The University Bangor Gwynedd LL57 2DG UK (01248) 351151
  • Admin. staff 2000
  • Affiliations EUA Universities UK Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Campus Bangor
  • Established 1884
  • Former University College of North Wales, University of Wales,Bangor
  • Location Bangor, Wales, UK
  • Postgraduates 2,055[1]
  • President Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, AM
  • Students 16,605
  • Students 6,085 FE[1]
  • Type Public
  • Undergraduates 8,460[1]
  • Vice Chancellor Professor John G Hughes
  • Vice principal
Bangor University (Welsh: Prifysgol Bangor) is a Welsh university based in the city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in North Wales. It received its Royal charter in 1885 and was one of the founding Member institution of the former federal University of Wales. It was officially known for most of its history as the University College of North Wales ("UCNW", Coleg Prifysgol Gogledd Cymru in Welsh). From 1995 until 31 August 2007 the University was known@??????<???f Wales, Bangor ("UWB") and Prifysgol Cymru, Bangor ("PCB"). From 01 September 2007 the University became known as Bangor University, having become independent from the Federal University of Wales.
More than half of the academic departments at Bangor received an "Excellent" rating for the quality of teaching, and several departments scored very highly in the 2007 National Student Survey, with the School of Music occupying the top slot in the UK. Image of students at a lecture Bangor University offers you academic excellence in one of the most attractive study locations in the UK. Our world-class teaching and research coupled with our backdrop of the stunning Snowdonia mountains and miles of coastline makes Bangor the perfect choice for studying for your degree. See what Bangor has to offer by choosing from one of the following options;

Undergraduate level
Postgraduate level
Part Time courses
Distance & Blended Learning courses
English Language Courses and IELTS Qualifications
Welsh medium courses
The university occupies a substantial proportion of the city and also has some departments in Wrexham. One of the university's key selling-points is its location between Snowdonia and the island of Anglesey.