Student News: September 2014

Another year of study gets under way

Following a busy week of ‘Welcome’ and ‘orientation’ activities, over 2000 new students at Bangor University are this week settling in to academic life. They will no doubt be pleased that they’ve chosen to study at the university which is the best in Wales and seventh in the UK for student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey.

Publication date: 30 September 2014

A Special Welcome for Bangor Uni International Students

The University’s International Student Support Office organised an earlier orientation for Bangor’s international students this year. This was the first time this was done and the aim was to provide a bespoke and focused welcome programme - giving international students a chance to organise all the practicalities of living and studying in a new country…before the busy central Welcome Week programme!

Publication date: 25 September 2014

Bangor Business School introduces Film Club

New for the 2014-15 academic year, the Bangor Business School Film Club will show films and documentaries relevant to business and management, followed by a discussion (in English) led by a member of staff.

Publication date: 23 September 2014

Bangor Uni’s special welcome day for local students

Around one hundred new students from north Wales, who are about to begin a new degree course at Bangor University, and who will be travelling  daily to the university, got a special opportunity to meet each other and get to know the university recently (16 September).

Publication date: 17 September 2014

Bahraini students' academic success recognised

Around 40 students who joined Bangor Business School through a partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have celebrated their graduation in their home country.

Publication date: 16 September 2014

Bangor Students Law start-up expands to Canary Wharf

Kawa, Guimaraes & Associates Solicitors, a recently established firm of solicitors in Holyhead, have opened a sister company in prestigious premises at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

The company was established by entrepreneurs, Mehedi Rahim Kate Kawa. Kate is the CEO & Managing Partner, while Mehedi is the Senior Partner. Mehedi is a PhD student in his final year researching Islamic Law and UK Marine Insurance at the Law School and Kate is an MBA graduate of Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 11 September 2014

Interning with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society: LLM student Sarah reports

Bangor LLM student Sarah Tracey recently completed a very worthwhile paid internship with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society in London. Here, she tells us about the experience…

Publication date: 8 September 2014

‘Visceral Mind’ Course Attracts Bright Brains to Bangor

For a fifth year, Bangor University hosted forty bright young brain scientists from over 20 countries including Israel, Colombia, Ecuador, Lithuania and Sri Lanka at its annual international summer school. The Visceral Mind: A Hands on Course in the Anatomy of Human Cognition was held from 1-5 September. 

Publication date: 5 September 2014

Bangor University School of English excels in National Student Survey

The School of English at Bangor has achieved excellent results in this year’s National Student Survey, coming top in Wales for student satisfaction on Creative Writing Degree programmes.

Publication date: 1 September 2014