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More than a room

Living in University accommodation gives you more than a room - it can create a sense of community, lifelong memories and lasting relationships.

Welcome home

Whether you're living in the city or on campus, it's our goal to make your University accommodation feel like home.

In addition to the practical elements of each accommodation option, it's useful to learn more about what it's like to live here.

We want to offer choice, so that everyone can find the ideal home here at Bath. By giving you a range of undergraduate and postgraduate accommodation options, including shared houses, en-suite rooms, budget options and quiet rooms, we can create a community that celebrates individuality.

Residence Life

We run a residence life programme to support your transition into University halls, develop a sense of community and help you get the best student experience from your time living with us.


Our remit includes social events and activities, welcome into halls, life skills, student support and engagement. We also have peer to peer roles called ResLife Ambassadors. These are current students who previously lived in halls and will regularly check in with you and your flatmates.


All events are free and open to all students living in University halls, unless otherwise stated. We have regular weekly classes and activities, like yoga, salsa dancing and guided cooking sessions, these are ideal for finding and building your community while learning new skills. Our team also host one off events like bowling, pizza nights and mixers, these are a great opportunity to meet new people.

Click here to learn more about our current events programme.

Living Together

We're here to help you to settle in to University life as quickly and easily as possible.

Student in kitchen playing games

We are here to support you through every step of living with us, from moving in to finding your community here at Bath.

Starting life at University can come with new challenges. That’s why we’re here to help. There is plenty of support within our team, someone is always there and ready to talk.

Learn about and submit your households Shared Living Agreement, helping you get the most out of living together in your accommodation.

Hear from our accommodation community

Hear from our students as they discuss moving in, making friends and building memories, and find out what a typical day on campus is like.

Where to live

Wherever you choose to live when studying with us, we're here to help.

Students in the Quads

We have accommodation in the city centre and on campus, with great transport links between. Whether you end up living in the city or on campus in your first year, you’ll have everything you need close by. On campus, you’ll be a short walk away from the Library, sports facilities, and Students’ Union. In the city, you’ll be close to cafes, shops, bars and other attractions.

Most of our students live in houses or flats with bedrooms grouped around communal kitchens or social spaces. You can also apply to live in our undergraduate accommodation that comes with Eat and Drink credit to use in our food and drink outlets on campus.

Whichever University accommodation you choose, you'll have access to support from our ResLife Ambassadors, as well as our dedicated Security team.

Our uniformed Accommodation Security team monitor accommodation blocks on and off campus. All University buildings, including all accommodation blocks, have 24/7 monitored CCTV and electronic access control.

The University of Bath is accredited by Secured Environments and has been named the second safest University in the country.

Spending time in Bath

As well as easy access to the beautiful city of Bath, we're lucky to have a campus set in 200 acres of landscaped grounds, meaning there's plenty of space to enjoy yourself.

A group of students sitting on the lawn enjoying themselves

With ten different campus bars and restaurants, the Sports Training Village and The Edge arts centre, you'll have plenty of places to find your place in our community.

The city of Bath is just a short bus ride away from campus, and offers lots to explore.

Bath is home to the ancient Roman Baths, the gothic Bath Abbey and the modern Thermae Bath Spa, and is surrounded by green hills and countryside.

Settling in

Make the most of your time here with our Meet & Greet talks.

Students in their kitchen drinking tea

When you move into University accommodation, you'll be invited to a series of compulsory welcome talks, to give you all the information you need for living with us.

The welcome talks will take place during the arrivals period - exact details will be emailed to you.

The talks will cover important practical topics like cleaning, recycling, reporting maintenance issues as well as getting involved with our social events and activities, getting along with housemates and welfare support.

Our ResLife Operations Team will deliver the welcome talks and also be present during move in to say hi and help you feel at home.

We also will run a series of mixer events with our ResLife Ambassadors in the first few weeks to help you connect with others beyond your immediate household, if you wish to take part.

Talk to us

The team are here to help answer your questions about choosing University accommodation, applying for accommodation, paying fees, moving in, and what it's like living in University accommodation