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Student News: May 2014

Business students tackle Bangor’s waste problems through ‘Junk Genie’ Campaign

Bangor Business School students have been involved in developing an end-of-term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Dr Farhaan Wali wins 'New Teacher of the Year' at Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards

Dr. Farhaan Wali won ‘New Teacher of the Year’ at Bangor University’s Student-Led Teaching Awards.  Farhaan teaches undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Run by Bangor Students’ Union together with the University, the Student-Led Teaching Awards recognise the dedication and commitment of Bangor’s teaching and support staff. All awards are nominated for by the students.  Farhaan contributes to the School’s tradition of teaching excellence and dedication to the student experience.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Supercomputers used to model disaster scenarios

Undergraduate students from the School of Computer Science at Bangor University will be using supercomputers to run programmes that can predict how lethal disease might spread, or how people are likely to react in a disaster.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Celebrating the Employability of Bangor University Students

The annual Employability Celebration evening was held recently to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra- and co-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 26 May 2014

Bangor University Futsal team promoted to the premier league

Bangor University Futsal team capped a remarkable year for Football/Futsal as they became the first Bangor University team to be promoted to a British University premier league in recent memory. 

Publication date: 22 May 2014

An Internship for Llyr

Congratulations to Llyr Titus Hughes who is about to complete the final year of his BA in Welsh, for winning an internship at the School of Welsh. This is as part of a university-wide programme of internships that aims to provide undergraduates with practical skills for the workplace.

Publication date: 19 May 2014

Welsh Livery Company’s Travel Scholarships in the field of Intellectual Property Law

On 8th May 2014, Bangor Law School welcomed members of the Welsh Livery Company. The Master of the Livery Company, Mr Windsor Coles, and Mr Andrew Richards were here to award Professor Eric Sunderland Scholarships to two of the Law School’s PhD candidates.

Publication date: 15 May 2014

Ganges river dolphin research published by Bangor student


A new study (7th of May) reveals a method to improve the monitoring of the endangered Ganges river dolphin – one of only four remaining freshwater cetaceans since the Yangtze River dolphin became extinct in 2007.

Publication date: 13 May 2014


Finalists and members of staff at the School of Welsh recently came together at Dylan’s restaurant at Porthaethwy for a farewell dinner. A highly enjoyable evening was had by all, which included a speech by the Head of School and the awarding of numerous prizes to the students for their great achievements throughout the year. Thanks to all for coming and in particular to Carys Tudor for making all the arrangements and ensuring the evening’s success.

Publication date: 13 May 2014

A triumphant return to the Telders competition for Bangor

For the second year running, Bangor Law School is celebrating success in a world-famous mooting competition.

Last year, a team from Bangor became the first ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court competition, finishing 17th overall. This year’s team managed to go one step further and finish in 16th place.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Award Winning month for History

Three members of staff from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology were invited to attend the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA) on April 30th in PJ Hall, as they had been short-listed in two of the prestigious categories.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Success follows success for SENRGy

It was another great night for SENRGy as the Bangor University Awards Season culminated with the Student Union Societies Awards on Wednesday 8th May. Success for both individual students and student societies capped off a fantastic year for SENRGy and further highlights the efforts made by students and staff.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Employment success for alumni and final-year students

Congratulations to two of our alumni and two of our third-year students who have recently been made offers of employment.

Publication date: 8 May 2014

Linenhall partnership produces first mini-pupillages

Two undergraduate students are amongst the first to benefit from Bangor Law School’s burgeoning partnership with Linenhall Chambers, having secured mini-pupillages with the prestigious Barristers’ Chambers.

Publication date: 8 May 2014


Coffee Morning and used book stall

Monday 12th  May 2014 at 10.30am, School of Healthcare Sciences, Fron Heulog foyer.
Proceeds to the Quthing project
All welcome

Publication date: 7 May 2014

Bangor Psychology Students have the opposition licked! - Test Town 2014

A team of students are celebrating this week after being selected to take part in Test Town 2014

Publication date: 7 May 2014

Bangor University student reaches the final of the Wales International Harp Festival

Bangor University undergraduate Dian Yu, who plays the guzheng (Chinese zither), was one of six finalists to be selected by a panel of internationally renowned judges for the final round of the World Music Competition in the recent Wales International Harp Festival 2014 in Caernarfon.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

SENRGy among the prizes at Bangor University Awards Ceremony

It was a fantastic night for SENRGy at Bangor University’s Student-led Teaching Awards on Wednesday March 31st. The awards, organized by the Student Union are aimed at recognizing outstanding contributions and excellence in teaching at Bangor. In addition, SENRGy was well-represented in the student Course Rep of the Year Awards, with two nominees; the most of any School in the University.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

Bubble Challenge for Enterprise by Design

Enterprise by Design 2014 culminated recently with student teams pitching their ideas to a panel of judges and an invited audience. Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubbles, a toy manufacturer based in north Wales set the challenge: design new packaging for their extraordinary toys.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

Harry Potter fan Sam prepares for world-wide wizarding event

A Bangor University student will be travelling to Canada to take part in a global quidditch competition.

Sam Davies, a Creative Studies and Media student here at Bangor is thrilled to be involved in the competitive sport featured in Harry Potter novels and films.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

Bangor University Awards Peer Guides of the Year 2014

Victoria Allen and Joe Barnett have been named Peer Guides of the Year 2014 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that they both have provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 1 May 2014