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All distances from city center Bath Spa University in miles
All distances from Bath Spa University in miles
Known best for its rich history and Georgian architecture, Bath Spa University is a prestigious university in one of the most attractive cities in the United Kingdom. The city was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987. The university mainly focuses on arts and humanities subjects but also offers courses in design, music, creative industries, performing arts, sciences and education. It was established in its most original form in 1852 before officially becoming a university in 2005. The university has more than 8,500 students from over 50 different countries all around the globe. Due to its small size, the university remains a personal and intimate university with strong focus on teaching and student welfare. Bath Spa University has a growing alumni community, a network of over 80,000 graduates.
The university has many campuses in and around the city, with the Newton Park campus being the largest of the university's three main campuses. It was completed in 2014 and features some of the best digital media related teaching facilities in the UK. The campus has Grade 1 and Grade 2 listed buildings, gardens, and a walled garden. They offers a wide range of full-time and part-time courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in its eight schools. The university has got its name from the Roman-built baths the city is also famous for:
Bath offers a wonderful student experience with a thriving nightlife and a vibrant student community. There are several pubs and bars which have their own unique charm, such as the Roman-themed drinks at Bath Brew House. There are also a lot of park and green spaces to relax in and unwind, but if you're looking for something different, try Britain’s only natural thermal spa or punting along the river. There are also some sports venues located in the centre of the town, so you can enjoy the exciting atmosphere on match days and support your favourite team. The town is small so you can easily travel around on foot and by bike.
Bath Spa University offers accommodation to more than 2,000 university students in several locations around the Bath area, as well as on its main Newton Park campus. It offers furnished single and shared rooms with en-suite options like Bankside House which is just a 10-minutes’ walk away from the city centre.
Although these student accommodations are limited in number and therefore students opt for private student accommodation near Bath Spa University. These off-campus student housing are known as Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) as they are specifically designed for students. They come with plenty of onsite amenities and all the utilities included in the rent for a hassle free stay. The apartments are completely safe and secure with state-of-the-art security measures.
PBSAs offer an array of room types for you to choose from like self-contained private studies if you prefer greater privacy, en-suite rooms if you love being in the company of others. There are also one and two-bedroom apartments in a shared flat, with individual beds available for each resident. Other areas like kitchen, living rooms, and laundry are usually shared among residents. You don’t have to worry about your dirty dishes after the party as most of the properties are equipped with a dishwasher to make your task easy. You can also play a variety of indoor and board games such as table tennis, billiards, video games, and more in the onsite games room.
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