Make the Right Choice - Choose to Study at Bangor

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Bangor University prides itself on both the quality of education as well as the quality of life offered to students.

Bangor has a long tradition of academic excellence which continues to this day. The university performs well in a variety of student surveys where satisfaction levels and overall experience are consistently high. For instance, Bangor was ranked 10th in the UK for overall student experience (the Times Higher Education Supplement) and is in the top 10 for teaching in the National Student Survey. In the latter, Bangor achieves top 10 rankings in subject areas ranging from music and sport science, to languages and finance and accounting.

Both teaching and research at Bangor are being further strengthened by a pounds 67m investment in new academic posts and facilities.

Bangor also places a high priority on caring for and supporting students. From the moment they arrive, students are given as much help and support as possible with health and welfare matters as well as with academic work. Bangor has one of the largest Peer Guiding schemes of any university, with second and third year students involved in a mentoring scheme to help new students settle in during their first weeks at university. The Peer Guide scheme and the Personal Tutor system means there is always someone to turn to for help and advice, while Bangor's Student Services Centre provides a professional support service for students.

A recent student survey of university towns and cities rated Bangor as one of the best places in the UK to be a student, in terms of facilities and location. …