Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent, ahead of the average for UK universities.
The most recent National Student Survey (NSS 2019) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions).
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. They were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for their students and their teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.
Bangor University is committed to being known globally as The Sustainable University. Much of what they do is based on their desire to bring sustainability to life, whether through their teaching, research or public engagement. They have established The Sustainability Lab to lead on all aspects of sustainability across the University. They have ISO14001:2015 accreditation for environmental management, a First Class Degree in the People & Planet Sustainability League, and they are in the top 3% of the world’s greenest universities according to the Universitas Indonesia UI Green Metric.See more