Students outside Pontio with the University's Main Arts Building in the background

Why Bangor?

We offer the highest quality teaching, excellent student support and a breathtaking location, there are so many reasons to choose Bangor University for your studies.


Top 25

UK University for Job Prospects

WhatUni 2020


of our graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduation

DLHE Survey 2016/17

Many courses help strengthen career prospects through:

Work placements:

Students are provided with a variety of options for work experience - either within the degree, through University internships or by volunteering.

Industry partnerships:

Some degrees are run in partnership with the industry such as Teacher Training, Nursing and Social Work.

Professional accreditations:

To help develop students' careers, many of the degrees are accredited by professional bodies of global repute, such as IBMS, ACCA, CIMA, CIM, BCS, BPS, IET, ICF, SRA, and NMC.

   Find out more about our Careers & Employability Services 



in the UK for low cost of living

Totally Money 2019


in scholarships available for international students

Bangor University

 Find out more about our Scholarships opportunities.

Acccommodation - students walking through St Mary's Student Village


  • Ranked top 15 in the UK for 'Student Accommodation' - WhatUni2020
  • Guaranteed accommodation for new international students
  • Wi-fi, gym membership and Campus Life membership included in the price 
  • £35 million investment in student accommodation 
  • Conveniently located within a 15 minute walk from the lecture halls and also the city centre
  • Student Villages include sports facilities, laundry, café, bar, shops and 24 hour security
  • Variety of room options available; En-suite, Studios, Townhouses, Standard, and Budget


  • Top 25 UK University for 'Student Support' - WhatUni 2020
  • Free English language support for international students throughout the year.
  • Dedicated team to handle international student concerns ranging from visa, accommodation, health, money matters, and employment
  • Free writing and skills workshops for students, for confidential writing, study skills, time management, and numeracy/statistics support
  • Ranked 2nd in the UK for 'Clubs and Societies' - WhatUni 2020

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  • Top 40 UK University for 'University Facilities' - WhatUni 2020
  • £67m invested on campus redevelopment and a further £48m on a new Arts and Innovation Centre (Pontio).
  • 160+ buildings, 14 academic departments offering 250+ Undergraduate courses and 150+ Postgraduate courses in 40+ subject areas offered over January and September intakes.

Bangor University, UK

Location Map

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast and is easy to reach from any part of the UK. Manchester Airport is only a two-hour train journey away and London is less than four hours away by train.

Bangor University, UK

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