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Sports Summer School (Yr 12, 26 - 28th July 2023, apply now!)

What is the Sports Summer School?

The University of Bath’s Sports Summer School is a sports-focused residential for Year 12 students from under-represented backgrounds in Higher Education (see below for our Widening Participation Criteria).

If you are a either (a) competing regularly in a team in your chosen sport and/or (b) competing nationally or internationally as an individual, then this summer school may be for you.

The Sports Summer School 2023 will take place from Wednesday 26 July to Friday 28 July.

See here for more details and how to apply.

What will I do?

This summer school gives you an understanding of what it is like to study at university whilst continuing your sport at a high level. You will:

  • gain an experience of what it is like to train in your sport at Bath

  • gaining an understanding of how to manage the demands of an undergraduate degree course with training and competing in your chosen sport

  • stay overnight in university student accommodation

  • experience our world-class Sports Training Village facilities

  • meet and train with coaches from your sport

This free summer school includes on-campus accommodation and free meals during your stay. Your travel to the University can be reimbursed for reasonable travel within the UK.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible to attend the summer school, you must be in Year 12 and meet the below criteria:

  • You must be competing regularly for a team in a competitive league, or competing at a Regional, National and International level.

  • To be considered for a place you will need to: have obtained at least six GCSEs at grades A* to B/9 to 6, with at least a grade C/4 in GCSE English (Language or Literature) and Mathematics. You also need to be on track to achieve the required entry grades to study your chosen subject at Bath. Please check the Admissions entry requirements

  • You should meet at least one of our Widening participation criteria. If you are not sure about this please email us and we can help you find out.

See here for more details and how to apply.

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