Meet our alumni

Over the years, Bangor University has produced some notable alumni, including Oscar winning Director, Danny Boyle and the late Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards, who was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of IVF. Here's what a few of our other graduates have to say about their career paths.

Danny Boyle, Film Director

Danny Boyle graduated in English and Drama at Bangor University. Listen to Danny Boyle’s interview on Radio Wales Good Evening Wales programme discussing his time at Bangor University.

Emily Riley, Graduate Geotechnical Engineer

Emily graduated from the School of Ocean Sciences with a degree in Geological Oceanography. She is now working as a graduate geotechnical engineer for Tideway, working on the eastern contract of London’s Thames Tideway Tunnel project with Costain.

Jojo Arvanitis, English Session Orchestra

Jojo studied at Bangor University's School of Music for both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. After completing her MA in Music she began working in orchestral management, and is currently working for the English Session Orchestra.

Osian Williams, Director SSP Media

Osian graduated from Bangor University with a 1st Class Honours degree in Communications and Media and an MA Distinction in Filmmaking. He has won a BAFTA Cymru award and is the founder of media production company, SSP Media.

Lara Pritchard, Graduate trainee at Horizon

Lara Pritchard, a Bangor University graduate is now working at Horizon. Lara tells us about the fantastic opportunities she had whilst studying Geography at Bangor.

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...

Graduate Profile - Ross Starkie, Accounting and Finance

Ross graduated from Bangor Business School and is now working for HMRC as a tax inspector.

Jessica Gillingham - Psychology Graduate

Jessica Gillingham studied for her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Bangor's School of Psychology.

Alumni Profiles

A selection of written Alumni profiles can be read here.