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    Everything about Student Accommodation Bangor

    Bangor is a small coastal city in Gwynedd, NorthWest Wales. It is a beautiful cathedral city, set between the Snowdonia Mountains and the sea, and is a lovely place to study and live. The area boasts some of the most magnificent scenery in Wales like the views over the Menai Strait. With a population of merely 15,000 people, Bangor is one of the smallest cities in the UK. It is, however, a University town, so there are a few more facilities than anticipated for such a small place. Bangor is the only place outside of England that is using the title of 'city' by ancient prescriptive right, due to its long-standing cathedral and past privileges having been granted.
    Bangor is home to Bangor University which is one of the oldest and most prestigious degree awarding institutions in the UK. Students enrolled in this university can book their student home from various accommodation websites such as University Living, a tech-enabled student housing platform. It offers a wide range of properties located in 210+ cities across the globe. These off-campus alternatives offer plethora of modern onsite amenities like bike storage, card-operated laundry facilities, living room with TV, heating, gym, parking facilities, games room, and plenty more.
    Explore Bangor
    Bangor is perfectly set for sports lovers, but even if you're not into outdoor sports there's still plenty to explore in the neighbouring area. Anglesey is one of the most famous destinations in the country, where you can explore Anglesey's many beaches and miles of beautiful coastline. This place also acts as a gateway to Ireland with regular ferries running from Holyhead to Dublin. If you are an adventure seeker who likes trekking, climbing, kayaking and canoeing then Snowdonia National Park is the perfect place to be. It is also home to Surf Snowdonia surfing lagoon, Europe's longest and fastest zip wires at Zip World Velocity and Zip World Titan.
    Student Life in Bangor
    The city is considered as one of the cheapest university towns to live in the UK, making life much simpler for a student. The students can stay in university-owned halls of residence which are quite limited in number and available only to first-year students. The other option is private accommodation known as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) which is designed specifically for students. These private accommodations offer a variety of student room types including student studio, en-suite rooms, student apartments, shared and private rooms, and more. The city centre is at a walking distance from these properties where you'll find a wide range of supermarkets, food shops, high street chains, cafes, bars and restaurants. Academi nightclub offers a great night-time entertainment to students.
    University in Bangor
    Founded in 1884, Bangor University is a Welsh university that currently hosts over 10,000 students from 85 different countries. The university can be reached in just 2 hours via train from Manchester International Airport. Bangor University has a reputation for Ocean Science as the city is located on the coast. The university has around 150 clubs and societies to enjoy and the best thing is that student membership of the Students’ Union’s clubs and societies is free of charge.
    What sets Bangor apart?
    While Bangor is not the most attractive town in North Wales, it still has a vibrant art and cultural scene. The city is blessed with a multicultural population and has many places to visit like the Penrhyn Castle, which is a fantasy castle of the 19th century situated between Snowdonia and the Menai Strait.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How will I be able to book a rental student accommodation in Bangor?
    You just have to follow the 3 easy steps as given below: a) Make the choice of accommodation first. b) Pay any initial amount to be paid like security deposit if any. c) Confirm your booking. Simply do not worry if you get stuck anywhere in the process, our experienced staff will make it effortless for you.

    What are the different types of student accommodation in Bangor?
    University Living is your global student housing partner offering student specific homes called as purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA). These have strategic locations choice of rooms like shared, studio, en-suite, and apartments. There are also short-term stay options for those on exchange programmes and for students attending summer schools.

    When should I book my student home for September intake?
    You have to be quick and at the earliest on that and much in advance so that you have enough choices with you and best offers on student room bookings. Book your accommodation 6 months in advance to avoid last minute cancellations.

    Can I stay at student accommodation only for a semester?
    Yes. University Living offers accommodations for students who go on a semester exchange programme. They provide student housing on a short term basis in 30+ cities across the world.

    What are the different types of student rooms in Bangor?
    The four types of room are: Sharing: Where you will share your living space with 2 or more students and also be using washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: A private bedroom with attached bathroom while other areas are usually shared. Studios: A self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space with attached washrooms. Two people can also book one studio to share depending on rental policy.

    Are the bills included in the rent?
    Yes, mostly you will find that the bills are included in the rent, but some accommodations might not have this provision. It is advisable to check information given in the respective property landing page to check whether Wi-Fi, water, gas, electricity, and other facilities are included in the rent or otherwise.

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    University living team of professionals will never let this happen to you but due to some unforeseen circumstances or in any emergency you need to do that then get it done within 30 days where you will have to pay a one-time fee of £250.

    Can I view my student apartment in Bangor before booking?
    Yes. Virtual viewing is available at University Living website to get a sneak peek before booking accommodation. You can also get in touch with our accommodation experts, who can very well arrange a virtual tour for you.