High Street, Bangor, Bangor, LL57 1YJ
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.
Student properties in Bangor
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Near University, Bangor, LL57 1US
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City Centre, Bangor, LL57 1NZ
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City Centre, Bangor, LL57 1NP
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.
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Living in Bangor as a student
Bangor. The oldest city in Wales, and home to some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. Whether you are studying in Bangor already or are heading here for your first year – here’s what you need to know when you are looking for student accommodation in Bangor:
You’re probably wondering about where you’re going to live while you’re studying in Bangor. Well, Accommodation for Students has got that covered. From studios, to flats and houses and even Student Halls, we’ve got the accommodation you need within your budget – whatever your preference is while you are studying at the University of Bangor. Accommodation for Students has a wide array of student accommodation available in Bangor and the surrounding areas.
Some of the reasons why students in Bangor love living here are:
The Seaside: Wherever you are in Bangor, you are only a short walk away from fantastic sea views, as Bangor sits on the Menai Straits. Mountains: Not only are you close to the sea in Bangor, but you are also close to the mountains too. Grab your hiking boots and go walking, climbing or even abseiling!
Castles and Manor Houses: Bangor is packed full of castles and historic manor houses with both Penrhyn Castle and Caernarfon Castle being close by.
Beaches: We’ve already mentioned the Bangor is close to the sea, but it also has plenty of Instagram-worthy beach spots to make all your mates jealous.
Don’t worry if your student accommodation is not located that close to your Uni in Bangor, there are plenty of ways to get around. Bangor public transport is made up of buses and trains with a variety of travel pass options available on each. You could also save money by walking or cycling.
It’s also important to know that when you come to study in Bangor, you will never get bored. No matter what you are in to or what you are studying, there is something here for everyone to enjoy:
Here’s our list of top things to do in Bangor – when you’re not studying of course:
• Penrhyn Castle - This 19th century neo-Norman castle is crammed with fascinating things to gawp at, such as a one-ton slate bed which was made for Queen Victoria
• Cem Idwal Nature Reserve – The first officially recognised National Nature Reserve in Wales, and a favourite spot of Charles Darwin’s
• Neuadd Ogwen – A concert hall and community arts centre featuring live music, films, theatre performances, comedy, classes, workshops and social events
• Garth Pier – Home to some of the best views in Wales with Anglesey in front of you and Menai Bridge and Llandudno at either side. There are lots of pretty little Victorian Kiosks on the pier filled with things to entertain you, and a lovely café at the end.
• Lon Las Ogwen – Excellent hiking trail that goes all the way from Bangor to Llyn Ogwen via an old railway line, making it perfect for both walking and cycling
• Britannia Bridge – Originally designed and built by Robert Louis Stephenson as a tubular bridge for carrying rail traffic, but was rebuilt after a disastrous fire in May 1970
• Storiel – Art Gallery and Museum based in the centre of Bangor, and also featuring a great café and gift shop!
• Cad Eirian Cathedral - The site of the present building has been in use as a place for Christian worship since the 6th Century.
Wherever you are studying in Bangor, and wherever you want to live, check out our live list of all of the student accommodation in Bangor – from flats and studios, to student halls and houses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you going to live and study in Bangor? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.
Most students look for shared housing in Bangor from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Bangor will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £159 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Bangor. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including Aberffraw and Hirael.
In Bangor the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.
Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Bangor. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.
This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Bangor halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Bangor will be £344.
All landlords and property managers in Bangor are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.
Bangor is home to one major university.