After arriving at Bangor University, it is an excellent opportunity to learn a new language and what better language than Welsh. With over 500 Welsh learners at the university, this number increases substantially as the year goes on. There are many ways you can practice your Welsh by going to lessons, joining an UMCB club or society which is run through the medium of Welsh or by going to shops such as the Post Office or Pharmacy and speaking Welsh there.
There are many opportunities to learn Welsh after arriving at Bangor University. You can join an Wlpan course with the Welsh for Adults department. For further information, follow this link. There will also be free Welsh lessons for students during term time to give you a start.
The university has many opportunities to learn, work and interact in Welsh. Every department at the university can offer a Welsh medium service and are ready to use the language.
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is also working to ensure there are a number of Welsh modules available for students to study. The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has a number of scholarships to give to students who are studying a part of their course or the whole course through the medium of Welsh, in addition to the £250 bursaries the University is giving to students who are studying more than 40 credits in Welsh.
If you have any concerns about any aspect of Welsh language provision at the university, including academic provision, you can raise them with Canolfan Bedwyr. If you have questions, comments or complaints about the implementation of the Welsh Language Policy or the Welsh Language Standards at the University, please follow this link-
Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (Welsh National Federal College)
The Bangor University Branch of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is based at Canolfan Bedwyr. Bangor University offers numerous opportunities for students to study through the medium of Welsh. In collaboration with Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Bangor provides more modules and courses through the medium of Welsh than any other university. Bangor also has the highest number of students choosing to study through the medium of Welsh.
Welsh or bilingual modules are now available in all the university's academic schools, and a module booklet is published annually for first year students, which outlines the extensive range of modules available.