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Welcome Week - Undergraduate Students

This Welcome Website will help you on your way to settling in well as a Bangor student. It will direct you to all the essential information you will need as you settle into your life as a student.  

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Welcome from the University

As part of welcoming you to Bangor University, you will attend a Formal Welcome on Monday 18th September.

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Welcome from Undeb Bangor - your Students' Union

‘Undeb’ means union in Welsh; as Undeb Bangor are very proud of their welsh roots.

Their focus for Welcome Week is getting you settled: giving you plenty of opportunity to meet people and get involved with Undeb Bangor.

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Your Welcome Week Timetable

Here you will find information about your Academic School and your timetable of events for Welcome Week.

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International Students

We have a dedicated Welcome programme for international students to help you to settle in to life at Bangor.

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Registration & Choosing your Modules

You must register with the University - by enrolling online before you arrive, and have your ID checked when you arrive.

Here you'll find the information you need about registering and also about choosing your modules.

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Campus Facilities

Find out more about where to eat and drink on campus and entertainment and sports facilities.

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Fees & Finance

Make sure you have made all the necessary financial arrangements for both tuition fees and all living costs, including your rent.

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Peer Guides

Peer Guides are current students who have volunteered and have been trained to help new students settle in. They’ll help you make friends through various social events, show you around the town and the University, and give you information and tips about student life.

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University Halls

Staying in University Halls? This page has all your answers, including information about Campus Life and obtaining a Student Parking Permit.

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Private Accommodation & Living Locally

Living in private accommodation or living locally and commuting to the University for your studies?

On this page you'll find information on finding and receiving support related to private accommodation, information about the Home Student Induction Day, and how to get a Student Parking Permit.

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How we communicate with you

At Bangor we have an intranet website, MyBangor, and also a weekly newsletter, the Student Bulletin, which we use to share important information and opportunities with you.

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Support, Health & Wellbeing

Bangor has a wide range of support available should you need a little help or advice - either academic or to do with your wellbeing.

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Bilingual Community at Bangor

Bilingualism is a natural part of life at Bangor University. It is therefore possible for you to receive support through the medium of Welsh in all aspects of your life as a student here, including the Student Services department.

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Bangor's Inclusive Community

With students coming from all over the world and from very different backgrounds, Bangor University aims 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.

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Sustainability at Bangor

At Bangor University we plan on making our university synonymous with sustainability.

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Student Charter

At Bangor University we are proud of the close partnership we have with our student body and the way in which we work together to develop the unique Bangor student experience. You can read more about this in our Student Charter.

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Welcome Tips from Bangor Graduates

To set you off on your new adventure at the University, we asked our alumni what advice they would give to new students beginning their Bangor journey.

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