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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.


5 Stars

Global Rating for Employability

QS Star Rating System 2022


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

DLHE 2021

Top 40

UK University for Career Prospects

WhatUni 2024

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.

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Top 15

in the UK for Value for Money

StudentCrowd University Awards 2024


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 No.6 in the UK for 'Student Accommodation' - WhatUni 2024
  • 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 20 UK University for 'Student Support' - WhatUni 2024
  • 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
  • Top 15 in the UK for our 'Students' Union' - WhatUni 2024
  • Top 35 in the UK for 'Student Experience' - The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024

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  • Top 45 UK University for 'Facilities' - WhatUni 2024
  • 5 Stars Global Rating in 'Facilities' - QS Star Rating System 2022
  • 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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