News: March 2019

Work begins on new 3G all-weather pitch

Work has begun on a new 3G all-weather pitch at Bangor University’s Treborth site.

The pitch will provide year-round rugby and football facilities for student teams as well as being available for hire by the local community.

Publication date: 29 March 2019

FFIT Cymru returns for second series – and Mared leads the way!

One of S4C’s most popular shows from last year, FFIT Cymru, is returning for a second series in April and Bangor University’s involvement with the Cwmni Da production is set to be even greater this time around, with a student from the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies chosen to be one of the series’ inspirational ‘leaders’.

Publication date: 27 March 2019

One World in Bangor

Imagine an evening of traditional instruments, vibrant dances and beautiful voices from all over the World.

Bangor University recently held its annual One World Gala concert, where students and performers from the local community showcased their particular cultures via song, dance and instrumentals.

Publication date: 20 March 2019

‘Why write the history of Wales – then and now?’: public lecture by prominent historian

At a moment when the opportunities to learn about Welsh history are a topic of public debate in Wales, it is timely to consider approaches to writing the history of Wales, both in the distant past and more recently.  The prominent Welsh historian Professor Huw Pryce is to discuss this topic at Bangor University on Monday, 25 March at 6pm, in Lecture Room 4 of the Main Arts Building.  All are welcome to attend the lecture, entitled `Why write the history of Wales – then and now?`.

Publication date: 19 March 2019

#IWD2019 at Bangor University

On 8 March, Bangor University joined in with International Women’s Day 2019 (#IWD2019) celebrations by hosting an exciting event that highlighted the careers and contributions of women in leadership positions in and around Bangor as well as providing a University-wide forum for discussion of issues around gender equality that affect all staff and students.

Publication date: 13 March 2019

An exhibition, map and app uncovers Bangor’s Jewish history

A Bangor University Professor is to launch an exhibition, map and app about the Jewish history of Bangor. 

Titled A Jewish History of Bangor,  the new exhibition and map celebrate the presence of Jews in Bangor from medieval times to the Second World War (and beyond).

Publication date: 6 March 2019

Bangor’s best raise the bar once again

Bangor University has cemented its reputation as a centre of weightlifting excellence as student athletes broke numerous records at the Welsh Senior Weightlifting Championships recently.

Publication date: 6 March 2019

Visitor from the House of Commons learns more about Bangor Research

On Friday 15 February Dr Rhinannon Williams, Wales Affairs Specialist for the House of Commons, visited Bangor University and addressed a packed audience of academics and researchers. Dr Williams’ role is to co-ordinate the collection and submission of evidence to the Welsh Affairs Select Committee.

Publication date: 6 March 2019