News Archive, Month: May 2021

Enjoy nature and the beauty of Bath with these guided walking routes around our home city

10 May 2021

'Connecting with nature' is the theme of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place from May 10-16, and we are fortunate to be surrounded by both rural and urban beauty in our home city of Bath. There are many green spaces to explore in and around the city, particularly around the University of Bath's Claverton Down campus, and enjoying quiet time amongst nature in the countryside, a park or garden can help provide a...

Team Bath Netball are “a class above” as they complete Vitality Superleague double over Leeds Rhinos in eye-catching style

09 May 2021

Table-topping Team Bath Netball showed their experience, energy and precision to take a second win over Vitality Superleague newcomers Leeds Rhinos this season at London’s Copper Box Arena on Sunday. Once again a strong second quarter, replicating the same pattern when the two sides last met in the league exactly a month ago, put the Haines Watts-sponsored side in the driving seat on their way to a 59-43 victory. Team Bath goal-defence Layla Guscoth won...

Sporting scholar Sophie Drakeford-Lewis voted Sports Personality of the Year in 2021 University of Bath Blues Awards

07 May 2021

England and Team Bath Netball star Sophie Drakeford-Lewis has been voted by her fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in the 2021 Blues Awards. The goal-attack combines an international and Superleague netball career with studying Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering at the University, where she is supported by a Bill Whiteley Sporting Scholarship. Drakeford-Lewis, who also received a Full Blue along with fellow Team Bath Superleague player and Santander...

Bronze quartet in Poland

Emily Diamond adds to international medal collection by helping GB win bronze at World Athletics Relays in Poland

04 May 2021

Olympic and world medallist Emily Diamond was part of the GB quartet who took bronze on the second and final day of the World Athletics Relays in Poland on Sunday (2 May). Diamond ran an assured third leg for the team, maintaining the lead she inherited form Ama Pipi who held off the chasing pack in the final few metres.  Coached by Benke Blmokvist, Diamond - who trains every Friday at the University of Bath...

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