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Joining us as an international student

Sign up for our online events, learn about our international scholarships, and see what some of our international students think of studying at 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.

Our university ranking

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.


Experience the University

Join our online events to discover what it's like to study as an international student at Bath.


Virtual Open Week

Watch live talks and ask your questions to our staff and students at this online event. You can find out about:

  • admissions
  • courses
  • placements
  • student life
  • student support

The next Virtual Open Week will be from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 May 2022.

Learn more about our Virtual Open Weeks.

International Summer School

Join this one-week, online programme to find out about student life and studying at Bath. At the event, you'll:

  • take part in academic activities
  • learn about applying to university and what it's like to study in the UK
  • talk to current students at the University
  • meet people planning to study similar courses to you

The next International Summer School will be from Monday 1 to Friday 5 August 2022.

Find out more about the International Summer School.

‘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

Life as an international student

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


Being of Chinese heritage in Bath


Camille shares her experience of being of Chinese heritage in Bath as well as her ultimate guide for international students moving to the UK.

Read Camille's blog post

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

Studying at Bath as an international student

Find out more about studying at Bath

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