Student profile: Khalil Alswelem

Name: Khalil Alswelem

Course: MSc Molecular Biology with Biotechnology

Hometown/Country: Saudi Arabia

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

The main reason I chose to study my Masters in Bangor University was because I really liked the course description and also that it was related to my bachelor’s degree.

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

I think the teaching quality here at Bangor is very good. The lecturers are always really friendly and are always happy to see you face-to-face if you need any help with anything. This is very helpful.

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?

The social life here in Bangor is brilliant. The people here are very friendly and I have joined many clubs and societies in my time here.

Your experience of living in university accommodation OR private accommodation?

I have lived in private accommodation and found it to be really good and comfortable. The cost is also reasonable.

What do you think about Bangor and the surrounding area?

I think Bangor is a good place to live, I think the city is really amazing, especially for students. I have visited the surrounding area which I think is also good.

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

I am absolutely one hundred percent confident my degree from here will help me with my future career. Especially the course title, I will be guaranteed a job back in Saudi Arabia because of that alone.

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

The best thing about Bangor University is that it is a peaceful place with friendly people around.

Describe Bangor in three words:

A place where students prosper.