Student News: December 2012

Another successful Student Christmas Market

Once again the Bangor University Student Christmas Market has attracted overwhelming support from customers across the university and beyond.  A total of 150 students with 70 stalls between them offered a wide range of handmade products such as jewellery, arts & crafts, cards and decorations, knitted & crochet goods, cakes and chutneys, international foods, photography, pottery and Santa’s grotto. Over 1500 visitors who came through the doors during the afternoon had an opportunity to buy unique gifts with some of the profits going to charity.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Climate Change Consortium of Wales (C3W)

Sophie Wilmes from the School of Ocean Sciences, a first year HPC Wales PhD student, recently took part in a workshop on the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) in tidal modelling applications, held at the prestigious premises of The Royal Society.

Publication date: 12 December 2012

Victorian Christmas in Beaumaris

With Christmas fast approaching, the Bangor English Drama Society took part in an annual local event which is sure to put anyone in the Christmas spirit.

Publication date: 9 December 2012

Bangor University Strictly Went Dancing

On the 17th November 2012, BU Dance Society hosted their very own Strictly Come Dancing event in aid of Children in Need.  

Publication date: 6 December 2012

Sports Scientists from Bangor University are making their mark with music

Three academics at Bangor University’s School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science have surprising ‘alter egos’- while not lecturing students about sports science, they play in a band with local singer songwriter and Bangor graduate, Sarah Louise Owen. What’s more, they recently played during the highly popular and successful Mumford & Sons’ visit to Llandudno and supported Olly Murs and Pixie Lott at the recent Access All Eirias gig in Colwyn Bay.

Publication date: 6 December 2012

Undergraduates head to Nuremberg to attend special Erasmus programme

Six students from Bangor’s School of Social Sciences were able to attend a 10 day learning programme in Nuremberg, Germany, thanks to funding by the European Union’s Erasmus scheme.

Publication date: 4 December 2012