Student News: May 2012

Bangor University continues to invest in the student experience

Bangor University is announcing the creation of 11 new posts across the range of its student support services with additional staffing in areas such as student welfare and library support, funded as part of the University’s commitment to students under the auspices of its new fee plan. Consideration has been given to providing the maximum benefit to students across all disciplines and from all backgrounds.

Publication date: 30 May 2012

Bangor University and Outlook Expeditions working together to make a difference

A PhD student from Bangor University is working with Outlook Expeditions to make sure that young people get the most out of their expeditions.

Samantha McElligott, who currently lives in Llandegfan, Anglesey, is working with Outlook Expeditions under the three year KESS programme at Bangor University to measure the benefits of overseas expeditions as a positive developmental experience for young people.

Publication date: 25 May 2012

Bangor Law and Business students return to Brussels

After a successful tour of some of the key institutions of the European Union in December, Law and Business students from Bangor University have returned to Brussels for a whistle-stop tour to some of the most important buildings in Europe.

Publication date: 23 May 2012

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook with the School's peer guides, from August onwards: search 'Bangor English Literature Freshers and Peer Guides 2013/14'

Publication date: 23 May 2012

Bangor PhD Student receives award at the 6th World Fisheries Congress

Gwladys Lambert, who recently completed her PhD in the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University, was awarded joint second best oral presentation at the 6th World Fisheries Congress held in Edinburgh 7-11th May.

Publication date: 16 May 2012

Bangor University Awards Peer Guide of the Year 2012

Rebecca Earnshaw has been named Peer Guide of the Year 2012 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that she has provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 13 May 2012

Local groups can benefit from University Trans(formations) project

Bangor University hopes to unleash the creative powers of its students for the benefit of local charities and community development groups in the region.  In a new and exciting project, Bangor University students, and those at the School of Creative Studies & Media in particular, are being encouraged to work with third sector organisations on creative, vibrant and challenging projects that will promote particular issues or bring new audiences to community groups.

Publication date: 11 May 2012

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Product Design student Tom Purnell and postgraduate Consumer Psychology student Will Osborn have won the Bangor University round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards and will be representing the University at the UK round later this year.

Publication date: 8 May 2012

SENRGy’s Geographical Society named Bangor University Society of the Year

Publication date: 8 May 2012

Students selected for the Olympic torch relay

Allys Allsop, a student at Bangor University, is one of ten students from across the UK selected by Coca-Cola, a Presenting Partner of the London 2012 Olympic torch relay, to recognise and reward the positive contributions made by many students every day.

Also carrying the Flame, is 21 year old Caitlen Moon of Stafford, who will be running through Great Wyrley on 30 June 2012.

Publication date: 2 May 2012