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Information for new taught postgraduate students

What you need to know for your busy first few weeks as a taught postgraduate student.

Things you should do

What you should be doing this week to make sure you don't miss out on any information, deadlines or events


Academic Skills

Group of students participating in an academic skills tutorial.

We provide academic skills support and enhancement to all students.

Welcome Weeks Programme 2020

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Find out what's going on in your first few weeks at Bath. What activities we have, any support you need, get involved and make the most of your time here.


Welcome to your department

An introduction from your Director of Studies telling you what expect in the first weeks of your course, with things you can do before you arrive.

Important information related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

It's important that you know what you should do to stay safe and reduce the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19).



Tell us if you are self-isolating

We need to know if you are self isolating, because you have symptoms, have tested positive for Coronavirus or just because you live with someone who has.

Tier 4 visa holders

What you need to know if you're an international student coming to study in Bath.


Living in the UK

Learn more about daily life and culture in the UK, including holidays, religion, driving and healthcare.


Finding your way round Bath

How to get to some important places around campus, including the Library, some places to eat and where to catch a bus.


Campus bus terminus

Photo of the University of Bath campus bus terminus

The main passenger drop-off and pick-up point for buses to and from the University is near the east entrance to the Parade.

Students' Union

The SU building from the outside

The SU (Students' Union) building houses the SU and their offices, the Student Centre, food outlets and the campus pub and nightclub.

Sports Training Village (STV)

Aerial view of the sports training village

Open to staff, students and the public. The STV facilities include a gym, Olympic Legacy swimming pool, athletics track, pitches and courts.


The Library

The Library is at the centre of our campus. Several services are available in the building, including the Security Desk.

Student Finance Office

Student Finance Office can help you with questions about tuition fees, loans and payments of scholarships and bursaries.

Setting up your computer and phone

How to get connected to the internet, set up your devices and install everything you need.


Beware of phishing and fraud

Fish hook on a computer keyboard

Don’t get caught out by phishing attempts. The University or the Students Loans Company will never ask for your login and password.


Help and support

How to get advice and support if you need it.


Support to help you succeed

Student talking to an Adviser

You can get help and advice from Student Services at any time. Find out what we do and make sure you get the most out your university experience.


Peer mentoring

Find out how your Peer Mentor can help you settle into university life.

Security

The University of Bath's Security team is here to help at all times; 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns about Welcome Week, please contact us in person or online.