Discover Bath


South West

Type of opportunity

Preparation for university

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About this opportunity

Discover Bath is a summer programme which aims to give prospective students a taste of first-year life and study at the University of Bath. It is free-of-charge, including on-campus accommodation, free meals for the duration of your stay, a programme of academic sessions (lectures, seminars, workshops) and fun social activities.

All Discover Bath participants who apply to study at Bath will receive additional consideration during the application process.

Level of Study

  • Pre-university


Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Temporary refugee permission, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Indefinite Leave to Remain, Ukraine schemes, Other forms of sanctuary (including Calais Leave, Section 67 Leave, UASC leave and Stateless Leave), Other

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

If you’re unsure of your eligibility, please contact

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Application support and advice
  • Other (see below)

Other support provided

You will be considered for contextual admissions if you meet our Widening Participation Criteria. Contextual offers are available if you are studying A levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma. A contextual offer includes a reduction of one grade below our typical entry requirements. Contextual offers help to promote fairness and are available to those who meet our widening access criteria across our undergraduate courses.

In addition, having completed the Discover Bath programme successfully, you may be eligible to receive a guaranteed conditional offer.

Additional notes about support provided

As part of Discover Bath you will:

  • study a course in your Discover Bath subject area delivered by University of Bath lecturers, researchers and current students
  • find out what it’s like to study at the University of Bath
  • stay on the University campus for 2 nights in actual undergraduate student accommodation
  • complete a self-reflection task following the residential with support provided by University staff and Student Ambassadors
  • receive support on writing a personal statement, understanding the UCAS process, student finance, and much more
  • join in with fun, social activities (led by current university students) to get a flavour of real student life
  • gain skills that will be essential for successful university study (e.g. research skills, independent study, teamwork)
  • network and make new, like-minded friends

Types of study available

  • Face-to-face

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Stephanie Gan