University from Bangor Mountain

Overview

Bangor University

Bangor is located in a breathtaking landscape with panoramic views. The location is probably one of the most beautiful university settings in the whole of the UK – situated between the Snowdonia Mountains and the Menai Straits. Founded in 1884, the University currently excels in its student experience  - it was rated amongst the UK's top 10 for student satsifaction in the National Student Survey 2015 and top in Wales. The What Uni Student Choice Awards 2015 also placed Bangor University top in the UK for its clubs and societies and third for accommodation. 

Bangor is at the heart of the region's transport network, with quick road and rail links taking you across to Liverpool and Manchester in just 90 minutes. Bangor's location on the London to Holyhead main line means that the regular ferry service from Holyhead Port to Dublin is just 20 minutes away, while a direct train will take you to the centre of London in little over 3 hours.

Bangor has been described as “one of the cheapest places in Britain” to be a student (The A-Z of Universities and Higher Education Colleges) and is consistently ranked as one of the most economical places to study in the UK in various cost-of-living surveys.

Rankings

National

62

Complete University Guide

55

Guardian League Table

Gold

Teaching Excellence Framework

Vital Stats

 

81%

Teaching Satisfaction

38=

Green Credentials

55

Research Position

91%

Graduates in Work or Further Study

Student Breakdown

 

78%

Young vs Mature

43%

Male vs Female

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