Student News: February 2016

Bangor University student selected for GB Women’s Ultimate Squad

A Bangor University student has been selected for the GB Ultimate Women’s squad to prepare for the World Ultimate & Guts Championships (WUGC) which will be held in London on 18-25 June.

Publication date: 26 February 2016

Bangor student's Euro 2016 book roars in

A Bangor University Student is celebrating after his book about Wales’ journey to Euro 2016 was finally published.

Publication date: 25 February 2016

Bangor University Supports Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

Bangor University is calling on all students, staff and members of the local community to join in the celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight 2016, which begins on the 29th of February.

Publication date: 24 February 2016

New partnership to develop North Wales rugby talent

Talented young rugby players could realise their dream of playing for Wales thanks to a nurturing new partnership between Bangor University and Rygbi Gogledd Cymru (RGC). Through Bangor University’s sports scholarships for elite athletes, seven students who play for RGC, the regional rugby side for north Wales, have been able to progress into higher education whilst being able to continue to play rugby at high level.

Publication date: 24 February 2016

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 22 February 2016

BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships 2015-16

Over 1,000 competitors from 35 institutions entered the British Universities & Colleges Sport Indoor Rowing Championships recently.

Publication date: 12 February 2016

Midwifery students tackling violence against women

Midwifery students from Bangor University’s School of Healthcare Sciences recently presented a poster at the Maternity, Midwifery and Baby Forum conference in London.

Publication date: 11 February 2016

Bangor Engineers win in Cambridge!

For the second year in succession, the Organic Electronics team has won the best poster prize at the InnoLAE conference held in Cambridge. This year the poster covered Dr Colin Watson’s work in our collaboration with SmartKem Ltd.  


Publication date: 8 February 2016

PhD student Miyoung presents paper at South Korean conference

A PhD student was recently invited to present a paper at a major conference in South Korea.

Miyoung Ahn travelled to her home country to deliver a paper entitled ‘Social Engagements as the Key Factor for Students’ Sense of Belonging to University’ – co-written by Professor Howard Davis – at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Society and Psychology (APCESP 2016) in Seoul last month.

Publication date: 5 February 2016

Bangor University student selected for Wales U20 Rugby team

A Bangor University Sport Science student has been selected for the Wales U20 international team for the up and coming 6 Nations Championship Rugby Union Tournament.

Publication date: 4 February 2016

'Best Welsh-language playwright' a research student at the School of Welsh

On the night of Saturday, 30 January, a number of theatre companies, directors, actors, dancers and playwrights came together at Sherman Cymru in Cardiff for the 2015 Wales Theatre Awards ceremony - a ceremony which celebrates excellence in the fields of theatre, opera and dance.

Publication date: 4 February 2016

Outstanding Bangor University student receives national award for marine conservation research

Bangor University PhD student Jack Emmerson has been awarded the Marine Conservation Society Wakefield Memorial Award, for his project ‘Sustainable static-gear fisheries in the Irish Sea’. 

Publication date: 1 February 2016