Living in Halls puts you right at the heart of University life. Each accommodation building has it's own student community that you will become a part of. Throughout the year there will be lots of activities and events to get involved with. You can even be a Hall Rep or Hall Captain for your building.

Join our community

Once you have been allocated a hall you will be invited to join one of our hall groups on Microsoft Teams by logging in with your @bath username (e.g. You can use this to meet your flatmates, learn about halls activities and Freshers' Week 2020, and ask questions about your new home in halls. You'll be able to join a group from the end of August, once you have your allocation.

If you can't wait to meet other Freshers, make sure you join our official freshers' facebook page.


Get involved - join your Hall Committee

Make the most of your time in halls by joining your Hall Committee. Each committee will have 1 Hall Rep and 1-4 Hall Captains depending on how many people live there.

As a Hall Rep you will:

  • Represent your hall mates on any accommodation issues.
  • Attend monthly Hall Forums to take student feedback and issues to accommodation and SU staff.
  • Run campaigns to improve the halls experience.
  • Influence change to make life in halls the best it can be.

As a Hall Captain you will:

  • Run community building events and activities
  • Bring your hall mates together and have fun
  • Run interhall competitions and challenge flat groups against eachother
  • Build a strong community to make your time in halls the best it can be.


How do I become a Hall Rep or Hall Captain? 

Hall Reps - you must stand in an election and be voted in by your neighbours. Don't worry, it's not as scary as it sounds! Just nominate yourself online, write a short manifesto to tell people about yourself and remember to ask your hall mates and flatmates to vote for you. Nominations are open from Monday 28th September - Sunday 4th October.

Hall Captains - you can apply by downloading an application form submit the written form or a short video.  Applications are open from Monday 28th September - Monday 12th October. Captains will be selected based on their application so take your time and think about why you would be great in the role.

**Elections and applications will open on 28th September 2020**

Full information and role descriptions here