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Student News: February 2020

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area.

These Sports Scholarships are awarded to recognise and support sporting excellence and achievement. They are aimed at helping talented and high-performance students to combine their academic study and sporting performance to assist them in achieving their full potential.

Publication date: 26 February 2020

Software Hut: where computing students work with companies

There is a real buzz every week; all second-year computing students meet with company representatives to discuss their group project.

Publication date: 18 February 2020

New Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Student Ambassadors appointed

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has recruited ambassadors at Bangor University, with the aim of encouraging more prospective students to study part of their degree courses through Welsh.

They are among 23 ambassadors at six universities across Wales. Tegwen Bruce-Deans and Aled Siôn Storey Pritchard, at the School of Welsh & Celtic Studies, and Katy Williams and Briall Gwilym, at the School of Health Sciences will start their work this month and be responsible for completing various tasks throughout the year, with Elan Duggan also returning for another year.

Publication date: 17 February 2020

Films created by Bangor University students are up for three Royal Television Society Wales Awards

Three films by Bangor University students have been nominated for three prestigious Royal Television Society in Wales’ RTS Cymru Awards 2020.

Publication date: 11 February 2020

Women in Publishing: a one-day symposium

Women in Publishing. On 15 February 2020, Bangor University will host influential women from across the publishing world for a one-day symposium.  

Publication date: 10 February 2020

ECB-funded Sports Science PhD awarded Best in the UK from the British Psychological Society

Cutting-edge PhD research by Leonie Webster has, not only been awarded Best PhD Thesis of 2019 from The British Psychological Society, already directly influenced and enhanced the training of professional coaches in the UK.

The School of Sport Health and Exercise Sciences (SSHES) has forged a highly effective relationship with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for in excess of a decade. In fact, despite being based in Loughborough, when the ECB want assistance with talent development and psychology related matters, they call Bangor University.

Publication date: 4 February 2020