Student News: February 2013

Bangor students win Cân i Gymru

Two friends who are in the same Band and who both study at Bangor University won the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition with a song composed during a car journey on their way home from uni.

Publication date: 28 February 2013

Bangor Students ‘Pitch’ their marketing expertise in welsh Final Round

A team of from Bangor University students made it through to the Welsh final round of ‘‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a competition  organised by the chartered Institute of Marketing which gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

Leo takes on London Marathon Challenge

A Bangor student will be amongst the thousands of runners taking part in this year’s London Marathon, to raise money for the St John Ambulance.

History and Archaeology first year student Leo Atkinson has a gruelling training programme for the 26-mile race, running 36 miles a week and undertaking cardiovascular training in the University’s Maes Glas gym.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

Ffresh Awards success for students

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) have won big at this year's Ffresh film awards!

Publication date: 25 February 2013

Interest in the Agro-ecological Knowledge Toolkit continues to grow: SENRGy staff deliver more training.

SENRGy staff have recently returned from Ethiopia, where, in partnership with ICRAF, they have successfully delivered a training course on the use the AKT5 (Agro-ecological Knowledge Toolkit) to a range of stakeholders, professionals and students.

Publication date: 22 February 2013

AHRC PhD Studentship - Literary Conceptions of Wales in Europe: 1750-2010.

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for an AHRC PhD Studentship as part of the AHRC-funded collaborative project ‘European Travellers to Wales 1750-2010’, involving Bangor University, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and Swansea University.

Publication date: 21 February 2013

Bangor University student takes on MTV

A Bangor University student is taking on MTV after their negative portrayal of the Valleys in a new reality TV show.

Osian Williams, 20, originally from South Wales, who is in his third year studying a BA in Communication and Media, has taken it upon himself to create documentary to send a message that the Valleys is a scenic and beautiful area following MTV’s negative portrayal of the area in the new reality TV series ‘The Valleys’

Publication date: 21 February 2013

Student on Awards shortlist

Congratulations to Nathan Moore. His entry for the Ffresh Film Festival competition "Terror in 20 seconds" has been shortlisted for an award.

Publication date: 20 February 2013

Treborth Playing Fields will see more play thanks to generous former students

Student clubs playing at the Universities Treborth Playing fields will have a better chance of keeping games on when the heavens open, thanks to the arrival of a Vertidrain machine.

Publication date: 18 February 2013

Safe Care, Compassionate Care - A National Governance Framework to Enable High Quality Care / Francis Report

Safe Care, Compassionate Care - A National Governance Framework to Enable High Quality Care /  Francis Report

Publication date: 14 February 2013

Two firsts for School of Education as international students celebrate success

2012 ended on a high for the School of Education as two international students became the first students to complete their respective degrees.

Publication date: 8 February 2013

Student opportunity to support Bangor University’s Team in University Challenge Quarter Final Game

Bangor University students are gearing up cheer their team on in their third televised round of University Challenge on BBC 2 Wales at 8.00 pm  on Monday 11 February 2013.

Publication date: 7 February 2013

Business students help market and promote sell-out TEDx event

Bangor Business School students have been involved in a project to promote the first TEDx event in Wales, which took place in Holyhead on 16th January 2013.

TEDx is an independently organised event created in the spirit of TED, a global set of conferences devoted to “ideas worth spreading”.

Publication date: 6 February 2013

Fully funded MBA Environmental Management

Publication date: 6 February 2013