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Joining us as an international student

Find out what some of our international students think about studying at Bath and learn about the scholarships we offer to international students.

Our international community

Studying for your degree in the UK is an exciting step and we provide a range of services to make coming to Bath as simple as possible.

About one-third of our students come from outside the UK, representing 153 nationalities around the world.1 As an international student at Bath, you’ll be an essential part of the vitality and diversity of our community, where we aim to help each student feel fully supported and like they belong.

Life as an international student

Some of our international students share their experiences of student life.

Life in Bath

Living in Bath means living in a safe, vibrant, and historic city with a friendly atmosphere and a welcoming community.

Bath is a double-nominated UNESCO World Heritage Site, both as one of the Great Spa Towns of Europe and thanks to its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture.

There are lots of historic places to visit around the city and, because of its cultural contributions, TIME magazine listed Bath as one of the World’s Greatest Places 2021, making it one of only three UK cities to make the list.

‘I chose to study at Bath because it offers one of the best courses in the UK for my chosen subject. The connection between Bath and the industry is very strong, which gives me a good chance to pursue a successful career after graduation.’
Godfrey Wong MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (2022)

Scholarships for international students

Our prestigious scholarships recognise and reward academic excellence and can help you pay for your tuition at Bath.

If you show outstanding academic achievement when you apply to Bath, you could be offered one of our scholarships for international students.

You could be awarded:

  • a first-year tuition fee waiver worth up to £2,000 through the Chancellor’s Scholarship
  • a first-year tuition fee waiver worth up to £6,000 through the International Baccalaureate 50th Anniversary Scholarship

Took off from Malaysia, landed a job at the Bank of England

Grace Ling is a graduate from BSc (Hons) Economics at the University of Bath. She shares the memories of her journey as an international student.

Read Grace's story
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Choosing Bath as an international student

Daniela, from Mexico, shares why she chose to study at Bath as an international student and what it was like relocating to the UK.

See Daniela's video and blog post

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We're highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment; we’re a university that's well-placed to help you succeed.

Studying at Bath as an international student

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1 32% of our 20,311 core students across all levels of study are from outside the UK (student numbers on 1 December 2022).