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First ever LifeStartFest in Wales

Career Advice, Networking and pizza for students in Wales
Recent Bangor graduate Jack Newton, who won a LifeStart Challenge last year and landed himself a job with international outdoor advertising agency, JCDecaux as a result, will be one of the speakers at Wales’ first LifeStartFest event at Bangor University on 26 September.

Publication date: 18 September 2018

Adding to JMJ's unique recipe!

As the new academic year approaches, Bangor University’s Property Services and Campus team is busy ensuring that everything is in place at the halls of residence for new and returning students.
As part of the University's maintenance plan, the team has just completed a refurbishment of the kitchens at JMJ Halls, worth over £100,000.

Publication date: 14 September 2018

Surveying the Salamander’s Habitat in Honduras

A Bangor University student has just returned home from a six-week expedition to Honduras in Central America. Molly Mannion, 20, from Bangor has just completed the second year of her four-year MZool Zoology with Herpetology degree. 

Publication date: 30 August 2018

Call of the Sea(World)

A Bangor University student from Tenerife is on course to achieve his lifelong dream of pursuing a career in the marine environment. 

Publication date: 20 July 2018

Mixing Marine Science with Music

Having harboured a passion for both music and marine science, a Bangor University student has graduated with pride, scooping up prizes and accolades along the way. Samuel Hartharn-Evans, 21, from Bebington, Wirral has not only graduated with a first-class BSc Marine Biology & Oceanography degree, but has also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £600, which is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.  

Publication date: 20 July 2018

A shared bond of success – mother and daughter graduate

One family’s link with the PJ Hall stage will continue this year, as a mother and daughter from Garndolbenmaen graduate during the week and in doing so, follow in the footsteps of the eldest daughter and sister who graduated from the University in 2016.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Bangor graduate lands place on the Teach First programme

Three years of hard work have paid off for a Bangor University English Literature student who graduates this week.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Graduation time for award-winning volunteer

A former Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr pupil graduates from Bangor University this week, having embraced the vast array of opportunities available.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Alumnus of the Year 2018

Every year Bangor University’s Alumni Advisory Board considers candidates and advises the University on an Alumnus of the Year award. Bangor University was proud to present Gwilym Rees-Jones with 2018’s Alumnus of the Year award during graduation week. 

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Smashing down the hurdles – Libby graduates with a first-class Sport & Exercise Psychology degree

Libby Steele, 21, from Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire graduates with a first-class BSc Sport and Exercise Psychology degree this week after playing a key role in developing a new starting system for deaf athletes.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Ryan celebrates the nature of his achievement in obtaining dream job

Inspired by broadcaster and naturist, Sir David Attenborough, a Bangor University student hopes to follow in his footsteps by bringing important conservation issues to the attention of future generations.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Hitting the peaks and finding a cause – Search & Rescue member Harriet graduates from Bangor University

Bangor University’s unrivalled location, between the mountains and the sea, has undoubtedly allured many of its students to explore its beautiful, rugged and wild terrain. One student however, has taken her love of the outdoors to the next level by qualifying as a Lowland Rescue Search Technician during her last year of study.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Elin Lloyd Wallace - BA French and Spanish

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile – Freya Whelan - Law LLB (Hons)

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Teleri Wyn Davies - LLB Law

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Osian Wyn Owen – BA Welsh

Osian Wyn Owen, 21, from Felinheli has received a first-class Welsh BA degree and has also won the School of Welsh’s John Morris-Jones Award for the best third year results. He has also won a Dr John Robert Jones Award which are awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

From Saddleworth to South Korea – and now a First Class Sab!

A Bangor University student graduates this week after three years of hard work and embracing the opportunities offered. Mark Barrow, 21, from Saddleworth, Oldham not only graduated with BA History with Journalism degree, the former Oldham Sixth Form College student also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £600, which is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Arddun Rhiannon Arwel – BA Welsh

Publication date: 17 July 2018

From UMCB and JMJ to the BBC – university experience is the perfect training for Liam

BBC Radio Cymru listeners may have heard a new voice reporting news stories from north-east Wales recently. Liam John Evans, 21 and from Old Colwyn, is now a journalist with the national station, despite him not yet having received his BA degree in Welsh and History - an event that will surely be the day’s top story for his family and friends on Tuesday morning, 17 July.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

The full weight of the Law Degree – embracing new experiences sees Sioned graduate with a First

With her sights set on a career in the legal profession since a very young age, a Bangor University student has become a step closer to achieving her dream.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Bangor Breeds Creativity – Graduate’s dissertation to be broadcast on BBC Radio Stoke

A talented Bangor University student graduates this week having not only achieved the award for best overall academic performance in the School of Creative Studies and Media, his dissertation project, a satirical radio show with an accompanying critique, was such outstanding work, it will be broadcast on BBC local radio in September.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Sabria and Salima Behilil – Bangor Business School

Sabria and Salima Behilil are 22 year old twin sisters from Scotland, who have both achieved first class degrees from Bangor University’s Business School. Salima graduated with a BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree whilst Sabria graduated with a BSc (Hons) Financial Economics degree.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Alex Wuergler - BA Criminology & Criminal Justice with International Experience

Alex Wuergler, 22, is from Davos, Switzerland. She is graduating with a BA Criminology & Criminal Justice with International Experience degree and has also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £600. This prize is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Aleksandra Kozlowska - BA Journalism and Media Studies

Aleksandra Kozlowska, 22, from Warsaw has graduated with a BA (Hons) Journalism and Media Studies degree.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Double whammy for Shammi!

An engineering student’s dream comes true this week as she graduates from Bangor University.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Bangor University student selected for team GB in orienteering championships

A Bangor University student has been selected to represent Great Britain at the World University Orienteering Championships in Finland in July.

Publication date: 18 June 2018

Commonwealth weightlifter awarded Llew Rees Memorial Prize

Bangor University has awarded its annual highest sporting award, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to a Team Wales, Commonwealth Games weightlifter.

Publication date: 8 May 2018