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Student Accommodation

  • First year full-time undergraduate degree students are guaranteed university accommodation if they meet criteria, including application deadlines.
  • Accommodation includes self-catered and catered study bedrooms located on and off campus.
  • Internet connectivity is found in all rooms and free room contents insurance is provided.

Accommodation Costs

Catered from £180 per week
Self-Catered from £110 to £185 per week

The costs above are for the academic year 2018/19

Student Life

  • Studying at the University of Bath, students benefit from a beautiful and thriving campus set in green space, and the historic and bustling city on its doorstep. Bath has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, with attractions including the famous Roman Baths and Bath Abbey.
  • Beautiful countryside surrounds the city; a skyline walk offers a guided 6-mile trail through meadows and ancient woodlands. The River Avon runs through the centre of Bath and it is possible to hire punts and canoes from Bath Boating Station, 10 minutes' from the city centre.
  • Bristol, Cardiff and London can all be easily reached by train.

Nightlife and Culture

  • Bath has a bustling nightlife with over 150 restaurants and pubs, bars and a good standard of live entertainment. Moles on George Street is a renowned venue for gigs and quality club nights while Komedia offers comedy nights and other entertainment.
  • The city is steeped in history, with the Roman Baths as the main attraction. Nearby the Thermae Bath Spa is a modern complex where visitors can bathe in the naturally warmed spa water. The city boasts a large range of museums from astronomy to Jane Austen, including the attractive Holburne Museum with its collection of treasures. The Theatre Royal hosts big-name productions; a more alternative selection can be found at the Ustinov Studio and the Rondo. Cinemas include the multiscreen Odeon and the independent Little Theatre Cinema.
  • Bath offers a year round calendar of events, including Bath in Fashion, the International Music Festival, and the largest Christmas market in the South West in late November.
  • Bath's shops are scattered between intriguing side streets and picturesque alleyways – all within easy walking distance of one another. Most of the high street stores can be found in the Southgate Centre, with quirky artisan and vintage shops dotted throughout the city.
  • Sport options include Bath Rugby Club, considered one of the finest in the world. Cricket is played close to the city centre, and Bath City Football Club is located south of the river. There are ten golf courses in the local area and the University Sports Training Village has a 50-metre pool. Walking, cycling and tennis are all popular.


  • Bath is a compact city with many of its facilities and attractions contained within an easily walkable centre.
  • There is a reliable network of buses in Bath, providing good connections from the centre to the surrounding residential areas, and with three park and ride locations.
  • Bath Spa railway station is just a few minutes' walk from the city centre and on the main railway line, offering easy travel to Bristol (20 mins) and London (1.5 hours).
  • Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away and an express coach service connects it to Bristol Temple Meads railway station.