Student Life at Bangor University

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Bangor crowned mooting champions of Wales

A team from Bangor Law School has won the annual Welsh National Mooting Competition for the first time.

Publication date: 10 April 2014

SENRGy students nominated for awards

Not to be outdone by the staff, SENRGy students are also up for awards this month. 5 of the 38 Peer Guides across the University nominated for Peer Support Volunteer of the Year are from SENRGy. C

Publication date: 9 April 2014

Prestigious grant awarded to recent PhD graduate of the School

Recent PhD student of the School of Philosophy and Religion, Philip Walker Jacobs has been awarded a prestigious prize to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute entitled 'Representation of the "Other": Jews in Medieval England' which will convene from 13 July through August 2014 at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Oxford, England. Dr Jacobs will present work on 'Artistic Depictions of Joseph the Carpenter in Medieval England' which builds upon his PhD thesis. Dr Jacobs teaches at Cape Fear Community College in Cape Fear, North Carolina, USA.

Publication date: 9 April 2014

SENRGy staff nominated for teaching awards

SENRGy staff have been  nominated for the ‘student-led teaching’ awards this year. The Student Union panel considered 319 nominations from students and in spite of these odds, we have six contenders:

Sian Pierce – Award for outstanding Pastoral Support
Lynda Yorke – Fantastic Feedback, Innovation, & Teacher of the Year
Karen Parkhill – New Teacher of the Year
Helen Gittins/James Walmsley & Nicola Owen – Sustainable Thinking Award

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Rugby success for University Sport Student

A student from the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences is looking forward to winning his first cap for his country.

Ben Stelmaszek , 21, who was brought up in Manchester, is currently studying a degree in Sport, Health and Physical Education. He has been selected for the Wales Rugby League Student squad to take place in a home countries tournament being held at Nottingham University from April 12th to April 18th.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Students organise Wales and War 1914-2014 Conference

Three postgraduate students at Bangor University’s School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology are today (8 April 2014) hosting a Conference that will provide new insights on Wales during and since the First World War.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Web-Chats with Assembly Members

We are looking for students and apprentices to take part in a web-chat with Assembly Members about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills in Wales. We want to hear your views on whether you think enough is being done to encourage young people to enter Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths courses. We would also like to hear your views on whether these courses enable young people to develop the required skills for a career in these fields.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Celebrating triumph against the odds at House of Lords

A Bangor University student who has received a helping hand from the Helena Kennedy Foundation took part in a special celebration at the House of Lords recently.

Publication date: 3 April 2014

Bangor University students making the internet a safer place

A Bangor University student won the ‘Best Hack’ category at a hackathon at Southampton University recently.

Publication date: 2 April 2014

Bangor University graduate plans to create his first illustrated novel

A Bangor University graduate is hoping that the local community will support his efforts to publish his first illustrated novel.

Publication date: 1 April 2014

Bangor students scoop NUS Wales awards

Bangor Students' Union not only won the Course Rep of the Year and Union Staff Member of the Year categories at the annual NUS Wales Awards this year, but also scooped the Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year category.

Publication date: 28 March 2014

Creative Studies student music success

A trip to Los Angeles and appearances at various festivals are in store for a young singer/songwriter, who has already attracted a large on-line following.

Bangor University Media Studies student, Cara Braia, 21, from Criccieth had her first taste of success with an online competition to re-interpret a classic song by popular 60’s group, The Kinks. As a result she has gone to collaborate with various artists and producers from all over the world, and will soon be jetting off to LA to further her career.

Publication date: 27 March 2014

Celebrating student success – Entrance Scholarships Awards 2014

From Bala to Bedforshire, from Ruthin to Rugby, new students from across the UK will be sharing Scholarship prizes totalling over £160,000 when they begin their degree courses at Bangor University in the next academic year.

Publication date: 24 March 2014

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