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University of Bath

Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

Type:University / College

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University of Bath


Set in 200 acres of landscaped grounds, the University of Bath was established on Claverton Down in 1966. This well-ranked university offers courses in engineering, humanities, management, science and social science. 

In the last decade, the university has invested over £450 million into the campus, including new accommodation, academic buildings and sports facilities to support both recreational and professional sporting development. University of Bath-based athletes won six medals in the Rio 2016 Olympics. 

Throughout the summer months, the University transforms its student halls into guest accommodation, creating a budget accommodation option for visitors to Bath from June to September. Guest accommodaiton includes free parking, a buffet breakfast and a secure campus setting.

The University of Bath has been:

Awarded Gold status in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework
Ranked 4th overall out of 122 in the THE Student Experience Survey 2018
Ranked 6th best university in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020
Ranked 4th for employment after six months in the Guardian University Guide 2020
Ranked 5th for graduate prospects by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
Achieved 87.26% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2019

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2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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