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Outreach Programmes

Find out more about the Outreach Programmes and summer schools run by the University

Discover Bath

A residential programme


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Discover Bath is blended learning programme which will give students a real understanding of life at university. Over a few weeks students work in an online community with university students and staff and then visit the University where they experience first year study at Bath. Students undertake a small piece of work and if successful students can get an alternative offer when applying to Bath.

Autism Summer School

A summer schools for Y11 students with ASD.


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The Autism Summer School is for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who have completed Year 11 and are about to transition to Post-16 destinations. The one-night residential aims to give students with ASD the chance to experience higher education and university life and also equip them with the skills to ease their transition to the next stage of their development. A parent/guardian can accompany the student, with overnight accommodation for both visitors.

Sports Summer School

A residential for Year 12, high-performing sports students


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The Sports Summer School is a sports-focused residential for Year 12 students from under-represented backgrounds. With practical and academic workshops, this summer school will focus on and give an experience of what it is like to study and train as a high-performance athlete at Bath.

Apply with Bath

An online programme for any eligible student who has applied to study at Bath


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Apply with Bath is a free, completely flexible online programme that supports Year 13 students through the journey of making a university application. The programme is aimed at students planning on making an application to university for 2023, particularly those intending to apply to study at Bath.

You will have the opportunity to meet other students, chat with undergraduates already enrolled on courses at Bath and get help with your UCAS application, including 1:1 personal statement support and exclusive Admissions Tutor sessions. You can spend as much or as little time as you like exploring the resources, which are accessible from a phone, tablet or laptop device.

To be considered for a place you will need to: - have obtained at least six GCSEs at grades A* to B/9 to 6, and at least a grade C/4 in GCSE English and Mathematics - be on track to achieve the required entry grades to study your chosen subject at Bath - meet one or more of our widening participation criteria

Target Bath

A programme for students of Black African and Caribbean heritage


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Target Bath supports students of Black African and Caribbean heritage to gain places at the University of Bath, together with the opportunity to gain an alternative offer.

The programme is run in partnership with Rare, the diversity specialist with a proven track record of diversifying the intakes of the UK’s top universities.

Pathway to Bath

A digital programme


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Pathway to Bath is one-year programme for students under-represented in Higher Education to develop key skills needed for university. Over a few months students work in an online community with university students and staff to undertake their own research project. If successful in their project students can get an alternative offer when applying to Bath.

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