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Bangor Alumni

Notable Alumni

Danny BoyleOver the years, Bangor University has produced some very notable Alumni, including Oscar winning Director, Danny Boyle, who graduated with a degree in English and Drama. Bangor also counts Nobel Prize winner Sir Robert Edwards amongst its graduates. The late Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards, CBE, FRS was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of in vitro fertilization. He graduated from Bangor University in 1951 with a degree in Biology.


Tim Haines, Producer of ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’

Tim Haines graduated in Zoology at Bangor University. Despite having a science degree he has carved a successful career in the media. He tells us how this came about...

Ross Piper, Scientist and BBC Wildlife presenter

Ross Piper graduated in Zoology and Animal Ecology. He recently travelled to Burma with the BBC to document the wildlife for the BBC 2 series Wild Burma: Nature’s Lost Kingdom.

Tamsin Anastasi Pace, Digital Advertising and Sponsorship Manager- The Economist

Tamsin is a Marine Biology and Oceanography graduate of Bangor University. She explains her career path and offers advice on how to enhance your job prospects after graduation.

Imogen German – PhD Student, Teaching Asisstant-Biologial Sciences Deparment

Imogen German is a Bangor University Biology graduate. She is now pursuing a PhD and offers advice to students who are starting to think about their future careers.

Alumni Profiles

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Alumni Profile of Stuart James – English Literature Graduate

Stuart James is the Deputy Editor for the Daily Star Sunday. He graduated from Bangor in 1987 with a BA Honours in English Literature. Read Stuart’s profile...

Ed Clarke- BSc Forestry

“Set between the Snowdonia National Park and the Menai Straits, Bangor is the ideal location for those who love the great outdoors. With large forests such as Newborough and Gwydyr within close proximity, I found that it was the perfect location for studying forestry.”

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Barry Roberts- BSc Forestry

“I chose Bangor for many reasons, but mainly it was down the reputation of the Forestry department and the landscape which surrounds it. My main interest was within Community Forestry and the course offered me the flexibility to concentrate part of my studies in this area.”

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