Student News: January 2012

Students rewarded for volunteering

The annual High Sheriff Award ceremony took place at Bangor University recently. The High Sheriff's Award recognises and rewards both individual and group volunteering efforts by Bangor students.

Publication date: 24 January 2012

From Bangor to Brussels: Law and Business students unite on Europe trip

Students from Bangor Business School and Bangor Law School have united for an eye-opening study trip to the institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe, sponsored by Jill Evans MEP.

Publication date: 23 January 2012

Two teams to represent Bangor at IBM Universities Business Challenge semi-finals

Two teams of Bangor Business School students have made it through to the semi-finals of the 2012 IBM Universities Business Challenge.

The IBM Universities Business Challenge is a prestigious and highly competitive contest in which undergraduates from universities throughout the UK participate in a series of realistic, simulated business scenarios.

Publication date: 20 January 2012

Bangor Students’ Union up for more awards

Having won three prestigious national environmental awards last year, the Students’ Union at Bangor University is proud to have made it to the final rounds of The Ecologist Communications Challenge once again.

Publication date: 19 January 2012

Catherine Chen (Year 2 German, French, Spanish) wins prize in 2011 DAAD Competition

"In 2011, I took part in the DAAD competition “Germany 2051 – What will it be like?” This competition was open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students registered at a UK university (except German nationals); participants were encouraged to send on their vision of what Germany will be like in 2051.

Publication date: 19 January 2012

New scheme to boost Bangor Law Students’ employability

Bangor Law School is among the first of the University’s academic schools to trial a new initiative designed to boost students’ employability.

The Bangor Employability Award seeks to enhance the career prospects of Bangor University students by encouraging them to partake in co- and extra-curricular activities such as work placements, volunteering, part-time work and learning new skills. The scheme invites students to develop the sort of transferable skills that will prove valuable in the increasingly competitive graduate job market.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Rebecca Williams (Year 2 German) Awarded DAAD Scholarship in 2011.

Read Rebecca's story.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Rosie receives the Otto Harpner Award

Rosie MacLeod, a Ph.D. Student in Bangor’s School of Modern Languages, has just received an OTTO HARPNER AWARD, administered by the Anglo-Austrian Society.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

SHES PhD supports England U-19 Cricket Team on Bangladesh Tour

ECB funded PhD student, James Bell, will be travelling with the England U-19 cricket team on their upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Students win Excellence Scholarships

Three students from the School of Modern Languages win Excellence Scholarships. Read their stories here...

Publication date: 16 January 2012

SENRGY Graduate wins 'Young Environmental Engineer of the Year' 2011.

Publication date: 12 January 2012

Student work shorlisted for the Ffresh Award: Student Moving Image Festival Of Wales.

Second year SCSM documentary project has been shortlisted in the factual category at Ffresh, the Student Moving Image Festival Of  Wales. 

Publication date: 11 January 2012

Bangor Law student comes top of the crop in Wales

A Bangor Law School student has been named as the best Law student in any Welsh university.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Professional Sports Management module as popular as ever

Each year, second-year students selecting the Professional Sports Management module participate in a two-day study visit to Norwich City FC which enables them to see how the theory they are introduced to in lectures can be applied to organisations in a real-world setting.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Sports Scholarships awarded to elite athletes

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

Students also have the chance to win a Maes Glas Bursary, which allows free access to the training rooms in the Maes Glas Sports Centre. The Llew Rees Memorial Prize is also awarded annually to the most successful sportsperson at the University.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Law and Criminology students visit police firearms training centre

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School, led a group of Law and Criminology students on a successful field trip to the North Wales Police Firearms Training Centre.

Publication date: 5 January 2012