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Outreach Programmes

Find out more about the Outreach Programmes run by the University

Access to Bath

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


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Access to Bath is an online programme that will prepare students for study and life at Bath. The transition to university can be a challenging time for any student, and we want to help support this process. Any qualifying under-represented student who applies to the University of Bath will be given an alternative offer for their course(s) if they complete the programme. Through this programme students will find out what being a student at Bath is like and will develop their skills, confidence and knowledge to help them make a smooth transition to the University.

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.

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.

Step into Bath

An online experience of Bath


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Step into Bath is a one week programme and will feature online sessions each day on a different theme. Students hear from some of our staff and current students, and get to share thoughts and ideas with other students looking to apply to study at university.

On Track to Bath

A programme for local students


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On Track to Bath is not being delivered in 2021 due to COVID-19, but the digital Pathway to Bath programme is available to support students.

On Track to Bath is a one-year programme for local A level students under-represented in Higher Education to develop key skills needed for university. Over a few months through visiting the University and working with university students and staff On Track to Bath students undertake their own research project. If successful in their project students can get an alternative offer when applying to Bath.

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