Studying at the University of Bath, students benefit from a thriving campus set in green space, with the historic and bustling city on its doorstep. Bath is surrounded by scenic countryside and London can be easily reached by train.
Nightlife and culture
- Bath is a cosmopolitan city with a rich cultural heritage. It's the only entire city in the UK to be included in UNESCO’s World Heritage list.
- Steeped in history, the Roman Baths are its main attraction. The Thermae Bath Spa is a modern complex where visitors can bathe in the naturally warmed spa water.
- Bath has a bustling nightlife with lots of restaurants and pubs, bars and a good standard of live entertainment. The city also has three cinemas and three theatres.
- A year-round calendar of events include the Bath Festival (a two-week multi-arts event) and the award-winning Bath Christmas market.
- Bath Rugby Club hosts Premier League Rugby Union games throughout the season.
- First year full-time undergraduate degree students are guaranteed university accommodation if they meet the criteria.
- Accommodation includes self-catered and catered study bedrooms located on and off campus.
- All campus accommodation is just a few minutes' walk from the centre of the campus.
- 24/7 security is provided with a dedicated accommodation security team.
- Internet connectivity is found in all rooms and free room contents insurance is included.
Accommodation costs 2020/2021
£183 per week
£113- £185 per week
- The SU and its groups host events throughout the year, from music, food fairs and cultural trips, through to club nights.
- There are 160 clubs and societies to get involved in, from cultural and politics societies to arts and sports clubs.
- The SU offers representation, advice and welfare services as well as a variety of personal development opportunities.
- Bath is a compact city. Many of its facilities and attractions are contained within an easily walkable centre.
- Students can easily travel between the campus and the city, either by foot, bike, car or bus.
- Buses run 24/7 from campus to the city during term time. The journey takes 10–15 minutes.
- The train from Bath railway station takes 12 minutes to Bristol and 80 minutes to London.
- Bristol International Airport is 15 miles away. A regular bus service connects the airport to Bath.
- The university employs 2,000 students on campus, with jobs available in various bars and cafés on site.
- Roles as a student ambassador or a tutor, supporting various outreach activities both on and off campus, are also available.
- The Joblink service connects students with a wide range of internships and part-time work opportunities in the local community.
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