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In-Person Enrolment Sessions – Bath Spa University

You'll need to complete enrolment at the beginning of the new academic year or point of progression to your next level of study.

If you've completed your online registration, you'll now need to finalise your enrolment.

About enrolment

When do I need to enrol?

You'll receive an email letting you know when online registration has opened for your course. Once you've completed your online registration, you'll need to follow the instructions below to complete your enrolment. Your enrolment deadline will be stated in your online registration and enrolment email.

How do I get my Bath Spa student ID card?

Please note that when picking up your Bath Spa ID card, you'll need to show proof of ID e.g. passport, driving licence, bank statement. ID cards will only be available for fully enrolled students.

Bath Spa halls of residence (Lakeside, Gardens, and Bankside)
If you apply for your ID card in advance of your moving-in date, your ID card will be available to be used as your halls of residence room key and it'll be issued to you upon arrival.

For students not residing in Bath Spa halls of residences, you can collect your ID card from the campus where your course is based from Monday 3 October, at the locations below. If you're on a combined course across different campuses, please pick up your ID card from Newton Park. Please check the arrangements below if you'd like to collect your ID card at an earlier date.

  • Newton Park
    • Unite halls of residence students, 19-30 September 2022, Vinery building (behind the Students' Union) - 9:30am-4:30pm (after 2 October, please follow arrangements below for the campus where your course is based)
    • Settle-in week, 26-30 September 2022, Vinery building (behind the Students' Union) - 9:30am-4:30pm
    • International Enrolment Weekend, 1-2 October 2022, Vinery building (behind the Students' Union), 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    • Welcome Week, 3-7 October 2022, Vinery building (behind the Students' Union) - 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Sion Hill - PGCE students will be able to collect their ID cards at their DBS document checking sessions on 8-9 or 13-14 September. After this date, ID cards can be picked up from the security staff at Sion Hill. For all other courses, please collect your ID cards from Locksbrook.
  • Locksbrook security staff - from 3 October 2022
  • Corsham Court security staff - from 3 October 2022
  • Distance Learners - If you're a part-time student, distance learner, or on a placement or exchange programme, you can get your student ID card remotely. Please email studentidcards@bathspa.ac.uk for details, quoting your six-digit student ID number. If your course is not taught at a Bath Spa campus, your ID card will be sent to your partner institution for distribution.
  • Partner Institution - If you're studying at a partner institution, your ID card will be posted to your place of study and it'll be distributed to you from there.
  • Teach First - PGDE students will receive ID cards in the post. MA students can collect them from their teaching sessions.
  • Returning students: Your student ID card will be valid for the length of your studies. If your course end date has changed, or if your card has been lost/stolen or is damaged/faulty, a replacement ID card can be ordered from the Bath Spa AppHub.

Enrolment arrangements

New students (non-international)

You'll receive an email letting you know when online registration has opened for your course. Once you've completed all mandatory sections in step 2 of your online registration, complete step 3 by uploading a clear copy or photo of one of the following documents:

  • Passport (preferred)
  • Photo Driving Licence
  • Original UK Birth Certificate* or Adoption Certificate

*If your name has since changed, you'll also need to email a copy of your Marriage Certificate / Deed Poll document.

If you don’t have any of the documents listed above, please email studentregistration@bathspa.ac.uk for advice.

By uploading a copy of your photo ID, you'll be confirming that you wish to be enrolled on your course at Bath Spa University. Please complete this step before the enrolment deadline as per your email.

Once your photo ID has been checked, you'll receive an email confirming your enrolment. If you've applied for student finance, we'll notify the Student Loans Company once your enrolment is complete.

Non-international students are not required to attend an in-person enrolment session.

New international students

If you're a new international student, you'll be emailed about your in-person enrolment sessions. An international student is any student with a nationality other than British or Irish. Please note that all students who are subject to immigration control are required to attend an in-person enrolment session. This includes students with a settled or pre-settled status.

If you missed your enrolment session during Welcome Week, please attend one of our sessions below:

International Enrolment (all courses)
Monday - Friday, 12-2pm

All sessions are to be held in the Student Hub, Twiverton building, Newton Park (map).

What do I need to bring?

Please ensure that you've completed your online registration before your enrolment session. If you have any questions, help will be available on the day. You'll need to present the following documents to the enrolling officer at the in-person enrolment session:

  • Passport
  • Proof of your date of arrival in the UK (boarding card, entry stamp or e-ticket)
  • Proof of your visa
    • Entry Clearance Vignette (visa sticker in passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) if available*- Non-EEA nationals only, OR
    • Digital status document share code

*Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) - if your course is longer than six months and you have used the Alternative Collection Location (ACL) code for Bath Spa in your visa application, your visa will be delivered to us. Once your BRP card has arrived, you'll be contacted by the Immigration Advice Service with instructions on how to collect it. If you did not select the ACL delivery process, then you'll need to collect your BRP from the Post Office prior to your in-person enrolment session. If your BRP card has not yet been delivered, you're still required to attend your enrolment session.

Returning students (non-international)

Students continuing on to the next stage of their course are required to re-enrol online. You'll be sent an email letting you know when online registration has re-opened for your course. Please ensure that you self-enrol in Step 3 of your online registration before the enrolment deadline as stated in your email.

Returning international students

If you're a returning international student, you'll be required to attend an in-person enrolment session for 2022/3. An international student is any student with a nationality other than British or Irish. Please note that all students who are subject to immigration control are required to attend an in-person enrolment session. This includes students with a settled or pre-settled status.

If you missed your enrolment session during Welcome Week, please attend one of our sessions below:

International Enrolment (all courses)
Monday - Friday, 12-2pm

All sessions are to be held in the Student Hub, Twiverton building, Newton Park (map).

What do I need to bring?

Please ensure that you've completed your online registration before your enrolment session. If you have any questions, help will be available on the day. You'll need to present the following documents to the enrolling officer at the in-person enrolment session:

  • Passport
  • Proof of your date of arrival in the UK (boarding card, entry stamp or e-ticket)
  • Proof of your visa
    • Entry Clearance Vignette (visa sticker in passport) and Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) if available*- Non-EEA nationals only
    • Digital status document share code - EEA nationals only

*Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) - if your course is longer than six months and you have used the Alternative Collection Location (ACL) code for Bath Spa in your visa application, your visa will be delivered to us. Once your BRP card has arrived, you'll be contacted by the Immigration Advice Service with instructions on how to collect it. If you did not select the ACL delivery process, then you'll need to collect your BRP from the Post Office prior to your in-person enrolment session. If your BRP card has not yet been delivered, you're still required to attend your enrolment session.

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