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Welsh Welcome Fair 2019

An event specifically for new students who speak Welsh or are learning Welsh.

Monday, 16 September 2019

Neuadd Powis

10am - 12pm

Come along to get information about living and studying through the medium of Welsh at Bangor University. An opportunity to meet Welsh medium lecturers and to learn about the opportunities available to you. Free breakfast will also be available!

All welcome!

 


 

Welsh Welcome Fair 2018

An event specifically for new students who speak Welsh or are learning Welsh.

Monday, 17 September 2018

Neuadd Powis

10am - 12pm

Come along to get information about living and studying through the medium of Welsh at Bangor University. An opportunity to meet Welsh medium lecturers. Free breakfast also available!

All welcome!

 


 

Welsh Welcome Fair 2017

An event specifically for new students who speak Welsh or are learning Welsh.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Neuadd Powis

10am - 12pm

Come along for a free tea/coffee, and to get information about living and studying through the medium of Welsh at Bangor University.

All welcome!

 


Welcome Week 2016

Important event for new students who speak Welsh:

Welsh-medium study and Welsh language activities Fair

Monday, September 19, 10am - 12:30pm

Neuadd Powis

This fair is aimed at new students who speak Welsh or who are learning Welsh. It will be an opportunity for the students to meet the lecturers who teach in Welsh across all schools, and to find out more about the Welsh / bilingual modules that are available. There will be stalls from various schools and societies, and it will be a great opportunity to meet other new students who speak Welsh.

Come along!


 

Two Welsh-medium Phd scholarships in Psychology

 

PhD in Behavioural Change Psychology and Language Planning

(i) Identify the barriers that keep reluctant Welsh speakers from being Welsh users.

(ii) Identify methods which will ensure that reluctant speakers become users of Welsh.

More information here

Closing date: 31 May 2016

PhD in The Science of Literary Reading

(i) Understand how young children react to the experience of hearing and reading poetry, and to discover what is the link between the two.

(ii) To understand how poetic forms might be used to enhance learning in young children.

(iii) Use new neurocognitive methods involving co-registration of pupil dilation and event related potentials as indices of cortical arousal, attention and cognitive processes.

More information here  

Closing date: 31 May 2016


Welsh-medium Science Conference

#cynhadleddwyddonol

The CCC's 5th annual Science Conference will be held at Aberystwyth University on 3 May 2016.

Its aim is to showcase leading scientific research by Welsh language scientists and through that, nurture a Welsh language scientific community.  The conference provides a platform to present and discuss various topics within the sciences; from fuel cells to fish and from engineering to earth science.

Undergraduate and research students are encouraged to display posters on any aspect of their course / research interest as long as it represents a science discipline.  Posters will be judged and a prize of £100 will be awarded to the winner.

Closing date for registration: 22 April 2016

Further details: http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/thecoleg/projects/conferences/scienceconference/

 


Welcome Week 2015

Important event for new students who speak Welsh:

Welsh-medium study and Welsh language activities Fair

Monday, September 21, 10 - 11:30

Neuadd Powis

This fair is aimed at new students who speak Welsh or who are learning Welsh. It will be an opportunity for the students to meet the lecturers who teach in Welsh across all schools, and to find out more about the Welsh / bilingual modules that are available. There will be stalls from various schools and societies, and it will be a great opportunity to meet other new students who speak Welsh.

Come along!


Annual Congregation 3/3/15

The CCC will be holding its Annual Congregation at Neuadd Powis, Bangor University on 3/3/15 at 6pm.

http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/cy/newyddion/pennawd-7791-cy.php

 


Conference Boddi mewn Celfyddyd: Gwaddol ‘65

Date: 13 – 14 June 2015

Location: The Urdd's residential centre - Glan Llyn, Llanuwchllyn

Guest speakers: Dafydd Iwan and Manon Eames

Organsiers: Dr Gwawr Ifan and Manon Wyn Williams, Bangor University

Further information: boddi.mewn.celfyddyd@bangor.ac.uk

This conference is sponsored by y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Bangor University.

POSTER BODDI MEWN CELFYDDYD


Conference: Y Cymry a'r Dadeni Dysg - Siôn Prys a'i Gyfoedion

The conference will be held on 18 March 2015 at the Drwm, National Library for Wales, Aberystwyth.

Further details can be found here:

http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/news/conferences/

Students, lecturers and members of the public are all welcome.

The conference will be free of charge.

 


National Law Conference

Date: 19 - 20 February 2015

Time: 2.00pm Thusrday 19 February – 6.00pm Friday 20 February 2015

Location: Yr Hen Siambr, Tŷ Hywel, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay and accommodation at Gwersyll yr Urdd, Cardiff

Registration: Deposit of £10 (repaid when you attend the Conference in Cardiff).

To register call 01970 628293 or email s.jobbins@colegcymraeg.ac.uk or contact your Welsh-language law lecturer at your university.


Crisis Game

Date: 16-18 February 2015

Location: The Urdd Centre, Cardiff, opposite the Assembly.

Cost: Free! Food and 2 nights’ accommodation are included throught the event. There will be a £10 deposit which will be returned to you at the event.

Who: Open to all students at any university in Wales.

Organised by staff from Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, and Aberystwyth, Swansea, South Wales and Cardiff universities.

The Game, Crisis Games are used by different governments and international companies as a recognised and proven method for organisations to prepare, organise and react to a crisis scenario.

The event will be held through the medium of Welsh only.

Contact: Siôn Jobbins, s.jobbins@colegcymraeg.ac.uk


Conference on Universal Credit: a quiet revolution in the Welfare State

Date: 23 January 2015

Time: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Admission: Free but delegates are asked to register before hand

Location: Neuadd Reichel, Bangor University

Keynote speech: Hywel Williams MP

Admission is free, but please register before attending.

The conference will be held in Welsh but with translation available.

The conference is organised by Bangor University and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

The introduction of Universal Credit is the most significant and wide- ranging change to the benefits system since its establishment in 1948. The Credit will co-ordinate aspects of State support with the aim of ensuring that no claimant will be financially worse off by accepting work than they would be by claiming benefits.

The Conference will bring academics and Professional workers in the field together to discuss and try and foresee the impact this change will have on some of the most disadvantaged people in Society.

The Conference will be particularly informative and important to those whose decisions affect families on low incomes, children and the housing sector and will be of interest to workers in the third sector, policy directors and officers as well as local and national elected representatives and students of social policy.

Registration and Further Information:

Siôn Jobbins: s.jobbins@colegcymraeg.ac.uk | 01970 622893

Programme: http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/cy/newyddion/cynadleddau/chwyldrotawelofewnywladwriaethles/

Conference Hashtag: #CredydCynhwysol


 

Essays on Welsh Linguistics and Lexicography

A volume of papers presented in Welsh by seven prominent linguistic and lexicographical scholars has been published by Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, the virtual college for Welsh-medium university education, on their on-line eLearning platform, Y Porth, at

https://llyfrgell.porth.ac.uk/media/ysgrifau-ar-ieithyddiaeth-a-geiriaduraeth-gymraeg

They were first delivered as a series of “Grammar Geeks” lectures sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg at the Language Technologies Unit, a series which proved to be very popular at Bangor, and in the Coleg’s other video conferencing suites across Wales.

The e-book is available for free download to e-readers. It is available in three formats: EPUB for most devices, including Apple and Android, MOBI for Kindle ereaders, and as a PDF file, making it easy to read on a computer screen, and to print on paper.

The volume was edited by Delyth Prys, and the seven contributors and their essays are:

Gwen Awbery: Cyweiriau Llafar ac Ysgrifenedig y Gymraeg

Robat Trefor: Problemau gyda Safoni a Chywair

Bruce Griffiths: Ystyriaethau Gramadegol wrth Lunio Geiriadur yr Academi

Andrew Hawke: Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru: Ar Seiliau Cadarn? Geiriaduron Hanesyddol, Disgrifiadol, a Rhagnodol

Elena Parina: Polysemiaeth a Newid Ystyr mewn Ansoddeiriau Cymraeg

Bob Morris Jones: Cymalau Priodoliaethol a Chymalau Unoliaethol

David Willis: Newid ac Amrywiaeth mewn Cymraeg Cyfoes

 


Part-time Welsh-medium Studies scheme (distance learning)

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol intends to launch a new Part-time Welsh-medium Studies Scheme in September 2014. If you would like:

  • to study part-time through the medium of Welsh

  • an opportunity to improve your skills

  • to upgrade your professional skills, or

  • a new challenge

then come to one of the free taster sessions which will be held in September 2013 in studios across Wales (including Swansea, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff and Carmarthen).

Session 1: 11 September, Wednesday afternoon, 2:00-4:30
Session 2: 12 September, Thursday evening, 6:00-8:30
Session 3: 14 September, Saturday morning, 10-12:30

To register for one of the taster sessions, contact dysguobell@colegcymraeg.ac.uk

More details about the scheme: http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/ourwork/distance-learning/


 

CRISIS GAME

28, 29, 30 OCTOBER 2013

The Urdd Centre, CARDIFF

Free accomodation!

Places for 35 students only

A crisis has struck Wales. In this event you will be split into groups such as the Welsh Government, national and international agencies, the press or public services to see and analyse how different sections of society would react.

Who: Open to all graduate and post-graduate students at any university in Wales.

Organisers: Directed by Dr Brieg Powel, Aberystwyth University International Politics Department and also the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Location: The Urdd Centre, Cardiff, opposite the Assembly.

Date: 1.00pm Monday 28 October until 1.00 Wednesday 30 October

FREE: The Game, accommodation (Monday and Tuesday night) and food will all be at the Centre and all be free. However, attendees must pay for and make their own travel arrangements.

Crisis Games are used by different governments and international companies as a recognised and proven method for organisations to prepare, organise and react to a crisis scenario.

The event will be held through the medium of Welsh only.

Registration closing date: Friday 27 September 2013

For more information, contact:

Siôn Jobbins, s.jobbins@colegcymraeg.ac.uk

01970 622893 | 07815 85 78 21

Would you like to further develop your writing skills and offer support and guidance to your peers, whilst being paid at the same time? Here's the job for you.

The Study Skills Centre is looking to recruit 2 Peer Writing Mentors who are fluent in Welsh to provide peer support for fellow students.

The hourly rate is £10.55 and mentors will be expected to work 4 hours per week (during term-time only) from 25/09/2013 until 06/06/2014, and will be required to attend an initial training program provided by staff at the Study Skills Centre.

Salary is paid for attending the training, which takes place during the first four weeks of employment. An 8-hour training session will be held on 25/09, and 4 one-hour sessions on 2/10, 9/10 and 16/10. The training will focus on mentoring and developing writing methods.

Fluency in Welsh are essential for both posts, and depending on the demand, Welsh medium mentors will be expected to offer tutorials in English as well.

Further information and an application form are available on the Human Resources website, https://jobs.bangor.ac.uk/index.php.cy?. To view the job description click on "Internal (Staff Only)". You will need your student number to continue to the next step, then click on "Search" to view the advertisement.

The deadline for applicants is 5 July 2013.


Legal Mooting Competition for Students at Denbigh National Eisteddfod

 

How are your legal debating skills?

There’s an open invitation for law students across Wales to take part in a mooting competition at this year’s National Eisteddfod in Denbigh. The moot will be in the form of an appeal to the Supreme Court and will be held in Welsh. The winner of the moot will win a £50 book voucher as well as a shield and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol can help with paying travel and accommodation fees if need be. But to compete you need to be quick and get your name in by Monday 24 June.

The moot (‘ymryson’ in Welsh) will be held at the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol stand at the National Eisteddfod from 9.00am Tuesday 6 August with the final that afternoon at 2.30pm at the Pabell y Cymdeithasau 2 (Societies Tent 2).

The moot is organised by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Dr Catrin Fflur Huws of the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University.

Last year’s ‘ymryson’ which was held at the National Eisteddfod in the Vale of Glamorgan was won by Siân Jones of Aberystwyth with the well-known lawyer, Emyr Lewis, presenting her with the prize.

For further information and to compete in the moot, please contact Dr Catrin Fflur Huws by Monday 24 June:

 

Dr Catrin Fflur Huws

Chair of the Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs

Aberystwyth University

Tel: 01970 622712

Email: trh@aber.ac.uk

Read more here


In rememberance of Dr Eilir Hedd Morgan by Dr Prysor Williams

Publication date: 17 May 2013

I first got to know Eilir nearly eleven years ago when he came to live in Neuadd John Morris Jones here at Bangor University. Eilir was exactly the kind of person any hall of residence would wish to have - supportive of everything, got along with everyone, and a bundle of energy and fun. Believe me, I could keep you here for hours telling you about some of the things we got up to in Neuadd JMJ, but I had better not! I could also tell you endless stories about the times singing together in concerts, eisteddfodau and festivals with Hogia’r Berfeddwlad. But having got to know Eilir so well socially and as a close friend over the years, today I want to focus on the other side of Eilir that I was also fortunate enough to get to know - his brief, but brilliant, academic career.

Read the tribute in full here.


Over 300 youngsters attend bilingual GCSE Science revision courses

Publication date: 24 April 2013

More than 300 youngsters put their Easter holidays to good use by attending bilingual GCSE Science revision courses organised by Bangor University.

This year for the first time the University held GCSE Physics and Biology revision courses for Year 10 pupils. The new bilingual courses were introduced to build on the success of the popular and well-established Chemistry revision courses for Year 10 and Year 11 pupils, which are held each year with the support of the Reaching Higher Partnership for North and Mid Wales.

Read the story in full here.


The Chair of the Branch, Dr Enlli Thomas, discusses the bilingual brain on S4C

Publication date: 18 April 2013

Corff Cymru is a science programme looking at the human body from the perspective of the Welsh. The second episode of the series, focusing on the brain, will feature the chair of the Bangor Branch of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, Dr Enlli Thomas from the School of Education. Dr Thomas will be looking specifically at the effects of bilingualism on the brain.

Read the story in full here.


Research student awarded top prize

Publication date: 6 December 2012

A Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol PhD scholarship holder has beaten legal students from across the country to take a top prize at this year’s Legal Wales Conference.

Huw Pritchard, currently in the final year of his PhD studies at the Law School, was awarded joint first place in the contest for which entrants were required to answer the question: “With the National Assembly for Wales now exercising primary legislative powers, is the development of a separate Welsh jurisdiction inevitable?”.

Read the story in full here.