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Support and Advice

International Student Support Office

The International Student Support Office provide guidance and support to all International Students and their families. Its aim is to help you get the best out of your time at Bangor.

If you have any problems or concerns regarding you or your family, or if you need information on any aspect of your stay here in Bangor, the International Student Support Office is situated in the Rathbone Building and is open 9am–4pm, Monday to Friday. Visit the International Support Office website for more information.


Tel: 01248 382882

For academic information, visit our International Education Centre web page.

English Language Support

The English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS) provides English language and study skills courses to international students at Bangor University and their families. The centre provides a full range of classes. Visit their website for more information.


If you are facing barriers engaging in student life then Connect@Bangor may be able to help. Students from Bangor University volunteer to befriend anyone who needs help with getting involved in student life, whether this is through clubs and societies, visiting the shops, visiting your local GP or just having a coffee.

For more information about applying for this service and information about current volunteers, visit the Students' Union website for further details.

Further Information

Diversity UK focuses on research areas to improve diversity and inclusion in Britain.

The North Wales Association for Multicultural Integration (NWAMI) aims to create an understanding of the diverse cultures that exist in Wales today.

UK CISA has a practical guide for international students studying in the UK.

The Home Office provides information about immigration and visas.

The British Council has information for international students looking for courses to study in the UK.

Faith Matters’ 'Tell MAMA' campaign records and measures anti-Muslim incidents and supports Muslim communities affected by anti-Muslim hate crime.

The 2012 NUS report 'No Place for Hate: Race and Ethnicity' explores hate crimes and incidents related to race and ethnicity.