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Annual Report and Accounts

The University's Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 July 2021, 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 2020/21 academic year, with examples of activities that have added value to our stakeholders.

How we create value

Students descending 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 2020/21.

Responding to COVID-19

A student wearing a face mask in the Library.

What we did to support our students, staff, and the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21.

A new University strategy

How we developed our organisational strategy for 2021 to 2026 by setting out four pillars to drive our activity. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21.

Official statements

The key performance indicators for the University operations, plus our Public Benefit Statement, Statement of Corporate Governance 2020/21, and our equality objectives 2019 to 2023.

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 2020/21.

Public Benefit Statement 2020/21

How our charitable purposes, research, teaching, creativity, enterprise, innovation, and international engagement have delivered public benefit in 2020/21.

Statement of risk

How we assess and manage risk in our governance. Part of the Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21.

Annual Report of the Remuneration Committee

The members of the Remuneration Committee, its financial disclosures, and the decisions made by the Committee during the 2020/21 academic year.

Financial statements

The financial reports from the University and the independent auditors.

Financial Review 2020/21

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 2020/21.


The approach we took to create the Annual Report and Accounts 2020/21.

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

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