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Bath Spa University Introduction 06 / 07Alongside award winning restaurants and quaint tea rooms you'll find plenty of 'student' pubs, many featuring regularly in the Good Pub Guide. Nightlife in Bath is good, with nightclubs, cinemas, the famous Theatre Royal, and a great comedy scene. There's also an exciting live music scene including regular sessions, day and night, at many of the pubs, bars and clubs - with plenty of involvement from Bath Spa students!"I like the street performers in Bath at the weekend." Steph, Year 2 English Literature It's also a great student city. The compact city centre has both grand Georgian streets and small picturesque passageways, packed with small independent shops and stylish boutiques as well as the familiar big name stores. "B ath is a fantastic place, ranging from quirky little shops to grand historical buildings. It's great!" Alex, Year 3 English LiteratureBath is well known as a city of festivals and the arts, with something for all tastes from Shakespeare to Jane Austen and books to boules! Bath Spa students play a key role in many of the festivals (both main stream and fringe) including the International Music Festival, Bath Film Festival, Bath Literature Festival." Bath's got everything you need as a student, and it's only 90 minutes away from London by train." Cathrine, Year 3 Creative Writing For sports enthusiasts there's the famous Bath Rugby Club as well as Bath City Football Club and Bath Races. " I love the fact that Bath's full of culture - but with a great night life!" Andy, Year 2 Performing ArtsBath is well positioned with easy access to Bristol - also popular for nights out.Bath is well known as one of the world's most beautiful cities. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site (England's only qualifying city) with stunning architectural sites such as the Roman Baths, Royal Crescent, Circus, Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey.What's Bath like?01 Bath's Christmas Market, image credit: Bath Tourism Plus02 Rugby at the Rec03 Georgian architecture04 Shops05 Thermae Spa, Bath 06 Pulteney Bridge07 Plenty of cafés and restaurants 08 Top tourist city02030405060708Sports centresBath has a total of six sports centres, including the main leisure centre on the river and the Olympic grade facilities at the University of Bath.Night clubsThere may not be a huge number of clubs, but each is unique and offers something for everyone.Square milesBath is a very compact city only measuring 11 square miles in total. This makes it very easy to get around. Places to drinkThroughout the city there is a huge choice of pubs and bars if you fancy a quick pint or a night out! Places to eatItalian, Thai, Bistro, Indian, French, Spanish, Mexican or even just fish and chips, Bath has it all. You will never struggle to find the cuisine you are looking for.