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Student Accommodation

  • The university has a number of accommodation options available to suit various budgets, from on-campus to housing located in the city centre.
  • The furthest distance between student accommodation and any undergraduate campus is 3.8 miles.
  • In recent years the university has opened new halls of residence, including 461 bed spaces opened in the city centre of Bath in September 2016.

Accommodation Costs

Newton Park Campus

Number of university/college beds 2,147
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £5,772–£6,909
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,850–£6,475

Sion Hill Campus

Number of university/college beds 116
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £6,204–£6,909
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,850–£6,475

4 The Circus

Number of university/college beds 116
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £6,204–£6,909
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,850–£6,475

Living Here

  • City Population: 176,000
  • Student Population: 20,000
  • Bath is a compact city, famed for its Georgian architecture and a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site. 
  • Bath's cosmopolitan atmosphere caters to all kinds of students and with the much larger metropolitan city of Bristol only a few miles away, they have the best of both worlds.

Getting Around

  • Bath is a compact city so most of its easy to get to most places by foot.
  • Cycling is a great option and if students don’t want to bring their bike to university, a hire scheme is available with pick up/drop off locations at the university and across the city.
  • Buses in Bath offer a quick and convenient way of getting in and out of the city centre from Bath Spa University and its surrounding residential areas.
  • Bath Spa railway station is a short stroll from the city centre. The station is on a major railway line, with Bristol just 15 minutes away and London a 90-minute journey.
  • Bristol International Airport is 15 miles from the city and an express coach service runs from Bath.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Over 150 restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs give Bath its bustling nightlife.
  • The city boasts a large range of museums, theatres, galleries, cinemas and a comedy club – so it's great for culture vultures.
  • Bath's annual events including Bath in Fashion, the Bath Festival which celebrates music and literature, the Bath Film Festival, a food festival and a Christmas market.
  • Bath is home to Bath Rugby Club, one of the best club sides in the world; its grounds are near Pulteney Bridge. The local football club is Bath City, located south of the river.