Why live in halls?

What Uni Awards 2023 bronze award for halls and student accommodation


Living in halls of residence is a great way to get the most out of your university experience - a chance to make new friends, and for you to ease into living away from home. 

Live in Top 3 accommodation 

Our accommodation is modern and spacious and within walking distance of most University buildings. It's no wonder we were rated 3rd for Halls and Accommodation at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2023.  

Good quality accommodation

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Our accommodation conforms to the The Universities UK Code of Practice for University Managed Student Accommodation. The University subscribes to the Universities UK Student Accommodation Code which has been designed to protect your rights to safe, good quality accommodation, wherever you are studying and to make sure you get the best out of your time living in University or college residences.

Conveniently located

All our campus residences are within walking distance of the main University buildings, shops, cafés, bars, fitness centres, launderettes and common rooms, so you’ll never have to go far to find exactly what you need.

Modern and well-equipped

All our accommodation is self-catered, and most rooms have private bathrooms, with shared kitchen facilities. We pride ourselves on having some of the best student accommodation in the UK! 

Budget Hall

We’re pleased to be able to offer a budget hall option. This lower-priced accommodation will be in Bryn Eithin on the St. Mary’s Village, it has shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

This accommodation is available for a 42-week contract (UG’s) or a 51-week contract (PG’s), with a kitchen shared between 8 people and a bathroom shared between 4 people. 

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Guaranteed accommodation in your first year

All UK/Ireland applicants who have Bangor University as their Firm Choice, and all international applicant offer holders (conditional or unconditional), are guaranteed a room for the first year of your undergraduate degree, as long as you're based at the Bangor campus, your course starts in September and you apply before the deadline. We'll email you when it's time to apply and you will be able to select the room you want to live in through our online booking system. 

All our accommodation is self-catered and most of our rooms have private en-suite bathrooms. All our halls of residence are within walking distance of the main University buildings and city centre.

Take a look at our campus map to see where our accommodation is located.

What's included

Every on-campus residence includes: 

  • Wi-fi and wired internet access 

  • all bills (internet, water, heat, electricity) included with rent 

  • gym and Campus Life membership 

How to apply

Home (UK/Ireland) applicants: The accommodation booking system opens on 31 January 2024, and if we're your Firm Choice through UCAS we'll email you to invite you to apply for a room. You must apply before 31 July to be guaranteed a room.

International applicants: If you are an International applicant, the guarantee will be dependent on you holding an offer letter (Conditional or Unconditional) to study at Bangor University. Visit our webpage about accommodation for international students for more details

Gym and Campus Life membership included

Gym and Campus Life membership are included for all students living in University accommodation. You can use the main sport centre at Ffriddoedd Village, Canolfan Brailsford, or the fitness room at St Mary's Village. 

Campus Life is a programme of events that run throughout the year, including film nights, quizzes, trips and outdoor activities.

We're sorry that this does not apply to students living on the Wrexham Campus, and hall fees in Wrexham are adjusted accordingly.  

More information for Wrexham students

Accommodation Villages

We have two accommodation villages, Ffriddoedd and St Mary's. Both are within walking distance of the main University buildings and the city centre.

Students walking through Ffriddoedd Student Accommodation

Ffriddoedd Village

Located in Upper Bangor, around 5 minutes' walk from the Main University Building, Ffriddoedd Village has around 2,000 rooms, most of which have private bathrooms. On site there is a shop, Bar Uno café bar, Canolfan Brailsford sport centre, laundrettes and common rooms.

Student Accommodation at St Mary's Student Village

St Mary's Village

Located close to the city centre, in an elevated position, St Mary's has around 600 rooms. There is a mix of accommodation types, including rooms with private bathrooms, studios, townhouses and budget rooms. On site there is a shop/café, fitness room, laundrette, IT suite and common rooms. 

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