Bangor University

United Kingdom

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.

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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.

Information
Year
Founded
1884
Student
Population
9162
Staff
Population
355
Male to Female
Ratio
43 : 57
International
Students
21%
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
Bangor@therightu.com
Social
Strengths
Diagnostic Imaging
The Times Radiography
United Kingdom
1st
Area Studies
CUG Celtic Studies
United Kingdom
2nd
Agriculture & Forestry
QS Agriculture & Forestry
United Kingdom
3rd
Social Work & Policy
The Times Social Policy
United Kingdom
4th
English & Literature
The Times Creative writing
United Kingdom
8th
Nursing & Health Science
The Times Nursing
United Kingdom
8th
Sports Science
Guardian Sports science
United Kingdom
8th
Accounting & Finance
ARWU Finance
United Kingdom
9th
Scholarships
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to £40000 for tuition
6 available
Santander Postgraduate Scholarships
£5000 for tuition
Limited quantity
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
UNESCO Fellowship Programmes
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 1
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Undergraduate Merit Scholarship 2
£5000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships 1
£2500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships 2
£5000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Postgraduate Taught Merit Scholarships 3
100% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Research/PhD Merit Scholarships 1
£2500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Research/PhD Merit Scholarships 2
£5000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Alumni/Existing Students/Family Discount
£1000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
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Notable Alumni

Robert Edwards Nobel Prize Winner
Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards is a British physiologist and pioneer in reproductive medicine and in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in particular. Edwards successfully pioneered conception through IVF, which led to the birth of the first test-tube baby and subsequent award of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He did his undergraduate studies in agriculture at the Bangor University.

Danny Boyle Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire Director
Daniel "Danny" Boyle is an English film director and producer, best known for his work on films such as Slumdog Millionaire, Shallow Grave, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours and Trainspotting. He studied English and Drama at Bangor University.

Karthikesan Undergraduate students
Karthikesan and wife, Kalaivani, both from Singapore, are undergraduates at the Bangor Business School and the College of Applied Science at Bangor University after completing two years of her degree programme at MDIS. They have set up their own company, Kastle, and have launched "Key It In", a long-term reminder app for mobile devices.
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