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10 Fully Funded Scholarships available for MSc Tropical Forestry Distance Learning – Commonwealth Scholarship Commission

Publication date: 20 March 2017

Afro-Caribbean Society Welcome Party!

Publication date: 17 October 2013

American media student receives PhD

An American study abroad student who fell in love with north Wales received her PhD at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Another First for Bangor University’s Environment!

Publication date: 1 September 2016

A Special Welcome for Bangor Uni International Students

The University’s International Student Support Office organised an earlier orientation for Bangor’s international students this year. This was the first time this was done and the aim was to provide a bespoke and focused welcome programme - giving international students a chance to organise all the practicalities of living and studying in a new country…before the busy central Welcome Week programme!

Publication date: 25 September 2014

Bahraini students academic success recognised

Publication date: 23 September 2014

Bangor Business School enters top 20 in the world for banking research

Bangor Business School has risen 12 places to be named the 20th best institution in the world for research in the field of Banking.

Publication date: 29 May 2013

Bangor celebrates Chinese New Year

Publication date: 27 January 2017

Bangor celebrates Chinese New Year in style

Publication date: 18 February 2013

Bangor China Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 22 November 2016

Bangor Host Alumni Event at the Agroforestry World Conference 2014

Bangor University recently hosted an alumni event for graduates of the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGY), at the World Congress on Agroforestry in Delhi (http://www.wca2014.org/). Attendees came from all over the World, including Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Mali, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Mexico and Brazil. Dr's Fergus Sinclair and Rob Brook, and Graduate Teaching Assistant James Brockington met alumni during a cocktail reception and were representing SENRGY at the Congress with posters and an oral presentation on their latest research. Alan Heinze and  Martha Ataa-Asantewaa, who studied for their MSc in Agroforestry at Bangor in 2013 also presented their research at the Congress.

Publication date: 17 February 2014

Bangor in Brazil: New Academic Research Agreement

Bangor University and Fundacáo De Amparo Á Pesquisa Do Estado De Sáo Paulo (FAPESP) announced the release of a new year collaborative Academic Research Agreement on June 19th 2012.

Publication date: 5 December 2012

Bangor International Annual Report

Publication date: 12 November 2013

Bangor International Annual Report 2011-12

Following the launch of the Bangor University Internationalization Strategy in March 2011, the University has made initial progress in fulfilling its ambition to become “an International University for the region.”

Publication date: 10 December 2012

Bangor International Newsletter April 2017

Publication date: 26 April 2017

Bangor International Newsletter December 2016

Publication date: 21 December 2016

Bangor International Newsletter February 2017

Publication date: 6 February 2017

Bangor International Newsletter July 2016

Publication date: 26 July 2016

Bangor International Newsletter June 2017

Publication date: 2 June 2017

Bangor International Newsletter March 2017

Publication date: 24 March 2017

Bangor International Newsletter November 2016

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Bangor International Newsletter September 2016

Publication date: 15 September 2016

Bangor in UK Top 20 for Student Experience

Publication date: 16 May 2014

Bangor joins forces with Iranian Mental Health experts to hold international workshop in Dubai

Publication date: 14 March 2017

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area. These Sports Scholarships are awarded to recognise and support sporting excellence and achievement. They are aimed at helping talented and high performance students to combine their academic study and sporting performance to assist them in achieving their full potential.

Publication date: 13 January 2015

Bangor's International Students on National Radio

Publication date: 19 November 2014

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Publication date: 20 March 2015

Bangor’s Sports Psychology expertise in demand in Malaysia

Publication date: 12 February 2016

Bangor to welcome prestigious Scholars

Bangor University is to welcome future global leaders to study at the University under the prestigious Chevening Scholarship programme. The University is one of a handful of UK universities to host Chevening Scholars and joins Cambridge and Durham universities in offering Chevening’s Central Partnership Scholarship programme.

Publication date: 17 December 2013

Bangor University among the world’s greenest

Bangor University has been placed 22nd in a global league table of the world’s greenest universities.

The UI Green Metric, produced by Universitas Indonesia highlights sustainability and environmental management at universities around the globe and measures each participating university’s commitment in developing an ‘environmentally friendly’ infrastructure,

Publication date: 4 February 2016

Bangor University and BIBF sign contract to offer a validated diploma programme

Publication date: 26 June 2013

Bangor University and the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Publication date: 15 December 2014

Bangor University a world-ranked University

Bangor University has risen substantially in Times Higher Education World University rankings 2011-12, and is now placed among the world’s top 275 universities, alongside universities such as Bath and Queen’s.

Publication date: 7 October 2011

Bangor University Establishes Alumni Network in Nigeria

Publication date: 30 January 2014

Bangor University feature in China Daily article

Publication date: 13 March 2013

Bangor University forms new Partnership with the Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen (RITS)

The Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen (RITS), a branch of China’s top Tsinghua University is to offer Bangor University’s MBA programme at its Shenzhen and Shanghai centres from October 2012. This is the first overseas programme which has been validated by Bangor University.

Publication date: 5 December 2012

Bangor University holds successful Alumni event at the World Agroforestry Centre in Kenya

Publication date: 23 November 2016

Bangor University host Alumni events in Ghana and Uganda

Publication date: 14 August 2015

Bangor University Hosts 9/11 Summer School

Publication date: 13 September 2013

Bangor University international students look forward to the launch of their first App

Publication date: 19 March 2013

Bangor University in top 15 according to satisfied students

Publication date: 1 September 2016

Bangor University launches a unique Confucius Institute

The first Confucius Institute anywhere in the world to have a focus on Law, is being opened officially at Bangor University.  The Confucius Institute is being launched by First Minister Carwyn Jones, in the presence of Mr SHEN Yang, Minister-Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy. 

Publication date: 10 September 2012

Bangor University launches Confucius Classrooms

Publication date: 20 June 2017

Bangor University rated Gold

Publication date: 27 June 2017

Bangor University secures funding for five Confucius Classrooms

Publication date: 20 September 2016

Bangor University signs 10-year partnership agreement with Oxford International

Bangor University has signed a new partnership with Oxford International Education, a unique accredited education provider, a world leader in education in the UK and Canada.

The partnership will launch Bangor International College (BIC), an embedded college on the university campus, which will teach the first stages of a range of integrated and incorporated undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for international students at the university.

Publication date: 25 April 2016

Bangor University's President welcomes the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, H.E Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, to a special reunion event in Bahrain

H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and Chairman of the Specific Council for Vocational Training (Banking Sector) of the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), was recently welcomed to a special alumni reunion in Bahrain by Bangor University’s President, Professor John G. Hughes.

Publication date: 11 September 2015

Bangor University students head to Sri Lanka to expand their knowledge and understanding of global mental health

Publication date: 7 October 2016

Bangor University students meet the Duke of Cambridge in China

Conservation students from Bangor University met the Duke of Cambridge while in China.  In the country as part of the 2 Dragon Garden project which links Bangor University’s Treborth Botanic Gardens and Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Gardens (XTBG), the students met Prince William while taking part in a conference on illegal wildlife trade being attended by the Duke.

Publication date: 4 March 2015

Bangor University student to lead uncharted river expedition

A sports science student from Bangor University has been selected to lead the UK’s finest white-water kayakers in an extended trip to discover new stretches of world class waters.

Publication date: 15 January 2015

Bangor University student to work with world’s number one bestselling writer on next project

Publication date: 31 January 2013

Bangor University to work with clinical academics in South India to prevent deaths by suicide

Publication date: 26 August 2015

Bangor University visits Chile

Publication date: 27 January 2017

Basrah University visits Bangor University

Publication date: 1 October 2014

British Council GREAT Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 22 November 2016

Celebrations for ELCOS students

Students from across the globe came together at Bangor University recently to celebrate their achievement of passing pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes courses.

Publication date: 2 June 2014

Centre for Mental Health and Society (School of Social Sciences) Awarded British Council Grant

Publication date: 21 March 2014

Chevening Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 22 November 2016

Chevening Scholarship Winners for 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 Chevening Scholarship Winners.

Publication date: 11 December 2015

Chinese Kites return to Treborth

An annual Chinese Kite Workshop, organised by Bangor University’s Confucius Institute, is set to take Treborth Botanic Garden by storm again this year on Saturday 30th March, promising a colourful afternoon of family fun in Treborth’s beautiful grounds.

Publication date: 20 May 2015

Chinese New Year in Bangor

Publication date: 21 April 2016

Commonwealth Masters and PhD Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 22 November 2016

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission funds 10 MSc Tropical Forestry scholarships at Bangor University

Publication date: 21 April 2016

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission supports 15 MSc Tropical Forestry (distance learning) Scholarships

Publication date: 4 March 2014

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 22 November 2016

Congratulations to our summer Pre-sessional students on their graduation!

Publication date: 21 September 2016

Contract renewed for flourishing Confucius Institute

Publication date: 7 April 2017

CSC Scholarship Winner for 2015

Publication date: 10 December 2015

Culture Challenge 2013

Bangor University’s annual action-packed Culture Challenge was held recently. Organised by the International Student Support Team, in partnership with the CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) the event celebrated cultural diversity and team working.

Publication date: 5 March 2013

Culture Challenge 2014

Bangor University recently celebrated cultural diversity and collaboration with its annual action packed Culture Challenge.

Publication date: 1 March 2014

Culture Challenge 2014!

Publication date: 4 March 2014

Culture Challenge 2014 - A chance to win a trip to China!

Publication date: 15 January 2014

Culture Challenge 2016

Bangor University students celebrated cultural diversity and collaboration on Saturday 10th December with an action-packed Culture Challenge!


Organised by the International Student Support Office, the Culture Challenge saw ten teams made up of 1 national British student and 3 international students go head to head in both a presentation round and a general knowledge quiz to win a trip of a lifetime to Barcelona!

Publication date: 20 December 2016

Culture Challenge at Bangor University

Bangor University is inviting the public to find out about the cultural diversity among Bangor University’s students and take part in a ‘Cultural Challenge’ quiz. 

On the 2nd December, ten teams of Bangor University students will be competing against each other for some great prizes in a ‘Culture Challenge’ which includes the first prize of a trip to China.

Publication date: 16 November 2015

Culture Challenge Winners to travel to China

Bangor University’s annual Culture Challenge student competition took place recently. The event organised by the International Student Support Office saw seven teams of Bangor University students battle each other to win a trip of a lifetime to China.

Publication date: 5 January 2016

Culture Challenge winners trip to China

Publication date: 6 April 2016

Dr Wei Shi attends international Confucius Institute conference

Publication date: 20 January 2017

Electronic Engineering degree for Ralph

Ralph Maclumbe from Zimbabwe graduated with a BEng Electronic Engineering, First Class degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

Encompassing World Culture

Local and international students will be getting dressed up to perform or share activities that provide a glimpse of their native cultures at an international festival taking place at Bangor University on Saturday, 30 November.

Publication date: 8 November 2013

End of term for Erasmus students

The university assembled a small graduation ceremony on Wednesday as Bangor bid farewell to Erasmus students who will be returning to their home universities for the spring term.

Bangor has a thriving Erasmus system with around 350 students per year arriving internationally, & the school currently has active student exchange programmes with universities in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Poland.

Publication date: 12 January 2016

Entrepreneurial students selected for Santander Universities competition

Publication date: 9 May 2016

First-class degree for Ji

Ji Wu from China graduated with a first-class BEng Electronic Engineering degree this week.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

First Commonwealth Scholarship Commission student graduates

Grace Mutali is the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography’s first CSC scholar to complete MSc Forestry Distance Learning. She lives in Zambia, from where she has completed the entire course, except for a summer school that she attended in 2012 in Tanzania. She completed her dissertation with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), with whom SENRGy has very close links.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

First Minister announces a welcome for overseas students in Wales

Post-Brexit Wales will welcome overseas students and the Welsh Government will press the UK government to ensure they do not fall victim of plans to reduce immigration. That was the message from First Minister Carwyn Jones when he addressed students and academics at Bangor University recently.

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Five year renewal agreed for a Memorandum of Understanding between Bangor University and Qatar University

Publication date: 16 June 2015

From Mumbai to the Menai Science Park

Publication date: 17 June 2015

From Mumbai to the Menai Science Park

Bangor University international student, Nebu George, has been appointed as Menai Science Park Ltd’s archaeology intern. The company recently received outline planning permission for M-SParc, a state-of-the-art science park in Gaerwen on Anglesey, and the archaeological survey is part of the conditions for full planning permission.

Publication date: 17 June 2015

Fulbright Summer School 2016

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Full Tuition Fee Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 21 November 2016

Full Tuition Scholarship Winners for 2015

Publication date: 10 December 2015

GREAT Scholarship Winners of 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 GREAT Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 11 December 2015

Health Partnerships to teach, train and provide practical assistance to health workers in Lesotho

Publication date: 4 November 2015

Helping the children and adults in Bosnia and Herzegovina to eat better and move more

Publication date: 31 March 2017

HRH The Prince of Wales opens Marine Centre Wales at Bangor University

HRH The Prince of Wales visited Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences  recently (5 July) to open Marine Centre Wales.  The Prince also took the opportunity to visit the R.V. Prince Madog, the largest university research vessel in the UK.

Publication date: 5 July 2016

International Law student secures internship at the ICC

Publication date: 20 March 2017

'International Mother Language Day' celebrated at Bangor University

Publication date: 24 February 2017

International Newsletter April 2013

Publication date: 30 April 2013

International Newsletter April 2014

Publication date: 16 April 2014

International Newsletter April 2015

Publication date: 20 April 2015

International Newsletter April 2016

Publication date: 20 April 2016

International Newsletter August 2014

Publication date: 26 August 2014

International Newsletter August 2015

Publication date: 7 August 2015

International Newsletter- December 2012

Publication date: 19 December 2012

International Newsletter December 2013

Publication date: 15 January 2014

International Newsletter December 2014

Publication date: 18 February 2015

International Newsletter February 2014

Publication date: 11 March 2014

International Newsletter February 2015

Publication date: 18 February 2015

International Newsletter February 2016

Publication date: 26 February 2016

International Newsletter - January 2013

Publication date: 29 January 2013

International Newsletter July 2013

Publication date: 5 August 2013

International Newsletter June 2014

Publication date: 26 June 2014

International Newsletter June 2015

Publication date: 19 June 2015

International Newsletter June 2016

Publication date: 10 June 2016

International Newsletter - March 2013

Publication date: 13 March 2013

International Newsletter May 2014

Publication date: 4 June 2014

International Newsletter - November 2012

View the latest edition of the International Newsletter.

Publication date: 5 December 2012

International Newsletter November 2014

Publication date: 20 November 2014

International Newsletter November 2015

Publication date: 10 December 2015

International Newsletter October 2013

Publication date: 22 October 2013

International Newsletter October 2014

Publication date: 6 October 2014

International Newsletter September 2013

Publication date: 18 September 2013

International Newsletter September 2015

Publication date: 1 October 2015

Internationals Go Green - Beach clean 2017!

Publication date: 28 March 2017

International Student Gala

Bangor University held its annual International Gala recently. This event has become an important date in the calendar for Bangor's international students and this year's Gala included a full programme of colourful and lively performances from the students.

Publication date: 20 March 2013

International Student Newsletter - May 2017

Publication date: 8 May 2017

International Student Newsletter - Summer 2017

Publication date: 5 June 2017

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

International Student wins High Sheriff Award

Publication date: 25 April 2013

Iraqi delegation attends academic training programme at Bangor University

Publication date: 11 June 2013

January intake new for 2014

Publication date: 17 October 2013

Law School Signs Major MOUs with Leading Malaysian Universities

Publication date: 7 October 2015

Legal English Law Summer School at Bangor University

Publication date: 13 September 2013

Love of nature inspires Malaysian student to study in Wales

A prize-winning student graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 15 July 2014

Madagascar Evening

Students and staff in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography are organising a fund-raising evening to support the conservation work of the Malagasy NGO Madagasikara Voakajy (http://www.madagasikara-voakajy.org/) with which the School has a really close relationship.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

MBA brings out the entrepreneur in Marketing Director Farah

Publication date: 20 November 2014

Medical Sciences PhD student awarded Excellence Achievement Award by the Saudi Arabian Ambassador

Publication date: 15 November 2016

Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Ocean University

Publication date: 3 March 2017

Mexican Ambassador visits Bangor University

Publication date: 20 June 2014

Miriam scoops Employability Excellence Award

Publication date: 15 June 2015

Mixing with film stars and a life- changing 48 hours in New York for Bangor Student

Publication date: 3 August 2015

Model student Bogdan picks up more than a degree

A Romanian student who was awarded £1,000 for his participation in extracurricular activities has further cause for celebration this week as he graduates with a First Class degree.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Multi-national conference enables positive debate about child migration issues

Publication date: 2 December 2016

New Bangor University Nigeria Representative Office

Publication date: 19 April 2013

NUS Internationalisation Awards 2014 - Top 3 Award for Bangor!

Publication date: 8 May 2014

One World Gala 2015

Publication date: 27 March 2015

One World Gala Success 2017

Publication date: 22 March 2017

Opening Ceremonies for RITS-Bangor MBA Students

Publication date: 1 July 2013

Partnership student Maryam comes top of her year

A student who came to Bangor as part of an overseas partnership programme has come top of her year.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Partnership student Maryam comes top of her year

Publication date: 17 July 2014

Partners sign agreement for first Wales-China College collaboration

Publication date: 28 May 2014

Prestigious award recognizes a lifetime's work for Bangor University Professor John Witcombe

Prof. John Witcombe, Professorial Fellow in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, has been selected as Development Agriculturalist of the Year for 2014 by the Tropical Agriculture Association

John’s award, the TAA’s most prestigious, recognised a lifetime’s work in agriculture for development, and particularly his contribution to participatory plant breeding.

Publication date: 22 October 2014

Prestigious Poetry nomination for Bangor Professor

Publication date: 20 May 2015

Reclaiming and transforming degraded land in Indonesia

Publication date: 4 April 2014

RITS-Bangor MBA graduates attend Bangor graduation ceremony

Publication date: 17 July 2015

Sacred values are crucial for conservation of remaining forests in Ethiopia

Publication date: 13 February 2015

Santander Scholarship Winners

Publication date: 21 November 2016

Santander Scholarship Winners for 2015

Publication date: 10 December 2015

Second Award nomination for Bangor Law School

Publication date: 26 November 2014

Sound of the Two Dragons

Publication date: 13 May 2014

Start a Masters this January

Didn’t get your application in on time for September? Bangor University is offering a January 2015 start on selected Masters programmes.

Applications for the January 2015 intake on postgraduate Business and Law programmes are now open, with several courses at Bangor Business School’s London Centre also offering a January start.

Publication date: 28 October 2014

Student Led Teaching Awards 2017

Publication date: 12 May 2017

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services Teams with Bangor University for Specialized MBA Program

Publication date: 4 December 2013

The Launch of Bangor College China

More than 260 students celebrated the opening of Bangor College China in their home country.

Publication date: 1 October 2014

Three members of a Kuwaiti family graduate with pride from Bangor University

Publication date: 3 August 2015

Top 20 World University for Sustainability

Publication date: 14 February 2014

Top marks for Nigerian student

Eta Uso from Nigeria emerged as Best Graduating Student by achieving the highest overall marks for all students who were taking the MSc Computing & Internet Systems programme at Bangor University’s School of Computer Science.

Publication date: 18 July 2014

Two Dragons Concert

Publication date: 16 February 2015

Two Dragons Garden Project

Publication date: 9 May 2014

Two students from the School of Environmental, Natural Resources and Geography have been awarded The Prince of Wales Forest Leadership Award 2016

Publication date: 13 April 2016

Ugandan university signs sustainable development deal with Bangor

Publication date: 17 February 2015

UK- China Centre for Public Procurement Law Research Launched in Beijing

Publication date: 9 July 2014

US Ambassador visits Bangor University

Publication date: 28 September 2016

Visit our London Centre - Open Day Monday 23 March

Publication date: 11 March 2015

Welcome Week traffic news

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

Publication date: 14 September 2016

Would you like to be an International Student Ambassador in 2016/17?

The University is seeking to appoint a number of international students to the role of INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AMBASSADOR for the 2016/17 academic year.

Publication date: 21 March 2016