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Student News: April 2013

Bangor’s three ‘Best Translator’ results in European Competition

Three students at Bangor University have come tops in ‘University Challenge’, a fierce pan-European translation competition offered by Veritas Language Solutions. The three students, who are all studying at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages, have each won ‘Best Translators’ their respective language categories.

Publication date: 30 April 2013

Red Carpet School of Creative Studies and Media Showcase 2013

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) Showcase event will be held on Friday May 3rd from 7pm in MALT. Now in its second year,  it is a free event that is open to the public, but it is ticketed. Anyone who would like to book a ticket can contact Mikey Murray ( 

Publication date: 23 April 2013

Students pitch in at local social enterprise

During the third week of the Easter holidays, Student Volunteering Bangor (SVB) held its first residential volunteering opportunity for Bangor University students. Eighteen Bangor students and two from Aberystwyth University joined forces to spend a week working at the Felin Uchaf centre near Aberdaron on the Lleyn Peninsula.

Publication date: 19 April 2013

Bangor students win national awards!

One of Bangor Students’ Union’s societies and one of its Sabbatical Officers won awards recently at the Nightline Association awards nights.

Publication date: 16 April 2013

School of Chemistry Achievement Awards 2012/13

Congratulations to the 2013 Achievement Award Winners:

Publication date: 16 April 2013

Bangor University students organise a fund-raising event celebrating the biodiversity and culture of Madagascar

Have you ever wanted a chance to get ‘up close and personal’ with Madagascar’s incredible lemurs? Have you ever wondered what Malagasy food is like? Have you been inspired by nature documentaries to do something to support conservation of Madagascar’s unique wildlife? On the 27th April, a special event at the National Zoo of Wales in Colwyn Bay, organised by staff and students from Bangor University, will give you the chance to do all three.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

Madagascar Evening

Students and staff in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography are organising a fund-raising evening to support the conservation work of the Malagasy NGO Madagasikara Voakajy ( with which the School has a really close relationship.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

More American success for Osian

A documentary film on which Bangor University student Osian Williams worked as both cameraman and sound recordist has won a prize at the New York Festivals Awards this week. The Boom Pictures Cymru/S4C production ‘Fy chwaer a fi’ (My sister and I) was awarded a World Gold Medal in the Human Interest category.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

Undergraduate students visit London for study trip

Undergraduate students studying various Bangor Business School degrees have visited some of the key institutions of London during a field trip to the capital.

Publication date: 4 April 2013