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Bangor University

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90.7% Recommended
  • Tuition: £ 9,000
  • Students: 10766
  • Male to Female (%): 44 : 56
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  • £1.9 per pint

    Price of a beer at Bangor University

  • 2376 students

    People living in halls at Bangor University

University Summary

Study Somewhere Special

There are lots of reasons to fall in love with Bangor University, besides the excellent teaching and world-class research. Situated in a stunning location close to the mountains and the sea, Bangor is a friendly, student-centered city – the ideal place to enjoy university life.

Academic Excellence

  • Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence, and is ranked amongst the top 40 universities in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2012-13)
  • Bangor has been rated within the top 10 in the UK for courses and lecturers (WhatUni? Student Choice Awards)
  • Bangor recently received the highest possible endorsement for its academic standards in a recent review by the UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • Recognised for the world-leading research carried out here – areas of particular excellence including Banking & Accounting rated best in the UK and Electronic Engineering rated 2nd in the UK.

Student Experience

  • Bangor University has been rated within the top 20 universities in the UK for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey)
  • Stunning location, guaranteed accommodation, low cost of living, £3.7M in scholarships and bursaries, top 10 student support, free membership of around 150 student clubs and societies, peer support scheme, international experience programme and employability award scheme – it all makes for a university experience that can’t be matched
  •  An on-going investment in facilities and support services is further enhancing the Bangor student experience. An exciting new Arts and Innovation Centre, new halls of residence, and improved sports facilities are amongst recent developments.

Notable Alumni

Danny Boyle

Danny studied English and Drama at Bangor University. Danny was offered a knighthood as part of the new years honours, but declined the offer.

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City Guide

Everything you need to know about Bangor University and it’s surroundings is right here! Whether it be local museums, cinemas, the best places to go on a night out or just an idea of some of the famous people from your city, we’ve got you and your move to Bangor University covered.

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University Address:

Bangor University
College Road , Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG