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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

    What are the different types of accommodation?
    University Living offers private accommodation close to universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. Take your pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also offer short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programs.

    What are the different types of rooms?
    The major room types are:Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces.En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared.Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

    How do I know my accommodation is safe?
    All properties listed by University Living have been personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has fool proof safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

    Does my accommodation offer meals?
    Most accommodations are self-catered, but you can always ask the reception to connect you with local food delivery vendors!

    Will I get cleaning and laundry services?
    Most properties have on-site, coin-operated washing machines that make laundry a breeze. Students are expected to keep their rooms clean while common areas are looked after by onsite maintenance staff at regular intervals. If you are unwilling to get your hands dirty, contact the reception for professional cleaning services for an extra fee.

    Is there Wi-Fi?
    Yes, all of the accommodations have fast internet connectivity for the residents to use.

    Does my accommodation offer parking facilities?
    Most properties have bike storage available. Please contact your Servicing Manager to request car parking facility.

    What items should I bring while moving in?
    Students are expected to bring their own bedding, kitchen utensils, cutlery, and bathroom essentials. If that’s too much, our good friends at UniKitOut will deliver all these and more to your UK accommodation even before you move in!

    What if I don’t like my accommodation after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Where do I report any issues with my accommodation?
    Please contact the on-site maintenance office or reception at the accommodation to report any issues.

    Do I have to vacate my room during holidays?
    Never. Your room belongs to you for the entirety of your tenancy period