International arrivals

We can't wait to welcome you to Bath Spa University. We hope you're looking forward to becoming part of our wider global community.

Key information

International students should review our International webpages, where you'll find:

Key dates

2 September – Accommodation available for self-isolating students

International students who need to self-isolate are invited by our Accommodation team to move into halls of residence on 2 September at no additional cost.

18 September – International orientation day (online)

Starting at a new university in a new country can seem daunting. That’s why we offer a full day of information sessions specifically for new international students. All new international students are expected to attend the International Orientation Day, which takes place on Friday 18 September online via Blackboard Collaborate. 

The International Relations Office (IRO) will be in touch with you about your arrival, and you'll be emailed when your Welcome Activities schedule becomes available. Your Welcome Activities schedule will give you more details about what you can expect on the day. If you have any questions, please email

28 September – Teaching begins

Teaching for most of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses begins week commencing 28 September.

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