Nigel Rawlinson - new University Chaplain
Nigel Rawlinson - new University Chaplain

Welcome to the Chaplaincy

Support and care, space and prayer in the heart of the Campus

The Chaplaincy is both a place and a team of people. We are here for people of all faiths or none - all students and staff, to offer counsel, advice or just a listening ear. Feel free to pop in any time.  
Phone: 01225 386458 (Internal 6458)  
Duty Chaplain: 07966 341370  
During term time there is usually a chaplain available on week days between 10.00 am and at least 5.00 pm.

What's new

New University Chaplain appointed

New University Chaplain appointed

The University of Bath and the Diocese of Bath and Wells are delighted to announce the appointment of the Reverend Prebendary Dr Nigel Rawlinson to be the next Chaplain to the University of Bath.

Ecumenical Covenant renewal

Ecumenical Covenant renewal

One of Nigel's first tasks this year is the renewal of the ecumenical covenant. He feels that would be good as part of the University's 50th anniversary celebrations. Click this box to see the Covenant.

Notice board

Muslim prayer rooms

Muslim prayer rooms

If Muslim students or visitors to campus need access to the Prayer Rooms please enquire either at the Chaplaincy Centre, or security - which is open 24/7, providing your library card if you are a student or staff member. More details available here:

Where are we?

The Chaplaincy is at the bottom of the steps to the right of the Library.

Location map of the Chaplaincy

What's on today

Sundays in the vacation

10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Services at various times at a huge variety of churches all across town! Find the one for you in our Churches directory, and get the Sunday bus times from First (Bright Orange 18/U18).

More regular weekly events...


Thought for the week

"The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake."
Basil Hume

Mission statement

The Chaplaincy exists:
1) to serve the spiritual and religious needs of the University Community;
2) to provide pastoral care and friendship for all staff and students of the University;
3) to enhance the learning experience through exploration of faith, peace and justice.