca Petrozzi diving over for the University of Bath’s second try against Leeds Beckett, September 2017

University of Bath denied at the death by jubilant Leeds Beckett in enthralling BUCS Super Rugby opener

27 September 2017

A penalty from the last kick of a pulsating game condemned the University of Bath to a frustrating defeat in their opening BUCS Super Rugby game of the 2017-18 season against Leeds Beckett University. There were 94 minutes on the clock when Harri Collier slotted over from close range to give the visitors a hard-fought 27-26 success in a hugely-entertaining contest where the lead changed hands six times. Bath, sponsored by IKON Construction, once again...

Men’s 1st XV need your support tonight for opening match of 2017-18 BUCS Super Rugby season

27 September 2017

It’s back! BUCS Super Rugby returns to the University of Bath tonight and the men’s 1st XV are hoping for a bumper crowd during Freshers Week for their 2017-18 opening match against Leeds Beckett University. Last year’s meeting between the two sides was one of the most memorable in the inaugural Super Rugby season as the Blue and Gold beat Leeds 25-7 in front of a 5,500 crowd at The Rec on the University’s 50th...

Tash Pavelin and Mia Ritchie confirmed in Team Bath Netball Superleague squad for 2018

Mia Ritchie and Tash Pavelin confirmed in Team Bath Netball Superleague squad for 2018 season

26 September 2017

Mia Ritchie and Tash Pavelin have become the latest players to commit to Team Bath Netball for the 2018 Vitality Superleague season. It will be an ninth successive Superleague campaign for Ritchie, a key member of the leadership team whose dynamic mid-court performances have made her a huge favourite of the Blue and Gold supporters. By contrast it will be a first taste of Superleague for University of Bath Natural Sciences student Pavelin, who makes...

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Find a new sport and raise money for SportsAid during free Talent Transfer student event at STV this week

26 September 2017

University of Bath students are being invited to test their sporting skills and possibly discover a new talent during a fun event taking place as part of SportsAid Week 2017 and Freshers Week. SportsAid is a national charity that provides funding to young sports stars, assisting with their training, competition, travel and equipment costs during the critical early stages of their career. A host of University-based athletes have benefitted from that support over the years including...

University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport inductee Stacey Francis with Steve Egan, Vice-President (Implementation). Credit: Clare Green for Matchtight.

Team Bath Netball legend Stacey Francis inducted into University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport

25 September 2017

England international Stacey Francis, a five-time Superleague winner with Team Bath Netball, today became the latest inductee into the University of Bath Hall of Fame for Sport. The ceremony took place as part of celebrations to mark the University being named as the 2018 Sports University of the Year in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide, with staff from all departments turning out to congratulate Francis on her induction and to be thanked for their...

Picture of Iesis Group CEO Iestyn Lewis (centre) with (from left) University of Bath Head of Rugby Aaron James, players Douglas Crawford, Jack Davies, Charlie Dunbar and captain Will Britton, and University of Bath Deputy Director of Sport Greg Sharp launching the Anniversary Game at The Rec.

Student rugby returns to The Rec as Bath host Loughbrough in Iesis Group-sponsored Anniversary Game

25 September 2017

Top-flight student rugby will once again return to The Recreation Ground, Bath Rugby’s world-famous city-centre home, when it stages an eagerly-awaited Anniversary Game between the University of Bath and rivals Loughborough next month. More than 5,000 spectators are expected to cheer on the Blue and Gold at the BUCS Super Rugby match, which is taking place on Wednesday, October 18 (6.30pm) and will be sponsored by leading property and engineering company Iesis Group. Admission is...

Team Bath Netball won £20,000 after finishing as runners-up in the inaugural British Fast5 All-Stars Championship in September 2017

Final flourish as Team Bath Netball impress at first British Fast5 All-Stars Championships

23 September 2017

Team Bath Netball got the 2017-18 season off to an exciting start as they reached the final of the inaugural British Fast5 All-Stars Championships. The Sitec-sponsored Blue & Gold lived up to their pre-tournament promise of playing vibrant and dynamic netball as they treated the crowd to three entertaining contests at London’s O2 Arena. A nail-biting 19-18 win over Team Northumbria and an exciting 34-26 success against Severn Stars, inspired by some long bombs from...

University of Bath named as Sports University of the Year in Good University Guide 2018

22 September 2017

The University of Bath has been named as the UK’s top sports university in the influential The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The award is based on the quality of its world-class sporting facilities, the performance of its student sports teams and the ranking of its sports-related subjects, with Sports Science also topping the Guide’s ranking table for the subject. Vice-Chancellor & President of the University of Bath, Professor Dame Glynis...

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