Student News: November 2010

Bangor’s brightest benefit from Excellence Scholarship awards

Some of Bangor University’s brightest first year students have had their academic achievement at A-Level recognised with the University’s most prestigious scholarship award.

Publication date: 29 November 2010

Shortlisted for Outstanding Student Support

They’ve become part of the Bangor University ‘landscape’ during Fresher’s Week: those brightly T-Shirted Peer Guides-but they really are something special. In fact, Bangor University’s Peer Guide Scheme has been shortlisted for a UK award for Outstanding Student Support, presented by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, the magazine covering the higher education sector in the UK.

Publication date: 18 November 2010

Hold the front page!

Nicholas Whitmore, a third year Journalism and Media student, has had an article he has written printed on the front page of the Daily Post, Thursday, November 11.

Publication date: 11 November 2010

Indian Diwali Celebrations

Bangor’s Indian students celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali in style last Friday (5th November) as the International Student Welfare Service hosted a party at Neuadd Rathbone.

Publication date: 10 November 2010

Bangor graduate's BBC role marks dream start to career

A Bangor University graduate who has won a place on the prestigious BBC Production Trainee Scheme has described it as “the dream start to a career.”

Publication date: 3 November 2010

Blowing the whistle on blowing the whistle at the top of Snowdon

Before Hafod Eryri, the exciting new visitor centre, opened at the top of Wales’ highest peak, the Stationmaster would announce the departure of the train by blowing his whistle. This did not quite seem in keeping with the new 21century development so Snowdon Mountain Railway (SMR) turned to Bangor University for assistance.

The result has been the installation of a brand-new fully-automated announcement system for Hafod Eryri, which is now fully operational and has quickly become an essential for the day to day running of the summit terminus.

Publication date: 2 November 2010

Super Furry Animals Costumes in Bangor's Pop Archive

Bangor University's Pop Archive has received a donation of musical memorabilia from one of Wales' biggest bands.

Publication date: 1 November 2010