About Bath Spa University

by / Tuesday, 04 April 2017 / Published in Bath Spa University

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About Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is a University based in, and around, Bath, England.

Located in the historic city of Bath approximately 97 miles away from London (about 90 minutes to reach London by train) & 13 miles from the city of Bristol.

Bath Spa University is home to over 7,500 student from over 40 countries.
The mission is to provide an excellent higher education for the international students, supported by scholarship, research, professional development and collaborative partnerships.

Bath Spa University is the UK’s University of choice for creativity, culture and enterprise, and will offer an experience that is distinctive, challenging and fulfilling.

Leaving your own country to study in the UK is a big decision, but there is a friendly welcome and plenty of support at Bath Spa University. The Bath Spa team are here to help every step of the way. British education is renowned for being the most outstanding in the world and you can be assure that your studies from Bath Spa University will give you a high-quality qualification, a rewarding experience, and wonderful memories.

Bath Spa Reputation of excellence in teaching is reflected by the rankings:

  • The university has five academic schools of study and three main campuses along with a special Center for Postgraduate Study and Research and several teaching sites in and around Bath
  • Bath Spa University has a 163 year old history and the city of Bath has beautiful period buildings and breath-taking backdrop
  • In the Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2016 Bath Spa University has been Ranked overall 58th. (It is also the 8th Best Modern University in the United Kingdom as per the Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2016).
  • Bath Spa University is designated as a national ‘Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’ for the creative industries by the UK Government’s Higher Education Funding Council for England.

10 reasons to choose Bath Spa University: http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/study-with-us/why-study-at-bath-spa-university

Bath Spa University has four campuses:

  • Newton Park – Main Campus
  • Sion Hill – School of Art and Design campus
  • Corsham Court – Specialist Graduate Centre
  • Hartham Park – Centre for Teacher Training

Newton Park’s history dates back to the 14th Century. Bath Spa University began leasing the site from the Duchy of Cornwall, Prince Charles, in the 1940’s and has been sympathetically transformed into the beautiful parkland estate we see today.

Opening in the Spring of 2014, Bath Spa University’s multi-million pound, world class academic building will provide state of the art teaching, learning and social facilities for all students. The academic building includes study space, open access technology and the best digital studio resources in the South West of England.

The City of Bath

The City of Bath, England’s is the only UNESCO World Heritage City.
Bath boasts stunning architectural and historical sites such as the Roman Baths, the Royal Crescent, the Circus, Poultney Bridge and Bath Abbey.

Established by the Romans as a spa town to take advantage of the natural springs, Bath has always been a place where people come to relax. By day you can enjoy Bath’s quaint tea rooms, independent cafes and award winning restaurants. At night Bath offers pubs, nightclubs, cinemas, the famous Theatre Royal, and a great comedy scene.

The compact city centre has both grand Georgian streets and small picturesque passageways packed with small independent shops and stylish boutiques. For sports enthusiasts, entertainment can be found at Bath Rugby Club, one of the oldest, most prestigious rugby clubs in the country; Bath City Football Club and Bath Races.

Bath welcomes thousands of overseas visitors every year to its diverse collection of museums and art galleries including the Holburne Museum, the restored Georgian town house at Number One Royal Crescent and the Jane Austen Centre.

Throughout the year, Bath Spa University students play a key role in many of Bath’s festivals including Bath Literature Festival; the Food Festival; the Song writing Festival; and the world famous Jane Austen Festival.


The City of Bath has been voted the safest city in the UK for the last three years in a row (The Complete University Guide, 2014).



International pages : http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/international-students
Courses : http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/international-students/courses-for-international-students
Entry Requirements : http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/international-students/entry-requirements-for-your-country
Accommodation : http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/university-life/accommodation
Bath Spa University vision : http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/about-us/our-vision-values-history-and-people/our-vision

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