We asked your fellow alumni: what makes a good boss?

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The alumni community had a lot to say when it comes to talking about what makes a good boss when we asked them this month. Employers and employees alike seemed to agree that a good management style isn’t just giving out orders, but about taking an interest in their teams and being fair and respectful. [Read more…]

5 habits to instantly make you more productive

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Are you struggling to get things ticked off on your to-do list? Do you find it hard to stay focused on your tasks, and feel yourself getting stressed as the work piles up? We all do sometimes. The demands of modern life can be overwhelming for everyone from time to time, which is why we’re [Read more…]

How to stay motivated during the summer at work or college

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

When the sun is shining it’s only natural for your mind to wander to thoughts of barbecues in the park and lounging on a beach far away from your desk. Most people find it challenging to stay motivated during the summer, but the work doesn’t stop just because the sun is out. You’ve got goals [Read more…]

Best apps for returning to study

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Want to work smarter, not harder? Try using these apps to maximise your productivity. From clever study tools to timesaving hacks, these top apps for studying will have you covered both inside and outside the classroom.     IStudiez Lite/Pro What is it? A class and homework planner Why is it so helpful? This app [Read more…]

Further your career with Bath College

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

If you are thinking of returning to education to enhance your career prospects, we have a wide range of courses available starting this September. It’s not too late to apply to an Access to Higher Education course, degree level course or part-time qualification.​   Discover all our courses and see what’s right for you on [Read more…]

Could an apprenticeship be the right career move for you?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Not sure about your next career move? Find out about how our apprenticeships are helping students to develop their careers in an interview with our Apprentice of the Month Hajraah Qureshi from the University of Bath. Hajraah is a Level 3 business administration student studying at Bath College and working within the Faculty of Engineering [Read more…]

Construction Skills Centre on schedule for September Opening

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Our new 2,665m2 facility at the Somer Valley Campus in Radstock will aim to become a Centre of Excellence for the Construction Industry and will:         Focus on full-time programmes for 14 to 16 year olds and 16 to 18 year olds, apprenticeships and higher education alongside programmes for the unemployed. Help learners to [Read more…]

Careers in the Arts – an interview with a leading arts recruiter

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Sophie Macpherson Ltd is a headhunting and recruitment firm based in London, serving prestigious arts world businesses and cultural organisations across the globe, such as White Cube, Sotheby’s, Science Ltd (Damien Hirst’s studio) and Pelham Communications. We spoke to Sophie Macpherson and her team about what it takes to make it in the arts world [Read more…]

Productivity tips from influential young business leaders

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Fortune Magazine have announced 2016’s top 40 most influential young people in business under the age of 40. It’s an impressive set of business leaders ranging from founders and co-founders of the world’s most successful startups, to product directors and CEOs of some of the most well-known companies on the planet. There’s no denying this [Read more…]