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Student Accommodation Bath

The ancient and attractive Roman city of Bath is home to two universities including the highly rated University of Bath and Bath Spa University. Search here to find the latest student houses, flats and halls.

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Not sure what type of accommodation is right for you?

AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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House
  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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Flat
  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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Studio
  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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Homestay
  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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Bedsit
  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Living in Bath as a student

The city of Bath is home to the University of Bath and Bath Spa University, and the city welcomes over 20,000 students each year. The city is famous for its connection to the historic roman baths.

Within the city of Bath, there are 18 halls that are owned by the University of Bath, and 8 halls that are managed by private accommodation providers. At University managed accommodation, there is the availability of either self-catered accommodation, or accommodation that includes food credit each week. There is also the option to choose either shared bathroom accommodation or accommodation with en-suite facilities, and accommodation is either located on-campus or within the city of Bath.

Private accommodation providers offer accommodation in the city of Bath and offers first years an alternative to university managed accommodation. Within private accommodation there are en-suite rooms or studio apartments available. However, many second- and third-year students choose to move out of halls and into accommodation in the city of Bath. This may include house shares or flat shares; many properties begin at 2 bedrooms but may increase up to 10 bedrooms. These properties are often managed by private landlords or letting agents who have years of experience in supporting the student population within Bath.

If you want to find out more information about the city of Bath then head over to our guides section. If you wish to find a student home today then start searching our website, we have plenty of properties available in the city of Bath. However, if you can’t find what you’re looking for then you can contact our team directly and they’ll get back to you with more information. With over 20 years of specialist experience, accommodation for students is the perfect tool to accompany your search for an ideal student home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Bath? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

Most students look for shared housing in Bath from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Bath will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £228 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Bath. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including Twerton and Weston.

In Bath the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.

Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Bath. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Bath halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Bath will be £344.

All landlords and property managers in Bath are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.

Bath Universities

Bath is home Bath Spa University and The University of Bath.