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University of Bath

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966 and is now firmly established as a top ten UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. We have a strong international perspective, attracting the best staff and students from around the world and a culture of encouraging research, enterprise and innovation


Our campus, overlooks the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath and offers outstanding facilities including one of the best Students’ Unions in the UK, a world-class Sports Training Village and a £5.5million Student Centre. We are currently investing £100 million in our campus to provide additional teaching space and student accommodation as well as a new Centre for the Arts.

Courses and careers

Our degrees are innovative and demanding, aiming to provide students with the skills to succeed in the most competitive work environments. All of our programmes offer placement opportunities and some also offer the opportunity to study abroad. Students are attracted by our excellent academic reputation and outstanding graduate employment record.

Student experience

Bath students are the most satisfied university students in the UK – according to figures released by the 2013 National Student Survey. Our welcoming and inclusive campus community values and supports students throughout their time with us. We offer world-class sports facilities and a wide array of social, recreational and personal development opportunities.

Our award winning Students’ Union forms an important part of the student experience providing advice and support, a focus for social activities and job opportunities as well as organising a range of clubs and societies. 

Watch these videos in which the students, who are all the first in their families to go to University, talk about what prompted them to apply and how they've benefited from this experience to date.


Jodie & Stephanie (Sport & Exercise Science), and Coran (Aerospace Engineering)



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