Why study with us?
- Bangor has a long tradition in teaching and research in the Biological Sciences.
Research submitted by the School of Biological Sciences has been recognised as being within the top 20 in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
- Our students enjoy being here and expressed their praise for the quality of the teaching and pastoral care provided by the School of Biological Sciences
- The staff have a strong commitment to providing excellent teaching and care for their students.
- We have excellent facilities for the study of both flora and fauna - these include snake, lizard and fish collections a Botanic Garden and a Natural History Museum.
- We offer a wide range of degrees in the Biological Sciences encompassing "traditional" disciplines such as Zoology and Biology to Biology with Biotechnology.
- We offer the opportunity to study at a university in the U.S. for all or part of the second year.
- Bangor is an ancient, historic Cathedral and University city, and our unique location provides access to a wide range of superb natural environments from the beaches of Anglesey to the mountain ranges of Snowdonia.
- Many of our students enthusiastically participate in outdoor activities, and sailing, hillwalking, rock climbing, paragliding, canoeing, scuba diving and surfing are extremely popular.
- We have a sports centre with excellent indoor sports facilities of all sorts, including a climbing wall.
- We have one of the largest Peer Guiding schemes
- The crime rate for North Wales is one of the lowest in the whole of the UK
- Our Centre for Careers and Opportunities Careers is recognised nationally as being one of the most active careers services in the UK ensuring that over 87% of graduates enter employment or further study within six months
- Low cost of living - cheaper accommodation and lower living costs than in most university cities.
- The location is probably one of the most beautiful university settings in the whole of the UK – situated between the Snowdonia Mountains and the Menai Straits. It is a paradise for sporty students.