Student News: May 2018

Bangor graduate’s documentary up for Royal Television Society award

A recent graduate of Bangor University’s MA Filmmaking programme has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Student award, following a successful run of her short documentary film at national and international festivals. Charlotte Wells, from Manchester, has received the nomination for the highly-prestigious award for her short documentary film, ‘Cabbie’, mostly shot during a night’s ride-along in her step-father’s taxi. The short feature is very much a Bangor production, as in addition to being directed and edited by Charlotte, its score was composed by another recent Bangor graduate, Chiron Farrimond of the School of Music.

Publication date: 22 May 2018

Commonwealth weightlifter awarded Llew Rees Memorial Prize

Bangor University has awarded its annual highest sporting award, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to a Team Wales, Commonwealth Games weightlifter.

Publication date: 8 May 2018

Bangor University student returns from football coaching programme in South Africa

A Bangor University student has returned from a football coaching programme in South Africa realising that he ‘can make a big difference to people’s lives’.

Publication date: 7 May 2018

Midwifery Student of the Year Success at National Awards

A School of Healthcare Sciences student has again won a top prize at the annual Nursing Tines Student Awards held each year in London. Following in the footsteps of previous category winners from Bangor this year Laura Thomas won the Student Midwife of the year category at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018. The Nursing Times judges highlighted Laura as “clearly a future leader for midwifery”.

Publication date: 3 May 2018

University Congratulates Commonwealth Athletes

Bangor University took the opportunity recently to congratulate those members of Wales’ successful Commonwealth Games squad connected with the University.

Publication date: 2 May 2018