Bath Spa University is a leading university for creativity, culture and enterprise.
Bath Spa University’s origins date back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art, it has built its reputation on more than 160 years of tradition and success. But despite the long history it is modern and progressive, with an exciting mix of courses and structures. The university is growing steadily too, with exciting new courses and areas of research.
The academic team is dedicated to high-quality teaching, and will do all they can to give help and guidance in each student's learning and development. It scored 89% for satisfaction with teaching in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014.
With Bath Spa, you can expect a full complement of creative, cultural and humanities-based courses, alongside social sciences and sciences. It works with businesses to create courses that are flexible and relevant to employer needs. Combine this with the ultramodern facilities sporting the latest technology; social, collaborative spaces to work in; personal tutoring and peer mentors, and a wealth of advice and guidance services, a student has everything they need to realise their potential.
Through partnerships with businesses, students would get a wide range of career pathways and employment opportunities. About 93% of Bath Spa graduates find themselves in work or further study after six months, and in 2013, the university had the highest recorded number of graduates known to be in work.
There’s a welcoming and supportive approach and the university works hard to promote an ethos of care. Students have access to all sorts of services – not just guidance and support from tutors, but advice on anything from practical issues, like finances and disability support, right through to emotional matters, like homesickness. Ask any student and they’ll probably tell you they get great support. ‘Green Focus’ environmental policies have ranked the university 28 out of 143 universities in the People and Planet Green League 2015 - 'First Class Honours'.
My counsellor contacted me every day throughout the application process and helped me receive an unconditional offer. I am so grateful to SI-UK and will never forget them. I will study very hard as I feel this is the best reward I can give the whole team.
Sade Onyeje Social Work at Birmingham City University