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Student Accommodation

  • Accommodation is guaranteed for first year undergraduate students, providing they meet the university's eligibility criteria and apply before the relevant deadline.
  • All accommodation is open to undergraduate and international postgraduate students.
  • The location of accommodation ranges from adjacent to teaching sites to four miles distant.

Accommodation Costs

Catered from £2,691 to £9,438 per year

Student Life

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

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.
  • Bath's annual events include Bath in Fashion; the Bath Festival, which celebrates music and literature; the Bath Film Festival; a food festival and the Christmas markets.
  • Bath is home to Bath Rugby Club, which aspires to be one of the best club sides in the world; its grounds are near Pulteney Bridge.


  • Bath is a compact city, making it easy to get around on foot. Cycling is also a great option; if students don’t want to bring their bike to university, a hire scheme has pick up/drop off locations at the university and across the city.
  • Buses 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.