Getting help at Bath Spa University

Starting university is something most students look forward to, meeting new friends, making new memories and being in a new city. But with all this freedom comes responsibility, having to organise finances and find somewhere to live whilst keeping on top of your studies. It’s a huge change from college or sixth form, so to help you make the transition a little less scary here is all the information you will need for getting help at Bath Spa University…


For Help:

Accommodation

Email: accommodation@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 876 777

Childcare

Email: daynursery@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 875590

Disability & Dyslexia

Email: studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 876543

Fees & Finance

Email: funding@bathspa.ac.uk
Email: studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 876543Phone: 01225 876543

Health

Email: BSCCG.fairfieldpark@nhs.net
Phone: 01225 331616

International Students

Email: international@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 875777

Student complaints & Academic appeals

Complaints
Email: su-advice@bathspa.ac.uk
Email: studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk

Appeals
Email: appeals@bathspa.ac.uk .

Volunteering

Email: careers@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 875525

Wellbeing

Email: studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: 01225 876543.


Accommodation

One of the most important things to decide when you start university is where you are going to be living for the next year. If you live close enough to the university you could commute, but most students choose to live in University-managed accommodation or in private student accommodation.

Bath Spa University has different types of university-managed accommodation, which range in price and location from studios apartments, ensuite rooms, or shared bathrooms, so it’s important to look explore your options. Here’s a guide to finding student accommodation in Bath, including some of the best student halls. You can apply for university-managed accommodation when you are entering your first year studying as a full-time student and have made Bath Spa your firm offer.

To contact the accommodation team you can call them on 01225 876 777 or email them at accommodation@bathspa.ac.uk .


Childcare

To help support staff and students with childcare Bath Spa University have an on-campus nursery which looks after children between the ages of six months and five years. Oak Tree Nursery focus on active play, to keep the children active and engaged during the day whilst their parent/s are working or studying. For students at Bath Spa University, the nursery charges either £6 per hour or £50 per day (8am to 5pm, or 8:30 am to 5:30 pm). The nursery is split into two houses, Little Acorns for children under 2 years old, and Big Oaks for children over 2, the nursery also has three main outdoor play areas.

To contact the nursery you can call them on 01225 875590 or email them at  daynursery@bathspa.ac.uk .


Disability and Dyslexia

At Bath Spa University, they want to make sure all students have an equal opportunity and encourage students to inform them of any disability, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, mental health illness, sensory or mobility impairment, or any other medical conditions.

If you feel you may have undiagnosed dyslexia the university also offers free access to a dyslexia screening. They also have a Writing and Learning Centre in the library to support students with their academic work. The university can also offer additional services, tuition, mentoring, equipment, etc. to help students that disclose a disability.

To contact student wellbeing services you can call them on 01225 876543 or email them at studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk .


Fees and Finance

Starting university is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful and seem like your bank account is crumbling to pieces. Students need to pay tuition fees, accommodation fees, living costs, travel, supplies, etc. , and for most students, this would be the first time they have this much financial responsibility. To cover these costs most students apply for a student loan which will cover a students tuition fees and can also cover their accommodation and living costs.

If you need help or advice on managing your finances you can contact the wellbeing team at Bath Spa University at studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk or by calling them on 01225 876543. If you find yourself facing an unexpected financial burden you should email funding@bathspa.ac.uk for help.


Health

When students begin their time at Bath Spa University they are encouraged to register with the university medical service, which they can do online through the Fairfield Park Health Centre website. To get in touch with the Bath Spa University Medical Centre you can call them on 01225 331616 or email them at BSCCG.fairfieldpark@nhs.net .


International Students

The city of Bath is one of the UK’s safest student cities, full of history and culture. Bath Spa University welcomes international students from all over the world, and their international student advice team provides support from the application process all the way through to graduation. If English is not your first language they also have an English Language Unit, where you can have free tutorials to improve your English whether its speaking or academic writing. Here are our top tips for international students. 

To get in touch with the international relations team you can email them at international@bathspa.ac.uk or call them on 01225 875777.


Student complaints and academic appeals

Bath Spa University appreciate all feedback from their staff, students, and visitors whether it’s positive or negative. If students have a complaint they can make it to a variety of people, including their personal tutor/supervisor, student wellbeing services at studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk , or the students unions advice centre at su-advice@bathspa.ac.uk .

If a student wants to make an academic appeal they need to get in touch with the appeals panel, and request a review of an assessment, mitigating circumstances, or academic misconduct penalties. To get in touch with them you need to email appeals@bathspa.ac.uk .


Volunteering

Bath Spa University has dozens of volunteering opportunities, and if you don’t fancy joining one of their many existing projects you can create your own. Some of the current student-led projects include Coppa Feel, Go Give Experience, Primary Readers Scheme, RAG Fundraising, and Seasons. The university also has an annual volunteering week to encourage students to volunteer and celebrate civic support in their local community. Volunteering is a great way for students to learn new skills and give their time to a worthy cause.

To contact the volunteering team you can call them on 01225 875525 or email them at careers@bathspa.ac.uk


Wellbeing

Bath Spa University’s Student Wellbeing Services provide students with support through a range of services. They help student with disability and accessibility issues and also provide advice on other aspects of university life including finances, volunteering, complaints, etc.

You can contact the wellbeing team by calling them on 01225 876543. or emailing them at studentwellbeing@bathspa.ac.uk .

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