Why Bath Spa?

We asked our students and graduates why they’d recommend Bath Spa University. Here’s what they had to say.

Friendly atmosphere

"It is beautiful, charming, inviting, inspiring, engaging, rewarding, fulfilling, supporting."

Bridie Doyle-Roberts, BA Dance graduate

"There's a nice community feel you get here, which you wouldn't necessarily get at other universities. Everyone's really friendly and the environment is amazing."

Hannah Pierson, BA History student

"Attending the University will change your life for the better."

Miranda Morgan Scott, MA Theatre for Young Audiences graduate

Great facilities and location

"The workshops, technicians and the facilities make your experience complete."

– Dina Carolina Sanchez Espinosa, MA Visual Communications

"It is based on a very beautiful and historic campus. Teaching standards are high and the support provided from tutors is invaluable."

– Carys Davies, BA Human Nutrition graduate

"You are not going to find a more beautiful campus in the rest of the UK."

– Sam Lawton, BSc Psychology graduate

Dynamic courses

"Each course is diverse and flexible and provides opportunity for students to engage with professionals and make vital connections."

– Rachael Hammond, BA Dance with Psychology student

"You have a lot of freedom to explore the areas you are interested in."

– Dickon Moore, MA Heritage Management graduate

"The module range is fantastic"

Alicia Penny, BA English Literature student

Career preparation

"It opens so many different doors and avenues for you to explore."

Francesca Spencer, BSc Geography and International Education graduate

"The MA course was really focused and helped me building my identity as a designer."

– Marianna Nello, MA Design: Fashion and Textiles graduate

"It has given me the ability and confidence to achieve things I never thought I could."

Rebecca Boulton, MA Environmental Management graduate

Supportive staff

"The one to one tutor contact was exceptional, I felt supported and always knew there were people I could turn to for every type of help and advice."

Martha Skinner, BSc Human Nutrition graduate

"All the tutors are incredibly passionate about their subjects, and are always willing to help."

Katie Reynolds, BA English Literature and Media Communications graduate

"The tutors are supportive and challenge you to become the best you can be."

Beth Powlesland, BA Dance graduate

The proof's in the statistics

  • Great graduate prospects: 96.1% of Bath Spa graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating (HESA: 2016/17 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education)

  • Top six for creativity: We’ve been voted one of the top six creative universities. (Which? University Student Survey 2017)

  • Sustainability and environmental commitments: It doesn’t stop with the people – we care for our environment, too. We're committed to becoming a certified Zero Carbon Organisation by 2030, and we have a detailed Sustainability Strategy that covers everything we do as a business.

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