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Student News: October 2015

Bronze for Ben in Hill Climb Championship

Ben Butler, a final year PhD student from the School of Ocean Sciences, claimed bronze at the British Universities Hill Climb Championship on Saturday 24th October.

The event saw nearly 200 student cyclists from across Britain tackle the notoriously hard climb up Curbar Gap in the Peak District. The road has an average gradient of 11% over 1 mile, making it a truly testing effort for all of the participants. Riders were set off individually at 1 minute intervals to set their best time up the climb.

Publication date: 30 October 2015

Gwen Elin wins Bryn Terfel Urdd Scholarship

Sunday evening, 25 October, 2015 singer Gwen Elin from Benllech, Angelsey, who is following a degree course at School of Welsh, Bangor University, won the prestigious Urdd Gobaith Cymru Bryn Terfel Scholarship in a spectacular concert held in Blackwood Miners’ Institute.  The Scholarship, which is worth £4,000, was presented to her in the concert that was broadcast live on S4C.

Publication date: 26 October 2015

Keeping you in the Legal Loop: Law graduates launch news website

Two Bangor University graduates have launched a legal news and study aid website aimed at the next generation of lawyers.

Launched on 1st October, Legal Loop is described as a one-stop online resource for keeping up to date with the latest legal developments in the UK. 

Publication date: 23 October 2015

Bangor University Students conquer Kilimanjaro

After six days of blood, sweat and tears a group of Bangor University students triumphantly reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, all in the name of charity.

Publication date: 22 October 2015

Robotic acting earns student award nomination

A Bangor University student’s robotic performance has won her an acting nomination from a prestigious film festival.

Publication date: 22 October 2015

Good Luck Gwen for Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition

A student from Bangor University is competing in the Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition, having been shortlisted by the judging panel.

The University wishes Welsh and Theatre & Media Studies student, Gwen Elin the best of luck for the Competition.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

New signage installed at Bangor University Stadium

The Bangor University Stadium, the home of Bangor City Football Club unveiled its new signage today (16th October).

Publication date: 16 October 2015

Bangor Alumnus returns from Canadian Climbing Expedition

An experienced professional mountaineer and Bangor University alumnus has recently returned from a challenging expedition in the breathtakingly beautiful Canadian Rockies.

Publication date: 5 October 2015

Prizes for Bangor Forestry Students

The achievements of three Bangor forestry students have been recognised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters, the Royal Forestry Society and Tilhill Forestry.

Publication date: 5 October 2015