Support for Students
Support for students is a high priority at Bangor, and these are some of the services provided:
- An advice service that is free and confidential
- A personal tutor in the academic department
- Peer Guides will welcome students to Bangor during their first week and answer any questions they might have
- Hall wardens on duty 24 hours
- Confidential Counselling Service
- Mental Health Adviser
- Student Health Centre
- Advice on course withdrawl and transfers
- International Welfare Adviser
- Money Support Unit
- Student Housing Service
- Disability Support Service
- Dyslexia Team
- Access Centre (to assess a disabled student’s study support requirements)
- Study Support Centre
- Careers and Employability Service
- Chaplaincy Service
- Support for students from care
- Students’ Union Academic Support and Welfare
- Nightline Support Services
Information on these support services is outlined in the Student Registration pack sent out to new students before they arrive, and contained in greater detail in the Student Guide which is emailed to all first year students. You can also visit the Student Services Centre website.
Many of the above services are co-ordinated by the Student Servies Centre, located on the 1st and 2nd floor of Neuadd Rathbone, College Road. The service is open all year around, and new students with any worries or problems should contact them on 01248 382034 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Careers and Employability
The Careers and Employability Service can help students to aquire and develop the skills which wll be important to them in later life, in particular employability skills. A range of work and placement opportunities are provided, the emphasis is on the development of personal and transferable skills which will prove useful when it comes to applying for jobs.
Many students want to find part-time work alongside studying at University and, at Bangor, the Jobzone, located on the 2nd floor of Neuadd Rathbone, College Road, can help them find part-time, temporary or vacation jobs.
Bangor Employability Award
The Bangor Employability Award is designed to enhance the immediate and longer-term career prospects of our students. It offers free opportunities to gain the skills and experiences employers need, based on up-to-date research.
BEA graduates get a certificate, a transcript and formal verification of their extracurricular activities from Bangor University. The Award also offers free training courses, interview preparation, access to online careers software and helps develop a skills portfolio of evidence for employers.