25 October 2016 marks the University of Bath’s 50th Anniversary

On this day in 1966, the University was awarded its Royal Charter.

Join us to celebrate the achievements of our first 50 years and look forward to our future as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.

Our Anniversary celebrations are taking place in Bath and all around the world over the next 12 months. We hope you will join us, and our growing global community at these events and share your experiences through social media.

Celebrating half a century

We have an action-packed Anniversary year ahead. Join our celebrations and share your memories of Bath.


Look further

We'll be telling the story of how Bath has become a world-class environment for learning and research through fascinating objects and personal memories.

Join the celebrations

We'd like to invite you to take part in our programme of 50th Anniversary events to celebrate with other friends of the University.

Upcoming Events

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Phosphatases and Signalling in Health and Disease

20 June 2016

The first of our 50th anniversary academic conference programme, this meeting will explore the cutting-edge developments and methodology in resolving dynamic phosphatase function in health and…


21 June 2016

We are thrilled to present Goal!, a rare opportunity to see the official FIFA film of the 1966 World Cup, which culminates in England’s victory…

Integrated Design @ 50: Building our Future

30 June 2016

Marking the 50th anniversary of integrated design at the University of Bath, this international conference will focus on building our future through a more integrated…