Why Choose Bangor?

#2 in Wales

The Student Crowd website analysed thousands of student reviews and rated Bangor University 2nd in Wales 2023.

Satisfied Students

We're consistently rated highly for student satisfaction and are currently in the top 20 in the UK and 2nd in Wales (National Student Survey 2022).

Free Clubs and Societies

Continue with a sport or hobby or try a new one - there are over 150 Clubs and Societies to choose from at Bangor and they are all free to join! 

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Bangor and the area

Bangor is located in beautiful North Wales. Although we're surrounded by nature, the mountains and the sea, we're well connected and you can travel to us easily by rail or road. 

Wrexham Campus

Our Radiography students will be based at our Wrexham campus in north east Wales, which can offer a more urban lifestyle.

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International Students

Bangor is a small city with a big community.  We welcome international students from across the world. 

Student Support

We're here to help you throughout your time as a student. 

Disability Support

Our team of Disability Advisors can offer you advice before you arrive and during your studies.


Peer Guides

Each new student is assigned a Peer Guide to help you settle-in. Peer Guides are second and third year students who will help you during Welcome Week and beyond. 


Counselling Service

You can arrange one-to-one counselling sessions through our Student Services centre. 


Money Support

If you need advice on student finance or if you're experiencing any money issues, our Money Support advisers can help. 


Health and Wellbeing

Your health and wellbeing matters to us. Take a look at the initiatives and resources available to our students. 


Inclusive Community

We aim to create an environment for you to live and study that ensures you can be yourself, take advantage of every opportunity and reach your full potential.


International Support

The International Student Support Office can prepare you for your arrival at Bangor, advise you on visas and help you settle-in to life at Bangor. 


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Already Applied to study at Bangor?

If you have already applied to study with us, you can find useful information on what happens next in our Applicant hub. 

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Study at Bangor University

We offer hundreds of courses across the sciences, arts, humanities, business and law. Take a look at what you could study. 

Academic skills and development

You can access a range of support to strengthen your academic skills.  Our Employability services will ensure that you're prepared for life after graduation.

Academic skills and development

You can access a range of support to strengthen your academic skills.  Our Employability services will ensure that you're prepared for life after graduation.

Gain valuable experience whilst you're studying

Our work experience and study abroad options help you broaden your horizons.

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Work Experience and Placements

Work experience is a critical factor in gaining future graduate employment. We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.  

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Studying Abroad

If you have ever wondered about taking a gap year, or a trip over the summer and have regretted not doing so, then our study abroad programmes give you the opportunity to really make the most of your study experience.

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