Study at Bangor University

Bangor University is a university based in the city of Bangor in the county of Gwynedd in north Wales. For 125 years students from all over the world have graduated from Bangor and further to achieve great success in their chosen careers.

Bangor University has Innovative research and supportive teaching methods which results in nationwide International Student Barometer (ISB) study 2008 showing Bangor amongst the leading universities in the UK for providing high quality academic and welfare support to our international students.

In addition in the most recent RAE (Research Assessment Exercise), Bangor proved itself to be among the very top universities in the UK. the main overall results for Bangor:
The University was:
•    “Ranked Top 10 for teaching quality and learning support”
•    “Ranked Top 10 for employ-ability and careers advice”
•    “Ranked Top 10 for financial support”
•    “Ranked Top 15 for research quality and lecturer expertise”
•    “Ranked Top 20 as a multicultural study environment”

With students from over 70 countries world-wide, the city is a thriving international community.

Students pride themselves while studying at Bangor for overall experience and quality of education and lifestyle. Everything in Bangor can be reached on foot, students do not need to purchase a car or rely on public transport.  Libraries, lecture theaters, seminar rooms and other academic buildings are located near to each other and within walking distance of the city center and accommodation.

Bangor has over 9000 students, 26 academic schools and over 600 teaching staff and all the prerequisites for international students to feel comfortable in a top educative environment.

Students at Bangor enjoy a low cost of living – cheaper accommodation and lower living costs than in most universities and cities. According to The Independent’s A-Z of Universities and Higher Education Colleges, Bangor is “one of the cheapest places in Britain”.

bangorMain Arts and other Bangor University buildings from Bangor Mountain

Specialty of Bangor University

* The University has one of the largest widening access programmes in the country – the Talent Opportunities Programme.

* This program involves over 1500 pupils in schools across North Wales, and is involved in the Reaching Higher, Reaching Wider programme operating in the region.

* It also runs one of the largest Peer Guiding schemes and enjoys one of the lowest drop-out rates compared to other UK universities.

* Most satisfactory for international students is that Bangor’s Center for Careers and Opportunities Careers is recognized nationally as being one of the most active careers services in the UK.

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TOEFL – Test of English as Foreign Language


TOEFL  iBT – Test of English as Foreign Language internet based test is one of the most widely accepted English language exam in the world.  A test for ability in English proficiency for admissions to US, UK and Canadian Institutions is needed more particularly for students from countries where English is not there first language. TOEFL iBT measures skills in reading, listening, speaking and writing.

Key information about TOEFL.

* TOEFL is administered by ETS, a US-based non-profit educational organisation.
* Widely accepted by American, Canadian and UK universities.
* The exam consists of four sections and takes about four hours.
* TOEFL iBT test is offered in 180 countries in  around  4,300 test centres around the world.
* TOEFL iBT scores are valid for two years.
* TOEFL iBT is delivered on computer via internet at secure test centres around the world.
* Note taking is allowed in the test.
* The test scores of TOEFL are required for admissions into all masters and bachelors courses in most of the fields.

The registration for TOEFL test can be done with ETS online for appearing for exams at various centres of TOEFL all over India. After registration for exams, ETS offers a variety of preparation and practice materials. The test basically consists of four sections on English i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening, each of 30 marks, totalling to 120 marks. Minimum scores required by most of the universities is 80 out of 120 and some of the universities ask for section wise score also.

TOEFL exam essentially tests the student’s ability of English proficiency so that they are able to understand the standard American English in classroom lectures.

Students can view the scores online, 15 business days after the test and scores are also reported online 15 business days after the test. Be relaxed and don’t be frightened! After clearing the TOEFL iBt test you’ll be more confident in your English language skills! Take the TOEFL Test now in Nagpur with Krishna Consultants one of the ETS Authorized Centre for conducting TOEFL Exam.

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