Student profile: Amr Al Shaher

Name: Amr Al Shaher

Course: MBA Banking and Finance

Hometown/Country: Bahrain

Why is Bangor University a good choice for the course you are studying?

Bangor University is the perfect choice for individuals interested in the business school for its strong curriculum and ranking in terms of business studies in the UK. The professors and structure of learning in the university enables the students to benefit from the deep knowledge offered which prepares and qualifies them in the future workforce.

Tell us what you like about academic teaching quality at Bangor University?

Personally, I have experienced an excellent standard of study in the university. I cherished and enjoyed being taught by experts and masters in their field, whom I will always remember for their efforts towards helping their students. I pay tribute to Mr. Phil Molyneux, Mr. Jonathon Williams, Mr. Tony Dobbins, Mr. Kostos and Mr. Stephen Jones for their admirable style of teaching.

What is the social life like in Bangor? Are you involved in any societies or sports teams? How easy it is to make friends here?

Bangor is relatively small in size compared to other parts of the UK and the advantage to this is that students and individuals in Bangor get along very well, we are like one big family. You get the chance to meet students from all parts of the world and learn about different their cultures and values. I spent a lot of my spare time training in the gym and engaging in various social events while balancing my time studying in the library.

Your experience of living in university accommodation OR private accommodation?

It was a very good experience living in private accommodation and being able to share the public area with other individuals from different parts of the world. It definitely left a significant place in my heart and the atmosphere made me feel just like Bangor is my second home.

What do you think about Bangor and the surrounding area?

Beautiful...is the most appropriate word to describe the nature and surrounding area of Bangor. It is a very quiet away from distractions which is a suitable place to study and focus on work.

How confident are you that Bangor university degree will help you in taking your career forward?

I am very confident that my degree from Bangor University will help me with my future career. I am glad that I chose Bangor University to undertake my MBA and to also develop myself.

What is the highlight/best thing about being a student at Bangor?

I came to Bangor alone and left Bangor with lots of friends.

Describe Bangor in three words:

Calm, beautiful and caring