Established in 1884, and located in North Wales, Bangor University offers students a wide variety of specialised programmes, modern facilities and a high level of student support. It is a university of 12,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide undertaking undergraduate, postgraduate Masters and Doctoral degrees. Ranked a Top 100 World University for International Outlook by the Times Higher Education supplement Bangor University is recognised regionally, nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for a varied portfolio of academic programmes and for the high quality of experience is provides for its students and staff.
Accounting, Finance, and Business Studies research is ranked top 15 in the UK and Electronic Engineering research is ranked No 3 in the UK according to the latest Times University League tables. Other specialist areas include the Environmental Science, Ocean Science, Psychology and Law and specialist niche programmes include Islamic Banking and Finance, Public Procurement Policy and Law, Genetics, and Agroforestry.
Chevening and Bangor University
Bangor University has received Chevening Scholars for many years.
Bangor says: 'Through international outreach, one of Bangor University’s aims is to make a contribution to the economic and social development of countries worldwide. Partnering with Chevening in this prestigious programme enables the University to extend its reach and supporting each participating country’s priority areas for training and development by opening its doors to able and talented individuals.
Recent scholars at Bangor have been from Malaysia, Cameroon and China and courses studied include MSc Islamic Banking and Finance and LLM International Human Rights Law and International Criminal Law.
Chevening Scholars placed at Bangor University make a valued contribution to the academic and social life of the University. Through their natural leadership qualities Chevening Scholars actively participate in lectures, extra-curricular activities, social life and support younger students, both from their home countries and others. After graduation, Chevening Alumni in their ambassadorial role provide a vital link for Bangor University with their home country and contribute to existing and new developments.'
Who do Bangor University support?
Bangor University generously co-funds a number of Chevening Awards to support any one-year taught master's programme at Bangor.
All applicants who wish to be considered for an award at Bangor are encouraged to select Bangor as their first preference in their Chevening application.