Student News: January 2016

The three P's and enhancing first year commercial awareness

In today's increasingly competitive workplace, legal professionals and regulatory bodies are placing increasing pressure on law graduates to be ‘commercially aware’. But what is commercial awareness? This question was the focus of a workshop delivered to first year law students last month.

Publication date: 19 January 2016

Bangor Alumnus launches book

A Bangor University alumnus recently launched his first book chronicling his adventures in the South Pacific.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

What skills are lawyers looking for in Law students?

Law students have received a first-hand insight into the skills needed to enter the legal profession, thanks to two trainee solicitors.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

Welsh Professor and Student on Wales Theatre Awards Shortlist

Professor Angharad Price and Llŷr Titus, a PhD student in the School of Welsh, are warmly congratulated on reaching The Wales Theatre Awards Shortlist 2016.

Publication date: 15 January 2016

End of term for Erasmus students

The university assembled a small graduation ceremony on Wednesday as Bangor bid farewell to Erasmus students who will be returning to their home universities for the spring term.

Bangor has a thriving Erasmus system with around 350 students per year arriving internationally, & the school currently has active student exchange programmes with universities in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Poland.

Publication date: 12 January 2016

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol appoints student Ambassadors at Bangor University

Three Bangor University students have been recruited as Ambassadors by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol with the aim of encouraging more prospective students to study part of their degree courses through Welsh.

Publication date: 7 January 2016

Commonwealth Scholarship Success for Marine Science Graduates bound for New Zealand

Three Bangor University students are among eight to have been awarded Commonwealth Scholarships this year.

The Scholarships and Commission are awarded for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens, providing opportunities for student from developing countries to study at Bangor University, and Bangor graduates to study overseas. 

Publication date: 5 January 2016

Culture Challenge Winners to travel to China

Bangor University’s annual Culture Challenge student competition took place recently. The event organised by the International Student Support Office saw seven teams of Bangor University students battle each other to win a trip of a lifetime to China.

Publication date: 5 January 2016