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Step into Bath

Find out about our online Step into Bath programme for Year 12 students, which will take place in July 2021

What is Step into Bath?

Step into Bath is a free, online programme for Year 12 students which will help you to make a competitive university application and to develop some of the key study skills needed to succeed at university.


Step into Bath is a one week programme and features a one-hour online session each day (Monday - Friday) on a different theme.

You will have the opportunity to hear from our staff and current students on applying to university, studying at university and student life. You will also be able to share thoughts and ideas with other students looking to study a similar course as you and engage with academic content tailored towards your chosen subject.


When is Step into Bath?

Step into Bath will take place in July 2021


Step into Bath will run between 19 - 23 July 2021 and 26 - 30 July 2021. The week you are able to join will depend on the undergraduate course you are interested in applying for.


Who can apply?

Step into Bath is aimed at students in Year 12 (or equivalent) who are planning to apply to start a university course in 2022.


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 or 9 to 6, and at least a grade C or 4 in GCSE English and Mathematics (or equivalent in an alternative qualification).

If you are likely to meet our widening participation criteria you may also be interested in applying for our Discover Bath programme or Find Your Way e-mentoring programme.

If you’re an international student, you may best interested in the International Summer School


Application process

You can apply online now for Step into Bath


To apply for Step into Bath you will need to complete our online booking form.

We will then ask you to read and agree to our online code of conduct, and contact you with further details once confirmed.

Contact us

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