Bangor University

University Profile


Bangor University offers an experience unlike any other. Rated Gold for its Quality Teaching, Bangor has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. There are hundreds of courses to choose from across the Arts and Sciences.

 

Location 

Bangor University has an unrivalled location, nestled between the Snowdonia Mountains and the Menai Strait, probably one of the most beautiful university settings in the whole of the UK. A small, student-centred city Bangor is friendly and welcoming with students from across the globe choosing to study here.   

 

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Student Experience

Bangor’s students are among the most satisfied in the UK (NSS 2019). Bangor's Clubs and Societies have been voted the best in the UK for the third year running (WhatUni 2017-2019). There are over 200 to choose from and membership is free, making it easy for everybody to get involved. The University has featured in the top 5 University of the Year for 4 years running (WhatUni 2016-2019). 

International Experience

Students have opportunities to study abroad as part of their degree programme. Depending on the course, students can spend between 3 and 12 months studying abroad or choose to take a year out on their International Experience Programme


 

Accommodation  

Bangor University guarantee a room in our halls of residence to all first-year undergraduates who hold Bangor as their Firm Choice and apply before the given deadline. Voted in the Top 3 for Accommodation (WhatUni 2019), all students living in University Halls of Residence have their gym and Campus Life membership included.  

Learning Resources & Facilities 

Bangor students can take advantage of the range of learning resources available including libraries, archives, study skills, computing, media and reprographics facilities. Some of the specialist resources include a multimedia Language Centre, a £3.5 million ocean-going research ship, a natural history museum and a £1.5M MRI scanner.    

Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre includes teaching facilities, a theatre, cinema, bar, cafe and innovation spaces as well as being home to the SU. Canolfan Brailsford Sport Centre offers state of the art equipment, including a two-storey gym, aerobics studio, IRB and FIFA standard 3G pitch and an athletics track.   

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Careers & Employability 

Students on most courses can take advantage of the ‘with placement year’ option offering an additional year in industry during their degree. There are also opportunities with the Skills and Employability Service that provides workshops, employer talks and other services to help identify part-time employment, voluntary experience, summer work, placements and internships.

 

 As you would expect from a University that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor are keen to offer extra help to their students. There are currently bursaries and scholarships worth over £3.4 million available to new and retuning students. 

 

 

Sustainability 

Bangor University is committed to being known globally as The Sustainable University. The University is in the top 3% of the world’s greenest universities according to the Universitas Indonesia UI Green Metric and 100% of its electricity is supplied from guaranteed renewable sources. 

 

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