Latest Student News

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

Student volunteers plant hundreds of trees in Snowdonia

Students from Bangor University have planted hundreds of trees as part of an exciting wildlife project with a tourism business in Snowdonia.

The group, from the Bangor Forestry Students’ Association (BFSA), hope the new trees will improve the landscape of the world-famous Ogwen Valley, near Bethesda.

Publication date: 10 December 2018

British Education Award Shortlist for Mark

Mark Barrow, who graduated from Bangor University earlier this year, has been nominated for a British Education Award (BEA). These Awards promote excellence in British education and celebrate individuals who have excelled within the UK education system.

Publication date: 7 December 2018

Students’ charity bake-off

Bangor University Psychology students recently held a bake-off competition to raise money for Gwynedd & Môn Headway, a non-profit organisation supporting brain injury survivors and their families/carers.

Publication date: 6 December 2018

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area.

These Sports Scholarships are awarded to recognise and support sporting excellence and achievement. They are aimed at helping talented and high performance students to combine their academic study and sporting performance to assist them in achieving their full potential.

Publication date: 6 December 2018

A burst of creativity – six books published in three months!

Between September and November this year, staff and students at the School of Welsh have had a total of six books published – novels, short story collections and a volume of poetry – adding to the School’s long-established reputation in the field of creative writing.

Publication date: 6 December 2018

BBS students attend business leaders’ event in London

 

Two top performing Accounting and Finance students, Raja Asad and Rebecca Molloy, recently attended an exclusive Future Leaders’ Luncheon, hosted by CPA Australia at the Sofitel London St James. The lunch was a platform for connecting business leaders and young leaders of the future and they were joined by international business leaders from Huawei Technologies, State Street, Bank ABC and Adstream.  Dr Annika Beelitz, Lecturer in Accounting at Bangor Business School accompanied the students to the event.

Publication date: 21 November 2018

Young stroke survivor shares her story

A Bangor University postgraduate student who has survived a stroke recently shared her story with Different Strokes, a charity run by young stroke survivors to support younger stroke survivors.

Publication date: 12 November 2018

Bangor University student reaches semi-finals of national business competition

forestry student from Bangor University has reached the semi-finals of a national business competition run by a charity that supports student and graduate entrepreneurs. Jemima Letts, 21, has been shortlisted in the Tata Social Impact category for her business Tree Sparks, a social enterprise aiming to ignite conversation within 15-19 year olds about environmental awareness, as well as highlight that jobs within the environmental sector are viable for young people.

Publication date: 11 October 2018

Four Bangor University students compose 100 poems in 24 hours

On this year’s National Poetry Day, four Bangor University students took up Literature Wales’ annual challenge to compose 100 original poems in 24 hours.

Publication date: 5 October 2018

The young Bangor fish entrepreneur who believes that any fin is possible

A 20 year old student at Bangor University is using his lifelong passion for marine biology to drive his ambitions to become the largest online livestock supplier of fish species in the UK. Sam Hamill, who is currently in his third year studying Marine Biology, is set to launch Big on Fish in November, an online shop and retail store selling aquarium equipment and stocking over 1,100 exotic fish and coral species.

Publication date: 27 September 2018