A long-established and prestigious institution in the UK 

Established 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 ten Academic Schools. 

The University offers hundreds of highly-rated courses across the arts, humanities, and sciences. It prides itself on the quality of the teaching, and the courses and lecturers were rated 12th in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020. 

Bangor is ranked in the top 15 UK universities for Student Satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2020). In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 77% of the research undertaken by Bangor University was rated in the top two tiers of research quality, ahead of the average for all UK universities. The Research in Economics (RePEc) rankings place Bangor as the top UK university for research in the field of Banking. 

The facilities at the university extend well beyond teaching spaces, IT rooms, labs, and libraries. Bangor has its own research ship, farm, botanical gardens, and natural history museum. Recognised as one of the most prestigious universities in the UK, Bangor University not only focuses on teaching quality but also pays undivided attention to student employment after graduating. The University recognises the value of employability skills. All undergraduate students can choose to take part in a voluntary two-week work placement in their second year, or even take a voluntary Work Placement Year.  

93% of the university’s graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduation (DLHE survey 2016/17) and Bangor was ranked in the top 20 UK universities for job prospects (What Uni 2020).  

Find out more about some of the promotional activities of Bangor University in Vietnam coordinately implemented by the British Council and local partners from 2019 to the present. 

Study in Wales 101: Explore Bangor University with VTV7

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Study in Wales 101: Study Business with Bangor University

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For more information about the university and courses on offer, please contact the university's representative:

Karen Mai Jones
Regional Manager