Postgraduate Student Profiles
Tara Johnston – MSc Clinical and Health Psychology
Tara Johnston is from The Wirral. She went to Upton Hall School before coming to Bangor to study Psychology.
Life in Bangor has a really friendly, community feel. I enjoy everything being so close by, you don’t feel alone in a big city or lost very often.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Zexi Li – MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
Zexi is from Beijing in China. She has recently graduated in a BSc in Psychology and is now studying an MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis.
Bangor Psychology has enabled ne to expand my knowledge, grow up healthy, find my career aims and Bangor has been a very good platform to help and support me to achieve my goals.
Beverly Pickard-Jones – MSc in Psychological Research
Beverley Pickard-Jones lives near Bangor and worked as a business consultant before studying at Bangor. She's now studying a MSc in Psychological Research.
One of my favourite modules explored conceptual issues in psychology. We were able to define our own essay title and research an area that interested us. I loved that assignment!
Sarah Jabeen – MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology
Sarah Jabeen is 26 years old and is from India.
The course is very enriching. It allows you to choose beyond your core modules and extend your learning in other relevant fields of your choice. For example, I got to study a module in consumer psychology as well.
Saniya Kulkarni – MSc in Consumer Psychology with Business.
Saniya Kulkarni is from India. She is studying MSc in Consumer Psychology with Business.
Life in Bangor is easy and comfortable as everything is nearby and at a walking distance. Bangor is lovely as it is located between the Snowdon mountains and the menai strait. The sunsets are beautiful from the Bangor pier.
Nicola Brown – Principles of Clinical Neuropsychology MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Nicola Brown is from Llanberis, North Wales and is studying Principles of Clinical Neuropsychology MSc/PGDip/PGCert. Before coming to Bangor she studied at Coleg Menai.
Amazing 1-2-1 support to be had at the Dyslexia Service.
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!
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.
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!