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GALA outreach fund

GALA outreach fund

  The Bath Spa University GALA outreach fund launched in December has facilitated academic and professional staff with GALA partners by providing funds for international travel or other activities related to teaching, research, or public engagement. Within the field of Culture and Environment, Dr Samantha Walton (English) visited Udine University in April to present a paper related to her AHR...

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GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA conference 2016 hosted by Tec de Monterrey

GALA partners from Queensland University of Technology (Australia), Parma University (Italy), Claremont Graduate University (USA), Tec de Monterrey (Mexico), Bath Spa University (UK), State University New York Geneseo (USA) and RANEPA (Russia) gathered in Mexico for the 2016 conference hosted by Alejandra María Vilalta Perdomo at Tec de Monterrey. The GALA opening event was held on 25 May on the t...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

Liberal Arts Roundtable at Bath Spa University

A Liberal Arts roundtable discussion was hosted by Bath Spa University and moderated by Professor John Strachan to discuss the role of liberal arts in the modern university with distinguished guests from four perspectives relating the liberal arts to university education in the broadest sense (Professor Grayling), a specific liberal arts programme (Professor Zorin), interdisciplinarity between the...

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Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

Liberal Arts Roundtable with Professor AC Grayling, Dr Jennifer Rohn, Dr Shirley Thompson and Professor Andrei Zorin

The Liberal Arts and the Modern University: The ‘liberal arts’ may not yet be a term as familiar in Britain as it is in the USA with its many liberal arts colleges but an increasing number of British universities are now offering liberal arts degrees. There is also growing interest in the liberal arts among universities and colleges elsewhere in the world especially in Europe and Asia. A liberal a...

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Welcome to the Global Academy of Liberal Arts

As GALA heads towards its first anniversary​, we have much to report—and much to look forward to. At Bath Spa, we are bidding a fond farewell to Diana Newport-Peace who is moving on to the University of South Australia. GALA’s robust health and bright future are very much testament to Diana’s diligence and brio, and we wish her all the best in her new post. ​Diana has been succeeded by...

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Graduating Global Citizenship students at Bath Spa University

Global Citizenship Students at Bath Spa University studying with GALA partners

Graduating Global Citizenship students at Bath Spa University were presented with their certificates on the Vice Chancellor’s terrace on a gloriously sunny day in June 2015. The Certificate requires students to complete an international placement of at least three weeks in duration that can include a semester or full-year of study abroad through the Erasmus programme or the University’s inte...

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Communication without Borders

The GALA conference, Communication without Borders, will be held at the Communication University of China, Beijing on 6-7 July, 2015 bringing together GALA partners to investigate the ways in which international collaboration can transform our activities as scholars, teachers and students. Contact: Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus: r.mcguire- snieckus@bathspa.ac.uk

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