Bangor University has again been ranked in the top 10 of the UK’s non-specialist Universities, according to the latest annual National Student Survey.


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Bangor University has again been ranked in the top 10 of the UK’s non-specialist Universities, according to the latest annual National Student Survey (NSS).

The news follows the University’s inclusion among the top 100 European Universities in the recent Times Higher Education (THE) European Teaching Rankings, the first university league table to focus solely on teaching and learning.

Bangor University was also awarded a Gold Standard in the first round of the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. …

Following a weekend of competition, Bangor University were victorious at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod 2018, winning for a third time in a row. The Eisteddfod is a highlight for Welsh students in Wales, and this year it was held for the first time at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.


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Following a weekend of competition, Bangor University were victorious at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod 2018, winning for a third time in a row.

The Eisteddfod is a highlight for Welsh students in Wales, and this year it was held for the first time at Lampeter by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Osian Owen, a student of the School of Welsh at Bangor University was the winner of both the Chair and the Crown. …

Bangor University has retained its position among the top 350 universities worldwide for the fourth year, according to the Times Higher Education.


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Bangor University has retained its position among the top 350 universities worldwide for the fourth year in succession, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

In addition, Bangor University is placed within the top 10% of universities globally for its International Outlook.

A total of 1102 institutions were included in this year’s rankings, which measured institutions on factors such as Teaching, Research and International Outlook.

The University’s position among the world’s best universities is the latest in a number of league tables and surveys which reflect well on Bangor University. …

Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students, up to 12th in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15.


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Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students. The University has risen to 12th place in the UK and is the only university in Wales to make the top 15 in a new university experience survey (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017).

The survey, conducted by YouthSight for the Times Higher Education magazine, asked current students to rate their university experience according to several academic, social and general measures, …

Bangor offers a unique university experience. From a stunning location close to the mountains and the sea to a world-class research facilities and quality teaching, you’ll find the ideal environment to unlock your potential and go beyond all expectations.


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Student satisfaction guaranteed

Bangor offers a unique university experience. From a stunning location close to the mountains and the sea to a world-class research facilities and quality teaching, you’ll find the ideal environment to unlock your potential and go beyond all expectations.

Bangor students are amongst the most satisfied in the UK

The National Student Survey (NSS) results reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience. The results – released August 2016 – places Bangor:

  • amongst the UK’s top 15 universities for student satisfaction*
  • 4th in the UK and top in Wales for academic support

Further analysis of the data shows Bangor University is in the top 20 in the UK for both teaching and assessment and feedback. …

Nancy Edwards Professor of Medieval Archaeology at Bangor University’s School of History & Archaeology receives the Fellowship of the British Academy


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An eminent historian and archaeologist from Bangor University has been made a Fellow of the British Academy.

Nancy Edwards, Professor of Medieval Archaeology at Bangor University’s School of History, Welsh History & Archaeology receives the Fellowship, which is the highest honour in the UK for a scholar of the arts and humanities, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to research in archaeology. She is also the only academic from a Welsh university among this year’s new Fellows. …

Bangor University has received a prestigious Award as a direct result of excellent reviews by the University’s own students. A total of 125 universities in the UK competed for the 2016 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.


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Bangor University has received a prestigious Award as a direct result of excellent reviews by the University’s own students. A total of 125 universities in the UK competed for the 2016 WhatUni Student Choice Awards. Bangor University was nominated in 7 out of 10 categories including one for overall University of the Year, and won the Award for Best University Accommodation. The University was also placed second in the UK for Courses and Lectures, third in the UK in the Student Support category and fourth in the overall University of the Year category. …

Rock musician and Super Furry Animals member, Gruff Rhys from Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales received a Honorary Fellowship at Bangor University


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Gruff Rhys of ‘Super Furry Animals’ awarded Bangor University Honours during Graduation Week

Rock musician and Super Furry Animals member, Gruff Rhys from Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales received a Honorary Fellowship at Bangor University on Wednesday 15 July. He is among a number of talented individuals, who have connections with the University of Wales, who will be receiving Honorary Fellowships during the University’s annual graduation ceremonies.

Gruff Rhys will be fitting in the Bangor University degree ceremony between playing at festivals, …

Level 1 of the CFA qualification will now be integrated into Bangor Business School's Masters degrees in Accounting, Banking and Finance.


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Here’s some versity 

The most valued professional qualification in the Finance area is the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst). Level 1 of the CFA qualification will be integrated into Bangor Business School’s Masters degrees in Accounting, Banking and Finance from September 2015.

Only a small number of UK universities offer professional training for this qualification.

The pathway will be available for both September and January intakes, at both the London Centre www.bangor.ac.uk/londonbusiness/CFA-pathway and main campus in Bangor www.bangor.ac.uk/business/CFA-pathway. …

The Bangor Uni expedition to the Indian Ocean was a great success. See wha the school of ocean science got up to here


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Bangor Uni in the Indian Ocean 

Marine biologists from Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences have recently returned from a science and conservation expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory, currently the world’s largest Marine Reserve, located 7° south of the equator, below the Maldives.

The region is large at 640,000 km², remote and mostly uninhabited, and contains the best examples of coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, and some of the best in the world and you can certainly see this from their National Geographic style photos!!!!! …