The Bath Spa Start
If you've landed here, you're well on your way to getting off to the best start at Bath Spa University.
Here you'll find a recap of our Welcome Package and some more content from the Bath Spa community to help you feel at home with us. We'll be updating this page regularly so do check back for more brilliant recommendations!
Don’t forget that to redeem your bundle you’ll need to make us your firm choice and start your course with us. Once your first term has started, we'll update this page with the steps on how to access your welcome bundle.
You’ll be able to meet with a lecturer through an informal chat or interview (if applicable), chat with a current student and explore the campus to ensure you make the right decision for you.
Personalised welcome bundle
Whether you’re a foodie, love entertainment or are all about mindfulness, our personalised bundle will make you feel right at home.
Rest easy knowing that you’ll have a guaranteed offer of accommodation – close to new friends, the great outdoors and in a world-heritage city.
Get £500 to boost your first year if you achieve higher than your predicted grades, get AAB or display outstanding talent in the creative or performing arts.
Mind and Body
The Mind and Body Bundle includes a year's subscription to Les Mills On Demand, Headspace and Spotify, as well as the opportunity to join clubs or societies for free*. Perfect for those who enjoy finding time to relax and unwind.
Mindful Moments podcast
Clinical psychologist and mindfulness practitioner, Linda Blair, has created a podcast series to bring the University community a short moment of calm, reflection and practical advice for anyone who is interested in considering mindful approaches.
The podcasts cover topics ranging from breathing, goal setting and self-kindness. A new one will be released at the beginning of each month.
The Entertainment Bundle includes a year's subscription to Netflix, Spotify, and Headspace, as well as the opportunity to join clubs or societies for free*. With this bundle, you'll be able to keep up with all the latest films and TV.
Unlock a world of dance, music and theatre
SparkFest is Bath's biggest arts festival produced by Bath Spa Productions. It's an annual series of innovative live performances that showcases the creativity of Bath Spa's performing arts students in the fields of theatre, music and dance.
Following the success of SparkFest Digital in 2020, SparkFest 2021 will offer both live and digital opportunities opening up its programme to engage global audiences with a digital festival as well as our live SparkFest events.
The Foodie Bundle includes one month of HelloFresh deliveries and a year’s subscription to Spotify and Headspace providing the perfect accompaniment to your first year. You'll also have the opportunity to join clubs or societies for free*.
Five recipes to perfect
Student Communications Ambassador Becky Spicer shares some delicious student recipes for you to perfect.
Becky also includes foodie tips for cooking on a budget, useful store cupboard ingredients and her favourite places to get food inspiration from.
Run by students, clubs and societies are a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends outside of your course.
There are over 70, on everything from Harry Potter to cheerleading, and if your passion isn't represented, you can set up your own!
More about Spotify
Spotify is a digital music, podcast, and video streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs and other content from artists all over the world.
- Choose what you want to listen to with browse and search
- Get recommendations from personalised features
- See what friends, artists, and celebrities listen to.
Spotify is available across a range of devices, including computers, phones, tablets, speakers, TVs, and cars, and you can easily transition from one to another with Spotify Connect.
More about Headspace
Headspace is a mindfulness and meditation app and online content hub offering guided meditations, animations, articles and videos.
You can access:
- Bite-sized minis for when you’re short on time
- Exercises to add extra mindfulness to your day
- Hundreds of meditations on everything from stress to sleep.
More about LES MILLS On Demand
LES MILLS On Demand offers at home workouts for all levels and goals.
You'll have access to 1000+ online workouts including:
Workouts can be streamed from your TV, laptop, mobile or tablet.
More about Netflix
Netflix is a streaming service that offers a wide variety of award-winning TV programmes, films, anime, documentaries and more – on thousands of internet-connected devices.
You can watch as much as you want, whenever you want. New TV programmes and films are added every week!
More about HelloFresh
HelloFresh is a recipe box delivery service. You'll receive simple step-by-step recipes complete with nutritional information and fresh, pre-measured ingredients to get you whipping up delicious dinners in no time. All of this straight to your door!
More about our clubs and societies
Run by students, clubs and societies are a great way to meet like-minded people and make friends outside of your course. There are over 70, on everything from Harry Potter to cheerleading, and if your passion isn't represented, you can set up your own!
Redeeming your bundle - how it works
You’ll only be able to redeem your bundle when you make us your firm choice and start with us. Once your first term has started, we'll update this page with the steps on how to access your welcome bundle.