Bangor University



Want something different? Well, look no further. Founded in 1884, dedicated to academic excellence for more than 135 years, Bangor University is one of the oldest and most prestigious degree awarding institutions in the UK. Over 2,500 international students from 120 countries choose to study at Bangor University. At Bangor, you’ll find excellent teaching a welcoming community, and one of the best overall student experiences in the UK.


Bangor, surrounded by mountains and the sea, has a cathedral and is a beautiful place to study. Bangor is located right on the coast of North Wales and is easily accessible from anywhere in Great Britain. It only takes two hours by train to get to Manchester Airport, and it takes less than four hours by train to get to London. With miles of coastline and Snowdonia National Park nearby, the area offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the country.

Living costs are lower than in larger cities. Accommodation costs are much lower and students save up to 50% on living costs with no need to pay for public transportation. In terms of cost-of-living Bangor is among the top 5 university cities in the UK.