Alumni Profiles

China Alumnus of the Year 2017

Yangjing is the second Bangor University Alumnus of the Year China and the 2017 awardee. Yanjing was the first Chinese student to study Psychology at Bangor University.

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Bangor University / BIBF Alumnus of the Year 2017

Mohamed came to Bangor University to complete his BA Hons in Business Studies and Finance in the 2010-2011 academic year and earned an upper second class degree.

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Alumnus of the Year 2017

Ray Footman is Bangor University's Alumnus of the Year 2017. The Alumnus of the Year award recognises the achievements, both professional and personal, of our graduates, especially highlighting those who have chosen to remain engaged with their alma mater and give back, either through service, philanthropy, or both to the University.

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“The first time I ventured outside of my comfort zone”

James McAllister’s degree in English Literature and Journalism at Bangor University as led him into a career in digitalmarketing.

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“My degree really resonated with employers when I was first starting my career”

Hannah Corbett graduated with a degree in Linguistics and Creative Writing in 2013.

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Bangor University / BIBF Alumnus of the year

Amina Rashid Al-Alaiwi (Accounting and Finance, 2010) was named the Bangor University / BIBF Alumnus of the Year 2016 at the Bangor University Kingdom of Bahrain Alumni Reunion held in the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay in September 2016.

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“Studying at Bangor pushed me out of my comfort zone”

Lucy Orchiston graduated from Bangor in 2011 with a degree in Linguistics and the English Language.

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Alumnus of the Year 2016

In July 2016, Kevin Deeming (Physical Oceanography, 1969) was awarded Bangor University's Alumnus of the Year 2016. He is the founder and former Managing Director of Metoc Plc, a marine engineering company (now part of Interek's Energy & Water Consultancy Services) and an active member of the School of Ocean Science Alumni Association.

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“Life as a student was somewhat idyllic”

A career in electronics followed Dermot Statham’s degree in Bangor

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Thirty Years in the Wilderness!

After studying at Bangor, Chris Yarrow used his love of forestry to set up an award-winning tourist attraction and education centre.

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"Bangor was the place for me"

Paul Southall graduated from Bangor in 1993 with a degree in History and works for the National Trust on renewable energy projects. He also works regularly with the University’s School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography.

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Bangor and beyond

John Graham’s Mathematics degree from Bangor has taken him all over the world.

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Ross Piper

Bangor’s Alumnus of the Year 2015

Dr Ross Piper is a zoologist, author and presenter who graduated in Zoology with Animal Ecology in 1998. In 2015 he was awarded Bangor University’s Alumnus of the Year.

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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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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.