Student News: February 2014

Business Skills with the Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League, gave undergraduate students an invaluable insight into the commercial world during a recent visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Launch your career as a Registered Nurse (adult)

The School of Healthcare Sciences combine the highest level of teaching with practical hands on experience. We still have a few places remaining for students to commence on the BN (Hons) Adult Nursing programme on the 7th April 2014 at our Archimedes Campus in Wrexham.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Mooting Skills students visit Manchester

For the second year running, fifty law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester's Civil Justice Centre, Crown Court and Magistrate Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Business students pitch their ideas at national Marketing competition

Two teams from Bangor Business School recently took part in the final round of ‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a Welsh university-wide competition organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and sponsored by the Welsh Government.

Publication date: 25 February 2014

Bangor Students aim for Cân i Gymru

With a good track-record  in the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition, following last year’s success by Rhys Gwynfor and Osian Huw Williams, and Music MA students Nia Davies Williams’ third place in 2012, two more Bangor University Music students have entered and have been selected for the final of the popular TV programme. The programme is to be broadcast (with subtitles) at 7.45, with a special results programme following at 9.30 on Friday 28.2.14.

Publication date: 24 February 2014

Bangor film academy ‘an amazing experience’

Young people from around Wales and the UK have given Bangor’s BFI Film Academy documentary film training program the thumbs up.

As well as filming and editing a short documentary, participants were also given the chance to network with award winning documentary professionals and respected practitioners in their field.

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Owain Jones wins prestigious Drapers’ award

Congratulations to Owain Jones who has been awarded the top Drapers’ Company medal for an exceptional postgraduate contribution to Bangor University. This prestigious award takes into account the quality of a student’s research, teaching, and service to the University and community

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Debating Iraq at the Law School

The Bangor Centre for International Law (BCIL) regularly organises internationally-oriented events designed to enrich the intellectual environment at the Law School, and contribute towards providing a broad and outward looking education.

BCIL has, in recent weeks, been delighted to host two fascinating presentations on Iraq by PhD students. These presentations have generated important and lively discussions ranging from Iraq’s petroleum resources to self-determination to the Constitution to the creation of a new state from Iraq’s Kurdish Region.

Publication date: 14 February 2014

Bangor Students Pitching for Victory

For the third year running Bangor Consumer Psychology masters students have reached the finals of the Brolio/The Pitch 2014 , which take place on Tuesday 18th February. Brolio/The Pitch is organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and part funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 13 February 2014

Bangor University Nursing Student’s Contribution to Improving NHS Quality Recognised by National Campaign

Clare Woodcock, a second year Nursing Degree Student has won a place at the prestigious International Forum on Quality in Safety in Healthcare to be held in Paris later this year.

Publication date: 10 February 2014

Bangor student’s film impresses the BBC

A short documentary by a Bangor film student has been chosen to feature on the BBC website.

School of Creative Studies and Media student Phil Coleman charts his own battle with anxiety in the film Breaking the Cycle.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Wales DTC Student Representative for Bangor University

Hannah Chandler has been appointed as a Student Representative with the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre

Hannah is a PhD student working with Prof Paul Downing and Prof Kim Graham (Cardiff University) and she joins representatives from Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Swansea University, who play a vital role in conveying comments and ideas from fellow ESRC funded students across academic schools and pathways.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Bangor Psychology Students have Big Ideas

Two aspiring entrepreneurs from Bangor University were among only 50 16-24 year olds from across Wales selected to take part in the ‘Big Ideas Wales Challenge’ recently.

Publication date: 5 February 2014

Amy's Adventures in France

A Bangor University student’s international experience should help her with the next step in her career.

Last year Amy Mason, 21, from Merthyr Tydfil, worked in two schools as an English teacher for a year, in a town called Boulogne Billancourt on the outskirts of Paris.

Publication date: 4 February 2014

Bursaries for Post Graduate Students

NFU Mutual is once again offering the Centenary Award for postgraduate students in agriculture..
The award gives annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected post graduate students in agriculture (Masters or PhD).

Publication date: 3 February 2014