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Student Accommodation Bangor

Recently rated top in Wales for teaching excellence, Bangor University continues to be a popular choice with students studying in Wales. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Bangor including student houses, flats and halls.

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Not sure what type of accommodation is right for you?

AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in Bangor as a student

Bangor University is home to over 11000 students and is renowned for its excellent research quality. As of 2017, it is the only university in Wales rated "Gold" by the Teaching Excellence Framework. Most of the University buildings and residences are a short walk from the vibrant city centre with its mix of modern shopping centres and small shops and cafes.

Bangor has countless opportunities around the year to explore local and international food, art, music, and theatre. It is home to the North Wales International Poetry Festival, which takes place every October. History lovers will enjoy a trip to Penhryn Castle, which dates back to the 19th century, and can be found just 3 miles away from Bangor Train Station.

To get away from the cold weather, students and locals can volunteer in Treborth Gardens every Thursday to help grow and cultivate wild and tropical orchids. Thanks to its lively Student Union, for two years in a row, Bangor was awarded Best University in the UK for Clubs and Societies at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards. Students looking to live in Bangor will be also happy to know that it won the award for best Student Accommodation in 2016 and 2018.

Here you will find details of private rented accommodation offered by student landlords/letting agents in Bangor including; student houses, student flats/apartments in Bangor, bed-sits in Bangor, larger housing schemes in Bangor.