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Alumni Profiles

Entrepreneur and scholarships donor

Kevin Deeming (Physical Oceanography, 1969) is an alumnus and active member of SOSA (School of Ocean Science Alumni Association).  He is also the founder and former Managing Director of Metoc Plc, a marine engineering company (now part of Interek's Energy & Water Consultancy Services).

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Image of Rosie BarrattWorking with incredible plants in a beautiful setting

Bangor University graduate Rosie Barratt is currently working as a Horticultural Technician at Treborth Botanic Garden, Bangor University. Rosie studied Ecology at Bangor and graduated in 2008.

"My job is so varied and involves communicating with people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds."

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Image of Sujoy BanerjeeFrom Bangor to Bhopal: Former student heads WWF-India species conservation

A former Bangor student has credited his time at the University in helping him on his way to a career at the forefront of wildlife conservation.

Sujoy Banerjee from India studied a short course in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development at the University’s School of Environment and Natural resources. After leaving Bangor, he returned to his home country and joined the Ministry of Environment and Forests in Bhopal, central India. Two years ago he was seconded to work for WWF-India as head of species conservation.

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Former Marine Biology student secures job in San Diego

A former postgraduate student has spent the past two years working for the Bioacoustic Research Program at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology as a Research Analyst. Emily Griffiths studied MSc in Marine Biology in 2008-09.

Recently, Emily accepted a position in San Diego, CA working for SWFSC-NOAA as an Acoustic Technician.

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Landing a dream job with Google

Graduating from university is an exciting time and the beginning of a new chapter in your life. But, once you've finished three years of hard work, what's the next step? Bangor University graduates share their experiences of starting on their career paths.

Louise McCartan landed a job with Google a week after handing in her Masters thesis at Bangor.

She's now set up her own business in Belfast.

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Image of Pete BennettWorking on BBC One's The One Show

Pete Bennett graduated from Bangor University in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in English with Creative writing.

After a stint writing questions for TV quiz show, The Weakest Link, Pete now works as a Researcher on the BBC’s The One Show.

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image of gill jamesFormer student's PhD project ready to hit the book shelves

A former postgraduate student has just published a novel that she wrote as part of her PhD at Bangor University.

Author Gill James, who is originally from the Midlands, started writing The Prophecy, which is part of a trilogy and aimed at children aged between 14 and 17, during her time at Bangor between 2003 and 2007.

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image of jennyA year in Canada

Jenny Jones, 23, from Carmarthen, South Wales, recently spent a year in Canada working in a primary school.

Jenny graduated from Bangor with a degree in French and History.

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image of jamieFormer student becomes Director of The Student Room

Jamie O'Connell from Chichester, West Sussex is the Director of student forum The Student Room.

Jamie graduated from Bangor in 2000 with a BSc in Zoology.

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Graduate Role with Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Kate Hough from Lincolnshire is a graduate trainee for Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

Kate studied English Language and Linguistics at Bangor.

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Alex HinchliffeEco-Tourism Adventures to Borneo

Alex Hinchliffe from Ruthin is the co-founder of an eco-tourism business, organising educational expeditions to the island of Borneo.

Alex graduated from Bangor in 2007 with an MSc in Ecology.

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Andy WilsonRunning Campaigns for Christian Aid

Andy Wilson is from Bethesda in North Wales.

He studied E-commerce and Internet Systems at Bangor and now works for Christian Aid in London as a Campaigns Officer.

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Oliver KumaweMarketing for The Co-operative Group

Oliver Kumawe studied Psychology at Bangor.

He now works as a Marketing Assistant and Sales Planner for The Co-operative Group, based in Manchester.

Click here to watch our video interview with Oliver.



Daniel JonesDaniel lands Toyota job in Japan

Daniel Jones from North Wales studied Electronic Engineering at Bangor and graduated with a First Class MEng Degree in 2007.

Daniel now works for Toyota, in Japan, designing navigation and multimedia systems for Toyota cars in Europe.

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Image of Matt WellsOutlook is bright for Bangor graduate

Matt Wells graduated with a BA in Leisure and Tourism Resource Management in Bangor University in 2001.

He joined forces with fellow graduate Rhys Davies to set up Outlook Expeditions, a company that offers expeditions and adventure experiences for young people.

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Dylan EvansMarine background leads Dylan to buy Wales' largest aquarium

Dylan Evans is the owner of Wales' largest aquarium, the Anglesey Sea Zoo.

Dylan studied both an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology and a PhD in Marine Ecology at Bangor and worked abroad for a number of years before returning toWales.

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Chief Economist for one of the world's largest banks

George Buckley graduated with a BA in Economics from Bangor in 1993. 

He is now Chief UK Economist for Deutsche Bank in London, one of the world's leading financial service providers.

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Because of Bangor

See where some of our alumni are today ‘Because of Bangor’…

Honorary Fellows

Click here to see a list of Bangor University’s Honorary Fellows.


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