Bangor University, which celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2009, is an established University with an international reputation for teaching and research. Its mission is to be a leading university which fosters the intellectual and personal development of its students and staff, provides a supportive multicultural environment, promotes widening access and inclusiveness and supports the economic, social and cultural development of Wales and the wider community.
The University has over 11,000 students (of which around 1500 are international students) and approximately 2000 members of staff. There are 23 academic Schools, grouped into 5 Colleges. The University offers over 450 degree programmes, and has a turnover in excess of £120 million.
The University is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty - between the mountains of Snowdonia and the shores of the Menai Strait - and road and rail links to Liverpool, Manchester, London and elsewhere are excellent.