News: November 2019

Supporting students who are carers

Bangor University has chosen National Carers’ Rights Day (21 November) to launch the only Student Carer Policy at any Welsh University and highlight their support for students who are also carers.

Young carers and others will be speaking about their experiences and the support which is available to them at a Carers’ Rights event at the University, in partnership with Action for Children, Carers’ Outreach Service and Gwynedd County Council.

Publication date: 21 November 2019

Pontio open doors for local young people through National Lottery Community Fund grant

An innovative project providing local teenagers with something to do on weekends and during school holidays at Pontio, Bangor’s arts and innovation centre, has been awarded three years’ funding by the National Lottery as part of its Community Fund.

Working in a very dynamic and responsive way, the project, entitled ‘Yn y Foment’ (In the Moment) provides opportunities for teenagers coming in to the Pontio building to take part in creative activities of their choosing including music and writing, dance, circus skills and opportunities to work with the many professional performers and local practitioners visiting Pontio.

Publication date: 20 November 2019

Bangor University and North Wales Police – Police Degree Programmes

Bangor University and North Wales Police are delighted to announce their collaboration on the Police Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) developed by the College of Policing.

Bangor University entered a competitive commissioning process and was successful in applying for the contract with North Wales Police based on its commitment to excellent teaching and its track record in relation to teaching and research in policing.

Publication date: 13 November 2019

Exhibition of Bangor’s Jewish history goes to Cardiff

An exhibition illustrating Bangor’s Jewish history is travelling to Cardiff.

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

Publication date: 6 November 2019