Student News: March 2017

Bangor University’s Santander Entrepreneurship Pitchers

Three Bangor University students are have been selected to represent the University in the regional finals of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards competition.

Having competed against over thirty entries to be selected as the final shortlist of six student projects, PhD graduate Ned Hartfiel and Psychology Masters students Alex Bailey and Daniel Pascoe were awarded a cheque for £200 for their entries, and will be eligible for business support through B-Enterprising at the University’s Careers & Employability Service.  

Publication date: 30 March 2017

First-time Writing Bursary for School of Welsh Student

Congratulations to Gareth Evans-Jones, a PhD student in the School of Welsh, on winning a First-time Writing Bursary supported by Literature Wales.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

Learning disability nursing student volunteering in Ghana

On 28th of August, 2017 Iola Mair Morris a second year Learning Disability nursing student will be going to Ghana to volunteer for two weeks.  The project cares for people and children with learning disability providing opportunities to volunteer in hospitals, orphanages and schools.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

One World on show in Bangor

Flavours of world cultural traditions were on display to over 400 students, staff and members of the community who came to Bangor University’s annual celebration of diversity and talent.

The One World Gala saw twenty acts representing many corners of the globe, performed by individual students and student Clubs and Societies and invited local groups, perform acts ranging from Tongan songs to Ghanaian drumming, Welsh folk singing to Japanese martial arts.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

Successful applicants to Irish Superior Courts Internship Programme announced

Congratulations to Elizabeth Bailey and Freya Whelan on securing places on the prestigious Internship Programme at the Irish Superior Courts, Dublin.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

The close link between BCUHB & SSHES highlighted at Canolfan PAWB Centre Launch

This week saw the launch of the Canolfan PAWB Centre on the Normal site. It is a new £1m state-of-the-art facility for the enhancement of research and teaching in Health, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Bangor University. 

Publication date: 21 March 2017

Year Abroad Photography Competition

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is delighted to announce the results of this year’s Year Abroad Photography Competition.

Publication date: 20 March 2017

Cabinet Secretary shown innovation at work during Bangor University visit

The Welsh Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams AM, visited Bangor University on Thursday (16 March), attending the North and Mid Wales Reaching Wider Partnership Conference as well as visiting the Students’ Union and Arloesi Pontio Innovation (API) spaces at the Pontio building.

Publication date: 17 March 2017

Chemistry student questions MPs on the future of science

MChem student Niall Marsay, was at the Houses of Parliament yesterday as part of the Voices of the Future programme, questioning MP’s on the future of science.  

Publication date: 16 March 2017

International Law student secures internship at the ICC

An International Law student has secured a prestigious internship at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Wahida Omari, from Afghanistan, will begin a six-month placement with the Office of the Prosecutor’s Situation Analysis Section in April.

Publication date: 15 March 2017

Harvard Students visits Bangor’s School of Welsh

Liam Anton Brannelly is currently spending this semester studying in Bangor as part of the PhD exchange scheme between the Department of Celtic Studies at Harvard University and Bangor University’s School of Welsh. 

Publication date: 13 March 2017

Bangor Uni on 10 Shortlists for Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017

Staff and students will find out this evening whether they are to win any of the ten Awards for which the University has been shortlisted.

Publication date: 3 March 2017