Student profile: Hui Zhang

Name: Hui Zhang

Course: Business Studies 2nd Year

Hometown/Country: China

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

I chose to study at Bangor as I knew the Business School was good. I had also heard that there was a good environment here to study in, which turned out to be correct.

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

I think the teaching quality at Bangor University is perfect.

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?

I think the social life in Bangor is OK, Luckily there are many Chinese students studying here. We all like to get together and that is how I socialise.

Your experience of living in university accommodation OR private accommodation?

Last year, which was my first year of university, I lived in the university halls. I liked it here and it was good that all the equipment was available to you at all times. This year, for my second year, I will move into private accommodation, I do not yet know what this will be like.

What do you think about Bangor and the surrounding area?

Bangor is not very big and it is quite quiet which makes it very good for student living. The surrounding area is beautiful and I go there quite a lot.

Any experience with the free support services available to international students at Bangor University?

The International Office is very helpful. When I first arrived in Bangor I had quite a lot of questions which I emailed across to them and they always gave me good and quick responses.

Experience of getting part-time jobs in Bangor? How easy is it to get one?

I don’t have any experience looking for a part time job yet. But this year I will start looking for one and I’m not sure how easy I will find it to get one.

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

The best things are that the teachers are so good here and that it is a very quiet place to study.

Describe Bangor in three words:

Beautiful.