University of Bath celebrates its 50th anniversary – See our timeline of sport from 1966 to 2016!

Since gaining Royal Charter status in 1966, the University of Bath has enjoyed a special relationship with sport. Our rich history of scholars and successes - both national and international - represents the potential for athletes based at the University and, combined with our academic opportunities, offers students a unique blend of first class sport with first class education....

Our student offer

Students can enjoy a world of sport by taking advantage of some fantastic student membership offers at the University of Bath’s Sports Training Village (STV). Membership costs Student Memberships (annual) Fitness Peak - Team Bath Gym & Group Exercise Classes £279 Fitness Off Peak* - Team Bath Gym & Group Exercise Classes £209 *Monday to Friday - 6.30am to...


Applications for the Dual Career Programme are now open. Click here to find our application form. Please note: you must apply for the Dual Career Programme before applying for a sports scholarship. The University of Bath was the first UK university to offer sports scholarships and today 50 student athletes who have displayed potential for success both academically and athletically have...

Jamie Cooke and Samantha Murray contested the Kremlin Cup in October 2016
From Rio to Russia as pentathletes Murray and Cooke head to Kremlin Cup

30 September 2016

Rio 2016 Olympians Jamie Cooke and Samantha Murray will head to Moscow this weekend to represent Pentathlon GB in the Kremlin Cup. The University of Bath-based athletes will both be...

Piers Gilliver, Disabled Sports Personality of the Year at the 2015 Bath Chronicle Sports Awards, with coach Baldip Sahota
University of Bath-based athletes dominate Bath Chronicle Sports Awards shortlists

29 September 2016

Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic medallists are among the University of Bath-based athletes and alumni shortlisted for this year’s Bath Chronicle Sports Awards. Paul Blake, who won gold and silver at...

University of Bath captain Will Britton at the launch of the 2016 BUCS Super Rugby league at Twickenham
Captain Will Britton excited by “very special” BUCS Super Rugby challenge

28 September 2016

His long-term objective is to forge a successful career with Bath Rugby in the Premiership but for the time being Will Britton has his eyes firmly focused on dominating a...

Featured Events

19 Oct
BUCS Super Rugby: University of Bath v Loughborough University

6:30pm - 8:00pm

The University of Bath's first home game of the inaugural BUCS Super Rugby season takes place at the Sports Training Village at 6.30pm. Bath take on Loughborough University in what will undoubtedly be one of...

25 Oct
BUCS Super Rugby: University of Bath v Leeds Beckett University

6:30pm - 8:00pm

The University of Bath's BUCS Super Rugby clash with Leeds Beckett University rounds off a uniquely memorable 50th anniversary of the University gaining Royal Charter status. The match, taking place at Aviva Premiership stadium the Rec,...

4 Nov
Strength in Depth

4th November - 6th November 2016

This event is open to public spectators.

Sports Partners