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Making connections

Where you can meet other people when at University.

University services

Autism Social Group

The Autism Social Group is run by the Disability Service for students who identify as being on the Autism Spectrum, whether there is a formal diagnosis or not.

Social Networking Group

The Social Networking Group is a weekly social group for students who, for whatever reason, are feeling lonely or isolated at University.

Sports Training Village

The Sports Training Village is open to staff, students and the public. STV facilities include a gym, Olympic Legacy swimming pool, athletics track, pitches and courts.

Student Support

Student Support run a number of wellbeing activities to help you improve your wellbeing. All activities are free but do require booking, such as gardening, running, dog walking and cooking classes.

SU services

SU Activities Officer

The SU Activities Officer is elected to represent student groups, including societies and volunteering. You can contact them with any queries or concerns related to joining student groups.

Skills training

The skills training service offers peer-led workshops, covering a variety of topics such as Public Speaking, Cultural Awareness, Cooking, CVs & Interviews and many more, to develop and support your skills while at University.

Peer assisted learning

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is informal study groups led by students who have already completed your unit or programme to provide extra support outside of formal teaching.

Peer mentors

Peer mentors provide informal support from a student mentor from the same course to help you settle in, give any advice, answer any questions, or prepare for your placement.


There are a range of volunteering opportunities and volunteering groups at the University and the community to get involved with.

Bath Erasmus and Exchange Network

Bath Erasmus and Exchange Network (BEN) welcomes hundreds of exchange students from around the world every year, providing informal support for exchange students as well as hosting events.

International Students' Association

The International Students' Association (ISA) connects cultures through socials, support and representation to improve the international student experience and ensure you get the most out of your time at the University of Bath.

Mature Students Group

The Mature Students Group helps connect mature students with each other and make friends in a sociable and friendly atmosphere, where you can relax away from study.

SU groups

Find a sports club, society, volunteering group or support group in the SU. These are all run by students, for students, and can enhance your university experience and allow you to meet others with similar interests.

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