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Student News: October 2012

Massive fish fondly followed Kate

A 70 pound grouper, fondly named Darth Vader, took a shine to a Bangor University student over the summer. Kate Cooper, 18, from Pembroke, Bermuda, volunteered at the Bermuda Aquarium during her summer vacation. The massive fish seemed to be very fond of Kate, following her around like a puppy as she cleaned the inside of the glass in the fish tanks

Publication date: 30 October 2012

Bangor student wins European Celtic Studies Prize

Bangor University PhD student Dr Greta Anthoons, a mature student from Belgium, has been awarded this year’s European Celtic Studies Society (Societas Celtologica Europaea) Johann Kaspar Zeuss Prize. The Prize of €750 is awarded for the best dissertations at MA and PhD level in the field of Celtic Studies.

Publication date: 25 October 2012

Dr Peter Holliman's Team at the school of Chemistry are technology partners with the "Buildings as power stations" pilot.


Dr Peter Holliman's Team at the school of Chemistry are technology partners with the "Buildings as power stations" pilot. 

Publication date: 25 October 2012

Bangor welcomes winner of eminent Chevening scholarship

Bangor Law School has happily welcomed Damian Etone of Cameroon as its first ever Chevening student. 

Publication date: 18 October 2012

Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd presents prestigious Award from Queen to local volunteer group

The Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd today (17 October 2012) hosted a special ceremony to present SVB (Student Volunteering Bangor) at Bangor University, with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2012.

Publication date: 17 October 2012

Prestigious Bryn Terfel Scholarship awarded to Bangor Music Student

A Music student at Bangor University is to be congratulated for winning the Bryn Terfel Scholarship this year.

In a competition which revealed high standards, and which was broadcast live on S4C on Sunday 14.10, Huw Ynyr, a singer, competed against fellow Bangor Music student, Lois Eifion, who is studying a postgraduate MA degree, and four others.

Publication date: 15 October 2012

Snowdonia walking ‘app’ launched

A Bangor graduate has recently developed his first mobile ‘app’ - Walking in Snowdonia

Publication date: 15 October 2012

Want to learn more about opportunities to study abroad?

Andrew Griffith, the University's International Officer, will be holding a general information session about studying abroad at the following times...

Publication date: 12 October 2012

Law students begin 6 month training organised by the Equality & Human Rights Commission

Further to a competition organized by the Bangor Centre for International Law, nine students from Bangor Law School were selected to participate in a six month training on employment tribunal skills, and discrimination law.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

The nationwide Human Rights roadshow is coming to Bangor – apply for a place NOW

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School is collaborating with the British Institute for Human Rights in holding a Human Rights roadshow in Bangor on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Acclaimed Welsh Drama Society to be relaunched

Postgraduate students at the School of Welsh intend to re-launch an old Society, Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg (The Welsh Drama Society), established in Bangor in 1923 under the guidance of no less an eminence than the poet R.Williams Parry.

Publication date: 8 October 2012

Psychology students compete in final round of 'The Pitch'

A team of three postgraduate students from the School of Psychology were runners up  in the final round of The Pitch,  a UK wide business plan and marketing challenge held on October 3rd in London.

Publication date: 3 October 2012