Why choose Bangor University?

Pre-register for Clearing

It's not too late to apply for this September, so pre-register for Clearing now and we'll contact you on Results day (August 16).

About us

Established in 1884, Bangor University is a historic institution that offers courses across the arts, sciences and humanities. Bangor is situated in a beautiful location, close to the sea and the mountains of Snowdonia.

Rated Gold for teaching & a high rate of student satisfaction

We have been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

We are also ranked in the top 10 UK universities for student satisfaction and are rated top in Wales for academic support. (National Student Satisfaction Survey 2017)

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee a room in our University halls of residence for all applicants who apply through Clearing and confirm their place before the deadline. Our accommodation was named as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018, and we offer free gym and Campus Life membership to all students living un University halls.

A location like no other

The location, the scenery and the surrounding area add another dimension to student life. You can climb mountains in snowdonia, surf on nearby beaches, row the menai straits, or just take in the breathtaking views.

Friendly atmosphere with a lot going on

Bangor's has over 150 Clubs and Societies, so there is bound to be something to your taste. Our clubs and societies were voted the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018. Membership of all of our Students’ Union’s clubs and societies is free!

Places available this September

Watch our videos

Discover Bangor University

Get a taste of what Bangor University has to offer.

The Bangor Student Experience

What’s it like to be a student at Bangor University? Our students share their views about Bangor, its location, student life and support.

Bangor University's Location

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast, between the mountains and the sea. Bangor's location makes it the perfect place to get involved in sports and outdoor activities. There are also historic towns and villages and ancient castles nearby for you to explore.

Teaching and Learning Facilities

Take a look at the resources available at Bangor to enhance your study experience.

Clubs and Societies

Bangor has over 150 clubs and societies on offer so there’s bound to be something to your taste. Membership to any club or society is now free... so there’s no reason not to join! This video was created by SSP Media.

Welcome Week – your first week at Bangor!

Welcome Week is your chance to settle in. There are no lectures and plenty of social activities and nights out to keep you entertained!

Take a look at our Virtual Student Experience