Established in 1884 when it received its Royal Charter, Bangor University is based in the city of Bangor in North Wales. It was a founding member institution of the University of Wales and received its independence in 2007.
In a fairly recent research assessment exercise, Bangor University was identified as having world-leading research in all 19 subject areas that were evaluated. It is also acknowledged for being the 2nd cheapest destination for higher education in the UK, as well as one of the most inspiring and beautiful.
Subject Strengths: Accounting and Finance, Psychology, Sports Science, Ocean Science, and Electronic Engineering. It is also reputed for its Humanities, Science, Education and Health programmes.
Bangor is reported to be one of the cheapest places live in the UK. The University has approximately 2300 places and guarantees a place for freshers. There are also private halls and independent renting available though agencies or directly with the home owner.
Bangor's coastal location means that watersports are available to those who can brave the temperatures. The city itself has a vibrant shopping centre, a Victorian pier and a whole host of other quirky attractions. It is also close to Snowdonia National Park. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.