Studying in Bath, England, means students will be living in the only city named in 1987 a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the entire UK. The city is located within River Avon’s valley. It feels like travelling to a real piece of history going back over 2500 years. Bath is one of the most beautiful cities in the world to study in. Bath’s county is Somerset. The city is the largest in the county and is world-renowned for the Roman baths, built around 60 AD.
The spa town has the Latin name Aquae Sulis or “the waters of Sulis.” Spring is the best time in Bath, where students can enjoy the blooming flowers in the public gardens. Summer is mostly warm, but slight showers and clouds can be expected in the mornings. Winter can be quite cold, but Bath has various indoor activities to enjoy during that time.
The city itself has a population of about 100,000 people; however, there are over 25,000 university and college Bath students which make it a very young and vibrant student city. The city is home to the famous University of Bath, which is rated as a top 10 university in the UK along with Bath Spa University and Bath College.
There’s no shortage of things to do in Bath. The Roman Baths are simply a must to visit, closely followed by the Bath Circus, Bath Abbey, Fashion Museum Bath, and Royal Crescent, both of which are architectural masterpieces out of a Jane Austen novel. Austen is quite famous in Bath; she has her own Jane Austen Centre, where students can learn all about her achievements.
Bath city centre is very lively and vibrant. Furthermore, Bath’s nightlife is unique and great to be experienced when studying in the city. Street food and restaurants in Bath will satisfy your taste buds for sure.
Bath attracts over 4 million visitors a year which shows how attractive it is historically, architecturally, and culturally on a global scale. For university students, Bath is an exceptionally safe and beautiful city to live in and offers some great atmosphere for studying and enjoying your university life.