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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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2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)


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  2. The only museum of American decorative and folk art outside the United States.

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  3. One of the few remaining eighteenth-century pleasure gardens in the UK.

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  2. Fascinating art exhibitions in an impressively majestic setting.

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  3. The widest and grandest thoroughfare in Bath.

    1.23 miles away
  4. Paved puzzle at the heart of Bath.

    1.29 miles away
  5. A historic seven-acre park with extensive shrubberies and beautiful flower beds, built in…

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  6. The Old Theatre Royal is an anonymous building in a quiet cobbled backstreet in the city…

    1.36 miles away
  7. Swanky cinema featuring plush sofa seating, in-theatre dining and a café-bar.

    1.37 miles away
  8. Bath's Oldest House is open for diners in the restaurant. Museum is open 11am - 4pm.

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  9. Manicured weirside gardens at the heart of Bath.

    1.38 miles away
  10. Celebrate Bath's unique landscape with Bathscape Walking Festival.

    1.38 miles away
  11. Historic, shop-lined bridge spanning the River Avon.

    1.4 miles away
  12. A historic, richly atmospheric place of worship.

    1.4 miles away
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