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Living in the City

Find out more about living in University managed accommodation in the City of Bath.


We want to make your life in University accommodation during your time at Bath as comfortable as possible.

We have a Residence Life programme to help you get the most from living in your accommodation in the city.

The social events and activities are a great way to meet other students and explore your new surroundings. Support is available from the ResLife Ambassador who will regularly check in with you and your flat mates or you can schedule a meeting with them.

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ResLife Ambassador that are there to help students

Living in Bath as a student

Living in the city gives you immediate access to shops, cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs and other attractions. Our city accommodation is close to the railway and bus stations, making it easy to travel to campus and beyond.

Find out what it's like to live in the city
Studying in a bedroom in Green Park House.

A place to focus on your studies

If you need some quiet study time, there are plenty of study spaces available in the city close to your accommodation. You can find them in the following locations:

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Postgraduate living

When you move into your postgraduate University accommodation, you’ll get more than a room – you become part of our ready-made community of postgraduate students from across the world.

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Our postgraduate accommodation is based in the beautiful city of Bath. Your home is just a short bus ride away from our leafy campus, with all of the exciting attractions and amenities of the city right on your doorstep.

Our ResLife team run a residence life programme to support your transition into life in Bath, develop a sense of community and help you get the best student experience from your time living with us.

ResLife Ambassadors are current students who previously lived in halls, who are on hand to help you settle in. We have a designated postgraduate ResLife Ambassador team to help you during your time here.

Bath is generally a safe city, but when you choose University accommodation you’ll also get the support of our Security team, who are available 24/7 should you need them.

Useful information

Some useful links for your time living in city accommodation:

Sending parcels

How to send mail and parcels to University accommodation in the city.

Where to go for any help and advice

Students can get help with queries such as lost access cards and keys at the City Accommodation Centre.

Living together

From keeping your accommodation clean to submitting your households Shared Living Agreement, discover what support and guidance is available.

Travelling to campus

Find out the best ways to get to campus from the city centre are by bus, cycling, or walking. Learn more about active travel.

Starting life at University can come with new challenges. That’s why we’re here to help.

See the support available to help you settle in


If you have any queries, please contact us.