Support during your time at Bangor
Bangor University is known for its friendliness and our staff and students will be on hand from the first week to help you to settle-in.
From the moment you arrive, you'll be in safe hands with our Peer Guides. Peer Guides are second and third year students who will be able to help you during your first week. They'll be able to answer your questions and help you find your way around.
I feel completely supported by any member of staff I’ve ever spoken to, they will really go out of their way to help you when they can.Shannon Vaughan
Philosophy & Religion and English Literature
All our students are also given a Personal Tutor in their academic school who will be able to help with course related problems and questions. You can contact your personal tutor at any time if you need help.
The Student Services Centre offer support on a wide range of matters. This is where you'll find advice on money issues, study support, disability issues, mental health, counselling, student housing, faith provision and health & wellbeing.
International Education Centre (IEC)
The IEC offers advice and support to international students before coming to Bangor and once you have arrived. IEC staff offer advice on issues such as visas, and also provide a programme of events, trips and entertainment to help students feel at home and welcomed to the Bangor community. There is also a large team of international student ambassadors you can contact at any point for help and advice.
Careers and Employability Service
If you're thinking of getting part-time work while at university, the Careers and Employability Service will be able to advise you. They also help you find work experience, give career advice and help you improve your CV.
The University also runs an Internship scheme, the Bangor Employability Award and a number of other intitatives to help you gain valuable skills that employers are looking for.