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Call-out for applications to fund that could turn creative technology ideas into reality

December 16, 2022
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Call-out for applications to fund that could turn creative technology ideas into reality

Small firms or freelancers working on projects that use technology in innovative and creative ways are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to £5,000 under a new scheme. Launched by The Studio at Palace Yard Mews, Bath Spa University’s city-centre research and innovation hub, The Studio Innovation Fund aims to support freelancers,...

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Return of Bath Christmas Market brings much-needed boost to city centre businesses

December 16, 2022
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Return of Bath Christmas Market brings much-needed boost to city centre businesses

Bath’s Christmas Market, which returned this year for the first tiime since 2019, has been described as a “resounding success” by business and tourism chiefs, while Google has revealed it was the second most searched for festive market in the UK. Visitor numbers were up on some days compared to three years ago, while...

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Bath film production firm teams up with Sooty to bring some magic to NSPCC Christmas charity video

December 16, 2022
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Bath film production firm teams up with Sooty to bring some magic to NSPCC Christmas charity video

Octopus Films, the Bath video production company, has teamed up with the creators of much-loved TV bear Sooty to produce a special Christmas charity music video. The film, the firm’s first music production, accompanies Sooty’s new single, a reworking of the Christmas classic The Most Magical Time Of The Year.  All proceeds from sales of the...

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Stone King promises to support older workers through new Age-Friendly Employer Pledge

December 14, 2022
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Stone King promises to support older workers through new Age-Friendly Employer Pledge

Bath-headquartered national law firm Stone King is showing its commitment to older workers by becoming one of the first businesses to sign up to a new nationwide programme. The Age-Friendly Employer Pledge is run by the Centre for Ageing Better, which supports organisations to improve the recruitment, retention and development of workers aged 50 and...

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Students at Bath Business School first to get chance to gain acclaimed digital marketing certificate

December 13, 2022
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Students at Bath Business School first to get chance to gain acclaimed digital marketing certificate

Bath Business School has become the first higher education provider in the South West to offer its undergraduates the opportunity to receive an internationally recognised digital marketing accreditation. Students on BA Marketing and BA Sports Management courses at the school, pictured, part of Bath Spa University, will be able to obtain an Associate Digital Marketing Professional...

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‘A beacon for our talented students’: Former Bath Academy of Art graduate wins Turner Prize

December 12, 2022
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‘A beacon for our talented students’: Former Bath Academy of Art graduate wins Turner Prize

Bath Spa University is celebrating the success of former student Veronica Ryan OBE in winning this year’s Turner Prize. Having studied for a BA in Fine Art at the Corsham Court campus-based Bath Academy of Art (now Bath Spa University’s Bath School of Art, Film and Media) from 1975-1978, Veronica Ryan, pictured, went on...

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Bath tourism and hospitality venues strike gold to give city successful night at regional sector awards

December 9, 2022
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Bath tourism and hospitality venues strike gold to give city successful night at regional sector awards

Businesses and venues from Bath’s tourism and hospitality industries have again landed an armful of accolades at a regional awards ceremony. The Roman Baths and Pump Room, Lucknam Park & Spa and No.15 by GuestHouse, Bath were among the top winners at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards, with a number of first-time entrants also...

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University of Bath expands its enterprise services to encourage more student innovation

December 9, 2022
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University of Bath expands its enterprise services to encourage more student innovation

A new innovation and enterprise space has opened on the University of Bath’s campus to provide a space for student entrepreneurs, researchers and graduate start-ups to develop and share ideas for products and services. The E-Lab, pictured, which also offers access to support and mentoring, is a significant expansion of the university’s enterprise services,...

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Partnership with Adobe positions Bath Spa University as one of UK’s leading creative campuses

December 7, 2022
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Partnership with Adobe positions Bath Spa University as one of UK’s leading creative campuses

Bath Spa University has become one of the first in the UK to benefit from a link-up with US software giant Adobe which will boost its students’ digital capability and better prepare them for the modern workplace.  Under the partnership, only the third between Adobe and a British university, Bath Spa students get free...

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Report reveals Bath Uni-backed incubator SETsquared’s £15.7bn economic boost to the UK

December 2, 2022
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Report reveals Bath Uni-backed incubator SETsquared’s £15.7bn economic boost to the UK

The globally acclaimed University of Bath-supported business incubator SETsquared has bolstered the UK economy by £15.7bn since its launch 20 years ago, according to an independent report. SETsquared was set up in 2002 by a small group of research-intensive universities in the South of England, including Bath, with a mission is to help turn...

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