18禁视频 University's Main Arts Building

About the University

Established in 1884, 18禁视频 University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience.

Our Mission听

A strong, confident institution recognised regionally, nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for its varied portfolio of teaching and research, and for the unique, multicultural, inclusive experience it provides for its staff and students.

A reputation for excellence

18禁视频 University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.

18禁视频 University鈥檚 research has been ranked highly in the Government鈥檚 most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2021), with 85% judged to be world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

QAA logoHigh Academic Quality Endorsed by QAA

The Quality Assurance Agency鈥檚 (QAA) Institutional Review has commended the way the university manages academic quality.

We received a number of commendations which highlighted particular areas of strength, including the way in which we use a data-driven approach to inform and enhance the student experience.

Other areas which received commendations were the University鈥檚 partnership with students, and the fact that bilingualism is embedded within all aspects of the student experience.

The University has responded to the听听with its听action plan.

A range of expertise

The University is made up of three听Colleges housing nine academic Schools, as well as over fifty specialist research centres, enabling the provision of courses spanning the Arts, Humanities and Sciences.

Highly rated courses and lecturers

We offer hundreds of听courses听across the arts, humanities and sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers were rated second in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Committed to sustainability

18禁视频 University is committed to sustainable development and global citizenship. We aim to promote sustainability in research, business and enterprise activities. Much of what we do is based on our desire to bring sustainability to life, whether through our teaching, research or public engagement. We have the ISO14001:2015 accreditation for environmental management, and a range of sustainability measures in place, including high rankings in world Sustainability League tables. For more information on the wider sustainability agenda at 18禁视频 University, visit our Sustainability webpages.

18禁视频鈥檚 location is unrivalled

18禁视频鈥檚 location 鈥撎close to the mountains and the sea听鈥 has been described as听the best university setting in the UK. In 2016 North Wales was named as the 4th best region in the world to visit by the travel guide Lonely Planet due to its stunning location and 鈥渟hiny new adventure sports facilities鈥.

Investment in facilities

The University鈥檚 recent investments in facilities and services include the听, a multi-million pound development which includes teaching facilities a theatre, cinema, bar, cafes and an innovation space. Pontio is also home to our Students鈥 Union.

Other investment is the redevelopment of the University鈥檚 sports facilities at听Canolfan Brailsford.

The 18禁视频 student experience听

Whatuni clubs and societies winner logo

Student life at 18禁视频 University is vibrant and diverse. We have more than 150 Students鈥 Union Clubs and Societies, covering a range of interests, activities and sports, which means there鈥檚 something for everyone. Student membership is free, so all our students can take advantage of the extra-curricular opportunities offered. Our Clubs and Societies were named best in the UK at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019.

Students are given help and support from the moment they arrive. Our听Student Services Centre听provides advice and guidance on matters from money and housing to disability support, counselling, dyslexia, study skills and local faith provision. Every year hundreds of second and third year students are trained as Peer Guides to welcome new students to 18禁视频 and provide practical advice to help them settle-in.

High standard of accommodation

18禁视频 University鈥檚听accommodation听was rated third in the UK in the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

奥别听guarantee accommodationfor first year students who select 18禁视频 as their Firm Choice and apply before the given deadline.

Links and partnerships

We have听close links with business听and the NHS in Wales through the Besti Cadwaladr University Health Board. The University is a major provider of training and education for the NHS and is also one of the main partners in the North Wales Clinical School.

*excluding specialist institutions and single-submission universities

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