New Students' Union for University of Bath students

An interior view of the new building
Image caption The university says it will be a tremendous addition to campus life

A new £5.5m Students' Union building has been opened at the University of Bath.

The centre has been funded principally by the university with £400,000 from the Students' Union and £100,000 from the alumni fund.

The glass-fronted building includes a cafe, bar, and nightclub and is fitted out with about 40 plasma information screens, wi-fi and a sound system.

A university spokesman said it would be a "tremendous addition to campus life".

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