Facts

  • Awarded Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)
  • Best University in the UK for clubs and societies, 2019 (Whatuni Student Choice Awards)
  • Top 15 UK university for Teaching quality, 2020 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide)

Situated between the Snowdonia National Park and the waters of the Menai Strait, Bangor University enjoys one of the most beautiful settings of any UK university. It’s a major attraction for students, who can discover the mountains, lakes and coastal waters and get involved in outdoor pursuits.

Since its foundation in 1884, the University has balanced academic excellence with a great student experience. It’s made up of three colleges and 14 academic schools, spanning the arts, humanities and sciences. Teaching standards have been recognised as top-class.

The small community of around 10,000 students makes Bangor a friendly campus, and students settle in quickly. The high-quality accommodation is all within walking distance of the University, and all first years applying before the deadline are guaranteed a room.

The cost of living at Bangor is notably low: it was rated the UK’s most affordable university by TotallyMoney in 2019. The University has also earned accolades for student satisfaction, and for the high level of support that’s on offer.

  • Awarded Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017)
  • Best university in the UK for clubs and societies, 2019 (Whatuni Student Choice Awards)
  • Top 15 UK university for teaching quality, 2020 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide)

Quick stats

Location: Bangor, North Wales

Number of students: 10,609

(Undergraduate: 7,570; postgraduate: 3,039; international: 1,567)*
* Figures from 2019/20



Contact: 01248 351151 / +44 1248 351151

https://www.bangor.ac.uk

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