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Hannah Takes Gold in Austria

A Bangor University Sports Scholarship recipient recently won a gold medal in the 12th International European Weightlifting Grand Prix Vienna, Austria.

Publication date: 28 May 2015

Drama Medal at the Urdd National Eisteddfod

Congratulations to School of Welsh graduate, Ffion Haf Williams, who won the Drama Medal at the Caerphilly and District Urdd National Eisteddfod 2015 for a play that she wrote during her third year at Bangor as part of her Scripting module.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Congratulations to our final year radiography students who have all secured jobs - before they have sat all of their final exams!

The School of Healthcare Sciences is delighted to report that all our final year radiography students have all secured jobs.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Exciting New Degrees

The School is happy to announce the approval of some exciting new degrees to add to our existing courses. We are now offering degrees specialising in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), designed to give students the foundations, theoretical background and some practical experience needed to go to teach English to non-native speakers.

Publication date: 26 May 2015

Miriam scoops Employability Excellence Award

Miriam Mbah, a third year Law with Criminology LLB student, was recently awarded the Bangor University Employability Excellence prize at the annual Employability Celebration evening.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Student Led Teaching Awards 2015

The Student Led Teaching Awards returned bigger than ever for its 4th annual ceremony, along with the much anticipated Course Representative awards

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Will you vote for the Ugly Food Shop?

Did you buy some ‘Ugly Food’ at a ‘popup shop in Bangor recently? Did you think it was a great business idea?

Publication date: 19 May 2015

Care home supports student nurse education

A care home in Colwyn Bay is leading the way in helping to educate new nurses working along experienced staff providing professional excellence in looking after residents.

Publication date: 19 May 2015

Welsh students well-represented at Florence Nightingale Memorial Service

Six Bangor University students recently took part in a ceremonial service at Westminster Abbey.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Llwyddiannau Eisteddfod Môn!

Y penwythnos diwethaf, cynhaliwyd Eisteddfod Môn Bro Goronwy a’r Cylch a braf oedd gweld cynrychiolaeth o fyfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg yn dod i’r brig, nid yn unig ar y cystadlaethau perfformio, ond hefyd ar y prif gystadlaethau llenyddol.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Philosophy and Religion Student wins the 'Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award' at the Student Led Teaching Awards

Helen Marchant, a course representative for the second year undergraduates in the School of Philosophy and Religion won the ‘Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award’ at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor University Students get ready for Medieval Weekend

Join King Arthur and his knights for a fun-filled weekend of fighting, feasting, theatre, music and adventure! Beaumaris Castle and Bangor University student societies come together once again to provide medieval entertainment, including live theatre, archery displays, medieval combat, folk music, and an exciting plot throughout the weekend of 6 and 7 June.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor University Students get ready for Medieval Weekend

Join King Arthur and his knights for a fun-filled weekend of fighting, feasting, theatre, music and adventure! Beaumaris Castle and Bangor University student societies come together once again to provide medieval entertainment, including live theatre, archery displays, medieval combat, folk music, and an exciting plot throughout the weekend of 6 and 7 June.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor Law School: top 10 mooters in Europe

Bangor Law School students have ranked amongst the top 10 mooting teams in Europe following their outstanding performance at a major competition.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor students forging links with local businesses

Students at Bangor University are benefiting from the University’s links with local businesses. Outdoor tourism company, Celticos, based in the Felinheli has been working closely with staff and students to provide multilingual content for its website as well as employing students to enable the company to provide tailor made packages for tourists.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

School of Linguistics and English Language at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards

The School of Linguistics and English Language was well represented at the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards 2015 on 1st May.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

Bangor University Peer Support Volunteer of the Year 2015 Awarded

When mention was made that the Peer Guide to receive the Peer Support Volunteer of the Years 2015 had texted her students to see if they were making progress with accommodation arrangements for next year, student Hannah Lee began to suspect that her name was about to be called out to receive Bangor University’s annual Award.

Publication date: 12 May 2015

Bangor University student film nominated for RTS Student TV Award

A short film created by an alumnus and current student at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been nominated for a Royal Television Society 2014 Student Television Award in the Postgraduate Drama category.

Publication date: 12 May 2015

Manon wins 'excellence in Employability' Award

Many congratulations to  Manon Elwyn Hughes, a third-year student at the School of Welsh, for being one of eight students across Bangor University to win a BEA Excellence Award, for having taken positive steps to improve their employment prospects. 

Publication date: 11 May 2015

Bangor University Students Demonstrating Excellent Employability

The annual Employability Celebration evening was held recently to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra- and co-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Bangor student aspires to launch new business

A Bangor University student has turned to a crowdfunding platform to help bring his creative project to life.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Student journalist interviews Prime Minister

A third year Creative and Professional Writing Student has interviewed the Prime Minister of Finland as part of her final journalism coursework.

Publication date: 7 May 2015

From Bangor to the Big Apple for aspiring IP lawyer William

LLB Law student William Carlsen is one step closer to achieving his career ambitions after securing a $12,500 scholarship to study in New York.

Publication date: 5 May 2015

PhD student anthologised with prize-winning poets

School of English Literature PhD Student and poet Alys Conran’s work included in newly launched anthology, The Slate Sea.

Publication date: 1 May 2015

Bangor University Alumna needs your vote

A Bangor University Alumna is attempting to impress Virgin boss, Sir Richard Branson with her business idea.

Publication date: 1 May 2015

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