Strategic Collaborations

The University is committed to collaboration in the delivery of its vision.  A number of regional strategic partnerships have been formed and are being delivered across a number of areas in the University.

Aber-Bangor Strategic Alliance

Building from a long history of common interests and collaboration the Aber-Bangor Strategic Alliance is striving to build mutual benefit from collaborative approaches.  The Alliance is delivering significant impact, the recent HEFCW funded Research and Enterprise Partnership offered a springboard for the launch of this Alliance, which is broadest of our Alliances in the region and encompasses collaborations in the following areas

  • Research and Enterprise
  • Initial Teacher Training
  • Collaborative and Shared Services
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Welsh Language and Welsh Medium activities

Further information can be found at:

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)

The University makes a significant contribution through its research and education programmes to the fields of health and medicine.  Concentrated in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences activities range across the Schools of Healthcare Sciences, Medical Sciences, Health and Exercise Sciences, Psychology and Social Sciences.  The University has an established and close relationship with the BCUHB with a number of academic and clinical appointments spanning the two organisations and collaboration in education and training programmes in many areas.  Further information about the relationship can be found in the web pages below.

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Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Bangor University and Coleg Llandrillo Cymru have worked together for many years, particularly from the early 1990s on programmes to widen access to higher education.  The relationship takes the form of a Strategic Partnership, and its purpose is to facilitate and promote collaboration between the two institutions in specific areas of activity designed to improve and enrich the learning opportunities in each institution, to widen access to Higher Education, to enhance the development of higher-level skills amongst learners, and to develop employer liaison.

Among the areas in which the two institutions seek to co-operate are:

  •  The development and validation of Foundation Degrees and other HE provision
  • Student progression from FE to HE
  • International student recruitment and liaison
  • Joint employer engagement and interaction with industry and commerce
  • Joint initiatives in the area of Welsh medium studies and bilingualism
  • Increased interaction at executive and practitioner level