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University of Bath

A leading UK university with an international reputation for teaching and research excellence.

Studying at Bath

Belong at Bath

Studying at Bath means joining our multicultural student community on a vibrant, friendly campus in a historic city.

It means coming to a university that's well placed to help you succeed, wherever you're from. We're ranked highly in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction, and graduate employment.

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We offer more than degrees at Bath. Find out about our courses and explore your options.

Improve your employability

Bath graduates are highly valued and sought after by leading graduate employers.

Two thirds of our students choose to do a placement or study abroad, helping them prepare for their careers through real-world experience.

This is why we're ranked 6th for graduate prospects by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Making an impact

Shaping and informing the direction of research

Bath's world-leading research is improving lives and changing the world. Our enterprise and innovation deliver scientific and economic impact - benefiting communities locally, nationally, and internationally. We engage with the public, policy-makers, charities, and businesses to inform new research directions.

Our Doctoral College supports doctoral researchers and helps develop our research strategy.

Supporting the community

Working with the community

Our staff and students are involved with the community in and around Bath, including partnerships with community groups and collaborations with local organisations.

We support local students to prepare for their future, working with their schools and colleges to inspire them to pursue further study and careers.

Find out more about Our place in the community

Reducing our environmental impact

We're reducing our environmental impact through ethical food sourcing, waste management, generating our own sustainable energy, and raising awareness of how staff and students can help. We work with the local community, industry, public sector bodies and third sector organisations, to support the transition to the net zero carbon economy.

Find out more about how we're reducing our carbon footprint.

Working at Bath

Be part of a vibrant and innovative community

Our staff are vital in creating the University’s academic and professional community, and we value working collaboratively with others within our global network of contacts in business, the professions, the public, and the voluntary sectors.

Find out what it's like to work at Bath.

Collaborating with us

Research partnerships

Our research partnerships support the delivery of our research, ranging from national collaborations through to our inter-continental research network. We address industry needs in alignment with the University’s strategic goals and aim to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

Collaborate with us and work to make an impact in academia, business and society.

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23 August 2021

Phosphorescent material inspired by ‘glow in the dark’ wood

Researchers have developed a new phosphorescent material from lignin, a major component of wood.

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