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Student profile: Shravan Kumar Gurumurthy

Name: Shravan Kumar Gurumurthy

Course: International Marketing MBA

Hometown/Country: India

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

The world ranking of Bangor University is very good and it's number 1 among the Welsh universities. The infrastructure is also very good and we have friends from all over the world and the university has nationalities from all over the world.

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

What I like the most is that the professors and the staff are very experienced, and the way they teach us enables us to understand concepts and other things in a much clearer manner. I would say that Bangor University is one of the best for providing quality of education which is recognisable all over the world.

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?

We have more than 100 different nationalities at Bangor University. The social life is pretty good in Bangor. The library common rooms are also very interactive. I am a member of the Indian society and there are many more clubs and societies in the university which are all free of charge to join. It is easy to make friends here and the university supports you with such things. I have made many friends here through attending these events.

Your experience of living in university accommodation OR private accommodation?

I live in private accommodation, the university is the centre attraction in the city and you can just walk to each and every corner of Bangor.

What do you think about Bangor and the surrounding area?

The natural beauty in Bangor is really good.

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

When I came to Bangor it was welcome week where we as international students were given support for getting our biometric residence permits, opening bank accounts etc. Before coming to the university, I also received a lot of support for my visa. I have also been on a European Union trip with the university where they handled the Schengen visa for us too.

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

This degree will be helpful for me in the future. I have already started my own business and hopefully will do well in the future.

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

The global accessibility in this multicultural environment, where we meet people from all around the world, and we have more contacts and network has to be my highlight of studying in Bangor University.