Welcome activities

Missed Welcome Week? Get yourself up to speed...

Hit the ground running by completing the following:

  1. Online registration and enrolment.
  2. Familiarise yourself with the induction information available on our Welcome pages.
  3. Read about the services listed below, which will help you to settle in and feel at home in no time.
  4. Look through our student IT induction information.

Upcoming induction sessions

PhD / Distance Learning courses

Your course team will be in touch about any induction activities.

Postgraduate Certificate – Professional Practice in Higher Education

Your course team will be in touch about any induction activities.

Partner Institutions

If you're studying at one of our partner institutions, your course team will be in touch about any induction activities.

ID card collection

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, there may be some changes to your ID card collection arrangements.

Students can collect their ID cards from the campus where their course is based, at the locations below. If you're on a combined course across different campuses, please pick up your ID card from Newton Park.

  • Newton Park, Vinery building (behind the Students' Union) - 9.30- 4.30 (closed 12.30-13.30)
  • Locksbrook reception - if your course is based at Sion Hill, please also collect your card from here
  • Corsham Court reception - ID cards are not yet available for collection at Corsham Court due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • Distance Learners - Students studying on a distance learning course will receive their ID card through the post
  • Partner Institution - ID cards will be posted to our partner institutions for further distribution where COVID-19 restrictions allow

Here to help

Library and Learning Services

The Library and Learning Services team is here to help you transition into studying at Bath Spa University. Have a look at their resources for tips on the following:

  • Vocabulary that might be new to you
  • Independent study
  • Digital learning
  • Assignments
  • Note taking and reading
  • Referencing.

Writing and Learning Centre

Read more about the services available to support you with your studies:

Students' Union

Get involved with the SU's wide range of clubs and societies.

Student Wellbeing Services

Student Wellbeing Services is on-hand to provide professional advice and guidance for all students. Learn more about:

  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Accessibility and disability
  • Money advice
  • Medical service
  • Peer mentors
  • Young adult carers
  • Estranged students
  • Care leavers.


If you think that you might have Dyslexia or another Specific Learning Difficulty such as Dyspraxia or AD(H)D, the University offers a full screening process.

We'll help you settle in

There's plenty of support available to help you settle into life at Bath Spa. Have a look at our informative Welcome pages to find out more.

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