Open days

Get hands-on and up-close. Experience Bath Spa University for yourself at an Undergraduate Open Day.

Come and look around. Ask us questions. Get beneath the surface. Roll up your sleeves in a workshop. Experience everything that makes us Bath Spa University. 

Upcoming undergraduate Open Days

Our upcoming Open Days are exclusive for Art and Design courses. All other courses are taught at a different campus and will be covered at our Talk and Tour event

  • Wednesday 4 December 2019 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design subjects only)
  • Wednesday 8 January 2020 (Bath School of Art and Bath School of Design subjects only)

What to expect

Generally our open days run from 9.30am-4pm; you're welcome to participate in as much or as little of the day as you wish.

  • Find out about your course

    You’ll be able to speak to the staff and students of the course you're thinking of studying. You can also attend a talk specific to the subject you're interested in. Some courses offer you the chance to take part in a workshop or visit specialist off-site facilities.

  • Campus tours

    Our student ambassadors will be on hand to offer you a guided tour. As current students, they can answer your questions about what being at Bath Spa University is like. Our Newton Park open days also have guided city coach tours which will allow you to explore the beautiful city of Bath.

  • Talks

    During the day there will be a series of talks that provide key information about accommodation, jobs, finance, fees and much more. Staff representing services such as finance, accommodation and student wellbeing will be available to answer any questions you may have relating to being a student at Bath Spa University.

  • Accommodation

    You’ll have the opportunity to find out more about the various accommodation options available to you, including our halls and independent housing.

  • Travel

    We've teamed up with Great Western Rail (GWR) to offer visitors to our Open Days and Applicant Visit Days a discounted ticket when you travel by train.

  • What's on

    Watch the space below for upcoming Open Day programmes and events.

Frequently asked questions

How do I book an Open Day?

Choose a booking form from the list below. If there are no upcoming events scheduled, you can register your interest for the next available dates.

What can I expect from an Open Day?

  • More information about our courses
  • Exciting live events and workshops
  • A chance to meet academic staff
  • Current students discussing life at Bath Spa
  • Talks with Accommodation, Finance, Admissions, Student Wellbeing Services and other teams
  • Tours of the campus and accommodation
  • Tours of our facilities – and even workshops that you can get involved in

How do I book onto workshops or coach tours?

We'll contact you nearer the time with all the information you need, including how to book onto the bonus workshops, events and tours happening at our Open Days.

I’ve booked an Open Day; can I swap it for another date?

Yes, providing that there are spaces available. You can change the date in our Open Day booking system – you’ll find a link in your confirmation email.

I can’t make any Open Days, what are my options?

We offer an Open Campus Policy at Newton Park, meaning you can visit us any weekday, 9am–5pm. Please note that if you wish to visit Sion HillLocksbrook or Corsham Court, please email opendays@bathspa.ac.uk as these campuses do not offer an open campus policy.

How many guests can I bring with me to the Open Day?

We recommend that you bring no more than two guests to our Open Days, unless they're also interested in studying here.

Will I be able to talk to Accommodation, Finance, Admissions etc.?

You’ll be able to talk to a wide range of our professional services, including Accommodation, Finance, Admissions and Student Wellbeing Services. 

Do you have parking on campus?

Parking is free at Newton Park campus on Open Days – but is limited. Parking is not available at Locksbrook campus, but a free dedicated offsite parking facility located at Bath Spa University Sports ground is available, with regular shuttlebuses to Locksbrook. A number of dedicated parking spaces for Blue Badge holders are available at Locksbrook.

Are you accessible by public transport?

  • Newton Park campus and Locksbrook Campus are accessible by the U5 bus, which you can catch at the bus station (next to the train station). We recommend travelling by bus – the U5 service runs every 15 minutes.
  • We also have a discount offer if you'd like to get to us by train.

Contact us

Email: opendays@bathspa.ac.uk

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