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Bangor University

Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom

# 304 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
5 Undergraduate programs
5 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established
Campus setting Suburban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 25%
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About Bangor University

Bangor University was first established in 1884 and has well over 11,000 students under its wing. Located in the north of Wales in a city called Bangor, it has 23 academic schools that are distributed in 6 colleges and over 650 dedicated teaching staff.

Six of the University’s colleges consist of academic schools such as Arts & Humanities, Business, Social Sciences and Law, Education and Lifelong Learning, Natural Sciences, Health and Behavioural Sciences and Physical and Applied Sciences. The institution also has an array of facilities for students and their tutors such as ocean-going research ship, nanotechnology laboratories, and an environment center.

According to the Sunday Times University Guide 2018, Bangor University is ranked as one of the top 15 teaching institutions in the country.



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Courses available 10

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At Bangar University, first-year students are guaranteed accommodation rooms in one of the University's 2,960 rooms. They are self-catered and most of the halls available are en-suite. Another important detail that may interest students is that they are within walking distance from the main University buildings and closest city centre.

Three of the residential areas provided:

  • The Ffriddoedd site
  • Reichel
  • Neuadd John Morris-Jones

Students living on campus also receive free gym membership as well as Campus Life membership which is a special incentive that offers free events throughout their year of stay. Campus Life activities include film nights, quizzes, trips, and outdoor activities. A sports centre and fitness room are also facilities provided nearby.


 Large parts of Bangor are occupied by the University itself with some of its departments in Wrexham, over 60km away. Some of the attractive facilities that are provided by Bangor University includes:

  • 1000 computers for student use
  • Nine computer rooms ready 24 hours every day
  • Internet access at speeds equivalent to local domestic broadband in every bedroom
  • Internet connection in libraries that also has common and study areas in most teaching building
  • Access to specialist software in available computer rooms
  • Variety of educational technology -  Blackboard online learning environment that has important course notes, discussion boards, announcement pages, etc.
  • Helpdesk and advisory service ready to help to students with IT via phone or email
  • Laser printing in all computer rooms for all size ranges.
  • Friendly facilities for students with disabilities.

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

Total population

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