Student News: May 2016

Bangor University Law reach Semi Final of international criminal law competition

A team of Bangor University Law students have beaten off previous winners and made it through to the semi-finals of a prestigious international competition for law students.

This was Bangor University Law School’s first attempt competing in the International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Court competition. Held at The Hague and organised by Leiden University’s Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, with the support of the International Criminal Court, the ICC moot is one of the more notable international mooting competitions in which law students compete against each other in simulated court proceedings.

Publication date: 31 May 2016

Llew Rees Memorial Prize awarded to up and coming rugby player

Bangor University has awarded its annual Llew Rees Memorial Prize to one of Wales’ up and coming rugby players.

Publication date: 27 May 2016

Brilliant ideas from Bangor Students need your vote

Innovative Bangor University students need your votes to bring their ideas to fruition. As part of Jisc’s Summer of Student Innovation 2016, the student ideas competition seeks the best ideas for using technology that could improve the student experience in further or higher education.

Publication date: 26 May 2016

Bangor Law School reach Finals Weekend of national mooting competition

Two undergraduate Law students have made it through to the finals of a national mooting competition.

Publication date: 25 May 2016

Bangor University student shortlisted for national award

Bangor University’s Students’ Union Vice-President for Societies and Community Elect has been shortlisted for national award.

Publication date: 25 May 2016

Bangor University and Wales Squash launch new innovative partnership

Bangor University and Wales Squash & Racketball (WSRB) are celebrating the launch of an innovative new partnership to help the best young squash players achieve success both on and off the court.

Publication date: 23 May 2016

School of Medical Sciences has the best Course Rep of the Year

At this year`s Student-led Teaching Awards, Adam Hawker, the Medical Sciences Senior Course Representative won the Student Choice Course Rep Award.

Publication date: 23 May 2016

Students encouraged to Pack for Good

Bangor University has joined forces with the British Heart Foundation with their latest campaign. This year Campus LifeStudent Volunteering Bangor and the Sustainability Lab will be involved in a charity initiative to stop waste going to landfill and also raise money for British Heart Foundation.

Publication date: 23 May 2016

Bangor University students assist new Amlwch football team

As we look forward to this summer's European Championships, two Bangor University students have been assisting a new football team in Amlwch for a new series on S4C.

Publication date: 22 May 2016

Bangor graduate takes on Captain America

A Bangor University graduate has been involved in the making of some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters over the past few years.

Publication date: 16 May 2016

Celebrating the Employability of Bangor University Students

Bangor University’s annual Employability Celebration evening was recently held at Reichel Hall to congratulate and showcase students who have taken part in employability enhancing activities at the University, and demonstrated exceptional commitment to investing in their personal development.

Publication date: 16 May 2016

Santander Universities Enterprise Scholarships Awarded to Bangor University Students

Budding entrepreneurs at Bangor University received Santander Universities Excellence in Enterprise Scholarships at a recent employability celebration event organised by the Employability Development team at the University.

Publication date: 13 May 2016

Student Led Teaching Awards 2016

The fifth annual Student Led Teaching Awards ceremony was held recently, celebrating the high standard of teaching and pastoral support at the University. Nominations have more than doubled since last year which goes to show that more and more students are recognising the importance of the quality of teaching on their education.

Publication date: 13 May 2016

Midwifery reaches Stage 1 of the UK UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative University Accreditation

The Bachelor of Midwifery programme at Bangor University has reached “Stage 1” of their journey towards achievement of UK UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) University accreditation. They are keen to be the first midwifery programme in Wales to achieve full accreditation.

Publication date: 12 May 2016

A very special award for Dr Sophie Williams

A lecturer from the School of School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography received a special award from Bangor University students. On Friday 29th April, Dr Sophie Williams entered, to rapturous applause, a room packed with her students, colleagues, family and friends. On her first trip out of hospital for ten months she was at the University to receive an award for her incredible contribution to teaching.

Publication date: 10 May 2016

Bangor University students support top contemporary-folk duo

Bangor University students had an amazing opportunity to perform with a top contemporary-folk duo at the St Mary’s halls of residence recently.

Publication date: 6 May 2016

London Calling for Advanced Mooting Students

Earlier this semester, a group of Advanced Mooting students, led by Stephen Clear, Advanced Mooting and Legal Ethics Module Leader, and accompanied by Dr Marie Parker, gained first hand law and advocacy experiences on a three day trip to London.

Publication date: 6 May 2016

Bangor students put through their paces on Telegraph Academy Day

Students were given the opportunity to learn from the very best in the business as the first ever Telegraph Academy Day was held at Bangor University.


Publication date: 5 May 2016

High Sheriff Awards for students who volunteer in the community

Bangor University students who had demonstrated outstanding commitments to volunteering whilst at university received High Sheriff’s Awards recently. The prestigious ceremony took place in the presence of the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and University Council and was delivered by Peter Harlech Jones, High Sheriff for Anglesey and Gwynedd.

Publication date: 4 May 2016

Street Law scoops two High Sheriff awards for community work

A Bangor University student project which aims to educate local people on their legal rights has been recognised by the High Sheriff of Gwynedd for its contribution to the community.

Publication date: 4 May 2016

Entrepreneurial students selected for Santander Universities competition

Entrepreneurial students pitched their ideas against each other to be selected to represent Bangor University at the UK Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards.

Having presented their ideas or fledgling businesses to the judges and responded to some hard questioning, the successful Bangor University students will now be submitted for consideration for the final shortlist to win the UK Awards, which offer cash prizes of up to £15,000, mentoring and start-up support.

Publication date: 3 May 2016