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Student News: April 2015

Students celebrate Bangor’s success at What Uni Awards

Six students recently joined representatives from Bangor University at the What Uni Student Choice Awards, that saw Bangor named as the best university in the UK for its clubs and societies and ranked third overall for its accommodation.

Publication date: 30 April 2015

Adult nursing student shortlisted for award

Francesca Elner has been nominated and shortlisted for the VP choice award for her hard work as a student representative for adult nursing in the School of Health Care Sciences.

The Students' Union stated Francesca, had gone above and beyond in her role with high involvement in student engagement, lobbying for change and feeding back into the Students' Union.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

Graduate Adam wins major scholarship to train as a Barrister

Congratulations to Bangor Law School graduate Adam Gulliver, who has been awarded a £9,500 scholarship to train as a Barrister.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

Myfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg yn serennu yng Ngŵyl Ddrama Eisteddfod Môn

Cynhaliwyd Gŵyl Ddrama Eisteddfod Môn yn Theatr Fach Llangefni, 23-25 Ebrill a braf oedd gweld cynifer o fyfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg Prifysgol Bangor yn cefnogi gweithgarwch lleol.

Publication date: 27 April 2015

Bangor students take the National Apprentice Challenge

Four students from Bangor Business School recently teamed up with other Bangor University students for the National Apprentice Challenge. The two-day residential challenge, hosted at Aston University in Birmingham, is the largest competition of its kind in the UK.

Publication date: 23 April 2015

Bangor student creates entertainment portal for train passengers

A Bangor University student recently won an award for Best Developer at Europe's first ever hackathon held on a train.

Jamie Woodruff, a BSc Computer Information Systems student took part in the HackTrain event along with his team Captivate. 

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Bangor University student selected for Welsh Universities Rugby Union Team

A Bangor University student has been selected to play for the Welsh Students Rugby Union team this season.

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Isle of Man student offered scholarship to study in the USA

A Bangor University student has won a 2015/16 Ella Olesen scholarship to spend a year at the University of Idaho in the USA.

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Bangor students scoop NUS Wales awards

The tremendous work of Bangor Students’ Union was recognised at the NUS Wales Awards recently, where they were  short-listed in six of the eight categories and won four of the awards, retaining the ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ title in the process.

Publication date: 21 April 2015

Bangor University students celebrate 2015 Varsity triumph over Aberystwyth

Over a thousand Bangor and Aberystwyth University students packed into Bangor City’s FC stadium to watch the final game of the 2015 Varsity series recently. The competing culminated with Bangor University Athletic Union President, Nicola Pye, collecting the coveted trophy for the first time in two years.   

Publication date: 21 April 2015

Alumnus launches daredevil cliff camping service

A head for heights is not a pre-requisite for studying at Bangor University, however this specific trait has enabled a School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Devonshire born alumnus to turn his passion into a successful, one of its kind business opportunity.

Publication date: 20 April 2015

From filming the Student Dance Society to working with Dr Who….

A BAFTA winner now running his own film company is quick to credit his success to the support and encouragement he received while studying at Bangor University.

Osian Williams is already making a name for himself as an independent film-maker, having won a BAFTA Cymru award* while he was a student in the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University.

Publication date: 17 April 2015

Local law firm celebrates its first year of practising

Two Bangor University alumni are celebrating the first anniversary of establishing their own law practice this month. Nelson Myatt Solicitors LLP which is based at Llandudno Junction, Conwy deal with all aspects of civil law and are a modern practice, using the latest technology to benefit their clients.

Publication date: 1 April 2015

Podium finish in National Awards for Student Midwives Society

A student Society at Bangor University, which has only been in existence for five months, has won national recognition for excellence.

Publication date: 1 April 2015