Student News: November 2012

Bangor Student 1 & 2 in Royal College Awards ceremony - Nursing Student Award

Bangor students get first and second place in Royal College Awards ceremony - Nursing Student Award

Publication date: 29 November 2012

Wardens Tackle Snowdon

A group of eight University Halls Wardens took on the challenge of climbing Snowdon in the dark, with the aim of reaching the summit by sunrise recently.  Setting off at 3.00 am the intrepid crew: Stephen Clear (School of Law), Alexander Aldred (Business School), Caoimhe Martin (School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science), Chin Wei Ong (School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science), Hayley French (School of Modern Languages), Gwawr Parker (School of Healthcare Sciences), Lindsey Swift (School of Modern Languages), and Max Davidson (School of Psychology), all Ffriddoedd Site University Wardens, took up the challenge.

Publication date: 29 November 2012

Business and Law Students Tackle Snowdon for Charity

Two students from Bangor’s Business and Law Schools had a very early morning wake up call on Saturday, 3rd November, as they joined a team of six other University Halls Wardens in taking up the challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon in the dark, with the aim of reaching the summit by sunrise.

Publication date: 28 November 2012

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.

The Bangor University Excellence Scholarship is awarded to new undergraduate students from the UK and EU who achieve the highest academic attainment upon entry in the relevant subject areas.

Publication date: 26 November 2012

SENRGY PhD students scoop awards from the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland.

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland’s annual early research seminar recently took place at University College Dublin. Bangor University was represented by SENRGy students John Walsh and John Hyland and we are delighted to announce that both students won their respective categories.

Publication date: 22 November 2012

Bangor University student features on popular television show

A Bangor University student will feature as the ‘student of the month’ on the popular rural affairs programme, ‘Ffermio’ on Monday 19 November ( S4C 8.25)..

Publication date: 19 November 2012

Bangor University student features on popular television show

A Bangor University student will feature as the ‘student of the month’ on the popular rural affairs programme, ‘Ffermio’. Huw Davies is in his 3rd year studying for a BSc in Agriculture, Conservation & Environment (ACE) in the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, and will discuss how he combines his degree with his duties on the family farm near Llangefni, Anglesey.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Bangor University students to take part in community tree plant for BBC’s The One Show

Bangor University students will be rolling up their sleeves in front of BBC’s The One Show cameras to help the Maes y Pant community group in Gresford (near Wrexham) to help transform a former quarry into a biodiverse community resource.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Law students take part in nationwide human rights roadshow

Bangor Law School’s Bangor Centre for International Law was pleased to partner with the British Institute for Human Rights in organising their first ever human rights roadshow in Bangor. The roadshow is an annual event, and takes place around the UK.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Young Enterprise Programme

The B-enterprising team, part of the University’s Careers and Employability Service, are very excited to be offering students the chance to participate in the Young Enterprise Programme (YE) this year - an opportunity to experience real-life creation and running of a business and to develop all the skills and expertise that are associated with it. Bangor University will be setting up 4 new businesses that students can be involved in shaping. Bangor is the first university in Wales to participate this year and will be competing against universities across the UK.

Publication date: 13 November 2012

PhD student takes top prize at Legal Wales Conference

A Bangor University student beat legal students from across the country to take a top prize at this year’s Legal Wales Conference.

Publication date: 12 November 2012

130 students receive free Commercial Awareness training from BPP

A record-breaking 130 students from Bangor Law School signed up for BPP’s Certificate of Commercial Awareness programme, offered free to Bangor students for the fourth consecutive year.

Publication date: 8 November 2012

The Importance of Clinical Trials

As reported in the Western Mail on 5th November, Rhiannon Whitaker of Bangor University's North Wales Organisation for Randomised Trials in Health (NWORTH) has been highlighting the fact that more data is not necessarily better data.

Publication date: 7 November 2012