Choose the payment method that best suits you.

Direct Debit

  • This is our recommended payment method
  • Payment is in instalments only
  • Direct Debits are only available from UK bank accounts

Credit or debit card

  • Payment of accommodation fees made by credit card will incur a fee of 1% of the total transaction value
  • Payment will be taken in the local currency of the card, unless you state £GBP (Pounds Sterling) at the time you accept your accommodation contract
  • We are unable to accept American Express or Diners’ Cards

Bank transfers and direct transfers

  • You must allow at least ten working days for funds to reach the University's account
  • Use your name, room number and student number as the reference for your bank transfer

University bank account details

Barclays Bank plc
4-5 Southgate Street
Bath
BA1 1AQ

Account Name: University of Bath
Account Number: 00981303
Sort Code: 20-05-06
SWIFTBIC: BARC GB 22
IBAN: GB90 BARC 20050600981303
VAT Reg. Number: GB 639 5421 22

Before transferring any funds into our bank account, make sure your reference information is correct. This will help us identify your payment.

International bank transfers

  • You must allow at least fifteen working days for funds to reach the University's account
  • The bank may make a charge of between £6 and £18 for this service, so make sure you adjust the amount you transfer to compensate for this

To use the most secure method of international bank transfer, send your funds through Pay to Study.

Bank drafts and cheques

  • Make cheques and bank drafts payable to the University of Bath
  • You can pay in person, or send it to the Accommodation Finance Office in the West Accommodation Centre

Travellers cheques

  • Make cheques payable to the University of Bath
  • You must pay in person at the Accommodation Finance Office in the West Accommodation Centre

Cash

  • You must indicate that you are paying by cash when you accept the contract
  • You must pay in person at the Accommodation Finance Office in the West Accommodation Centre

We recommend that you do not carry large sums of cash with you.