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Modern Languages videos

Sophie - My Year Abroad

Sophie talks about moving to France for a year as part of her English Language and French degree.

Shailaja Bakshi - PhD in Linguistics and English Language

Shailaja talks about her experiences as a PhD student. This video was produced by Bangor University’s Doctoral School.

Abraham Makanjuola - French and Economics

Abraham is in the final year of his degree course. He spent his year abroad in Brittany, France.

Callum Rhind - French, German and Italian

Callum Rhind is studying French, German and Italian and has benefited from spending time in France, Germany and Italy as part of his Modern Languages and Cultures degree.

Ellie Pugsley - German and Spanish

Ellie Pugsley who studies German and Spanish talks about life as a student at Bangor and also discusses her year abroad in Germany and Spain.

Elliot Reynolds - French and German

Elliot studies French and German at Bangor University.

Brad Wilson - Spanish and French

Brad Wilson who studies Spanish and French talks about life as a student at Bangor University.

Sophie James - English Language with French

Sophie studies English Language and French through the medium of Welsh at the School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics.

Eleanor - Year Abroad

Our vlogger Eleanor talks about moving to Spain for a year as part of her Spanish degree. Eleanor is working in a primary school and has immersed herself in the Spanish culture.

School of Modern Languages and Cultures Graduation 2017

Maisie, Andrew, Charlotte and Darren tell us about their experiences at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures and their time abroad.

School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Bangor University graduates discussing Modern Languages course options and their experiences.

Did you know? Languages at Bangor

Here are some of our tutors introducing the languages spoken in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Bangor. Did you know all of these language facts?

School of Modern Languages - The Year Abroad

Bangor University graduates talking about their year abroad whilst studying Modern Languages.

Profile - Maisie Prior, Spanish with International Experience

Maisie Prior explains about the vast amount of experience she has gained with the Bangor Employability Award at Bangor University.

Profile - Charlotte Fairclough, French and German

Charlotte has spent time abroad in France and Germany as part of her degree course and has also taken part in the Bangor Employability Award.

Literature videos

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Talking About Game of Thrones' Medieval Roots

Did you know that you can study Game of Thrones as part of an English Literature Degree at Bangor University? Prof Raluca Radulescu talks about its medieval roots.

Rachel Nicholls - English Literature & Creative Writing

Rachel who studies English Literature & Creative Writing talks about life as a student at Bangor University.

School of English Literature - Graduation 2017

Hear the Class of 2017 talk about their experiences studying English Literature at Bangor.

Francesca Sciarrillo - English Literature

Francesca is studying English Literature at Bangor University. Here she explains about the course, the School and her life as a student in Bangor.

Katrina Maxted - English Literature with Theatre and Performance

Katrina is studying a degree in English Literature with Theatre and Performance. Katrina talks about why she choose to study at Bangor and what has she learnt while studying here.

Ceri James-Evans - English Literature

Ceri is studying English Literature at Bangor University. She tells us about the course, her favourite modules and what's her plans after graduation.

Ashley Robinson - English Literature and Creative Writing

Ashley is studying English Literature and Creative Writing at Bangor University. He explains about the course, the School and his life as a student in Bangor.

Lara Schroeder - English Literature and Italian

Lara in a is studying English Literature and Italian at Bangor University. She's originally from Luxembourg. Here she explains about why she came to Bangor, the course and the School.

Matthew Thomas - English Literature and History

Matthew Thomas is studying a joint honours degree in English Literature and History. He tells us about the best aspect of studying a joint honours degree, about the lecturers and what he has discovered whilst studying at Bangor.

Philip Pullman at Bangor University

Honorary Professor at Bangor and renowned author Philip Pullman interveiwed at Bangor.

Linguistics videos

An interview with David Crystal

One of our English Language students interviewed world-renowned linguistic David Crystal OBE, author of the Encyclopaedia of the English Language.

Find out about his thoughts on the exciting, changing world of English Language as they discuss Shakespeare, language evolution and more.

Book Launch with Peredur Webb-Davies

We organise a range of events to give staff and students a unique opportunity to find out about active research that goes on in the School of Languages, Literatures and Lingustics, and its wider significance.

In this Bilingual video, Peredur Webb-Davies discusses his new book Building and Using the Siarad Corpus: Bilingual conversations in Welsh and English.

Maria Stewart - French and Linguistics

Maria is originally from Chichester, and is studying French and Linguistics. She tells us about her time as a student at Bangor.

Emoji - Word of the year 2015

Professor Vyv Evans discusses the controversial 2015 Word of the Year.

Linguistics Research: Are emojis the future of communication?

Professor Vyv Evans has conducted research into emojis and has found that they are far more than pretty little pictures.

Emoji video guide

Watch Vyv Evans, Professor of Linguistics at Bangor University's emoji video guide!

Discover Bangor

Discover Bangor University

Bangor is a friendly, convenient and student-centred place to study. Excellent teaching, world-class research, investment in new facilities and a stunning location all make Bangor a fantastic choice for your degree!

The Bangor Student Experience

Want to know what it's like to be a student here? Take a look...

Bangor University delivers Gold rated teaching

Bangor has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A student city in scenic surroundings

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast, between the mountains and the sea. Bangor's location makes it the perfect place to get involved in sports and outdoor activities. There are also historic towns and villages and ancient castles nearby for you to explore.


Bangor offers modern accommodation close to the main university buildings. Find out what our students think about living in Halls...

Clubs and Societies

Bangor's Students' Union has over 150 clubs and societies, so there’s bound to be something to your taste. Membership of all our clubs and societies is free!


Sport plays an important part of our student experience. We have over 50 free sports clubs to join and are in a breathtaking location that is ideal for outdoor activities.

Welcome Week

Ever wondered what goes on during the first week at University?