Latest Student News

Bangor Students Start-ups Shine with Santander

Student entrepreneurs at Bangor University are now able to take advantage of enhanced support from Santander Universities as the University launches the Santander Enterprise Accelerator or SEA.

SEA provides a unique opportunity for Bangor University students, and encourages those who are enterprising to use their skills and ambitions to start companies in the region.

Publication date: 20 May 2019

Llew Rees Memorial Prize 2019

The University has awarded its annual award for sporting achievement, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to Theo Schoebel, for an exceptional year of domestic and international Karate successes.

Publication date: 7 May 2019

Employability Celebration Event success!

Huge congratulations to Claire Hodgkinson, Childhood and Youth Studies student, Year 3 on her Employability Nomination! Well done Claire!

Publication date: 3 May 2019

Employability Celebration Event 2019

An annual Employability Celebration event was held in Pontio on Tuesday, 30th April to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and University internship schemes, and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 3 May 2019

Success and recognition for Aelwyd JMJ

Aelwyd John Morris-Jones, the University's Welsh students’ choral society, has won a national award at the National Societies Awards 2019. The society was awarded the Best Arts Society trophy at a ceremony in Manchester recently.

Publication date: 2 May 2019

Not so sexy salmon

New research reveals that farmed salmon have smaller ‘jaw hooks’ or ‘kype’- a secondary sexual trait, likened to the antlers of a stag, making them less attractive to females than their wild salmon cousins.

This new finding published in the peer–reviewed science journal Royal Society Open Science, implies that farm-bred salmon are less sexually attractive than their wild brethren, and that despite only being bred in captivity since the 1970’s, within some 12 generations, that they are already diverging from wild salmon.

Publication date: 30 April 2019

Dinah’s fabulous achievement!

Bangor University’s innovative Peer Guiding scheme enables second and third year students to support new students. It has been running for over 20 years and is one of the
 ways in which the University ensures a supportive environment for its students.

Publication date: 29 April 2019

Best Clubs and Societies Award for Bangor University

Bangor University has been chosen as the best in the UK for its Students’ Union Clubs & Societies in this year’s Student Choice Awards. The University was also placed third in the UK in the Accommodation category and third  in the UK for the International award.

The latest accolade is a further endorsement of students’ place at the heart of the University’s extracurricular experiences. Taking part in activities improves students’ employability, giving them opportunities to develop a range of skills. It also creates communities and networking opportunities.

Publication date: 26 April 2019

Bangor University’s Winter Graduation Ceremony

Over 500 degrees were awarded to Bangor University students at its winter graduation ceremonies.

Publication date: 13 December 2018

Student Midwife of the Year graduates

A student whose life ambition to work as a midwife, has been fulfilled as she graduates from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 13 December 2018

‘The Changing Face of Food Poverty’ researcher awarded PhD

David Beck left school in 1999 with very little qualifications. He worked as a milkman and bricklayer in Bolton for 10 years until, along with his wife and six children, David moved to Bangor to study for his first degree. Today, David received a PhD in Sociology & Social Policy from Bangor University.

Publication date: 13 December 2018

Graduation Profile: Ehren Pawley

Publication date: 13 December 2018

Quest for a Dream Career

A Malawi graduates from Bangor University this week and is now on the path to success. Having changed his career direction whilst studying for his undergraduate degree in Malawi, Gracious M. Ali, graduated with an MSc Public Health and Health Promotion postgraduate degree after securing a Commonwealth Scholarship.

Publication date: 13 December 2018