Student News: February 2012

Bangor wins the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod

Welsh students from universities across Wales enjoyed a week-end of competing and socialising at the Inter Collegiate Eisteddfod, held in Bangor recently (February 17 - 19).

Publication date: 20 February 2012

SHES Olympic Torch Bearer

Jamie Lee Turley, a Year One Sports Science (Outdoor Activities) student has been selected to carry the Olympic torch in its round Britain relay.

Publication date: 15 February 2012

Students attend Ffresh Film Festival

Last week SCSM students attended Ffresh Film Festival in Newport, where their documentary "Luck" was 1 of 5 shortlisted (in the factual catergory) from projects submitted from across the UK. Master classes were given by filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Asif Kapadia (BAFTA winner, best documentary for 'Senna')

Publication date: 14 February 2012

Work placement grows with GO Wales

A former Bangor University student in Zoology with Conservation recently got to take part in the worthwhile experience of a GO Wales placement at Treborth Botanic Gardens.

Publication date: 14 February 2012

Vodafone Scholarship allows SHES student to strengthen the existing Partnership with Mencap Cymru

Jade Mottley, a Year 3 Sport Science student with the School has been successful in obtaining a student scholarship from Vodafone that gives her the opportunity to work with charity Mencap Cymru.

Publication date: 13 February 2012

Bangor sees in the Chinese New Year in style

Hundreds of Chinese students have joined Bangor Business School for a spectacular celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Organised in conjunction with the Chinese Student Society, the event saw students and their families come together to celebrate the most important date in the Chinese calendar, which this year marks the Year of the Golden Dragon.

Publication date: 7 February 2012

Bangor Law student wins prestigious Lincoln’s Inn scholarship

A Bangor Law student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

MA students visit the Basque country to see language planning in practice

Students on the MA Language Policy and Planning degree have had a unique insight into the subject of their studies thanks to an insightful trip to the Basque region of Northern Spain.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

Bangor Graduates launch innovative pet protection service

Two science graduates from Bangor University have launched a unique DNA storage service for pet owners that can complement or replace micro-chipping.

Publication date: 1 February 2012

Nightline Awareness Week

It’s Nightline Awareness Week and the volunteers are sharing tea and hugs!

Nightline Awareness week aims to promote this valuable free listening service run by students for students. A variety of events are being held throughout the week to remind students how Nightline is here to help.

Publication date: 1 February 2012