Latest Student News

Eight Bangor University students selected for Welsh Universities squads

Eight Bangor University students have been selected for Welsh Universities squads that will partake in the biannual Home Nations tournament taking place between 16 – 18 April in both Cardiff and Glasgow.

Publication date: 15 April 2019

Bangor gears up for final season of Game of Thrones

As Game of Thrones fans wait in anticipation for the release of Season 8 this month, Bangor University academics take a closer look at the roots of the novels and their influence on the TV series.

Publication date: 9 April 2019

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organisation. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 8 April 2019

Plastic Pollution and Our Planet

As ‘Our Planet’, a nature documentary narrated by Bangor University Honorary Graduate Sir David Attenborough launches on Netflix, Marine Biology student Thea Moule shares her experience of plastic pollution.

Publication date: 5 April 2019

Student research on freshwater microplastics hits the headlines

Research conducted by students at Bangor University, working with Friends of the Earth, has attracted global media attention.

Bangor University was commissioned by the environmental organization, to measure the amount of plastics and microplastics in British lakes and rivers- and what they found was widely reported in print and broadcast media across Britain and beyond.

Publication date: 3 April 2019

‘Reservoirs, Trauma and Culture in Galicia'

Publication date: 1 April 2019

New study models the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland

Experts have used an innovative approach to model the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland.

Researchers used state-of-the-art tools to help identify the most suitable location for lynx reintroduction in Scotland – and how this choice might affect the size of a population and its expansion over subsequent decades. Significantly, they believe their model will inform and enhance decision-making around large carnivore reintroductions worldwide.

Publication date: 29 March 2019

FFIT Cymru returns for second series – and Mared leads the way!

One of S4C’s most popular shows from last year, FFIT Cymru, is returning for a second series in April and Bangor University’s involvement with the Cwmni Da production is set to be even greater this time around, with a student from the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies chosen to be one of the series’ inspirational ‘leaders’.

Publication date: 27 March 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