Student Areas in Bath
If you're on the lookout for student accommodation in Bath, you won't be short for options. Located in Somerset, Bath welcomes over 300,000 visitors every year from all parts of the world. With two highly performing universities, it’s no surprise that Bath is packed full of international students looking to study. This makes for a diverse life as a student in the city, and you won't be disappointed by the abundance of culture. The universities are located at opposite ends of the city, and the student areas that sit between them are a popular choice for student accommodation - no matter where you choose to study.
There are a number of sought-after areas to choose from if you're looking to study at the University of Bath. Student accommodation is spread across various areas in the city, which are bound to suit your taste, depending on what kind of student home you’re looking for.
The city is graced with an abundance of stunning 18th-century Georgian houses - many of which have now been renovated into large student properties. The student homes in Bath come in a range of sizes, with larger detached homes available for larger group sizes, three-storey Georgian style terraced houses for mid-sized groups, as well as double-bedroom student apartments for those wanting to live alone or with a partner.
Bath is full of historical architecture and attractions, such as Pulteney Bridge which sits on the River Avon. The city received World Heritage Site status in 1987 as a result of being home to a bunch of 18th-century architecture, Roman remains, natural hot springs and a stunning landscape setting. The hot springs and Roman Baths are a huge tourist attraction in Bath, with the city's famous Thermae Spa being Britain's only natural thermal spa.
The universities, thriving nightlife and extensive heritage draw in over 21,000 students to the city each year. The University of Bath is understandably a popular place of study. Due to the university's high standard of teaching, it was awarded the Royal Charter in 1966, and currently holding the TEF Gold Award. The university is also known for its high-profile sporting facilities, where international competitions, such as the tennis Fed Cup, are held.
For those interested in culture, there’s plenty to indulge in - from museums, art galleries and theatres. Not to mention the famous Roman Baths, narrowboat trips and surrounding national parks. For festival lovers, Bath is an absolute hot spot. The city is home to the famous Bath Festival. Plus, with just a short train ride to Bristol and Brighton, getting to either Glastonbury or Brighton’s Pride is easy.
A night out closer to home is also on the cards. There are plenty of Student Union events at each university, as well as student clubs such as Po Na Na, and Moles, one of the UK's best live music venues.
For those studying at the University of Bath, most areas in Bath have great transport links to the main Claverton Down Campus. Oldfield Park and Bathwick are both within walking distance from the city centre, and are close to the action for students from the University of Bath. If you want to be right by campus, Widcombe is just beside the university. This is perfect for anyone who wants just a short walk to their morning lectures. The area still has good links into the city for those brilliant Bath bar crawls.
For students studying at Bath Spa University, the most popular and convenient place to live is Oldfield Park. The area has direct bus routes into campus, as well as many useful local amenities and great nightlife situated in the area.
Our wide range of student accommodation in Bath will provide you with exactly what you need. From large and spacious living to cosy apartments, UniHomes has a large array of student accommodation situated in and around Bath for you to choose from.