News Archive, Month: September 2022

Big Freshers’ Week crowd see Team Bath slip to frustrating last-gasp defeat against Cardiff in BUCS Super Rugby season opener

28 September 2022

Team Bath’s opening match of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season ended in a frustrating single-point defeat as Cardiff claimed the spoils from the last play of the game at the Team Bath Sports Training Village.  An 800-strong Freshers’ Week crowd saw the men’s 1st XV, sponsored by Bath Building Society, battle back from a 17-7 half-time deficit to lead 21-17 as George Doel and Max Pearce added to an early try from co-captain Alfie...

Team Bath name starting XV for big BUCS Super Rugby season opener against Cardiff – watch for free at the STV!

28 September 2022

An exciting mix of new faces and returning players has been named in the Team Bath men’s 1st XV for tonight’s opening home match of the 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby season. The Freshers’ Week fixture against Cardiff kicks off at 6.30pm at the Team Bath Sports Training Village and is free to watch – simply head through the STV to the Sports Café balcony for a fantastic view of the action. There will be a...

Four golds and a silver as Bath-based GB wheelchair fencers enjoy more medal success at IWASF World Cup in Pisa

25 September 2022

Wheelchair fencers based at the University of Bath won four gold medals and a silver during another hugely-impressive weekend at the IWASF Leaning Tower World Cup in Pisa, Italy. Dimitri Coutya topped the podium in every event he contested, dominating both the Category B epee and foil competitions before joining forces with training partners Piers Gilliver, Oliver Lam-Watson and Joshua Waddell to win the men’s team foil title. Paralympic Champion Gilliver also claimed gold in...

Get access to swimming, tennis, athletics and much more by activating your FREE Student Sports Pass

23 September 2022

The student-exclusive Sports Pass is part of the sports experience for all University of Bath students. It allows access to a host of facilities at the Team Bath Sports Training Village including our London 2012 Legacy Swimming Pool; tennis, squash and badminton courts; athletics track; astro pitches; and indoor sports hall. Holding a Sports Pass also gives holders access to dedicated student participation times, priority booking opportunities and coaching/guidance from the knowledgable coaches on campus. Activating your sports pass...

New season, new focus as Team Bath prepare to kick off 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby campaign with big Freshers’ Week home match

21 September 2022

Team Bath men’s 1st XV are approaching the new season with renewed “vim and vigour” as they prepare to start their 2022-23 BUCS Super Rugby campaign with a Freshers’ Week home match. Cardiff will provide the opposition at the Team Bath Sports Training Village on Wednesday 28th September (6.30pm kick-off) and entry is free to spectators, with the club hoping for a big crowd as a new influx of students enjoy their first few days...

First senior international call-ups for Tash Pavelin and Jayda Pechova as Team Bath Netball trio named in England squads for busy autumn

20 September 2022

Tash Pavelin has received her first senior international call-up as she joins fellow Team Bath Netball Superleague player Imogen Allison in the England squad for October’s home Vitality International Series against Uganda She Cranes. Pavelin and Blue & Gold new girl Jayda Pechova have also been named in the Vitality Roses squad for November’s FAST5 Netball World Series in New Zealand, while Allison is in the group that will head to Australia to face the...

University of Bath named as University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

20 September 2022

The University of Bath has been named the University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. The guide scores universities across a number of criteria, including student satisfaction with the quality of their teaching, graduate job prospects, entry standards and research quality. This year Bath’s score increased in almost every category to help clinch the ‘University of the Year’ title. Of particular note was Bath’s very strong performance in student experience and employability, with the...

Check out our 2022-23 discount membership offers for new and returning students at Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre

20 September 2022

If you are a new or returning student at the University of Bath you can take advantage of the world-class gym facilities on campus for as little as the equivalent of £6.71* a week during the 2022-23 academic year. We have two student discount membership offers available - £309 for the academic year (August 2022 to 30th June 2023) or £349 for 12 months. Both provide access to the Team Bath Gym & Fitness Centre...

Charlie Follett and Jo Muir lead GB one-two as University of Bath graduates excel at Modern Pentathlon European Championships

19 September 2022

Charlie Follett struck individual and team gold, and fellow University of Bath alumna Jo Muir won silver as Pentathlon GB’s women excelled at the 2022 Modern Pentathlon European Championships in Székesfehérvár, Hungary. Olympic Champion Kate French and recent Bath graduate Myles Pillage also dominated the mixed relay competition, winning the title in impressive style. Psychology graduate Follett was in fantastic form all week and built on her outstanding fencing performance in the ranking round, where...

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