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Postgraduate Student Profiles

Sandra WilliamsSandra Williams

Sandra Williams – MSc Councelling

Sandra Williams lives in Anglesey, attended Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni and attended Coleg Menai as a mature student.

I found the Open Day experience to be a positive one as I talked to a few of the lecturers I realised that people come from all walks of life to come to learn.

Suzy ClarksonSuzy Clarkson

Suzy Clarkson – MSc Counselling

Suzy is from North Wales and is stuyding MSc Counselling at Bangor.

I had always been interested in people’s behaviours, communication, and coping styles and had an overwhelming desire to support people. The Counselling course ticked all the boxes for me.

Mitali Soni Mitali Soni

Mitali Soni – MSc Counselling

Mitali Soni is from North London and went to Woodhouse College before coming to Bangor University.

I decided to study in Bangor because it was very different to London, in the sense that it was very open and calm compared to the busy and constant need to be active in London.

Radha ShahRadha Shah

Radha Shah – MSc Counselling

Radha’s originally from London and before starting her postgraduate degree, she studied her undergraduate at Bangor. After a few years away in employment, she decided to return and study a Masters.

"During my open day, I just felt at home. Walking around the old buildings and the halls of residence helped to solidify my choice."

Leanne RowlandsLeanne Rowlands

Leanne Rowlands – PhD Neuropsychology

Leanne Rowlands is from Anglesey. Before she came to study at Bangor she went to Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni (Llangefni High School).

The Psychology department is amazing, there are lots of opportunities for development, and the staff are so supportive.

Pete SimsPete Sims

Pete Sims – MSc Counselling

Pete is from Manchester and moved to Anglesey (Ynys Mon) 4 years ago. He's a mature student and before applying for Bangor University, worked for various Local Authorities and Voluntary sector organisations in children’s and young people services, for over 30 years.

Bangor has got a great reputation for its teaching and research in Psychology and the student satisfaction awards made it even more appealing!

Elliott WardElliott Ward

Elliott Ward – MSc Neuroimaging

Elliott Ward from Cambridge is studying MSc Neuroimaging

There is always someone you can email with any kind of problem. There are peer guides who will show you around the town, personal tutors who will know all about your course, not to mention the email buddy system. You never feel like you’re alone as there’s always someone you can get in contact with!