On February 1st over 30 Commonwealth students and branch members enjoyed a special reception in the Mayor’s Parlour at the Guildhall, Bath. A chance to meet His Worshipful the Mayor of Bath Councillor Rob Appleyard there was also an opportunity during the event to learn more about the role of the mayor, examine some of the many of the exhibits in the parlour and exchange ideas with Commonwealth students from a variety of educational establishments in Bath including Norland College ,both universities and Kingswood School. During the evening guests were also able to look at the Visitors Book which had only recently been signed by the Queen Consort Camilla and a few years ago by Buzz Aldrin, the astronaut.
Many of the students commented afterwards how much they enjoyed the evening, and the chance to talk with the mayor and meet colleagues from around the city. Countries represented at the event included India, Malawi, Nigeria. Zambia, and Australia.