Student News: May 2013

Graduate loyalty discount for 2013 Bangor graduates

UK/EU 2013 graduates starting a full-time Masters degree at Bangor University this September will automatically be entitled to a £500 discount on the tuition fee for eligible Masters courses.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

Music Student Scoops Composer’s Medal at Urdd Eisteddfod

Music School postgraduate student Lois Eifion Jones, from Penisarwaun, near Carenarfon, is to be congratulated on winning the Composer’s Medal at the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

School of Education Design Show (05/06/13-07/06/13)

The School of Education will hold a BSc degree exhibition in June.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

Students get ready for the triathlon European Championships

Three of our students are getting ready to compete in the triathlon European Championships in Turkey.

James Briscoe, Owen Mitchell and Ben Pritchard are currently busy training for the ETU Triathlon European Championships in Alanya, Turkey, on June 14th 2013.

Publication date: 22 May 2013

Bangor Young Enterprise team pick up Award in London

Congratulations to Bangor University's 'University of Ales' team who represented Wales in the UK finals of the Young Enterprise Start Up Programme in Canary Wharf, Londonrecently. the Team won the Best Investment Proposal/Company Report- one of the four Awards presented on the night.

Publication date: 19 May 2013

Conducting students learn from a maestro

The School of Music was delighted to welcome world-famous conductor (and Bangor University Honorary Fellow) Owain Arwel Hughes to Bangor recently to lead a student masterclass. Five lucky students, from first-year undergraduate to final-year postgraduate, were given the opportunity to conduct three Slavonic Dances by Dvořák, under Dr Hughes’s watchful eye.

Publication date: 16 May 2013

Bangor University Peer Support Volunteer of the Year 2013 Awarded

“Still makes sure we’re OK”, “Treated me with respect,”  “Has gone over & above what was needed and will probably carry on for the remainder of his time here,”                 “Is a big part of our friendship group”…

These glowing tributes and recommendations come from the nominations for one particular student for the Bangor University’s Peer Support Volunteer of the Year Award.

Publication date: 15 May 2013

Electronic Engineering Final Year Poster Presentation Winners

The winners of the Electronic Engineering Final year project poster prizes have been announced.

Publication date: 13 May 2013

Final-year Law student Benjamin qualifies for European triathlon

A Law undergraduate is gearing up to compete in a gruelling European sprint triathlon.

Publication date: 13 May 2013

Calling Manchester: first year Legal Skills students take a court and careers visit

94 law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester’s Civil Justice Centre and Crown Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 9 May 2013

Celebration of Employability

A special event to celebrate the success of employability schemes was held at Bangor University recently.

During the event, Excellence Awards were presented to six students taking part in the Bangor Employability Award (BEA) and the Undergraduate Internship scheme, both run by the University. The evening also gave students an opportunity to share their experiences and explain how these schemes will benefit them when they graduate.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Students make their voices heard through United Nations Association Wales blog

Two Bangor Law School students have been asked to contribute to a blog run by the United Nations Association (UNA) Wales.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

A ‘Standing Ovation’: Drama Skills for Mooting Students

First year undergraduate Legal Skills students received a lecture with a difference as the Just Some Theatre Company visited Bangor Law School to deliver some expert confidence building and presentation skills workshops.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

Bangor students celebrate success at famous Telders Moot Court competition

A team of Law students from Bangor University is celebrating success at a world-renowned competition for law students.

Cathal McCabe, Adam Gulliver, Damian Etone and Andrew Jones made history this month when they became the first team ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court contest.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

Lauren Court-Dobson is Bangor’s Queen of Comedy!

Last Monday evening psychology graduate, Lauren Court-Dobson was crowned winner of the Bangor University Comedy Society’s Annual Stand Up Comedy Competition.

Lauren will be performing alongside TV comedian, Sean Walsh at J.P. Hall, Bangor University on May 6th.

Publication date: 3 May 2013