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Step into Bath

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What is Step into Bath?

Join us for our on-campus residential summer school for students considering applying to Bath, from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 July 2024.

Step into Bath is a 2-night residential summer school for Year 12 students who are on track to meet our typical offer and who are considering applying to Bath for 2025 entry.

There will be interactive sessions to support you to make a competitive university application, as well as academic skills sessions to prepare you for the transition to university study. You will meet other Year 12 students considering applying to Bath while experiencing life as an undergraduate student.

You will stay in our on-campus accommodation, learn in our lecture theatres and use our purpose-built facilities for arts, sports, and recreation.

When is Step into Bath?

Step into Bath will take place from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 July

For safeguarding reasons we cannot consider applications for partial attendance (eg 1 night) therefore if you gain a place, you must be prepared to attend for the full duration of this residential.

Who can apply?


You can apply for Step into Bath if you are a Home UK fee paying student in Year 12/Lower Sixth who is on track to meet our typical offer and you are planning to start a university course in 2025.

To be considered for a place on Step into Bath, 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 (or equivalent in an alternative qualification).

You will also need to be taking the relevant A levels (or equivalent) for your chosen course and provide us with the grades you expect to achieve (these do not need to be official or awarded by your school).

If you are likely to meet our widening participation criteria we recommend that you apply for our Discover Bath programme or Find Your Way e-mentoring programme.

If you are an international student, you may be interested in the International Summer School

How much will it cost?

The 2 night residential will cost £275 per student

The fee will cover the cost of accommodation, food, and all activities.

Please note that you will need to arrange your own travel to and from our campus, and that we are unable to reimburse associated costs.

How can I apply?

Applications are now open and will close 24 May 2024, subject to interest this may be extended.

Please complete the application form in order to be considered for a place on Step into Bath 2024

Contact us

If you have any questions about Step into Bath, email the Student Recruitment Team