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Transition: Next Steps

Part of the Transition Toolkit - an overview of what to expect over the coming weeks and months on your journey to starting at Bath

It started with a car...

Watch the story of Claire Guest as she recalls starting life at the University. “It started with a car” was written especially for our 50th anniversary and describes her journey to Bath and the impact that studying at Bath has had on her.

Results Day

Results day is the next big milestone. Hear from our students and their experiences.

Find out more about what happens if you miss your offer


After results day, if you meet the conditions of your offer, your journey to starting at Bath will begin!

  • It will start with a welcome letter from Admissions highlighting key information.
  • End of August – You'll be given access to your University email account and added to an online group for your Department and Accommodation.
  • From the start of September – You'll be invited to register.
  • Second week of September – You'll be sent details of the online portal full of useful information about joining the University.
  • Mid-September – A number of optional workshops will be on offer. Topics TBC but will include things like Anxiety Aid, dealing with Homesickness etc.
  • End of September - Arrivals period, where you will be invited to move into your accommodation.
  • End of September/Early October - Welcome Week, where you'll get introduced to studying at Bath. Fresher's week with all the social activities is at this time too.

Welcome Week

The SU are busy planning the activities for Freshers' Week 2021. There will be lots of activities for everyone to engage with. To get a taste of what to expect you can see what happened during Freshers' Week 2020.

Read Kishen's blog on socialising during a pandemic

See what happened during last year's Freshers' Week

More information

If you need more information, then the following pages may help. We're going to be in touch with everyone about the process for starting at Bath so there is nothing to worry about, you can sit back, relax and wait for your exam results.

Transition Toolkit

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