Located on the shores of the Menai Strait, Bangor is the ideal place to study marine science. The School also has its own research ship, the Prince Madog,
Bangor student embarks on Atlantic sailing adventure
Marine Biology and Oceanography student Jessica Fox is about to join the crew of the Bark Europa tall ship, sailing from Cape Town to the Azores. First year student Jessica will be conducting research along the way.
Inspired by The Blue Planet
Landmark BBC nature documentary series The Blue Planet has inspired many of Bangor University's students and staff. Ahead of the release of Blue Planet II, we caught up with Jake, Holly and David, who all credit The Blue Planet for its part in sparking their interest in marine biology and ocean sciences.
Research in the Chagos Archipelago
Professor John Turner from the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University is one of the scientists researching the world's world’s largest marine reserve, the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.
Graduate Profile - Emily Riley, BSc Geological Oceanography graduate
Emily graduated with a degree in Geological Oceanography. She is now working as a graduate geotechnical engineer for Tideway, working on the eastern contract of London’s Thames Tideway Tunnel project with Costain.
Student Profile -Emma Keen, MSci in Marine Biology and Oceanography
Emma is about to complete an MSci in Marine Biology and Oceanography. She explains how her extra-curricular activities have contributed to a Bangor Employability Award.
Student Profile - Sowmiya Shivaji, Physical Oceanography
Sowmiya Shivaji is from Surrey and is studying Physical Oceanography. She shares her student experiences at Bangor University.
Student Profile - Jessica Fox, Marine Biology and Oceanography
Jessica tells us why she chose to study at Bangor and what she enjoys about being a student here.
Tides of the Menai Strait
To celebrate our teaching and research excellence, and the opening of the Marine Centre Wales building, this film has been produced in collaboration with CADARN.
A fishing trip aboard the Research Vessel 'Prince Madog'
Students take a Fisheries Practical on the University's Research ship the Prince Madog.
Research vessel- The RV Prince Madog
Scientists from Bangor University spent 4 weeks working at sea on our research vessel, The RV Prince Madog. Part of the Marine Ecosystems Research Program, the research cruise was led by Dr Leigh Howarth and Dr Jan Hiddink.
Studying bedforms and waterlevels in a waveform practical in the School of Ocean Sciences
Students from the School of Ocean Sciences study bedforms and waterlevels during a Waveform Practical.
Dolphins and seabirds off Anglesey
A field trip to spot and identify cetaceans and seabirds.
A seaweed practical on the shore of the Menai Strait
School of Ocean Sciences. Fieldwork by the Menai Strait.
Ocean Sciences Fieldwork in America
Every year students from Bangor University travel to America to carry out research. Take a look at what they get up to...
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
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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.
Ever wondered what goes on during the first week at University?