News: September 2016

Growth in number of Welsh learners in NW Wales

The number of adults learning Welsh in the north-west is on the up, with both Bangor University and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai recording their highest ever learner numbers in 2015/16 – a total of 3043; an increase of 8% on the previous year.

Publication date: 27 September 2016

International students settle in to Bangor

The International Student Support office collected a record number of international students on its airport pick-up service from Manchester this September.

Publication date: 23 September 2016

Worth her weight in silver and bronze! Catrin brings in medal haul at European Weightlifting Championships

A local athlete awarded a sports bursary by Bangor University has returned from the European Youth Weightlifting Championships in Poland with a silver medal in the Snatch Lift and an overall bronze medal for her efforts in the 48k category.

Publication date: 22 September 2016

Bangor University secures funding for five Confucius Classrooms

The Confucius Institute at Bangor University has recently secured prestigious funding for five Confucius Classrooms at schools in north Wales from a total of only 60 awarded worldwide this year.

An initiative of China’s cultural agency Hanban, Confucius Classrooms are based within schools and colleges around the world and are intended as local hubs to stimulate and support the innovative teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture across communities.

Publication date: 16 September 2016

Welcome Week traffic news

Information regarding travel routes for Bangor University's new students.

Publication date: 14 September 2016

Doors open to Bangor University archives and museum collections

Bangor University’s collections will be open to the public as a part of the Open Doors events on Saturday 24 September.

The Open Doors event gives the public the opportunity to have a look at some of Gwynedd and Conwy’s historical buildings, gardens and interesting and unusual locations all for free throughout September.

Publication date: 13 September 2016