Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences is one of the largest subject areas within Bangor University. Cutting-edge science is integral to our research programmes, and feeds through into the teaching environment.

Talking About the Real Lion King

Dr Graeme Shannon from the School of Natural Sciences talks to us about Mufasa’s roar, Rafiki’s identity crisis and the inaccurate portrayal of the hyenas in the original Disney classic The Lion King.

Student Profile: Ryan Eddowes - BSc Zoology with Herpetology

Ryan is studying for a BSc Zoology with Herpetology. He tells us about his recent Course trip to South Africa, and also how the Bangor Employability Award has benefited him.

Student Profile: Harry Ward-Smith - Zoology with Herpetology

Harry tells about his life at Bangor University and his interest in herpetology.

Kruger National Park Field Trip

Watch Biology students on the optional field course to Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Aberffraw Field Course

Students from the School visit nearby Aberffraw on Anglesey.

Research on African Cichlid Fish – Professor George Turner

Professor George Turner discusses his research.

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?