Why Study at Bangor?

Teaching and Learning Facilities

We don't just offer teaching spaces, IT rooms, labs and libraries. Here at Bangor we even have our own Botanical Gardens, Museum and research ship.


Student Services Centre

Our Student Services Centre can give you advice on money issues, disability and dyslexia support and student housing. You can also access mental health support and our counselling service.

Student Services Centre

Study Support

The Study Skills Centre offers one-to-one appointments, workshops and learning resources to help you develop academic skills such as writing, maths and stats. 

Study Skills Centre

Peer Guides

Our Peer Guides, who are second and third-year students, will be on hand from the moment you arrive to help you settle in and find your way around. 


Personal Tutors

You will also be allocated a Personal Tutor, who will be your first point of contact for any issues relating to your course and support you throughout your studies.


Alaw Halls of Residence at the Ffriddoedd Student Village

Guaranteed Accommodation in Award Winning Halls

Our halls of residence will be you home from home and both our student villages are within walking distance from the main University buildings.

All first year students who start their course in September are guaranteed a place in one of our halls - you can even choose your own room - as long as you apply within the deadline and hold Bangor as your Firm Choice.

Our halls were rated 3rd in the UK for quality of Halls and Student Accommodation in the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards in 2019 and 2022. Halls prices include Campus Life and gym membership.

Breathtaking Location

Lone Student kayaking on the Llyn Padarn lake in Llanberis

Live in one of the most scenic locations in the UK as you study. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Bangor is more than just beautiful: it’s a playground for nature lovers. Hike, climb, kayak or canoe in nearby Snowdonia National Park, head to the beaches on Anglesey or take the plunge on Europe's fastest zip wire. 

Explore our Location

Free Clubs and Societies

Members of the Women's Basketball team in action during a game at Canolfan Brailsford

Our award winning Students' Union clubs and societies are all free to join. We have around 200 to choose from so you're bound to find something you like. In the 2020 WhatUni? Student Choice Awards, Bangor University was voted 2nd in the UK for Sport and Societies, and the 2022 awards placed Bangor's Students' Union in the top 10 in the UK. Our location near Snowdonia also means that adventure is on our doorstep.

Clubs and Societies

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