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Annual Report and Accounts

The University's Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 July 2020, including the financial report and the strategic and operational review.

Introduction to the Annual Report

Key facts, figures, and league table rankings, as well as the foreword to the report by Pamela Chesters CBE, Chair of Council, and the introduction from the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Ian White.

Facts and figures

Statistics and facts about our student population, research, campus and alumni.

Strategic and Operational Review

The University's strategy and operations for the 2019/20 academic year, with examples of activities that have added value to our stakeholders.

How we create value

Student climbing the stairs on campus

How our people, infrastructure, finance, networks, and partnerships help us create value for our stakeholders. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.

Response to COVID-19

What we did to support our students, staff, and the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.

Changing the world with our research

A diagram of active nerve cells

We work with research partners to tackle global challenges and make environmental, societal and economic change. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.

Official statements

The key performance indicators for the University operations, plus our Public Benefit Statement, Statement of Corporate Governance 2019/20, and our equality objectives 2019 to 2021.

Key operational performance indicators

We use KPIs to measure our performance regarding research power, global influence, student experience, and more. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.

Public Benefit Statement 2019/20

How our charitable purposes, research, teaching, creativity, enterprise, innovation, and international engagement have delivered public benefit in 2019/20.

Annual Report of the Remuneration Committee

The members of the Remuneration Committee, its financial disclosures, and the decisions made by the Committee during the 2019/20 academic year.

Financial statements

The financial reports from the University and the independent auditors.

Financial Review 2019/20

The University's income, expenditure, and balance sheet data and the KPIs we use to measure our finances. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.


The approach we took to create the Annual Report and Accounts 2019/20.

Annual reports and financial statements PDFs

See the full PDF of this year's Annual Report and Accounts and read the financial statements and annual reports from previous years.

About the University of Bath

The University of Bath was established on Claverton Down in Bath in 1966. We are a campus university in the South West of England. Bath is only 1 hour and 25 minutes away from London by train.

We offer courses in engineering, humanities, management, science and social science.

University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Contact us

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