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Student News: December 2015

Bangor University Alumnus named as new performance director for short track speed skating

A Bangor University alumnus has been named as the new Performance Director for Short Track Speed Skating where he will look to help Team GB achieve success heading into the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and beyond.

Publication date: 21 December 2015

Academic career beckons Emma

A local Bangor University student is well on her way to a career in academia after receiving her postgraduate degree at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Ysgol Tryfan pupil, Emma Sara Hughes, 22, from Bangor graduated with a MRes Management with Accounting degree from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Hard work earns Tom a distinction

A Bangor University student with aims to climb the corporate ladder graduated at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Sale Grammar School student Tom Brady, 24, from Sale, Cheshire was awarded an MA Business and Marketing with distinction from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Inspirational student achieves distinction whilst battling cancer

An inspirational student battling advanced prostate cancer graduated from Bangor University this week with distinction.

Ian Roberts, 46, from Y Felinheli not only graduated with a MBA in Management with Distinction, but was also awarded a prize for the final year postgraduate student with the best performance in business, management or marketing.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

PhD student attends launch of parliamentary report on hunger

A PhD candidate who contributed evidence towards a major parliamentary report on hunger in the UK has attended the London launch of its follow-up document.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Prize winning student graduates

A Bangor University student who has a passion for the environment and an ongoing quest for finding new ways of providing socially acceptable, ecologically friendly and economically sustainable development graduated this week.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Sara lands her dream job

A Bangor University student has landed her dream job of designing and developing foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate business courses as well as teaching after completing her PhD.

Former Upton-By-Chester High School student, Sara Fisher, 27, from Chester, recently received a PhD in Management from the Bangor Business School. Sara’s higher education journey began at Bangor eight years ago when she began a BSc Product Design degree.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

PhD candidate Anne scoops University Impact Award

Congratulations to Anne Collis, a PhD student in the School of Social Sciences, who has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Impact Award for Postgraduate Research Students.

Publication date: 16 December 2015

Student Christmas Market attracts record numbers

Students from across Bangor University and Grwp Llandrillo Menai took part in the running of 65 stalls at the Student Christmas Market held on 4 December attracting over 1600 visitors. It was fantastic to see such a diverse range of locally made merchandise on offer this year.

Publication date: 11 December 2015

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area.

Publication date: 10 December 2015

Bangor through to second round of OUP Moot

Bangor Law School has made it through to the next round of the Oxford University Press Moot, one of the most prestigious and popular mooting competitions in the UK.

Publication date: 8 December 2015

Scholarship winners 2015

Scholarship winners have been awarded their prizes at a special presentation evening.

Nine students from the School of Social Sciences were presented with their awards by the Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University, Professor John Hughes, at last week’s ceremony.

Publication date: 3 December 2015