Why choose Bangor University?
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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 15 UK universities for student satisfaction and are rated top in Wales for academic support. (National Student Satisfaction Survey 2016)
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 2016, 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 2017. Membership of all of our Students’ Union’s clubs and societies is free!
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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!