Why Live in Halls?

Make friends for life!

Living in halls will give you the opportunity to meet new people, make new friends easily and enjoy a sense of community.

Guaranteed accommodation in award-winning halls

We guarantee accommodation to all new first year undergraduate students who make an application before the deadline and hold Bangor as their Firm Choice. Our halls were voted best in the UK for quality of accommodation at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2016.

A range of options

We offer a variety of accommodation; including standard halls with shared bathrooms; en-suite rooms, studios and townhouses.

  • All our accommodation is self-catered
  • There is security on-site 24/7 and support includes Senior Wardens and a large team of Student Wardens
  • Prices include all bills for wi-fi, heating, electricity and water

Two student villages within walking distance to the University and city centre

We have two student villages, Ffriddoedd and St Mary's, as well as Neuadd Garth, a postgraduate hall located on College Road. All our accommodation is within walking distance of the main University buildings and the city centre.

Ffriddoedd is the largest of our accommodation sites, and has over 2,000 rooms. It is also home to Canolfan Brailsford Sport Centre and Bar Uno.

St Mary's is a new development of 600 rooms, with the range of accommodation including flats, studio apartments and townhouses. There is also a café, shop, laundrette, common rooms and sport and fitness facilities on site.

Gym and Campus Life membership included

Students living in our halls of residence receive free gym and Campus Life membership. Students living at any of our accommodation sites can use the facilities at Canolfan Brailsford, and those living in St Mary's Village also have access to the on-site fitness room.

Campus Life is a programme of free events that run throughout the year. Events include film nights, quizzes, open-mic nights and trips within the local area to take part in outdoor activities.

Our halls...

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Our students say...

Currently, I live in Cefn y Coed and I love it. It’s a comforting idea to know that you’ll have someone watching out for you and come back to after a long day. You pretty much have a second family!

Jasmine Yeung
Law