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About the University

We received our Royal Charter in 1966 and are now established as a top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

Our university ranking

We're highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment.


The University Strategy

Find out about the 鶹ý Strategy 2021 to 2026, including our Mission and our Vision.


Our strategy to drive excellence in education and high-impact research, foster an outstanding and inclusive community, and enhance our strategic partnerships.

Getting here and contacting us

How to find us and get in touch with our academic and support staff.


How to get to the city of Bath and the University campus.

Information for journalists, bloggers and online commentators including latest news, research and facts and figures from the 鶹ý.

Facts, figures and dates

Semester dates and facts and figures about the University.


Facts and figures

Statistics and facts about our student population, research, campus and alumni.

Rankings and reputation

Information about our awards and league table rankings, student population and employability figures.


Governance, leadership and management structure

The structure of our governing bodies, Senior Management team and Academic Leadership team.


Governance

Our governance structure and the roles and responsibilities of the Council, Senate and associated statutory bodies.

Chancellor

The Chancellor is the ceremonial head of the University and one of its most prominent ambassadors.

Senior Management team

The Vice-Chancellor and the Senior Management team manage the University and lead on key strategies and projects.

We have three Faculties, one School, 16 Departments and three Institutes.

Community

Find out how the University works with local and global communities.


More people than ever are forced to flee conflict and persecution to find safety and sanctuary. Find out how we're working to help refugees and asylum seekers.

How we are tackling climate change, through cutting emissions and embedding climate action in how we do business, leading research and high quality teaching.

Listen to the Minerva Series of public lectures for free on Soundcloud.

Sign up to our Public Lecture mailing list to get information on upcoming lectures.

Partnerships and collaborations

From irrigation solutions in South Africa, to a research alliance with other major universities, find out more about our partnerships of global significance.


The GW4 Alliance

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We're one of four research-intensive universities based in the South West (Great West) region of the UK who make up the GW4 Alliance.

The search for tomorrow's champions

A late start to puberty can mean talented athletes are overlooked. Our researcher is working with the Premier League to harness young players' true potential.

Ethics

Our commitments to development and our ethics, including Freedom of Information and how we look after personal data.


Our ethical framework

An overview of our commitment to carrying out research, teaching and business activities within a comprehensive ethical framework.

You can make a request for any recorded information held by the University, subject to relevant exemptions.

Data Protection Act

The terms and scope of the Data Protection Act and how they apply to the University.

Annual Report and Accounts and access agreements

What we have achieved, how we invest funds into our continued development, and how we enhance student access to the University.


The University's Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 July 2020, including the financial report and the strategic and operational review.

Our history

Find out how we were founded, how we have developed and prospered, and read about some of our notable alumni.


The story of the University

A black and white photo of the 鶹ý campus in the 1970s

Where we came from and where we are going, from our origins in Bristol to the principles guiding us into the future.

Footage and photographs from each decade since we received our Royal Charter in 1966.

Our notable alumni

Read about former students who have gone on to achieve great things in business, politics, sports, arts and academia.

The names of our honorary graduates and the degrees they were awarded since the foundation of the University in 1966.

Explore the University

Explore our campus with a virtual tour.


Take a virtual tour of our campus, including the student accommodation buildings, teaching rooms, laboratories, and Sports Training Village.

About us

The 鶹ý was established on Claverton Down in Bath in 1966. We are a campus university in the South West of England. Bath is only 1 hour and 25 minutes away from London by train.

We offer courses in engineering, humanities, management, science and social science.



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