|Main location||Bangor, UK|
|Courses||Undergraduate , Postgraduate, PhD|
World Ranking 109th for International Outlook – Times Higher Education World Ranking 2018.
Top 15 UK University for Teaching Quality – The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2018.
Top 10 UK University for Student Experience – The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2018.
*Students' Union: clubs and societies.
*Mosques in the area: Bangor Islamic Centre
About Bangor University
Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 11,000 students currently study at the University, with 650 teaching staff based within twenty-three Academic Schools.
The university has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). With around 12,000 students and 650 teaching staff, Bangor offers more than 300 undergraduate and 100 postgraduate programmes across five colleges. Although courses are predominantly taught in English, many undergraduate courses are also taught in Welsh. The University is divided into five Colleges and these are then broken down into Schools and Research Institutes. Bangor's Colleges, and their constituent Schools and Research Institutes
They provide English language support for international students throughout the year. The English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS) provides English language and study skills courses to overseas students. These courses include language improvement courses, summer courses, pre-sessional courses, courses whilst you study.
Reasons to choose Bangor
A friendly, student-centred place to study
Bangor’s size and friendly nature mean it is easy to get to know people and our students tend to settle-in easily. Most of the buildings and student residences are a short walk from the city centre, where you will find a variety of national chain stores and smaller local businesses. Bangor has been recognised as one of the best places in the UK to be a student by various student surveys.
The Students’ Union
Much of your social life at University will revolve around the Students’ Union, which provides services, support, activities and entertainment for students. A major plus at Bangor is that student membership of the Students’ Union’s clubs and societies is free of charge, ensuring that all students can take part in the sports and activities offered.
Entertainment and Social Life
The University has a number of food and drink outlets across the campus. It has three large screens and offers events including sports nights, pool tournaments and entertainment.
Campus Life & International Students' Events
Campus Life is a programme of free events for students living in University halls of residence. Take a break from your studies, meet new people and participate in activities you already enjoy, or perhaps try your hand at something different!
For accommodation, the university guarantees a room in their halls of residence to all first year undergraduates who hold Bangor as their Firm Choice and apply before the given deadline. Accommodation is self-catered and the majority of their halls are en-suite. All their halls are within walking distance of the main University buildings and city centre. University staff places a high priority on caring for and supporting their students. This is reflected in the fact that Bangor is rated one of the top universities in the UK for student support (Times Higher Education).