Student profile: Runze Fan

Name: Runze Fan

Course: Business Studies and Marketing BSc (Hons)

Hometown/Country: China

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

Bangor university provided more diverse modules and choices for me and I think the ranking of the university also helped make my decision. I really like the libraries here, they are perfect. I didn’t have to use any labs or anything but I like the infrastructure here.

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

Lecture quality is good and I think the academic workload is also fair.

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 for me is good and I go to many societies and attend many events. For me, personally, I like the nature and the air is fresher here. I joined the International Society, Japanese Society and the Korean Society.

Your experience of living in university accommodation OR private accommodation?

I live at Fridd Site which is university accommodation, the facilities are good. In Bangor, the distance is not a problem at all as everything can be reached by walking.

What do you think about Bangor and the surrounding area?

Bangor is a very laidback place and has a very good environment, also the air is fresh!

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

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

For me the best thing about being a student at Bangor is that it is so laid back. I also don’t need to worry too much about safety, the crime rate is very low here so I feel it is very safe. I also like the natural beauty here.