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  • Intersemester Break

    Unlike a lot of English universities, instead of having three terms, Bath has a system of two semesters. Semester 1 runs from September to January and Semester 2 from February to May. This means, at Bath, you will have pretty...

  • Budgeting as a first year

    I often want to spend my money. All of it. Including the £1500 interest free overdraft which isn't actually my money. This is a poor life choice, don't do it. Let's put things in perspective. I have £10.00 in my...

  • The week after January exams - The 'ISB' (inter-semester break)

    With revision and January exams finally over it was time to relax and enjoy everything Bath has to offer without the stresses of academic work looming over campus. The lecturers were very helpful leading up to the exams as they...

  • Travel and Visitors

    Although it can be hard to say goodbye to your friends and family when you leave for university, one of the nice things about most university accommodation is that (providing you're prepared to sleep on the tiny square of floor...

  • My Flatmates

    As my first term draws to a close, I feel it’s time to write a blog post about the bunch of weirdos whom I’ve been living with for the past 4 months. My first impressions of them arouse from their...

  • Bits to bring to university

    It might seem like an odd time to write about what to bring to university as I am now well into the second semester at Bath, but I feel a little better equipped now to give some advice. As you...

  • Sorting accommodation for next year

    With everyone back after the Christmas break it was inevitable that the conversation would swiftly turn to the dreaded 'accommodation for next year' topic. Like most other universities, Bath does not offer accommodation on campus for second year undergraduates and...

  • January Exams

    The majority of courses at Bath have exams in January. Most of you will be used to this as it’s the same for most schools and most A Level courses in England. But it can still feel a bit soon...

  • Management - A Review

    Happy New Year! My first term studying Management with Marketing at the University of Bath is over and I think that I am therefore qualified to write a little review about my subject. It's probably the only review you will...

  • Arts at the University of Bath

    Today I am going to talk about the arts at the University of Bath. As I mentioned in my original introductory post, I have done a lot of performing arts, and that is something which is really important to me,...