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Bath is a lively and exciting city to live and learn in, with beautiful surroundings, historical sights, spas, festivals, a wide variety of entertainment, and a lengthy list of bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants. With all this going on it’s no wonder that so many students chose to live and study in Bath. There are two universities and several colleges, covering all types of study from undergraduate and postgraduate to part time and vocational courses.


The University of Bath ranks highly on UK league tables with an overall satisfaction rate of 90% according to the National Student Survey in 2016. The university also has world class sports facilities, a reputation for academic excellence, fantastic placement opportunities and high employability for their graduates. A broad range of courses are offered as well as many opportunities to study abroad and many societies to get involved in.

Bath Spa University is a popular modern university that offers an assortment of flexible courses from creative, cultural studies to sciences and humanities. The university is proud of its supportive and caring relationship with all their students.

Learn English

There are several language schools in Bath providing high quality English language courses, as well as opportunities to stay with a host family offering a warm welcome to the city.

Choose to study at:

Bath Academy

An independent college and language school that specialises in a personalised, tailored education, located in the heart of Bath.

Languages United

An independent, friendly, boutique school who are accredited by the British Council for teaching English.

Experience Bath

Experience Bath organises homestay English tuition for all age groups. Experience life with a local Bath family in a comfortable and welcoming home. Benefit from daily English lessons within the home and an individually planned programme of activities and excursions.

Bath English Study Tours

Founded by School Principal, Mark Appleton, who has had 25 years' experience with International House Bath, BEST operates under British Council Accreditation guidelines offering English language tuition and accommodation with host families or in guest houses and hotels.

Bath English Homestay

Learn English with Kathy, who has more than 25 years' experience teaching English. Kathy offers English courses with homestay accommodation in her beautiful Victorian house. Feel at home in a cosy double room, with beautiful views of Bath, homecooked food and total immersion into the English language.