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Student News: May 2017

Psychology students' marathon achievement!

On Sunday 28th May 2017 Dr Fran Garrad-Cole and Professor John Parkinson from the School of Psychology, and 16 students ran at the Liverpool Rock and Roll marathon! 

Publication date: 30 May 2017

Entrepreneurial graduate through to Santander regional semi-finals

A Bangor University PhD graduate and entrepreneur has reached the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2017 regional semi-finals.

Publication date: 26 May 2017

Leading design ‘fixer’ among those at Bangor Design Conference

An innovative and inspirational Product Design Conference will bring some of the best leaders and thinkers in the field of Design and Manufacturing together at Bangor University on June 7th 2017.

The conference, which is organised by the University’s School of Education and is in its third year, will include talks by award winning product design engineer Jude Pullen from the BBC series ‘The Big Life Fix’ and Fred Manson (International company, Thomas Hetherwicks). Also, sharing their experiences at the conference will be Bangor University design graduates, Ed Beardsley and Hugh Smith, who are both currently working in the industry. The conference will conclude with the official opening of the Degree Show which will showcase the work of current Bangor design students.

Publication date: 24 May 2017

College of Arts & Humanities Fee Waiver Scheme 2017/18

The College of Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce a PhD Fee Waiver Scheme for 2017/18.

Publication date: 22 May 2017

Online Survey – Performance Psychology Distance Learning Masters Degree

The School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences is investigating options for a Masters (MSc) distance learning course in “Performance Psychology”.  

Publication date: 19 May 2017

School of Biological Science Graduation 2017

For all current SBS students graduating this summer, look out for invites to the annual graduation party in Brambell July 20th, tickets available soon.

Publication date: 17 May 2017

PhD Studentship in Sport Psychology

Applications are invited for a three year, full time PhD studentship funded by the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences at Bangor University. The successful candidate will be supervised by Dr James Hardy (co-supervised by Dr Ross Roberts and Prof Tim Woodman) from the Institute for the Psychology of Elite Performance (IPEP). 

Publication date: 16 May 2017

Students visit Berlin

Berlin was the exciting destination for Social Sciences students during the first week of the Easter holidays in April. Thirty students and three staff members set off for the German capital for the first joint School and Social Sciences Society trip abroad in recent years. The idea for the trip was initially linked to the School’s 50th anniversary celebrations last year. Berlin was the students’ first choice destination because of its historical, cultural and social attractions.  

Publication date: 16 May 2017

Bangor University Alumnus Shares Story of His Epic Round of Wales Charity Odessey

On 26th July 2016, Bangor University Alumnus, Tom Davies left his home in Presteigne. Nine weeks later he arrived home, having walked the 1,100-mile perimeter of Wales, raising £6,700 for Alzheimer`s Society.

Publication date: 12 May 2017

Bangor University Students Release New Books

Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media are pleased to announce the publication dates for two anthologies – Blue Pencils and SCSM’s Media Medley. Four students in the School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) have been working together for the past four months to produce and publish an anthology of short, original fiction. 

Publication date: 12 May 2017

Student Led Teaching Awards 2017

The sixth annual Student Led Teaching Awards ceremony was held recently and celebrated the high standard of teaching and pastoral support in Bangor University.

Publication date: 11 May 2017

‘Hey Punk, Sort your Junk’ - end of year campaign to dispose of waste

Bangor Students’ Union and Bangor University are currently working in partnership with Gwynedd Council to reduce waste on the streets in those areas of the city where students live during the last few weeks of term with the ‘Hey Punk, Sort your Junk’ campaign.

Publication date: 9 May 2017

Bangor Awards Catherine Peer Guide of the Year 2017

Bangor University Peer Guides have been congratulated and awarded certificates in thanks for the vital role they have been playing in supporting their fellow students.

Bangor University runs one of the oldest and largest ‘Peer Guiding Schemes’ in any UK university. The trained ‘Peer Guides’ play a vital role in assisting new students to settle in to university life, helping with everything from  the practicalities of moving in and finding their way around university, to  assisting in supporting students in adapting to university life and signposting them to further information and support when necessary.

Publication date: 8 May 2017

Bangor Students representing Welsh Universities in national sporting competition

Ten Bangor University female students were recently selected to represent the Welsh Universities Teams in the Home Nations competition.

Publication date: 2 May 2017