Bangor University is a Welsh university that was founded in 1884. Currently, Bangor is host to over 10,000 students from 85 countries and is situated on the coast of North Wales, about 450km North West of London. Manchester International Airport is around two hours away by train.
Bangor’s location on the coast means that it is well known for Ocean Science. However, it has also built up a strong reputation for Accounting & Finance, Sport Science and Electronic Engineering. The latest National Student Survey ranks Bangor University in the UK top 15 for student satisfaction and the best in Wales.
International students are offered free English language courses and support, and this includes classes in English grammar, vocabulary and business English, drop-in sessions for immediate support and an English writing advice service. There are around 150 clubs and societies to enjoy at Bangor and membership is free, meaning all students can enjoy the opportunities offered.