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100 Poems in 24 hours

Two students at the School of Welsh were chosen to take part in the ‘100 POEMS CHALLENGE’ organized by Literature Wales for the second year running. Following the success of last year’s Challenge, and to celebrate National Poetry Day 2013, four young Welsh-language poets were commissioned to respond to the challenge of composing one hundred poems in 24 hours. Two of those poets are students at the School: Elis Dafydd is an undergraduate in his final year, and Gruffudd Antur has just commenced his MA in Welsh. The other two poets were Elan Grug Muse and Siôn Pennar.

Publication date: 10 October 2013

£100 prizes awarded to the top undergraduates of 2014

Over 300 undergraduate students graduated from Bangor Business School on Wednesday, 16th July.

A number of £100 prizes were awarded to some of the best performing graduates of 2014

Publication date: 16 July 2014

12th May 2014 INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

Coffee Morning and used book stall

Monday 12th  May 2014 at 10.30am, School of Healthcare Sciences, Fron Heulog foyer.
Proceeds to the Quthing project
All welcome

Publication date: 7 May 2014

130 students receive free Commercial Awareness training from BPP

A record-breaking 130 students from Bangor Law School signed up for BPP’s Certificate of Commercial Awareness programme, offered free to Bangor students for the fourth consecutive year.

Publication date: 8 November 2012

1st Class Sara wins Lloyd Jones Prize

Local student Sara Lois Roberts, 21, from Llanbedrog celebrated achieving a First Class Honours degree in Product Design this week as well as being awarded the Lloyd Jones prize on Monday, July 11.

Publication date: 19 July 2011

2010 Llew Rees Memorial Prize winner announced

The highest Sporting Award at Bangor University, the Llew Rees Award, presented to the most outstanding sportsman or woman from among the student body has been awarded this year to Postgraduate Sports Science PhD student Vicky Gottwald.

National league Basketball player, Vicky, of Grove, Oxfordshire has received a cash prize of £750 in order to advance her performance.

Publication date: 21 September 2010

2016 School of Welsh Entrance Scholarship Winners

We congratulate all entrance scholarship winners from the School of Welsh on their recent achievements. In a recent awards ceremony, they collected a total of £21,000 in prizes in order to support their studies. 

Publication date: 8 December 2016

2017 Tropical Forestry Study Tour in Ghana

In July 2017, the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography organised a two-week study tour in Ghana for students enrolled on the distance learning MSc Tropical Forestry programme at Bangor University. Students came from 13 different countries and the group was hosted by the Forestry Institute of Ghana. 

Publication date: 8 September 2017

27th Annual Young Scientists Symposium School of Chemistry, Bangor University

Publication date: 21 January 2013

2nd year biomedical student wins competitive studentship

Congratulations to Fazeelat Hamid from the School of Medical Sciences on gaining a studentship at Lancaster University funded by North West Cancer Research.

Publication date: 10 April 2017

50 years on: welcoming some of the first graduates back to Bangor

As it celebrates its 50th year, the School of Social Sciences was honoured recently to be able to welcome back three of its very first students.

Eryl Davies, Les Jones and David Simmonds joined the School – then known as the Department of Social Theory and Institutions – in 1966, its year of inception. They were amongst the very first cohort to graduate from Bangor with a degree in the Social Sciences. 

Publication date: 1 December 2016

A Bangor University student has been nominated for an award at a Welsh Film Festival

The short film Not, directed by John Bryan Evans, a former pupil of Ysgol Friars, has been nominated for Best Fiction and Best Welsh language film at Ffresh, the student moving image festival in Wales.

The 12 minute film is about Nia, a young mother in an abusive relationship, whose two young daughters grow up having to watch their mother beaten and bullied. The story is told through the eyes of the children, and has been described as ‘an unflinching look at oppression in the home.’

Publication date: 25 January 2013

Academic career beckons Emma

A local Bangor University student is well on her way to a career in academia after receiving her postgraduate degree at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Ysgol Tryfan pupil, Emma Sara Hughes, 22, from Bangor graduated with a MRes Management with Accounting degree from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Acclaimed Welsh Drama Society to be relaunched

Postgraduate students at the School of Welsh intend to re-launch an old Society, Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg (The Welsh Drama Society), established in Bangor in 1923 under the guidance of no less an eminence than the poet R.Williams Parry.

Publication date: 8 October 2012

A Chair for Euros

Many congratulations to Euros Gwyn Jones, a third-year student at the School of Welsh, who won the Chair at the Eryri Young Farmers’ Eisteddfod earlier this month.

Publication date: 25 November 2013

A Degree and an Award for Llio

Bangor University student will be celebrating this week by graduating with first class honours and also winning an award for her hard work.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

A Degree and an Award for Toghrul

Bangor University student will be celebrating this week by graduating with a first class Master’s degree and also winning an award for his hard work. Toghrul Sharifzade, 22, from Baku, Azerbaijan is graduating this week with an MSc in International Finance from Bangor Business School as well as receiving the award for Best Performance in Banking and Finance.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Adiós Bangor, Hola Seville

A Bangor University student who has set her sights on running her own language school in Spain is a step closer to realising her dream after graduating this week. Elise Davies, 22, from Bristol graduated with a BA honours degree in French and Spanish after four years of “endless opportunities and experiences.”

Publication date: 12 July 2016

Adult nursing student shortlisted for award

Francesca Elner has been nominated and shortlisted for the VP choice award for her hard work as a student representative for adult nursing in the School of Health Care Sciences.

The Students' Union stated Francesca, had gone above and beyond in her role with high involvement in student engagement, lobbying for change and feeding back into the Students' Union.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

A family affair

13 July will be a special day for one family from Garndolbenmaen this year as a mother and daughter take part in the same degree ceremony. Stepping onto the stage to be presented with her degree in Welsh will be Margiad Elen Lloyd Dobson, 21. On the same stage will be her mother, Bethan, who will recite a poem written by the late Emeritus Professor Gwyn Thomas, ‘Y Coleg ar y Bryn / The College on a Hill’.

Publication date: 13 July 2016

A fantastic opportunity for A-level students in Welsh

A three-day Course for students of Welsh as a Second Language (14-16 November 2016) and Welsh as First Language (16-18 November 2016)

Publication date: 13 October 2016

A first class degree for Llŷn student

After an incredible three years, a former Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor student will receive a first class degree during the celebratory graduation ceremonies at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

A Grand Slam for Rhun

School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences student has had a highly successful first year at Bangor University.

Publication date: 14 April 2016

Agricultural Student of the Year Graduates

A Bangor University student graduating this week will never forget the amazing feeling of receiving his degree results.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

AHRC PhD Studentship - Literary Conceptions of Wales in Europe: 1750-2010.

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for an AHRC PhD Studentship as part of the AHRC-funded collaborative project ‘European Travellers to Wales 1750-2010’, involving Bangor University, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and Swansea University.

Publication date: 21 February 2013

Alaska Climbing Challenge for Bangor Students

Two Bangor University students could be the youngest pair ever to climb the classic Cassin Ridge on Denali’s South Face in Alaska.

Publication date: 23 August 2012

A little bit of Brazil in Wales

The 'Science Without Borders' scheme has enabled a group of students from Brazil to study at Bangor this year. Samanta Bedow, who has been at Bangor since September, has started a summer placement with the National Trust at nearby Plas Newydd. Should be a nice summer, congratulations to all our SwB students, send us some pictures of where you are this summer!

Publication date: 26 June 2014

Alumnus Kate secures pupillage at Barristers’ Chambers

A Law School alumnus has been offered a pupillage at a Nottingham-based Barristers’ Chambers.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Alumnus launches daredevil cliff camping service

A head for heights is not a pre-requisite for studying at Bangor University, however this specific trait has enabled a School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography, Devonshire born alumnus to turn his passion into a successful, one of its kind business opportunity.

Publication date: 20 April 2015

American expedition for Bangor Zoologists

A group of students from North Wales have returned from a research trip which saw them wading through swamps, canoeing through mangroves and swimming over coral reefs.

As part of their degrees in Zoology, Bangor University students spent a week around the Florida Everglades studying the area’s unique wildlife.

Publication date: 14 December 2010

American media student receives PhD

An American study abroad student who fell in love with north Wales received her PhD at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Amy's Adventures in France

A Bangor University student’s international experience should help her with the next step in her career.

Last year Amy Mason, 21, from Merthyr Tydfil, worked in two schools as an English teacher for a year, in a town called Boulogne Billancourt on the outskirts of Paris.

Publication date: 4 February 2014

Andra turns criminal investigator on summer internship

A second-year Bangor Law student completed an eye-opening work placement over the summer.

Andra Filimon returned to her home country of Romania to undertake a six-week internship with the Homicide Department of the General Directorate of Police of the Bucharest Municipality.

Publication date: 19 November 2013

An excellent year for Samantha

A Bangor University sports scholarship winner has had a terrific year competing at various judo championships.

Publication date: 17 March 2015

Anglesey student lands Translation job before graduating

An Anglesey student has begun a full-time post as a Translator for the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board at Ysbyty Gwynedd before graduating!

Publication date: 17 July 2017

An Internship for Llyr

Congratulations to Llyr Titus Hughes who is about to complete the final year of his BA in Welsh, for winning an internship at the School of Welsh. This is as part of a university-wide programme of internships that aims to provide undergraduates with practical skills for the workplace.

Publication date: 19 May 2014

Another Accommodation Award for Bangor University

Bangor University has come top in Wales and third in the UK in a new league table which ranks universities on the strength of their student accommodation.

Publication date: 18 August 2015

Another successful cohort graduates from Bangor’s Legal English Summer School

Bangor University Law School has welcomed yet another batch of Chinese students from China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) and Renmin University for its annual Legal English Summer School.

Publication date: 26 August 2014

Another successful Student Christmas Market

Once again the Bangor University Student Christmas Market has attracted overwhelming support from customers across the university and beyond.  A total of 150 students with 70 stalls between them offered a wide range of handmade products such as jewellery, arts & crafts, cards and decorations, knitted & crochet goods, cakes and chutneys, international foods, photography, pottery and Santa’s grotto. Over 1500 visitors who came through the doors during the afternoon had an opportunity to buy unique gifts with some of the profits going to charity.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Another year of study gets under way

Following a busy week of ‘Welcome’ and ‘orientation’ activities, over 2000 new students at Bangor University are this week settling in to academic life. They will no doubt be pleased that they’ve chosen to study at the university which is the best in Wales and seventh in the UK for student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey.

Publication date: 30 September 2014

A postgraduate student from Bangor University has been nominated for an award at the Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Lester Hughes, from Pwllheli, is a mature student and a father of two and has just started a PhD in Film. His short 12 minute film, Waves, Taid & Time, has been nominated in the Experimental category at the festival. The winners will be announced at the festival, in Llanelli, between the 8th-12th of April.

Publication date: 21 March 2013

Are you considering postgraduate study?

You can never be too overqualified for today’s job market- a post graduate qualification could assist you in marking you out amongst applicants, could open doors to new career opportunities or could help you to move forward or change direction in your current career.

Bangor University is holding a Postgraduate Courses Fair on Friday 18 February 2011 between 12.30 – 2.30.

This is to enable current students at Bangor and graduates working locally or wanting to study at Bangor to visit the University and learn at first-hand what options for taught and research degrees are available at the University.

Publication date: 19 January 2011

A song for Wales

A Music School student will be among the finalists on this year’s Cân i Gymru contest. Nia Davies Williams, from Aberdaron is studying an MA in Music at Bangor and has won a place in the live final of the song contest with her song Cain.

Publication date: 2 March 2012

A Special Welcome for Bangor Uni International Students

The University’s International Student Support Office organised an earlier orientation for Bangor’s international students this year. This was the first time this was done and the aim was to provide a bespoke and focused welcome programme - giving international students a chance to organise all the practicalities of living and studying in a new country…before the busy central Welcome Week programme!

Publication date: 25 September 2014

Aspirational Mentoring

Pupils from Holyhead High School were given a unique insight into university life recently through mentoring sessions by student role models from Bangor.

Students and Year 7 pupils who completed the Aspirational Mentoring programme received a certificate in a special celebration at the school.

Publication date: 22 March 2013

Aspiring solicitor overcomes disability to graduate with Law degree

A Bangor University law student graduated this week after three years of ‘hard graft’ and coping with an eye disability.

Christian Bolton-Edenborough, 22, from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire graduated with an LLB Law degree and feels grateful for all the support he has had from his parents during a very difficult second year of his degree.


Publication date: 11 July 2016

A ‘Standing Ovation’: Drama Skills for Mooting Students

First year undergraduate Legal Skills students received a lecture with a difference as the Just Some Theatre Company visited Bangor Law School to deliver some expert confidence building and presentation skills workshops.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

A taxing time ahead of Business graduate Ross

When Ross Starkie, from Poynton, was preparing to apply to university, he had a very specific career in mind: accounting.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

A triumphant return to the Telders competition for Bangor

For the second year running, Bangor Law School is celebrating success in a world-famous mooting competition.

Last year, a team from Bangor became the first ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court competition, finishing 17th overall. This year’s team managed to go one step further and finish in 16th place.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Auf Wiedersehen Rebecca

A modern languages student graduates from Bangor University this week and will soon be heading to Zurich to teach English.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Au revoir to prizewinning Bangor University languages graduate

The last four years have “gone too quickly” says one Bangor University student graduating this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Author credits Bangor for his success

A successful Bangor University alumnus who became a journalist and an author, is looking forward to completing his next two books.

Publication date: 11 November 2015

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

Award winning Amy arrives at university in style!

A first year student at Bangor University who was named her county’s ‘Student of the Year’ has arrived in style at her Halls of Residence in her competition prize - a brand-new Fiat Panda!

Publication date: 27 September 2010

Award Winning month for History

Three members of staff from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology were invited to attend the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA) on April 30th in PJ Hall, as they had been short-listed in two of the prestigious categories.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Award winning student graduates

"It was purely by chance that I came to Bangor, and as a result I have just experienced the happiest three years of my life.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Award-winning student on her way to a PhD

Hard work and determination has paid off for a Bangor University student who graduates this week, scooping an award in the process. Ho Phuong Lan Dang, 23, from Tra Bong Khoi Nghia, Quang Ngai Town, Vietnam graduated with an MA in Finance with distinction from Bangor Business School

Publication date: 15 December 2016

A week of graduation celebration at Bangor University

Publication date: 17 July 2017

BA Fine Art student wins 1st prize in the a n Degrees Unlimited blog

Rob Stephen wins first prize in blog.

Publication date: 20 August 2012

BAFTA Cymru winning student runs Masterclass

A Bangor University postgraduate student from the School of Creative Studies and Media who won a BAFTA Cymru Best Short award in 2013 ran his own Masterclass for students and lecturers at the University of South Wales recently.

Publication date: 17 March 2014

Bahraini students' academic success recognised

Around 40 students who joined Bangor Business School through a partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have celebrated their graduation in their home country.

Publication date: 16 September 2014

Bangor Alumna wins Gold at RHS Show

A BSc Hons Agricultural Botany alumna recently took part in the Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at BBC Gardeners’ World live and won a Gold Medal.

Publication date: 3 July 2015

Bangor Alumnus launches book

A Bangor University alumnus recently launched his first book chronicling his adventures in the South Pacific.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

Bangor Alumnus returns from Canadian Climbing Expedition

An experienced professional mountaineer and Bangor University alumnus has recently returned from a challenging expedition in the breathtakingly beautiful Canadian Rockies.

Publication date: 5 October 2015

Bangor Alumnus returns to north Wales as Antiques Roadshow specialist

A Bangor University Alumus will return to north Wales as a specialist for the popular BBC Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow this week. On Thursday 4th June, Antiques Roadshow will come to the grounds of Plas Newydd, Anglesey.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

Bangor athlete awarded Young British Weightlifter of the Year

Catrin Jones, 17, from Bangor is this year’s Young British Weightlifter of the Year, a title that is awarded to an Olympic weightlifter for exceptional performances and achievements.

Publication date: 11 August 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 Business School awards top postgraduates of the year

Congratulations to our postgraduate and research students who graduated from Bangor Business School today!

After the graduation ceremony, graduates and their families gathered at the Management Centre for a small reception and prize-giving ceremony, in which the best performing postgraduates were recognised for their achievements. Presenting the prizes was Professor John Thornton, Head of School.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Bangor Business School Graduation 2011

Over 300 Bangor Business School students celebrated their graduation in glorious sunshine on Saturday, 9th of July 2011.

Publication date: 16 August 2011

Bangor Business School introduces Film Club

New for the 2014-15 academic year, the Bangor Business School Film Club will show films and documentaries relevant to business and management, followed by a discussion (in English) led by a member of staff.

Publication date: 23 September 2014

Bangor Business School’s Class of 2012 celebrate Graduation

Thursday, 19th of July 2012 marked the end of an era for over 450 Bangor Business School students as they graduated from various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Publication date: 26 July 2012

Bangor Business School Students Visit China

16 Bangor Business School students recently took part in the School’s first ever student visit to China.

Publication date: 6 May 2011

Bangor Business School Student Visit to China

In April 2011, 16 Bangor Business School students took part in the Business School’s first ever student visit to China, led by Professor John Goddard, Deputy Head of School; Sarah Wale, School Manager; Yizheng Wang, International Liaison and Support Officer; and Peter Westmoreland, Student Liaison and Research Assistant.

Publication date: 19 May 2011

Bangor crowned mooting champions of Wales

A team from Bangor Law School has won the annual Welsh National Mooting Competition for the first time.

Publication date: 10 April 2014

Bangor Engineers win in Cambridge!

For the second year in succession, the Organic Electronics team has won the best poster prize at the InnoLAE conference held in Cambridge. This year the poster covered Dr Colin Watson’s work in our collaboration with SmartKem Ltd.  


Publication date: 8 February 2016

Bangor film academy ‘an amazing experience’

Young people from around Wales and the UK have given Bangor’s BFI Film Academy documentary film training program the thumbs up.

As well as filming and editing a short documentary, participants were also given the chance to network with award winning documentary professionals and respected practitioners in their field.

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Bangor Forestry Students Celebrate the International Day of Forests

Globally, forests cover one-third of the Earth’s land mass, and support the livelihoods of around 1.6 billion people.More than 80% of land-based animals, plants and insects are found in forests and they also protect watersheds and provide us with clean air and water.United Nations International Day of Forests, now in its second year, aims to promote awareness of the importance of all types of forest.

Publication date: 21 March 2014

Bangor graduate designs power pack for third world countries

A Bangor University student who has spent the last six months working on designs for a power pack for Third World countries graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 18 July 2014

Bangor graduate joins Cheshire solicitors as Paralegal

A Bangor University student graduating this week is feeling happy having had an amazing three years at university. Former Yale College student, Keira Jayne Hand, 21, from Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham, will be graduating with a first class LLB Law degree

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Bangor graduate's BBC role marks dream start to career

A Bangor University graduate who has won a place on the prestigious BBC Production Trainee Scheme has described it as “the dream start to a career.”

Publication date: 3 November 2010

Bangor Graduates launch innovative pet protection service

Two science graduates from Bangor University have launched a unique DNA storage service for pet owners that can complement or replace micro-chipping.

Publication date: 1 February 2012

Bangor Graduates Take On The Fringe

This summer four Bangor University graduates are taking an original sketch show to the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival!

Publication date: 31 July 2013

Bangor graduates tie the knot

Two Bangor University graduates have recently married after they first met during their first year. Ben Bowden-Pickstock and Sarah Fleming (now Bowden-Pickstock) were living next door to each other at Enlli Hall on the Ffriddoedd Site when they began their studies at Bangor in 2010.

Publication date: 26 November 2014

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

Bangor graduate wins British Wildlife Photography Award

A former Applied Marine Biology student at Bangor University has won a prestigious wildlife photography award.  Shetland based Richard Shucksmith claimed the top prize at the 2011 British Wildlife Photography Awards for his stunning ethereal photography of a jellyfish.

Publication date: 3 October 2011

Bangor History at the NAASWCH conference, Harvard

Publication date: 6 October 2016

Bangor joins The Guardian Live Webchat for Sociology students and graduates today

Dr Roger Slack, Lecturer in Sociology and Research Methods at Bangor University's School of Social Sciences joins The Guardian's Live Q&A for sociology students and graduates today  (Wednesday 18 May) between 1.00-4.00.

Publication date: 18 May 2011

Bangor Law and Business students return to Brussels

After a successful tour of some of the key institutions of the European Union in December, Law and Business students from Bangor University have returned to Brussels for a whistle-stop tour to some of the most important buildings in Europe.

Publication date: 23 May 2012

Bangor Law Fair will highlight employment opportunities for graduates

As part of its tenth anniversary celebrations, Bangor Law School (Gwynedd) will hold a Law Fair on Wednesday 19th November 2014, from 9.45am to 3.30pm. The aim of the Law Fair is to bring together employers and Bangor law students in an environment which will create mutually beneficial results.

The Law Fair is an opportunity for anyone, from the Law School’s own students, to secondary school pupils, to career-changers, and others who might be interested in Law to see what careers are available to people with a law degree.

Publication date: 11 November 2014

Bangor Law PhD students to speak at Toulouse University doctoral workshop

Two of our PhD students will represent Bangor Law School at the inaugural doctoral workshop organised by the European School of Law of Toulouse University (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole).

Publication date: 7 April 2016

Bangor Law School 10 Year Anniversary Alumni Weekend

This year, Bangor Law School celebrates its ten-year anniversary, and we are delighted to invite graduates and alumni for a weekend of celebrations on campus.

Publication date: 3 July 2015

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 Law School’s Class of 2012 celebrate Graduation

Bangor Law students celebrated their academic achievements on Monday, 16th July 2012, as the School celebrated the passing out of this year’s graduating cohort.

Publication date: 26 July 2012

Bangor Law School: top 10 mooters in Europe

Bangor Law School students have ranked amongst the top 10 mooting teams in Europe following their outstanding performance at a major competition.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor Law student comes top of the crop in Wales

A Bangor Law School student has been named as the best Law student in any Welsh university.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Bangor Law student completes internship in Washington D.C. Law Firm

Ms Haude Bergeon-Hennebois, a final year English Law with French Law student, described her internship in September 2016 with the Washington, D.C. law firm Jezic & Moyse, LLC as one of the most rewarding work experiences of her life.

Publication date: 4 November 2016

Bangor Law student project needs YOUR vote

A student project set up and run by Bangor Law School undergraduates is vying for a major cash prize.

Street Law is participating in the NatWest Community Force scheme in which charities and projects across the UK stand to win a prize of £6,000 to help them further develop their initiatives.

Publication date: 17 October 2011

Bangor Law Students Achieve BPP Certificates

Eighty three students from Bangor Law School recently travelled to Manchester to complete a career-enhancing course in Commercial Awareness.

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Bangor Law Student selected for prestigious course

A Bangor Law Student has been given a unique opportunity to build essential skills for a professional legal career after being selected to attend a prestigious residential school for first year law students in London. 

Publication date: 2 June 2011

Bangor Law student wins prestigious Lincoln’s Inn scholarship

A Bangor Law student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

Bangor makes history by qualifying for internationally prestigious Telders Moot Competition

Bangor Law School has made history by becoming the first team ever to represent Wales at a world-renowned mooting competition.

Publication date: 21 March 2013

Bangor PhD Student has her work published in the National Geographic.

A Bangor University PhD student was one of the scientists who featured in the National Geographic recently after they identified a new species of viper.

Publication date: 7 April 2011

Bangor PhD Student receives award at the 6th World Fisheries Congress

Gwladys Lambert, who recently completed her PhD in the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University, was awarded joint second best oral presentation at the 6th World Fisheries Congress held in Edinburgh 7-11th May.

Publication date: 16 May 2012

Bangor PhD student selected for Special Olympics 2011 Delegation

Niamh-Elizabeth Reilly, 27, a School of Sport, Health and Exercises Sciences (SHES) PhD student at Bangor University, has been selected as a Student Delegate for the 2011 Special Olympics World Games in Athens this June. 

Publication date: 15 June 2011

Bangor postgrad wins award for dementia film

A film about dementia written and produced by a Bangor lecturer and PhD student has won a prestigious film award in Ireland.

Publication date: 22 September 2015

Bangor Psychology Students have Big Ideas

Two aspiring entrepreneurs from Bangor University were among only 50 16-24 year olds from across Wales selected to take part in the ‘Big Ideas Wales Challenge’ recently.

Publication date: 5 February 2014

Bangor Psychology Students have the opposition licked! - Test Town 2014

A team of students are celebrating this week after being selected to take part in Test Town 2014


Publication date: 7 May 2014

Bangor RAG Donations 2013

Volunteers from Bangor University RAG, a group within Student Volunteering Bangor recently made their annual awards of funds to their four chosen charities. At the beginning of each academic year, the group, who hold numerous fundraising events throughout the year, choose 4 charities for which to fundraise.

Publication date: 24 July 2013

Bangor rolls out the red carpet for ‘Jack to a King’

A film about a Welsh club’s meteoric rise to the heights of the Premier League will be given its north Wales premier in Bangor this week.

Publication date: 13 October 2014

Bangor’s brightest benefit from Excellence Scholarship awards

Some of Bangor University’s brightest first year students have had their academic achievement at A-Level recognised with the University’s most prestigious scholarship award.

The Bangor University Excellence Scholarship is awarded to new undergraduate students from the UK and EU who achieve the highest academic attainment upon entry in the relevant subject areas.

Publication date: 26 November 2012

Bangor’s brightest benefit from Excellence Scholarship awards

Some of Bangor University’s brightest first year students have had their academic achievement at A-Level recognised with the University’s most prestigious scholarship award.

Publication date: 29 November 2010

Bangor Science without Borders student presents research at prestigious Oxbridge conference

Emily Ane Araujo Santana is a Science without borders student and she has recently presented her research at the 5TH Oxbridge Conference on Brazilian Studies, which is a joint venture by Oxford and Cambridge universities. Emily beat off stiff competition from other students to be awarded the opportunity to present her research that is focused on sexually transmitted diseases in Brazil.

Publication date: 7 June 2016

Bangor sees in the Chinese New Year in style

Hundreds of Chinese students have joined Bangor Business School for a spectacular celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Organised in conjunction with the Chinese Student Society, the event saw students and their families come together to celebrate the most important date in the Chinese calendar, which this year marks the Year of the Golden Dragon.

Publication date: 7 February 2012

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.

Publication date: 9 December 2016

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.

Publication date: 10 December 2015

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: 13 January 2015

Bangor’s ‘Enterprise by Design’ students bring entrepreneurship skills and products to a ‘Dragon’s Den’

A Competition that is expected to result in new products coming to market, takes place at Bangor University this week.

With one product from a previous competition already approaching commercialisation, an exciting innovation pilot project, Enterprise by Design 2012, will see students pitching their products in the Final of the competition, taking place on Thursday 22nd March at 6.30pm at Bangor University’s Wheldon building.

Publication date: 21 March 2012

Bangor’s ‘Erin Brockovich’ hits the headlines

The inspirational story of a Bangor Law graduate’s one-woman fight for justice has made headlines across Britain and the world.

Publication date: 4 October 2013

Bangor’s gift to aid Japan

Bangor University’s Japanese students have been able to contribute over £7,500 towards Japanese Red Cross Society.

 

Publication date: 15 April 2011

Bangor’s graduates - more satisfied than the average student

As the annual scramble for university places gets underway, those students heading for Bangor University will be pleased to know that they’ll be joining some of Wales’s most satisfied students. The results of the latest national student satisfaction survey reflect well on the teaching and student care provided to Bangor University’s students.

Publication date: 17 August 2011

Bangor’s Peer Guide Scheme has been on show again

Two of our experienced Senior Peer Guides, Ben Pattle of SENRGY and Rhiannon Edwards of Psychology, represented Bangor at the recent Peer Mentoring Works! Seminar at Aston University.

They very much enjoyed the day which involved taking part in various discussion groups and networking with staff and students from other institutions. At the end of the day they both sat on the expert panel to take a number of questions from the delegates. Ben said ‘There was a lot interest and positive feedback about the Peer Guide Scheme. We were kept very busy answering questions.’ Rhiannon added ‘People were particularly impressed with the commitment of the Peer Guides who give their time so willingly. There was also a lot of interest in how we operate an opt-out scheme making our Peer Guides available to everyone.’

Publication date: 18 April 2012

Bangor’s Peer Guides thanked by University

A record breaking 486 students volunteered to help first year students settle into life as Bangor University students this year.

The ‘Peer Guides’, as they’re called, were thanked and awarded certificates at a Peer Guide ceremony at the University recently, where their skills and contribution to the University were recognised.

Publication date: 17 May 2011

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Product Design student Tom Purnell and postgraduate Consumer Psychology student Will Osborn have won the Bangor University round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards and will be representing the University at the UK round later this year.

Publication date: 8 May 2012

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Carley Williams a student studying Product Design with Qualified Teacher Status will represent Bangor University in the UK round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards, having won Bangor University’s Competition. She will be joined by winning postgraduate student Hernan Diazgranados in the national competition later this year.

Publication date: 19 March 2015

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Undergraduate student Catrin Hicks of Blaenau Ffestiniog and a team of postgraduate students have won the Bangor University round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards and will be representing Bangor at the UK round later this year.

Publication date: 25 March 2013

Bangor's second Nurse of the Year

A student from Bangor University has won a prestigious Award which celebrates her exceptional achievements and professionalism.

Stephanie Morris, a third year Adult Field BN Nursing Student at Bangor University’s School of Healthcare Sciences has been awarded the Royal College of Nursing Nurse of the Year Student Nurse Award 2016.

Publication date: 17 November 2016

Bangor’s Student Representatives given Awards

Bangor University’s Students’ Union, with the help of the University Executive, has created an outstanding system of student representation to ensure the student voice is loud and clear. The Students Union has worked with all Schools in the University to produce a team of 225 Student Representatives to cover different year groups and courses.

Publication date: 16 May 2011

Bangor’s Students square up for further University Challenge round

Bangor University appears in the  second round in the 50th anniversary series of TV’s most challenging quiz show; University Challenge on BBC 2 Wales at 8.00 pm on Monday 28 January 2013.

Publication date: 22 January 2013

Bangor’s Students Union nominated for seven Awards

Bangor University’s very active Students’ Union has been shortlisted for no less than seven Awards in the Annual NUS Wales Awards this year.

An independent panel of judges narrowed more than 80 nominations to a shortlist for this year’s Awards. The Union itself is shortlisted for the ‘Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year’ while Students Union members have been shortlisted for a range of Awards. Rhys Dart, Director, Bangor Students’ Union is nominated for the Simpson-King Students’ Union Staff Member of the Year. Chair of the Geographical Society, who are nominated for Club or Society of the Year, Chris Bibby also finds himself nominated for the Endsleigh Student of the Year. Two Bangor students are among four shortlisted for the Course Rep of the Year: Martyn Curzey, of the School of Chemistry and Marta Napodano, representing fellow students at the School of English. Bangor University’s Geographical Society has been shortlisted for Club or Society of the Year, and Katherine Young, writing for the Welsh student paper, Y Llef, for the Student Journalist of the Year.

Publication date: 8 March 2013

Bangor staff and students featured at the Royal Academy of Music

Professor Andrew Lewis was featured in concert at the Royal Academy on July 1st alongside a work by Bangor student Kimon Grigoriadis performed by another student Katherine Betteridge.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

Bangor’s three ‘Best Translator’ results in European Competition

Three students at Bangor University have come tops in ‘University Challenge’, a fierce pan-European translation competition offered by Veritas Language Solutions. The three students, who are all studying at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages, have each won ‘Best Translators’ their respective language categories.

Publication date: 30 April 2013

Bangor Student 1 & 2 in Royal College Awards ceremony - Nursing Student Award

Bangor students get first and second place in Royal College Awards ceremony - Nursing Student Award

Publication date: 29 November 2012

Bangor student aspires to launch new business

A Bangor University student has turned to a crowdfunding platform to help bring his creative project to life.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Bangor student charts Wales’ path to European glory

A student at Bangor’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been signed up by publishers to write the story of Wales’ Euro 2016 campaign.

Publication date: 2 September 2015

Bangor student creates entertainment portal for train passengers

A Bangor University student recently won an award for Best Developer at Europe's first ever hackathon held on a train.

Jamie Woodruff, a BSc Computer Information Systems student took part in the HackTrain event along with his team Captivate. 

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Bangor student Elis wins the Urdd National Chair

Elis Dafydd, a Bangor University student, is the winner of the 2015 Caerphilly and District Urdd National Eisteddfod chair.

Publication date: 29 May 2015

Bangor Student enjoy success at Inter-College Eisteddfod

Following eager and very successful competing, the avid competitors among Bangor’s Welsh speaking students came second in the Inter-College Eisteddfod recently. They were closely beaten by the home team, Cardiff University.

Publication date: 23 February 2011

Bangor Student Finalists in Climate Week Awards 2013

Andy O’Callaghan, a second year Marine Science/ Zoology student at Bangor University has been names a finalist in the upcoming Climate Week Awards 2013.

Publication date: 4 March 2013

Bangor student graduates with ‘dream degree’

A passionate urban conservationist graduated from Bangor University with his “dream degree” this week. Former Sparsholt College student, Macauly Gatenby, 22, from Portsmouth graduated with a BSc Zoology with Conservation degree after studying at the University’s School of Biological Sciences.

Publication date: 14 July 2016

Bangor Student lands top job at the Co-operative Bank

Initiative has paid off for a Bangor University student who has recently secured a job at The Co-operative Bank in Manchester after impressing bosses during work experience.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Bangor student looks forward to RTS Awards

A Bangor University student will have a keen interest in the Royal Television Society awards evening on March 19th.

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Bangor student makes Nurse of the Year Awards 2016 shortlist

School of Healthcare Sciences student Stephanie Morris is a Royal College of Nursing Nurse of the Year Awards 2016 Nurse Student Finalist.

Publication date: 5 October 2016

Bangor student runs Anglesey Marathon in memory of father

A PhD student from the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGY) at Bangor is running the Anglesey Marathon on Sunday in memory of his late father.

Publication date: 23 September 2010

Bangor Students aim for Cân i Gymru

With a good track-record  in the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition, following last year’s success by Rhys Gwynfor and Osian Huw Williams, and Music MA students Nia Davies Williams’ third place in 2012, two more Bangor University Music students have entered and have been selected for the final of the popular TV programme. The programme is to be broadcast (with subtitles) at 7.45, with a special results programme following at 9.30 on Friday 28.2.14.

Publication date: 24 February 2014

Bangor students celebrate graduation

Read our graduation stories and view the image gallery.

Publication date: 20 July 2014

Bangor students celebrate St David's Day

Bangor Students' Union and UMCB (Bangor's Welsh SU) are hosting a week of events to celebrate St David's Day - Welsh Week!

Publication date: 22 February 2011

Bangor students celebrate success at famous Telders Moot Court competition

A team of Law students from Bangor University is celebrating success at a world-renowned competition for law students.

Cathal McCabe, Adam Gulliver, Damian Etone and Andrew Jones made history this month when they became the first team ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court contest.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

Bangor student's Euro 2016 book roars in

A Bangor University Student is celebrating after his book about Wales’ journey to Euro 2016 was finally published.

Publication date: 25 February 2016

Bangor student’s film impresses the BBC

A short documentary by a Bangor film student has been chosen to feature on the BBC website.

School of Creative Studies and Media student Phil Coleman charts his own battle with anxiety in the film Breaking the Cycle.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Bangor students forging links with local businesses

Students at Bangor University are benefiting from the University’s links with local businesses. Outdoor tourism company, Celticos, based in the Felinheli has been working closely with staff and students to provide multilingual content for its website as well as employing students to enable the company to provide tailor made packages for tourists.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

Bangor students host annual World Aids Day service

Facing the reality of HIV & AIDS

Students from Bangor University will converge in the city’s Cathedral next Wednesday (1st December) for Bangor’s annual World AIDS Day service. Bangor Students' Union and the Anglican Chaplaincy will be hosting this service to remember the people who have been lost to this terrible disease, give hope to those suffering from it and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS charities working in our area.

Publication date: 24 November 2011

Bangor Students Law start-up expands to Canary Wharf

Kawa, Guimaraes & Associates Solicitors, a recently established firm of solicitors in Holyhead, have opened a sister company in prestigious premises at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

The company was established by entrepreneurs, Mehedi Rahim Kate Kawa. Kate is the CEO & Managing Partner, while Mehedi is the Senior Partner. Mehedi is a PhD student in his final year researching Islamic Law and UK Marine Insurance at the Law School and Kate is an MBA graduate of Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 11 September 2014

Bangor student’s MA film to be broadcast on Sky

A film by a former Bangor University MA student will be broadcast to a national audience on Sky Arts and S4C in the coming weeks.

Publication date: 22 June 2015

Bangor Students perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Students from Bangor University will have the incredible opportunity of performing at the largest arts festival in the world this month.

Publication date: 14 August 2012

Bangor Students perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Students and graduates from Bangor University will have the incredible opportunity of performing at the largest arts festival in the world this month.

Publication date: 8 August 2014

Bangor Students Pitching for Victory

For the third year running Bangor Consumer Psychology masters students have reached the finals of the Brolio/The Pitch 2014 , which take place on Tuesday 18th February. Brolio/The Pitch is organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and part funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 13 February 2014

Bangor Students ‘Pitch’ their marketing expertise in welsh Final Round

A team of from Bangor University students made it through to the Welsh final round of ‘‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a competition  organised by the chartered Institute of Marketing which gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

Bangor students pitch their way to success at Senedd challenge

A team of three students from the School of Psychology impressed a panel of Wales’ leading marketers with a winning business proposal at The Pitch recently (23 Feb), a challenge set by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and Big Ideas Wales.

Publication date: 1 March 2012

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

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

Bangor students scoop NUS Wales awards

Bangor Students' Union not only won the Course Rep of the Year and Union Staff Member of the Year categories at the annual NUS Wales Awards this year, but also scooped the Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year category.

Publication date: 28 March 2014

Bangor students scoop NUS Wales awards

The tremendous work of Bangor Students’ Union was recognised at the NUS Wales Awards recently, where they were  short-listed in six of the eight categories and won four of the awards, retaining the ‘Students’ Union of the Year’ title in the process.

Publication date: 21 April 2015

Bangor Students strike a pose!

Bangor University has brought together students from across the world to star in one of its key publications, the 2012 University prospectus.  The prospectus which is hot off the press is already being handed out to prospective students in Higher Education Fairs throughout the UK and overseas.

Publication date: 5 April 2011

Bangor students’ success at Urdd Eisteddfod

So far this week, two Bangor University students have been awarded two of the major prizes at the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 1 June 2011

Bangor Students Support Human Rights Issues Across the World

Masters students from Bangor University’s School of Psychology organised a university-wide letter writing campaign for Amnesty International’s (AI) “Write for Rights” campaign.  Each year AI chooses a set of 15 cases from around the world and asks people to write letters of support and because people from all over the world write to support the cases, each one receives hundreds or thousands of letters.

Publication date: 7 January 2013

Bangor students tackle waste problems

For the third year running an end of term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor has been carried out by the University and Gwynedd Council.

Publication date: 12 July 2012

Bangor students take the National Apprentice Challenge

Four students from Bangor Business School recently teamed up with other Bangor University students for the National Apprentice Challenge. The two-day residential challenge, hosted at Aston University in Birmingham, is the largest competition of its kind in the UK.

Publication date: 23 April 2015

Bangor Students triumphant at English Weightlifting Championships

Two Bangor University students won gold and silver medals at the 2015 English Weightlifting Championships in Castleford, West Yorkshire recently.

Publication date: 5 March 2015

Bangor Students’ Union go the extra mile to break the record for the world’s longest bunting

Fairtrade fans in Bangor Students’ Union are celebrating after contributing to a world record breaking line of Fairtrade bunting.  

Publication date: 23 May 2011

Bangor Students’ Union up for more awards

Having won three prestigious national environmental awards last year, the Students’ Union at Bangor University is proud to have made it to the final rounds of The Ecologist Communications Challenge once again.

Publication date: 19 January 2012

Bangor students win Cân i Gymru

Two friends who are in the same Band and who both study at Bangor University won the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition with a song composed during a car journey on their way home from uni.

Publication date: 28 February 2013

Bangor students win national awards!

One of Bangor Students’ Union’s societies and one of its Sabbatical Officers won awards recently at the Nightline Association awards nights.

Publication date: 16 April 2013

Bangor student takes on a North American climbing challenge

First year Geography student, Will Hardy will be taking his love of climbing to a next level this summer as he plans to go on a month-long climbing expedition.

Publication date: 19 April 2012

Bangor student wins BAFTA Cymru Award

Bangor University graduate, Osian Williams has won a British Academy Cymru Award. His short film ,“Can i Emrys (A song for Emrys)”, which he directed during his third year at Bangor University, won the award for the “Short Form” category.

Publication date: 30 September 2013

Bangor student wins European Celtic Studies Prize

Bangor University PhD student Dr Greta Anthoons, a mature student from Belgium, has been awarded this year’s European Celtic Studies Society (Societas Celtologica Europaea) Johann Kaspar Zeuss Prize. The Prize of €750 is awarded for the best dissertations at MA and PhD level in the field of Celtic Studies.

Publication date: 25 October 2012

Bangor student wins Student Volunteer of the Year

Bangor University student Steve Barnard has been named British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Student Volunteer of the Year at the BUCS Annual Dinner in Leeds this year.

Publication date: 2 August 2011

Bangor student wins video game award

A student at Bangor’s School of Creative Studies and Media has won a £45,000 award for a game he co-developed during one of his university modules.

Publication date: 11 September 2015

Bangor Student Wins Welsh Agriculture Student of the Year for second year in succession

A Bangor University student is to receive the Richard Phillips Agricultural Student of the Year Award, presented annually at the Royal Welsh Show to the best agricultural student studying in Wales.

Twenty-three year old Holly Pratt will receive the Award on the Monday of the Show (2.20pm 21.7.14), the second year in succession that a Bangor student is receiving the Award.

Publication date: 19 June 2014

Bangor SU wins Community Relations Award

 Bangor Students’ Union has been awarded the ‘NUS Wales Award for Community Relations’ at the NUS Wales Conference in Gregynog, beating all other Student associations in Wales for the prize, as a result of the myriad of activity run by Bangor SU in and alongside the local community.

 Over the past year, Bangor SU has both held and supported a number of local events such as the World Aids Day Service in Bangor Cathedral; a reclaim the night march around the city and also supported the Conwy Food Festival by encouraging our student societies to take part in the Medieval-themed day out. The Medieval Re-enactment Society was a huge hit and has been invited back next year.

Publication date: 17 April 2012

Bangor through to second round of OUP Moot

Bangor Law School has made it through to the next round of the Oxford University Press Moot, one of the most prestigious and popular mooting competitions in the UK.

Publication date: 8 December 2015

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

Bangor Uni’s special welcome day for local students

Around one hundred new students from north Wales, who are about to begin a new degree course at Bangor University, and who will be travelling  daily to the university, got a special opportunity to meet each other and get to know the university recently (16 September).

Publication date: 17 September 2014

Bangor Uni. Students’ Union: One Minute Garden wins Green Impact Award

Student Unions from across the UK have been performing and filming eco-stunts to spread sustainability ideas, in a quest to win this year’s Green Impact Communications Challenge Award.

This year they were set the task of producing a one-minute film of an environmental themed public stunt, shot in one take, real time.

Publication date: 4 June 2014

Bangor University Alumna needs your vote

A Bangor University Alumna is attempting to impress Virgin boss, Sir Richard Branson with her business idea.

Publication date: 1 May 2015

Bangor University Alumnus named as new performance director for short track speed skating

A Bangor University alumnus has been named as the new Performance Director for Short Track Speed Skating where he will look to help Team GB achieve success heading into the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games and beyond.

Publication date: 21 December 2015

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 and Outlook Expeditions working together to make a difference

A PhD student from Bangor University is working with Outlook Expeditions to make sure that young people get the most out of their expeditions.

Samantha McElligott, who currently lives in Llandegfan, Anglesey, is working with Outlook Expeditions under the three year KESS programme at Bangor University to measure the benefits of overseas expeditions as a positive developmental experience for young people.

Publication date: 25 May 2012

Bangor University and the Welsh Football Trust team up to create more playing opportunities

Thanks to support from British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Sport Wales, Bangor University and the Welsh Football Trust are launching an existing new initiative.

Publication date: 9 March 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

Bangor University athletes top of the XC league

Congratulations to the Bangor University Athletics Team who recently won the Division 1 title for the first time at the Grand Prix North Wales Cross-Country League in Oswestry. The victory came just 12 months after gaining promotion to the First Division.

Publication date: 11 February 2015

Bangor University awards its first ‘Women in Science’ scholarship

Bangor University has awarded its first, innovative ‘Women in Science’ scholarship worth £9,000 to Elizabeth McManus, 21, from Bolton, who graduated from the University’s School of Psychology in July.

Publication date: 2 September 2015

Bangor University Awards Peer Guide of the Year 2012

Rebecca Earnshaw has been named Peer Guide of the Year 2012 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that she has provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 13 May 2012

Bangor University Awards Peer Guides of the Year 2014

Victoria Allen and Joe Barnett have been named Peer Guides of the Year 2014 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that they both have provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 1 May 2014

Bangor University awards three ‘Women in Science’ scholarships

Bangor University has awarded its ‘Women in Science’ scholarships to three outstanding female students: Emily Louise Dunn, Emily O’Regan and Kathryn Howard. All three were undergraduate students at Bangor and graduated with First Class Honours in July 2016. The scholarships, which cover the full course fees, will enable the talented and enthusiastic students to continue their studies and are now enrolled in postgraduate research courses at Bangor.

Publication date: 3 January 2017

Bangor University Comedy Society to Support Seann Walsh

Students from the Bangor Comedy Society will be performing a Live Comedy Show alongside national comedian Seann Walsh in conjunction with Pontio on 6th May 2013.

Publication date: 22 March 2013

Bangor University continues to invest in the student experience

Bangor University is announcing the creation of 11 new posts across the range of its student support services with additional staffing in areas such as student welfare and library support, funded as part of the University’s commitment to students under the auspices of its new fee plan. Consideration has been given to providing the maximum benefit to students across all disciplines and from all backgrounds.

Publication date: 30 May 2012

Bangor University dominates Snowdonia Marathon Eryri

Bangor University dominated the Snowdonia Marathon Eryri with a current student winning the Women’s category and a local graduate winning the Men’s category.

Publication date: 30 October 2013

Bangor University Futsal team promoted to the premier league

Bangor University Futsal team capped a remarkable year for Football/Futsal as they became the first Bangor University team to be promoted to a British University premier league in recent memory. 

Publication date: 22 May 2014

Bangor University graduate plans to create his first illustrated novel

A Bangor University graduate is hoping that the local community will support his efforts to publish his first illustrated novel.

Publication date: 1 April 2014

Bangor University Graduate Scoops a Top UK Award

A Bangor University graduate recently picked up a prestigious ‘Best Student Award’ by The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF). Joseph White, 21, from Aldershot, Hampshire graduated recently with a BSc Forestry degree, and was presented with the prize at his graduation ceremony by Antony Griffiths, who represented the ICF.

Publication date: 13 August 2013

Bangor University Graduation Day 2017

As you may already be aware, the School of the Environment, Natural Resources and Geography Graduation Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 at 3pm in the Main Arts Building.

Publication date: 23 June 2017

Bangor University group return from Himalayan expedition

Academics from Bangor University have recently returned from an expedition to the Himalayas as part of a research project to investigate altitude related illness.

Publication date: 4 June 2015

Bangor University History student wins prestigious award

Congratulations to Ceiri Coker, a postgraduate student at the School of History and Archaeology, on winning the Dr John Davies Memorial Award at the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2017. The prize is awarded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol for the best Welsh history dissertation presented through the medium of Welsh.

Publication date: 9 August 2017

Bangor University: How to keep Law students happy!

It’s official: Bangor University has some of the most satisfied graduating law students not only in Wales, but also across the UK!

In the most recent National Student Survey, Bangor Law School was ranked as the no.1 law school in Wales and joint 5th in the whole of the United Kingdom for overall student satisfaction. One aspect the students are particularly happy with is teaching: in the ‘staff are good at explaining things’ category, Bangor scored a phenomenal 100% satisfaction rating from its three-year LLB students, making it the top law school throughout the UK for this.

Publication date: 1 October 2014

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

Bangor University MA Studentship

Publication date: 16 August 2014

Bangor University Mountain Runner to represent GB

A Bangor University student has recently been selected to represent Great Britain in the European Mountain Running Championships in Slovenia and the World Championships in Italy in July.

Publication date: 29 June 2017

Bangor University Nursing Student’s Contribution to Improving NHS Quality Recognised by National Campaign

Clare Woodcock, a second year Nursing Degree Student has won a place at the prestigious International Forum on Quality in Safety in Healthcare to be held in Paris later this year.

Publication date: 10 February 2014

Bangor University on your mobile...

Bangor University is one of the first universities in the UK to launch a ‘mobile web’ site aimed at attracting new students and providing the basis for a range of exciting new mobile web-based services for current staff and students.

Publication date: 18 October 2011

Bangor University Peer Support Volunteer of the Year 2013 Awarded

“Still makes sure we’re OK”, “Treated me with respect,”  “Has gone over & above what was needed and will probably carry on for the remainder of his time here,”                 “Is a big part of our friendship group”…

These glowing tributes and recommendations come from the nominations for one particular student for the Bangor University’s Peer Support Volunteer of the Year Award.

Publication date: 15 May 2013

Bangor University Peer Support Volunteer of the Year 2015 Awarded

When mention was made that the Peer Guide to receive the Peer Support Volunteer of the Years 2015 had texted her students to see if they were making progress with accommodation arrangements for next year, student Hannah Lee began to suspect that her name was about to be called out to receive Bangor University’s annual Award.

Publication date: 12 May 2015

Bangor University PhD Student takes part in new BBC Radio Wales feature

A Bangor University PhD student has had a fantastic opportunity of working as a resident historian for a new two-part music feature on BBC Radio Wales. 

Publication date: 2 September 2016

Bangor University pumps it up at the Welsh Weightlifting Championships

Bangor University made its mark at the Welsh Weightlifting Championships in Cardiff recently where local sports bursary recipients, a student and a staff member each made podium positions.

Publication date: 20 March 2015

Bangor University School of English excels in National Student Survey

The School of English at Bangor has achieved excellent results in this year’s National Student Survey, coming top in Wales for student satisfaction on Creative Writing Degree programmes.

Publication date: 1 September 2014

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

Bangor University’s School of Biological Sciences has again been ranked as the best in Wales by students

The School held on to the top spot following the results of the National Student Survey, a poll of around half a million graduating students from universities across the UK.

Publication date: 19 August 2015

Bangor University’s School of Music – the best in Wales!

It’s official: Bangor University is the best place in Wales to study for a degree in Music. The results of the 2014 National Student Survey, published last week, place Bangor’s School of Music top in Wales, with a massive overall satisfaction rate of 91%.

Publication date: 18 August 2014

Bangor University’s Students’ Union put Bangor on the map at the annual NUS Wales Awards.

Bangor Students' Union not only won the Course Rep of the Year and Union Staff Member of the Year categories at the annual NUS Wales Awards this year but were also highly commended in the Union of the Year category.

Publication date: 21 March 2013

Bangor University Strictly Went Dancing

On the 17th November 2012, BU Dance Society hosted their very own Strictly Come Dancing event in aid of Children in Need.  

Publication date: 6 December 2012

Bangor University student and staff selected for the European Weightlifting Championships 2016

A Bangor University student and a staff member have been selected to represent GB in the upcoming European Weightlifting Championships that will be held in Førde, Norway from April 10-16.

Publication date: 29 March 2016

Bangor University student awarded Ebola Medal

Following Sierra Leone has being declared free of the Ebola virus, a Bangor University PhD student has been awarded a medal in recognition of her bravery and dedication in tackling the crisis in West Africa.

Publication date: 9 November 2015

Bangor University Student becomes one of the youngest ever to become Japanese Jiu Jitsu second degree black belt

A Bangor University student has become the fourth woman in the world, and one of the youngest ever to be graded as a second degree black belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu.

Publication date: 18 July 2016

Bangor University Student celebrates graduation in late mother’s memory

Relief, happiness, fear and sadness are just some of the emotions that a Bangor University student will be feeling during her graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Bangor University Student Christmas Market

If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts for your friends and family, look no further than Bangor University’s Student Christmas Market, which will be held on Friday, 6th December at the University’s Prichard-Jones Hall, between 12 – 5 pm.

Publication date: 4 December 2013

Bangor University Student completes a GO Wales Work Taster

Bangor University student Mollie Duggan Edwards, 20, from Bethel near Caernarfon, has recently completed a GO Wales Work Taster at the Welsh Mountain Zoo, Colwyn Bay.

Mollie is in her third year at Bangor University, studying Marine Biology. She applied for the taster in hope of gaining some valuable work experience to build up her CV.

Publication date: 14 October 2013

Bangor University student features on popular television show

A Bangor University student will feature as the ‘student of the month’ on the popular rural affairs programme, ‘Ffermio’. Huw Davies is in his 3rd year studying for a BSc in Agriculture, Conservation & Environment (ACE) in the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography, and will discuss how he combines his degree with his duties on the family farm near Llangefni, Anglesey.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Bangor University student features on popular television show

A Bangor University student will feature as the ‘student of the month’ on the popular rural affairs programme, ‘Ffermio’ on Monday 19 November ( S4C 8.25)..

Publication date: 19 November 2012

Bangor University student film nominated for RTS Student TV Award

A short film created by an alumnus and current student at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been nominated for a Royal Television Society 2014 Student Television Award in the Postgraduate Drama category.

Publication date: 12 May 2015

Bangor University student reaches the final of the Wales International Harp Festival

Bangor University undergraduate Dian Yu, who plays the guzheng (Chinese zither), was one of six finalists to be selected by a panel of internationally renowned judges for the final round of the World Music Competition in the recent Wales International Harp Festival 2014 in Caernarfon.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

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 University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals at a recent ceremony. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 20 February 2017

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 22 February 2016

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Bangor University students celebrate 2015 Varsity triumph over Aberystwyth

Over a thousand Bangor and Aberystwyth University students packed into Bangor City’s FC stadium to watch the final game of the 2015 Varsity series recently. The competing culminated with Bangor University Athletic Union President, Nicola Pye, collecting the coveted trophy for the first time in two years.   

Publication date: 21 April 2015

Bangor University Students conquer Kilimanjaro

After six days of blood, sweat and tears a group of Bangor University students triumphantly reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, all in the name of charity.

Publication date: 22 October 2015

Bangor University Students Demonstrating Excellent Employability

The annual Employability Celebration evening was held recently to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra- and co-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Bangor University student selected for GB Women’s Ultimate Squad

A Bangor University student has been selected for the GB Ultimate Women’s squad to prepare for the World Ultimate & Guts Championships (WUGC) which will be held in London on 18-25 June.

Publication date: 26 February 2016

Bangor University Student selected for Wales Rugby League squad

Wales Rugby League have confirmed their 20-man students’ squad in preparation for the forthcoming Four Nations tournament.

Publication date: 9 June 2016

Bangor University student selected for Wales U20 Rugby team

A Bangor University Sport Science student has been selected for the Wales U20 international team for the up and coming 6 Nations Championship Rugby Union Tournament.

Publication date: 4 February 2016

Bangor University student selected for Welsh Universities Rugby Union Team

A Bangor University student has been selected to play for the Welsh Students Rugby Union team this season.

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Bangor University student sells film rights to latest best-seller

A student studying at Bangor University has just sold the film rights for his second novel- an Indian bestseller. Ashwin Sanghi’s novel Chanakya’s Chant is to be adapted into a film by UTV Motion Pictures.

Publication date: 5 July 2011

Bangor University Students Get Crafty

Handmade crafts dominated Bangor University’s Student Christmas Market this year, showcasing the creativity of student across many disciplines. Nearly 2,000 visitors came through the doors and once again it proved a perfect place for buying Christmas presents while supporting the efforts of student traders. It was exciting to have representation from numerous emerging new businesses who seized the opportunity to test trade their products and hone their entrepreneurial skills in the process.

Publication date: 9 December 2016

Bangor University Students get ready for Medieval Weekend

Join King Arthur and his knights for a fun-filled weekend of fighting, feasting, theatre, music and adventure! Beaumaris Castle and Bangor University student societies come together once again to provide medieval entertainment, including live theatre, archery displays, medieval combat, folk music, and an exciting plot throughout the weekend of 6 and 7 June.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor University Students get ready for Medieval Weekend

Join King Arthur and his knights for a fun-filled weekend of fighting, feasting, theatre, music and adventure! Beaumaris Castle and Bangor University student societies come together once again to provide medieval entertainment, including live theatre, archery displays, medieval combat, folk music, and an exciting plot throughout the weekend of 6 and 7 June.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor University student shines in International Student Awards 2011.

German student Ilka Johanna Illers, who is in her second year of a BSc Ocean Science degree at Bangor University, has been named Wales’ International Student of the Year 2011 in a prestigious competition organised by the British Council.  

Publication date: 25 March 2011

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 students look forward to the launch of their first App

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Bangor University students making the internet a safer place

A Bangor University student won the ‘Best Hack’ category at a hackathon at Southampton University recently.

Publication date: 2 April 2014

Bangor University students organise a fund-raising event celebrating the biodiversity and culture of Madagascar

Have you ever wanted a chance to get ‘up close and personal’ with Madagascar’s incredible lemurs? Have you ever wondered what Malagasy food is like? Have you been inspired by nature documentaries to do something to support conservation of Madagascar’s unique wildlife? On the 27th April, a special event at the National Zoo of Wales in Colwyn Bay, organised by staff and students from Bangor University, will give you the chance to do all three.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

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

Bangor University students selected for the Welsh Universities Football squad

Two Bangor University students have been selected to play for the Welsh Universities football team in representative international friendly matches against Ireland and Scotland Universities.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

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

Bangor University students to take part in community tree plant for BBC’s The One Show

Bangor University students will be rolling up their sleeves in front of BBC’s The One Show cameras to help the Maes y Pant community group in Gresford (near Wrexham) to help transform a former quarry into a biodiverse community resource.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Bangor University Students’ Union wins National Environmental Award

Bangor Students’ Union was recently named Union of the Year (non commercial) at the National Union of Students (NUS) Green Impact Awards in Manchester.

The awards recognise the environmental work of students’ unions around the country and this year had a record 105 unions competing. The awards are part of the NUS Green Impact initiative which provides environmental accreditation for students’ unions, helping unions to showcase great environmental practice.

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Bangor University student takes local business from strength to strength

Whilst most of us would find running a business challenging, a Bangor University student also studied for her degree at the same time. Rebecca Orford, 21, from Llanfairpwll, graduated with a BSc Environmental Conservation degree this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Bangor University student takes on MTV

A Bangor University student is taking on MTV after their negative portrayal of the Valleys in a new reality TV show.

Osian Williams, 20, originally from South Wales, who is in his third year studying a BA in Communication and Media, has taken it upon himself to create documentary to send a message that the Valleys is a scenic and beautiful area following MTV’s negative portrayal of the area in the new reality TV series ‘The Valleys’

Publication date: 21 February 2013

Bangor University student to lead uncharted river expedition

A sports science student from Bangor University has been selected to lead the UK’s finest white-water kayakers in an extended trip to discover new stretches of world class waters.

Publication date: 15 January 2015

Bangor University student to work with world’s number one bestselling writer on next project

Ashwin Sanghi, a Bangor University PhD Creative Writing student- who is already a publishing phenomenon in his own right in his native India, is to co-author a novel with a writer currently described as the world’s most popular crime fiction writer: author James Patterson.

Publication date: 24 January 2013

Bangor University student wins national award

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

Publication date: 13 June 2016

Bangor University Supports Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

Bangor University is calling on all students, staff and members of the local community to join in the celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight 2016, which begins on the 29th of February.

Publication date: 24 February 2016

Bangor University team crowned Gaelic Football Champions

Bangor University’s Gaelic Football team are celebrating a surprise win at the British University GAA Championships in Birmingham.

Publication date: 9 March 2011

Bangor University through to Sustain Wales Awards Finals

Bangor University has reached the 2016 finals of the prestigious Sustain Wales Awards. The 2016 Awards will bring together over 150 business leaders, innovators, community pioneers, educators and their teams, and are open to any business, organisation or individual that can demonstrate a positive impact and approach to sustainable development within their business or community.

Publication date: 30 September 2016

Bangor University Wins UK Award

Bangor University has received a prestigious Award at an event in London, as a direct result of rave reviews by the University’s own students. Having been nominated in seven out of ten categories for the Whatuni Student Choice Awards for 2016 including one for overall University of the Year, Bangor University won the Award for Best University Accommodation.

Publication date: 15 April 2016

Bangor victorious on University Challenge

Bangor University took on and beat Scotland’s oldest University, the University of St Andrews in the traditional arena for university students: University Challenge on BBC 2 Wales at 8.00 pm last night (September 24th).

Publication date: 21 September 2012

Bangor welcomes winner of eminent Chevening scholarship

Bangor Law School has happily welcomed Damian Etone of Cameroon as its first ever Chevening student. 

Publication date: 18 October 2012

Bangor wins the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod

Welsh students from universities across Wales enjoyed a week-end of competing and socialising at the Inter Collegiate Eisteddfod, held in Bangor recently (February 17 - 19).

Publication date: 20 February 2012

Bangor Young Enterprise team pick up Award in London

Congratulations to Bangor University's 'University of Ales' team who represented Wales in the UK finals of the Young Enterprise Start Up Programme in Canary Wharf, Londonrecently. the Team won the Best Investment Proposal/Company Report- one of the four Awards presented on the night.

Publication date: 19 May 2013

Bargain Hunt films Bangor Student

A third year Bangor University student has recently finished filming an episode of the popular TV show Bargain Hunt.

Joe Barnett, from Denbigh, applied for the BBC programme a few years ago. He was surprised to receive a phone call from the show in September.

Publication date: 5 December 2014

Bar Uno Serendipity Give Away!

The recent Serendipity 2 event at Maes Glas Sports Centre was a great success and saw one student leave with a great give away!

Publication date: 7 February 2011

BBS graduates attend business leaders’ event at the Shard

Bangor Business School graduates Agnieszka Kurdzieko and Elin Jones attended an exclusive Future Leaders’ Luncheon in July, hosted by CPA Australia at the Shard in London.

Publication date: 2 August 2017

BEAM Festival puts Bangor musician in the spotlight

A festival that showcases creative technology in music will be featuring the work of a former Bangor University student.

Publication date: 15 June 2011

B-Enterprising launches New Start-Up Fund

Sometimes the only barrier to developing a fledgling idea for a new product or service is funding. With this in mind, the  B-Enterprising Project at  the University’s Careers and Employability Service  has developed an entirely new  initiative for Bangor University – the Start-Up Fund, whereby individual students, groups or Student Union societies can submit a business idea and if shortlisted have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of judges.  Through this initiative, funded by the Welsh Government, students can win up to £150 in funding to take the first steps into business in a risk-free environment.

Publication date: 21 November 2011

'Best Welsh-language playwright' a research student at the School of Welsh

On the night of Saturday, 30 January, a number of theatre companies, directors, actors, dancers and playwrights came together at Sherman Cymru in Cardiff for the 2015 Wales Theatre Awards ceremony - a ceremony which celebrates excellence in the fields of theatre, opera and dance.

Publication date: 4 February 2016

Biological Sciences Alumnus pens best-selling book

A Bangor University alumnus recalls a heart-thumping account of surviving the sinking of a fishing boat in the waters of Antarctica in his best-selling book, Last Man Off.

Publication date: 16 December 2014

Biomedical Science PhD student wins the Carl Singer Foundation Prize

The Carl Singer Foundation, which supports scientific education in the field of yeast genetics, organized for the first time a special presentation session at the recent British Yeast Group meeting.

 

This high profile scientific conference took place between the 7th and 9th of April 2014 at Exeter University. Thirteen students from across the United Kingdom were selected based on the quality of their submitted abstract to present their research work.

 

The winner of the top prize for the best presentation was Mrs Jessica Fletcher from the School of Biological Science at Bangor University. Jessica, who is also a post-graduate teaching assistant in Biomedical Science, researches how a novel variant of the oncogene Chk2 affects the ability of cells to responds to DNA damage.

Publication date: 6 June 2014

Blaenavon to Bangor Cycle Challenge for Valleys Pair

Two friends from the Pontypool area are gearing up for a tough, 450 mile cycle challenge in aid of Cancer Research Wales.  

Publication date: 14 August 2012

Blowing the whistle on blowing the whistle at the top of Snowdon

Before Hafod Eryri, the exciting new visitor centre, opened at the top of Wales’ highest peak, the Stationmaster would announce the departure of the train by blowing his whistle. This did not quite seem in keeping with the new 21century development so Snowdon Mountain Railway (SMR) turned to Bangor University for assistance.

The result has been the installation of a brand-new fully-automated announcement system for Hafod Eryri, which is now fully operational and has quickly become an essential for the day to day running of the summit terminus.

Publication date: 2 November 2010

Brainy Bangor student takes on the zombies

They often come out at night, and are always on the hunt for more brains – Yes, students and zombies have always had a lot in common.

And this halloween weekend a postgraduate student at the School of Creative Studies and Media will appear in a TV special to discuss the living dead.

Publication date: 31 October 2013

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

Bringing the Social Sciences to life at Bangor

Sixth formers from across north Wales have had the chance to get ‘hands on’ with the social sciences at an event at Bangor University.

Over 100 pupils attended the School of Social Sciences’s Festival Day on Wednesday, 9th November, where Bangor staff and students guided them through a series of interactive sessions covering sociology, criminology and health and social care.

Publication date: 11 November 2016

British Student Film Festival

A self directed collaborative project by undergraduate and postgraduate students in SCSM has been selected for the British Student Film Festival and is screening in London, Bristol, Newcastle and Liverpool during April.
Congratulations to the production team on the film "31st May".

Publication date: 27 April 2012

Britta gains First in Cancer Biology

A hard working student has graduated with a First Class Honours degree after a memorable three years at Bangor University.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Bronwen interns in the EU’s ‘Silicon Valley’ thanks to Welsh Livery Company Scholarship

A prestigious travel scholarship has enabled an undergraduate student to undertake an Intellectual Property Law internship in Dublin – the EU’s ‘Silicon Valley’.

Earlier this summer, LLB Law student Bronwen Hughes, from Acton, was awarded the Welsh Livery Company’s Eric Sunderland travel scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law.

Publication date: 5 August 2015

Bronze for Ben in Hill Climb Championship

Ben Butler, a final year PhD student from the School of Ocean Sciences, claimed bronze at the British Universities Hill Climb Championship on Saturday 24th October.

The event saw nearly 200 student cyclists from across Britain tackle the notoriously hard climb up Curbar Gap in the Peak District. The road has an average gradient of 11% over 1 mile, making it a truly testing effort for all of the participants. Riders were set off individually at 1 minute intervals to set their best time up the climb.

Publication date: 30 October 2015

Bubble Challenge for Enterprise by Design

Enterprise by Design 2014 culminated recently with student teams pitching their ideas to a panel of judges and an invited audience. Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubbles, a toy manufacturer based in north Wales set the challenge: design new packaging for their extraordinary toys.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

BUCS Indoor Rowing Championships 2015-16

Over 1,000 competitors from 35 institutions entered the British Universities & Colleges Sport Indoor Rowing Championships recently.

Publication date: 12 February 2016

Bursaries for Post Graduate Students

NFU Mutual is once again offering the Centenary Award for postgraduate students in agriculture..
The award gives annual bursaries to pay up to 75% of course fees for selected post graduate students in agriculture (Masters or PhD).

Publication date: 3 February 2014

Business alumnus Dafydd becomes a director at local accountancy practice

Dafydd Hughes, a local graduate from Bangor University, has been appointed as a director of Hart Parry Cyf, an established accountancy practice based in Bangor.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Business and Law Students Tackle Snowdon for Charity

Two students from Bangor’s Business and Law Schools had a very early morning wake up call on Saturday, 3rd November, as they joined a team of six other University Halls Wardens in taking up the challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon in the dark, with the aim of reaching the summit by sunrise.

Publication date: 28 November 2012

Business and Law students visit the heart of the European Union

Business and Law students from Bangor University have united for a comprehensive study visit to some of the principal institutions of the European Union, thanks to sponsorship from Welsh MEP Dr Kay Swinburne.

Publication date: 19 December 2013

Business and Law students visit the heart of the European Union

Students from Bangor University’s Business and Law Schools have visited some of the key institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe thanks to sponsorship from Jill Evans, Welsh Member of the European Parliament.

Publication date: 11 January 2013

Business Idea Competition creates interesting possibilities

An outdoor adventure game that promotes an interest in history is the intriguing result of a Business Idea Competition for Bangor University students held recently. The competition, sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government, is one of numerous activities held by the B-Enterprising Project at the Careers & Employability Service to stimulate, create and raise awareness of enterprise amongst students and graduates.

Publication date: 15 December 2010

Business Skills with the Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League, gave undergraduate students an invaluable insight into the commercial world during a recent visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Business student among Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneur finalists

Business undergraduate Adam McDonald from St Helens was among the Bangor University finalists pitching their entrepreneurial ideas at a Santander Entrepreneurship competition recently.

Publication date: 27 March 2013

Business Student faces 15 Peak Challenge

A Bangor University student is set to undertake Snowdonia’s gruelling 3000s 15 Peak Challenge to support people with osteoporosis.

Publication date: 2 July 2014

Business students help market and promote sell-out TEDx event

Bangor Business School students have been involved in a project to promote the first TEDx event in Wales, which took place in Holyhead on 16th January 2013.

TEDx is an independently organised event created in the spirit of TED, a global set of conferences devoted to “ideas worth spreading”.

Publication date: 6 February 2013

Business students pitch their ideas at national Marketing competition

Two teams from Bangor Business School recently took part in the final round of ‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a Welsh university-wide competition organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and sponsored by the Welsh Government.

Publication date: 25 February 2014

Business students recognised for Peer Guide contribution

Several of Bangor Business School’s students have been recognised by the University for their contribution to the Peer Guiding scheme.

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Business students tackle Bangor’s waste problems through ‘Junk Genie’ Campaign

Bangor Business School students have been involved in developing an end-of-term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Business students tackle Bangor’s waste problems through ‘Pirate’ campaign

For the third year running, Bangor Business School students have been involved in an end-of-term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor.

Publication date: 29 June 2012

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

Calling Manchester: first year Legal Skills students take a court and careers visit

94 law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester’s Civil Justice Centre and Crown Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 9 May 2013

Canadian student a step closer to a career in international human rights

A Canadian international student will now pursue her dream of “changing the world” after graduating from Bangor University this week. Elizabeth Megan Strange, 23, from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, graduated with a LLB Law degree after an incredibly busy and successful two years of study.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Career change leads to First Class Honours and a ‘job in the profession that I love’!

Adult Nursing graduate Natasha Rowe from Llansantffraid, Powys, obtained a Law Degree and then went on to work as a legal assistant.  She soon discovered that her passion was helping others and enrolled on the Adult Nursing degree course.  This week she will be graduating with a First Class Honours degree.

Publication date: 19 July 2017

Care home supports student nurse education

A care home in Colwyn Bay is leading the way in helping to educate new nurses working along experienced staff providing professional excellence in looking after residents.

Publication date: 19 May 2015

Catherine Chen (Year 2 German, French, Spanish) wins DAAD University Summer Course Scholarship 2012.

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Catherine Chen (Year 2 German, French, Spanish) wins prize in 2011 DAAD Competition

"In 2011, I took part in the DAAD competition “Germany 2051 – What will it be like?” This competition was open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students registered at a UK university (except German nationals); participants were encouraged to send on their vision of what Germany will be like in 2051.

Publication date: 19 January 2012

Cayman Islands student graduates from Bangor University

After an astronomical amount of effort, a Bangor University student has followed in his grandfather’s footsteps and graduated this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Celebrating Excellence amongst first year students

Award-winning first year students have had their achievements recognized at a prize giving ceremony.

The annual Bangor University Entrance Scholarship Presentation evening saw prizes totalling £138,000 awarded to some of the University’s brightest first year students.

Publication date: 27 November 2014

Celebrating graduation and winning a University prize

A BA History graduate has won the Dr John Robert Jones prize, which is awarded to the four students across the university who have achieved the highest marks in their degree subjects. Cerys Hudson, 21, from Llanfrothen, Gwynedd, was presented with a cheque of £1,000 during her graduation ceremony.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

Celebrating student success – Entrance Scholarships Awards 2014

From Bala to Bedforshire, from Ruthin to Rugby, new students from across the UK will be sharing Scholarship prizes totalling over £160,000 when they begin their degree courses at Bangor University in the next academic year.

Publication date: 24 March 2014

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

Celebrating the Employability of Bangor University Students

The annual Employability Celebration evening was held recently to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra- and co-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 26 May 2014

Celebrating triumph against the odds at House of Lords

A Bangor University student who has received a helping hand from the Helena Kennedy Foundation took part in a special celebration at the House of Lords recently.

Publication date: 3 April 2014

Celebrating Twenty Years of Excellent Mental Health Nursing Education at Bangor University

Bangor University is delighted to be celebrating two decades of Mental Health nursing education at its Wrexham site with cake and a short talk at 11am on Saturday 15th Oct with an open invitation to ex-students, staff and anyone else with links to the
course. 

Publication date: 10 October 2016

Celebration of Employability

A special event to celebrate the success of employability schemes was held at Bangor University recently.

During the event, Excellence Awards were presented to six students taking part in the Bangor Employability Award (BEA) and the Undergraduate Internship scheme, both run by the University. The evening also gave students an opportunity to share their experiences and explain how these schemes will benefit them when they graduate.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Celebrations for ELCOS students

Students from across the globe came together at Bangor University recently to celebrate their achievement of passing pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes courses.

Publication date: 2 June 2014

Ceri goes the extra 400 miles for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

A Bangor University student who graduates this week has developed such a passion for her subject that she cycled across Vietnam in its name.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Chartered Banker MBA graduation 2014

Bangor Business School’s pioneering Chartered Banker MBA programme continues to go from strength to strength, and this week saw the graduation of its second ever cohort.

Publication date: 22 July 2014

Chemistry student helping to raise awareness of autism

Bangor University student is raising awareness about autism and Asperger’s during Autism Awareness Month.

Daniel Jones, from Holyhead , a second year chemistry degree student, has a form of the condition and has used his experiences to help prospective students on the Get Ready for University YouTube channel.

Publication date: 15 April 2016

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

Chemistry success for local graduate

A former Ysgol Tryfan student is delighted to be graduating after three years of hard work this week.

Publication date: 19 July 2013

Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League visits second and third year students

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League, gave Year 2 and 3 students an invaluable insight into the commercial world during a recent three-day visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 17 July 2012

Child rights volunteer graduates with pride

A Bangor University student with a passion for children’s rights graduated this week. The former Coleg Gwent SU President, Christian James-Watkins, 23, from Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, graduated with an LLB Law degree.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Class of 2013 graduates from Bangor Business School

July 2013 marked the end of an era for over 400 Bangor Business School students as they graduated from various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Publication date: 23 July 2013

Class of 2013 graduates from Bangor Law School

105 students graduated from Bangor University’s Law School on Monday, 15th July 2013.

Publication date: 18 July 2013

Class of 2013 graduates from the School of Social Sciences

118 students graduated from Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences on Monday, 15th July 2013.

Publication date: 16 July 2013

Class of 2015: prizes awarded to the best undergraduates of the year

Congratulations to our undergraduate students who graduated from Bangor Business School today!

The graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at the Management Centre, where prizes were awarded to the best performing undergraduates of the year by Head of School, Professor John Thornton.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Clean sweep for Psychology – All 3 Bangor University Postgraduate Access Bursaries awarded to Psychology students

Three new Bangor University Masters students have each been awarded a £5,000 bursary by the University’s Widening Access Centre as part of its commitment to postgraduate learning. All three recipients are from economically-deprived areas and have shown considerable fortitude in gaining their undergraduate degrees. The Widening Access bursaries will now allow these individuals to continue with their education

Publication date: 4 November 2014

Climate Change Consortium of Wales (C3W)

Sophie Wilmes from the School of Ocean Sciences, a first year HPC Wales PhD student, recently took part in a workshop on the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) in tidal modelling applications, held at the prestigious premises of The Royal Society.

Publication date: 12 December 2012

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol appoints student Ambassadors at Bangor University

Three Bangor University students have been recruited as Ambassadors by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol with the aim of encouraging more prospective students to study part of their degree courses through Welsh.

Publication date: 7 January 2016

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

Come and discover Japan and its culture at a fundraising event this weekend.

A group of Bangor Students will be holding a fundraising event to support the victims of the Tohoku Earthquake at Rathbone Hall, College Road on Saturday, March 26th between 2pm and 6pm. There will be a series of exciting activities such as Japanese culture workshops featuring calligraphy, Origami, face-painting and try a kimono as well as live performances, a charity market, a fashion show with outfits from all over the world and raffle.

Publication date: 24 March 2011

Come and enjoy the University’s multicultural community

An eclectic mix of cultures and traditions will be on display at the University’s Prichard Jones Hall at 6.00 on Friday 11 February 2011.

Publication date: 1 February 2011

Comedy Society students join Phill Jupitus on stage

Students from Bangor University Comedy Society had a real treat recently, when they went on stage with Phill Jupitus in Venue Cymru as part of the Giddy Goat comedy festival.

Publication date: 3 November 2011

Coming face-to-face with International Law in The Hague

Twenty students from Bangor Law School have visited The Hague in the Netherlands for a first-hand introduction to some of its international courts and tribunals.

Led by Dr Yvonne McDermott, lecturer in law, the field trip had a distinct ‘international law’ flavour and united undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.

Publication date: 12 March 2014

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook with the School's peer guides, from August onwards: search 'Bangor English Literature Freshers and Peer Guides 2013/14'

Publication date: 23 May 2012

Commonwealth Scholarship Success for Marine Science Graduates bound for New Zealand

Three Bangor University students are among eight to have been awarded Commonwealth Scholarships this year.

The Scholarships and Commission are awarded for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens, providing opportunities for student from developing countries to study at Bangor University, and Bangor graduates to study overseas. 

Publication date: 5 January 2016

Community Sport Analysis Project to bring sports analysis technology to local grass roots sports clubs

A group of student volunteers have recently been putting the finishing touches to a new community project aimed at bringing sports analysis technology to local grass roots sports clubs in Bangor and the surrounding area.

Publication date: 6 January 2014

Computer Science student performed ‘live hack’ at top London event

A Bangor University student and certified ethical hacker recently participated at a prestigious London event amid speakers such as Boris Johnson and Lord Alex Carlile. Jamie Woodruff, 21, from Rishton, Lancashire a second year student at the School of Computer Science performed a live hack on stage at the ‘Legislating for LulzSec’ event - a discussion on privacy, data & policy for the digital economy.

Publication date: 17 November 2014

Computers that can understand our emotions?

Having a computer that can read our emotions could lead to all sorts of new applications, including computer games where the player has to control their emotions while playing. Thomas Christy, a Computer Science PhD student at Bangor University is hoping to bring this reality a little nearer by developing a system that will enable computers to read and interpret our emotions and moods in real time.

Publication date: 19 January 2011

Computer Systems Engineer develops power pack for developing Countries

Graduating student Jonathan Hedge has spent the last six months working on designs for a power pack for developing countries, in collaboration with the charity International Health Partners and the company Mobile Power Solutions.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

Conducting students learn from a maestro

The School of Music was delighted to welcome world-famous conductor (and Bangor University Honorary Fellow) Owain Arwel Hughes to Bangor recently to lead a student masterclass. Five lucky students, from first-year undergraduate to final-year postgraduate, were given the opportunity to conduct three Slavonic Dances by Dvořák, under Dr Hughes’s watchful eye.

Publication date: 16 May 2013

Congratulations to all our students!

Congratulations to all our students who graduated with BA degress from the School of Modern Languages this year!

Publication date: 24 July 2013

Congratulations to all SML graduates 2014!

Congratulations to all our students who graduated with BA, MA and PhD degrees from the School of Modern Languages in 2014!

Publication date: 14 July 2014

Congratulations to our 2016 graduates!

Our 2015-16 cohort of final year students graduated on 12 July on a day that featured the traditional graduation ceremony in PJ Hall, and also a School of Modern Languages and Cultures reception. As head of school Dr. Jonathan Ervine noted, many of this year’s finalists have both achieved impressive academic results and also played a highly active role in a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Publication date: 18 July 2016

Congratulations to our final year radiography students who have all secured jobs - before they have sat all of their final exams!

The School of Healthcare Sciences is delighted to report that all our final year radiography students have all secured jobs.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Congratulations to our University Challenge Team

Congratulations to the University’s new season University Challenge team  who won their first televised round against Aberystwyth University, in the most difficult of tv quiz shows, broadcast last night (Monday 14 October on BBC 2).

Publication date: 10 October 2013

Continued Investment in the Student Experience

New sport facilities and an exciting new Arts & Innovation Centre are amongst the many developments underway to further enhance the student experience at Bangor University.

Some of the changes can already be seen taking place on campus, with construction work well underway on Pontio – the University’s new multi-million pound  arts centre – which is due to be open in October 2014. 

Publication date: 9 December 2013

Continued NSS success for Media and Journalism at Bangor University

Once again Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has achieved fantastic results in the 2016 National Student Survey published today.   

Publication date: 12 August 2016

Course rep of the year rewarded

A Bangor University student recently picked up an award for his dedication to representing his fellow students.

David Loveday, 34, from Rotherhithe, London won the Ede & Ravenscroft “Best Course Rep” for years 1 or 2 title along with a £1,000 cash prize. A former student of St Dunstans College, London, David, is currently on this third year of the Social Policy and Criminology with Criminal Justice degree.

Publication date: 23 October 2014

Creative learning experiences on the LLM International Law programme

One of the options available to students on the LLM in International Law and the LLM in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law is International Human Rights Law, taught by Bangor Law School’s Chair of International Law, Professor Suzannah Linton.

Just before breaking up for Christmas 2012, International Human Rights Law students had the opportunity to engage in a group exercise that brought together all they had learned in a unique and meaningful way.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

Creative Studies student music success

A trip to Los Angeles and appearances at various festivals are in store for a young singer/songwriter, who has already attracted a large on-line following.

Bangor University Media Studies student, Cara Braia, 21, from Criccieth had her first taste of success with an online competition to re-interpret a classic song by popular 60’s group, The Kinks. As a result she has gone to collaborate with various artists and producers from all over the world, and will soon be jetting off to LA to further her career.

Publication date: 27 March 2014

Creative Studies students invited to a film festival in LA

Frances Malpass, 21, from the Wirral, who graduated in Creative Studies and Media this week, was lucky enough to fly to LA earlier this year with fellow student Paco McGrory, to show their film at LifeFest Film Festival.

Publication date: 15 July 2011

Crown Court Stages School’s Welsh Moot Final

Caernarfon Crown Court recently played host to the final round of Bangor Law School’s Welsh-medium Moot competition, the Griffiths Cup.

Publication date: 22 June 2011

Culture Challenge

Bangor University international students celebrated cultural diversity and collaboration recently (Saturday 03.03.12) with an action-packed Culture Challenge.

Organised by the University’s Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) and the International Student Support Office, the Culture Challenge saw six teams made up of two Chinese and two overseas students go head to head in a presentation round and a general knowledge quiz.

Publication date: 8 March 2012

Culture Challenge 2013

Bangor University’s annual action-packed Culture Challenge was held recently. Organised by the International Student Support Team, in partnership with the CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) the event celebrated cultural diversity and team working.

Publication date: 5 March 2013

Culture Challenge 2014

Bangor University recently celebrated cultural diversity and collaboration with its annual action packed Culture Challenge.

Publication date: 1 March 2014

Culture Challenge at Bangor University

Bangor University is inviting the public to find out about the cultural diversity among Bangor University’s students and take part in a ‘Cultural Challenge’ quiz. 

On the 2nd December, ten teams of Bangor University students will be competing against each other for some great prizes in a ‘Culture Challenge’ which includes the first prize of a trip to China.

Publication date: 16 November 2015

Culture Challenge Winners to travel to China

Bangor University’s annual Culture Challenge student competition took place recently. The event organised by the International Student Support Office saw seven teams of Bangor University students battle each other to win a trip of a lifetime to China.

Publication date: 5 January 2016

Culture Colony Film: BA Fine Art Degree Show

Short film raises the profile of part-time BA Fine Art at Bangor University.

Publication date: 20 August 2012

Current distance learners meet Bangor alumni in Ghana

On the 1st July 2017, with support from the International Education Centre, staff from the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy) hosted an event at the Consir Executive Lodge in Accra for Ghanaian alumni, current distance learning students, and prospective students to share experiences, network and to hear about what Bangor University has to offer.

Publication date: 26 July 2017

Cyfle i ennill nawdd i ddilyn PhD yn Ysgol y Gymraeg

Mae Ysgol y Gymraeg Prifysgol Bangor yn aelod o’r Ganolfan Hyfforddiant Doethuriaethol yn yr Ieithoedd Celtaidd a noddir gan yr AHRC. 

Publication date: 31 October 2016

Danielle represents British University Sports in China

Danielle Giles, has been chosen as one of four UK representatives to the 11th FISU Forum which will held in Taipei City, China from the 26 - 31 March. Read about her experience, updated often at http://daniellegiles.tumblr.com/

Publication date: 20 March 2012

Dawn’s flying high after graduating!

Dawn Thompson from Holyhead left school in Singapore at 17 with a handful of CSEs. Due to her father being in the RAF there wasn’t much opportunity to go on to further education at that time, so when the family returned to the UK, she started work as a receptionist with a horticultural firm.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

Debating Iraq at the Law School

The Bangor Centre for International Law (BCIL) regularly organises internationally-oriented events designed to enrich the intellectual environment at the Law School, and contribute towards providing a broad and outward looking education.

BCIL has, in recent weeks, been delighted to host two fascinating presentations on Iraq by PhD students. These presentations have generated important and lively discussions ranging from Iraq’s petroleum resources to self-determination to the Constitution to the creation of a new state from Iraq’s Kurdish Region.

Publication date: 14 February 2014

'Defending the Demonized at International Criminal Tribunals' – a guest lecture by Mr Peter Robinson

Bangor Law School was privileged to welcome Mr Peter Robinson, Legal Advisor to former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a special guest lecture on Wednesday, 10th March 2016.

Publication date: 11 March 2016

Design graduands make a show of themselves

Bangor’s graduating designers have exhibited their work in an end-of-year show.

Publication date: 17 June 2013

Determined student on her way to a PhD

A Psychology student who credits Bangor University for ‘taking a chance’ on her has graduated with an MSc Psychological Researchpostgraduate degree with distinction.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Developing learning disability nursing – conference report

Liz Gouveia and Lois Wiggins, both learning disability student nurse at the School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University led a workshop at the UK & Eire ‘Living the Commitment’ conference held in Cardiff in November 2016. 

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Doing business abroad: Director at SAIC Motor UK shares experiences with first year students

Students on the ‘Chinese Language and Business’ module were recently given a lecture on international business by Alan Anderson from Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). Alan is Director of Vehicle Programme Management at SAIC Motor UK and has many years of firsthand experience in dealing with international businesses, most notably in China.

Publication date: 17 July 2012

Don't know your legal rights? Bangor Law students are here to help...

Law students from Bangor University are offering free presentations to local organisations to help improve people's understanding of their legal rights.

Publication date: 18 August 2011

Double Success for the School of Healthcare Sciences nurses

The School of Healthcare Sciences is delighted that the Florence Nightingale Foundation has awarded two of its scholarships to our nurses in North Wales.

Publication date: 5 November 2015

Drama in the courtroom thanks to Just Some Theatre

What can a theatre company teach law students? The answer is performance, according to Just Some Theatre Company.

Jake Urry and Peter Stone ran a workshop for first year ‘Legal Skills’ students earlier this week, the aim of which was to help them build confidence and develop their public speaking skills.

Publication date: 20 February 2015

Drama Medal at the Urdd National Eisteddfod

Congratulations to School of Welsh graduate, Ffion Haf Williams, who won the Drama Medal at the Caerphilly and District Urdd National Eisteddfod 2015 for a play that she wrote during her third year at Bangor as part of her Scripting module.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Drapers’ Medals Awarded to outstanding students

Two students at Bangor University have been awarded prestigious Drapers’ Medals recently.

The Medals were awarded by the Drapers’ Company, one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organisation. A handful of medals are awarded each year. The Awards are made to outstanding students, based on academic achievement and engagement with the academic community both at the University and internationally, as well as cultural and social contribution through scholarship, impact of research, pastoral support and mentoring.

Publication date: 6 June 2013

Dr Barbara Saunderson

Present and former staff and students from the School of Modern Languages will greatly miss Dr Barbara Saunderson, former Lecturer in French at Bangor, who passed away on 27 July 2014.

Publication date: 13 August 2014

Dream computer science degree for Kieran

Computer Science student, who has enjoyed every moment of his time at Bangor University, graduates this week. Kieran Bold, 21, from Rhos-on-Sea, has always had a passion for Computer Science, blogging about various games since the age of 15.

Publication date: 14 July 2016

Dr Farhaan Wali wins 'New Teacher of the Year' at Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards

Dr. Farhaan Wali won ‘New Teacher of the Year’ at Bangor University’s Student-Led Teaching Awards.  Farhaan teaches undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Run by Bangor Students’ Union together with the University, the Student-Led Teaching Awards recognise the dedication and commitment of Bangor’s teaching and support staff. All awards are nominated for by the students.  Farhaan contributes to the School’s tradition of teaching excellence and dedication to the student experience.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Dr Peter Holliman's Team at the school of Chemistry are technology partners with the "Buildings as power stations" pilot.

 

Dr Peter Holliman's Team at the school of Chemistry are technology partners with the "Buildings as power stations" pilot. 

Publication date: 25 October 2012

Dr Wei Shi meets Bangor alumni in Beijing

Dr Wei Shi recently attended Bangor University’s alumni reunion in Beijing, China.

It was attended by approximately 50 Bangor graduates, some of whom were former Law School students. Amongst these were Chloe Lin and Zhiyuan Zhou, graduates of Renmin University – one of the foremost institutions for Law studies in China – who had attended Bangor Law School’s summer school in 2014. 

Publication date: 26 October 2016

Duncan Tanner Award 2013

Martin Andrew Hanks 50, from Penmaenmawr, graduated with an MA in History and also received the Duncan Tanner Award for the Best MA Dissertation, Entitled: Can I Help You? The Early Life of Douglas Houghton.

Publication date: 23 September 2013

Dunn deal! Emily heads to World Championships in Australia

A Bangor University student will represent Great Britain at a prestigious cycle road race in Australia in September, following an impressive display at the Tour of Cambridgeshire Gran Fondo in June.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Eating Oyster- in the interest of scientific research!

It’s not every day that you’re invited to eat 12 fresh oysters for free, but that was the experience of a ‘taste-testing’ panel at the School of Ocean Sciences recently.

Publication date: 9 September 2010

Edinburgh Fringe solo performance debut for Bangor Graduate

A Bangor University alumnus will perform for the first time at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August.

Publication date: 30 July 2014

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol - Bangor University Activities

University’s stand on the Eisteddfod  field. As one of the main sponsors of the Science & Technology Pavilion at the Eisteddfodl,  the University is hosting a number of activities and exhibitions  at the Pavilion through the week.

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Electronic Engineering degree for Ralph

Ralph Maclumbe from Zimbabwe graduated with a BEng Electronic Engineering, First Class degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

Electronic Engineering Final Year Poster Presentation Winners

The winners of the Electronic Engineering Final year project poster prizes have been announced.

Publication date: 13 May 2013

Emily goes the distance in Australia

A Bangor University student has earned herself an international ranking of 24th following an impressive display at the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Australia last month – and this despite only taking up cycling in 2013.

Publication date: 26 October 2016

Employer and University collaboration celebrate graduation success

The first students graduated from the Foundation Degree in Substance Misuse on 11 July, at Bangor University and the course has proven to be a real triumph.

Publication date: 14 July 2011

Employment success for alumni and final-year students

Congratulations to two of our alumni and two of our third-year students who have recently been made offers of employment.

Publication date: 8 May 2014

Encompassing World Culture

Local and international students will be getting dressed up to perform or share activities that provide a glimpse of their native cultures at an international festival taking place at Bangor University on Saturday, 30 November.

Publication date: 8 November 2013

End of term for Erasmus students

The university assembled a small graduation ceremony on Wednesday as Bangor bid farewell to Erasmus students who will be returning to their home universities for the spring term.

Bangor has a thriving Erasmus system with around 350 students per year arriving internationally, & the school currently has active student exchange programmes with universities in Germany, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Poland.

Publication date: 12 January 2016

Engineering student wins Sports Scholarship for the second year

Engineering student William Bryan wins Sports Scholarship for the second year running.

Publication date: 13 December 2016

Enriching the educational experience: Law students hosted by the North Wales Police

Every year, postgraduate students on Professor Suzannah Linton’s International Human Rights Law course and other students on the International Law Masters programme go on a field trip, where they have the opportunity to engage with law enforcement professionals about their work and to see theory come to ‘life’. The last two years, for example, they have visited the Police Force and Firearms Training Centre near Wrexham.

Publication date: 16 December 2013

Enterprise by Design programme reaches half way stage

Students from Bangor Business School are gearing up for the final of Bangor University’s Enterprise by Design programme, an innovative multidisciplinary programme centred around experiential learning.

Publication date: 18 March 2013

Enterprising Bangor Students’ FLUX Success

A team from Bangor University have come second in the UK in the prestigious nationwide FLUX Competition, the higher education sector’s largest entrepreneurship competition which was held  recently.  Their challenge, which was designed to test business and commercial skills, was set by Costain; an international construction and engineering group.

Publication date: 29 April 2014

Enterprising students hold Christmas market

Handmade crafts and gifts were on offer at a Student Christmas Market which kicked off the festive season at Bangor University recently.  Over 80 enterprising students took part in the event,  which attracted over 500 visitors and was organised by the B-Enterprising Project .

Publication date: 14 December 2010

Enterprising Students rewarded by Bangor University

Bangor University has awarded new Entrepreneurship Scholarships worth a total of £5,000 to its students to mark the end of the academic year.

Publication date: 31 July 2013

Entrance Scholarship Winners 2011

From Bala to Bury St. Edmunds, from Poole to Pwllheli, new students from across the UK will be sharing Scholarship prizes totalling over £130,000 when they begin their degree courses at Bangor University next academic year.

Publication date: 28 March 2011

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

Entrepreneurial international student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduated this week after jam packed year of study and entrepreneurial activities. Suita Manuela Díaz Nolasco, from El Progreso, Honduras was awarded an MA Business and Marketing postgraduate degree.

Publication date: 15 December 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

Eric Sunderland Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law

The Welsh Livery Company (WLC) [formerly, the Welsh Livery Guild] have generously offered Bangor Law School an Intellectual Property Law Travel Scholarship worth £1,000.

Publication date: 25 October 2016

Ethical Internet hacker scoops £1,000 bounty

A Bangor University student recently scooped a £1,000 prize at a hackathon weekend in Russia. Jamie Woodruff, 21, a student at the School of Computer Science was invited to the Startup Weekend event in Moscow to do a live hack in front of around 1000 people. He was also a guest speaker at the event and gave a talk about cyber security. The Startup Weekend is a 56-hour hackathon where programmers, designers and entrepreneurs hacked up mind blowing websites, amazing apps, and incredible services in order to build fully functional businesses.

Publication date: 2 October 2014

Eurliw's on the way to realizing her dream

Eurliw Hydref Lloyd Williams, 21, will graduate from Bangor University this week with a degree in Law with Welsh.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

European Powerlifting Champion awarded Llew Rees Memorial Prize

Bangor University has awarded its annual highest sporting award, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to the 2017 European Powerlifting Champion. Chrystal Williams, 21, from Bolton has been awarded the prize as she has made the greatest contribution to raising the profile of Bangor University sport by her personal achievement at international level.

Publication date: 30 June 2017

Excellence Scholarship winner graduates

Hard work and dedication has paid off for a Bangor University student who graduates this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Excitement at launch of Bangor University’s degrees in Chinese

The current academic year has already seen many exciting developments in Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures. At a time when Chinese language skills are being sought after by many employers, both in the UK and around the world, the school has been particularly excited to welcome its first ever cohort of students studying on our new joint honours degrees involving Chinese. 

Publication date: 6 January 2017

Exciting New Degrees

The School is happy to announce the approval of some exciting new degrees to add to our existing courses. We are now offering degrees specialising in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), designed to give students the foundations, theoretical background and some practical experience needed to go to teach English to non-native speakers.

Publication date: 26 May 2015

Extremes Research group to investigate altitude illness in Himalayan expedition

This week, academics from Bangor University will lead an expedition to the Himalayas as part of a research project to investigate altitude related illness. Researchers Dr Samuel Oliver and Dr Jamie Macdonald, PhD student Gabriella Rossetti and undergraduate Sport Science student James Pollard  - all from Bangor University’s School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences - will be part of the 55-strong team comprising of medical doctors, scientists and mountain rescuers, who will embark on the expedition on the 20th March, returning on the 25th April.

Publication date: 19 March 2015

Father and step-daughter win awards at Welsh Film Festival.

The short film Not, directed by John Bryan Evans, a student at Bangor University and former pupil of Ysgol Friars, won the Best Welsh language film award at Ffresh, the student moving image festival in Wales, and his step daughter also received the Best Actress award for her wonderful performance in the film.

Publication date: 11 March 2013

Ffion and her cornet representing Wales in Europe

A student from the School of Welsh at Bangor has been selected to represent Wales in the European Youth Brass Band. Ffion Haf Williams, a first year student who’s studying a degree in Welsh was chosen after she auditioned for the Wales Youth Brass Band playing her cornet.

Publication date: 23 March 2012

Ffresh Awards success for students

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) have won big at this year's Ffresh film awards!

Publication date: 25 February 2013

Ffresh Nomination for student

"Not", directed by John Evans, has been nominated for Best Fiction and Best Welsh language film at Ffresh, the student moving image festival in Wales.

Publication date: 17 January 2013

Field trip to The Hague – January 2014

Students are invited to join a field trip to The Hague in the Netherlands to visit a number of international courts and tribunals.

Publication date: 24 September 2013

Film awards triumph for Bangor University students

As stars and directors from across the globe were gearing up for the Oscars awards night, two Bangor students were grabbing their own gongs on the other side of the Atlantic.


Classmates John Evans and Mathew Allan Owen from the School of Creative Studies and Media won the Royal Television Society award for Best Fiction at an award ceremony in North Wales for their dissertation film ‘Long I stood there’. In addition, John Evans won the Ffresh Best Welsh Language Film award for ‘Not’ which also scooped a Best Actress award for his 11 year old step-daughter Ceri Williams. Both sets of awards were handed out at the Ffresh student moving image festival 2013 in Wrexham on 22nd of February.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Film career beckons for promising graduate

Drama and Media studies graduate David Stanley hopes to carve out a career in the film industry after getting the chance to work on Hollywood film during his degree course.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

Final Year Biomedical Science Student Makes Break-Through Cancer Discovery

A long standing enigma in cancer biology is how the cell growth regulator Cdc2 can be active and inactive at the same time. Human cells stop dividing in the presence of genetic damage by inactivating Cdc2, but they also need active Cdc2 to remove the genomic defects.

Publication date: 2 July 2015

Final-year Law student Benjamin qualifies for European triathlon

A Law undergraduate is gearing up to compete in a gruelling European sprint triathlon.

Publication date: 13 May 2013

First BUCS Team Bronze for Bangor University Judo Club

Bangor University’s Judo Club won their first ever team medal at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships in Sheffield recently.

Publication date: 4 March 2016

First Class achievement for Hannah

Hannah Mundy, 22, from Leek, Staffordshire, is graduating from Bangor University with a first class degree in English Language and Creative Studies this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

First-class degree for Ji

Ji Wu from China graduated with a first-class BEng Electronic Engineering degree this week.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

First class degree for Zoology graduate Emilie

Despite facing some criticism about her decision to pursue with her studies, a Bangor University student will be graduating with a first-class degree this week.

Publication date: 24 June 2014

First Class Honours for busy mum Eira

Eira Winrow, 38, originally from Holyhead, has just graduated with a first class joint honours degree in Health & Social Care and Social Policy.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

First class linguist lands dream job

A trilingual graduate is celebrating this week after securing a dream job in Italy.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

First-class zoology student graduates

An exceptionally active student with a passion for animals graduated from Bangor University this week. Rebecca Snell, 25, from West Kirby, Wirral graduated with a first-class BSc Zoology with Animal Behaviour degree after three years of study at the School of Biological Sciences.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

First cohort of Sport and Exercise Psychology graduates - 13 July 2015

Publication date: 20 July 2015

First Commonwealth Scholarship Commission student graduates

Grace Mutali is the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography’s first CSC scholar to complete MSc Forestry Distance Learning. She lives in Zambia, from where she has completed the entire course, except for a summer school that she attended in 2012 in Tanzania. She completed her dissertation with the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), with whom SENRGy has very close links.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

First-ever 'Legal World Series' a Huge Success

During the second semester of the academic year 2014-15, a team of law students launched the Legal World Series for the first time. Overseen by Programme Co-Directors Stephen Clear and Dr Marie Parker, the Legal World Series sees students voluntarily organise law-themed conferences and social events pertaining to different continents and regions.

Publication date: 2 June 2014

First in family to graduate

The first from a Warwickshire family to be awarded a Masters degree felt ‘a big relief’ to be graduating after ‘a lot of hard work’.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

First in her family to graduate

Linguistics and French graduate Ruby Ettle, originally from Halesowen, West Midlands, has become the first person in her family to graduate from university.  Ruby said: “I’m the first person from my family to go to university, so it’s been a new experience for all of us from UCAS applications all the way to graduation and my family are very proud.”

Publication date: 18 July 2017

First in her family to graduate

Business Economics graduate Ilona Coulson-Ashworth from Bolton, has become the first person in her family to graduate from university - and has also been awarded the William and Myfanwy Eames Prize.

Publication date: 12 July 2016

First Minister announces a welcome for overseas students in Wales

Post-Brexit Wales will welcome overseas students and the Welsh Government will press the UK government to ensure they do not fall victim of plans to reduce immigration. That was the message from First Minister Carwyn Jones when he addressed students and academics at Bangor University recently.

Publication date: 14 November 2016

First MSocSci students graduate from the School of Social Sciences

Amongst the 3,062 students graduating from Bangor University last week were the first cohort to graduate with a totally unique qualification in the social sciences.

Publication date: 18 July 2016

First novel wins Award and Doctorate

A novel written as part of a Creative Writing course at Bangor University has just won The Write Factor Shortlist Award, 2014 and been published  for new author, Rhian Waller.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

First novel wins Award and Doctorate

A novel written as part of a Creative Writing course at Bangor University has just won The Write Factor Shortlist Award, 2014 and been published  for new author, Rhian Waller.

Rhian’s debut novel, Eithe’s Way, was written as part of a Creative and Critical Writing PhD at Bangor University’s School of English.

Publication date: 30 June 2014

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

First ‘Women in Science’ scholarship recipient graduates

The recipient of Bangor University’s first, innovative ‘Women in Science’ scholarship graduated with a Masters degree in Neuroimaging with distinction this week.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Fishing for Success

Anglesey Sea Zoo is one of many businesses taking advantage of GO Wales, an initiative that provides university graduates with placements and work tasters in an area related to their degree.  GO Wales offer opportunities that provide excellent skills and experience to enhance a graduate’s CV in this tough economic climate. 

Publication date: 7 April 2011

Forensic Linguistics expert graduates from Bangor Law School

Amongst this year’s crop of graduating Law students at Bangor University is a world-renowned expert in forensic linguistics.

Publication date: 2 August 2012

Former Navy Engineer graduates in Nursing

After moving out of the family home and renting it out for 3 years to pay for higher education, a Bangor University student will graduate this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Former Professional Footballer graduates

A former professional footballer who came back home to North Wales to study at Bangor University is graduating this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Former student completes epic 30,000 mile journey to South Africa to raise money for charity

A Bangor Univerity graduate has just completed an epic 30,000 mile drive to South Africa and back in a bid to raise £10,000 for two charities, Link Ethiopia and Alzheimer’s Research Trust.

Publication date: 11 May 2011

Former student wins ‘journalist of the year’ award

A former student at the School of Creative Studies and Media has won a prestigious journalism award for her work.

Noellin Imoh, who graduated from Bangor in 2010, won a BEFFTA (Black, Entertainment, Film, Fashion,Television and Arts Awards) for her work as editor of African Dazzle Magazine.

Publication date: 4 November 2013

Four North Wales schools complete the Modern Foreign Language Student Mentoring Scheme

Bangor University School of Modern Languages and Cultures held on 26th May an award and recognition ceremony for the four local schools in North Wales that benefited from a new Welsh Government initiative to encourage modern language learning.

Publication date: 28 June 2016

Fresh start to the summer

The Bangor University Summer Ball can be the pinnacle of the University social calendar and for some it marks the end of an era of a student’s time at Bangor. 

This year was no different as we saw the grounds of the Main Arts building transformed over the weekend and an array of artists and DJs come entertain throughout the night.

Publication date: 1 June 2012

From ‘average’ student to First Class Graduate!

Bangor University Creative Studies graduate, Matthew Neale had never imagined he could succeed at university. Describing himself as an ‘extremely average’ student, Matthew had no intention of furthering his education after leaving school – until a family holiday brought him to North Wales and he fell in love with Bangor University.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

From Bangor to Abbey Road Studios

A chance meeting at a ‘career day’ led a Bangor University student to work with A-list musicians at Abbey Road Studios, the most famous, purpose built recording studio in the world.

Publication date: 12 July 2016

From Bangor to Brussels: Law and Business students unite on Europe trip

Students from Bangor Business School and Bangor Law School have united for an eye-opening study trip to the institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe, sponsored by Jill Evans MEP.

Publication date: 23 January 2012

From Bangor to the Big Apple for aspiring IP lawyer William

LLB Law student William Carlsen is one step closer to achieving his career ambitions after securing a $12,500 scholarship to study in New York.

Publication date: 5 May 2015

From filming the Student Dance Society to working with Dr Who….

A BAFTA winner now running his own film company is quick to credit his success to the support and encouragement he received while studying at Bangor University.

Osian Williams is already making a name for himself as an independent film-maker, having won a BAFTA Cymru award* while he was a student in the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University.

Publication date: 17 April 2015

From Mumbai to the Menai Science Park

Bangor University international student, Nebu George, has been appointed as Menai Science Park Ltd’s archaeology intern. The company recently received outline planning permission for M-SParc, a state-of-the-art science park in Gaerwen on Anglesey, and the archaeological survey is part of the conditions for full planning permission.

Publication date: 17 June 2015

From statutes to stitches for Thomas

Thomas Eckersley thought his dreams of becoming a doctor were shattered when he failed to meet the grades he required to study Medicine.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Fully funded MBA Environmental Management

Publication date: 6 February 2013

Funding opportunities for MA students

School of Modern Languages is pleased to announces scholarship opportunities.

Publication date: 14 March 2012

Future Legal Mind 2017 launches offering students a major career boost and cash prizes

The third annual Future Legal Mind award launches this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win a valuable work placement and cash prizes totalling over £7,000.

Publication date: 25 November 2016

Gabrielle rekindles her appetite for learning

A retired head teacher from Dolgellau celebrated her graduation success at Bangor University recently. After spending a lifetime in education where her mother, father, sister and husband were teachers, Gabrielle Wilkinson has spent the last 8 years on the Lifelong Learning Fine Art programme, culminating in a BA (hons) Fine Art.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

Ganges river dolphin research published by Bangor student

 

A new study (7th of May) reveals a method to improve the monitoring of the endangered Ganges river dolphin – one of only four remaining freshwater cetaceans since the Yangtze River dolphin became extinct in 2007.

Publication date: 13 May 2014

Gavin Chosen to Play for Wales Universities Football Team

As the likes of Bale, Ramsey and Hennessey prepare for the forthcoming UEFA Euro 2016 football championships in France, Bangor University student Gavin Lloyd-Jones will also be aiming for the back of the net as a member of the Wales Universities football team.

Publication date: 4 April 2016

Generous nursing students spread festive cheer to rehabilitation ward patients

Student nurses from Bangor University are bringing some additional Christmas cheer to patients at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Second year adult nursing students Ceri Davies, Kate Topple and Fern Williams, along with their lecturer Angela Williams, have filled shoeboxes with festive treats for patients on Bedwen, Onnen and ENT wards

Publication date: 22 December 2016

Geography student pitches in to promote north Wales’ first community- owned hydro project

A Bangor University student is helping members of the community at Abergwyngregyn promote the first large community-owned hydroelectricity generating scheme in north Wales.

Publication date: 13 August 2014

Geog Soc is going to the National Awards!

It is a proud week for the School of Environmental, Natural Resources and Geography with the news that the student Geog Soc has been nominated for ‘Society of the Year’ in the NUS Wales National Awards.

Publication date: 4 March 2013

Gerallt’s turn in the limelight

A renowned local photographer and former Gwynedd County Councillor proudly graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Getting by in Bangor

An increasing number of students are seeking part-time employment during their time at university. Their reason might not be solely to earn money but also to enhance their employability after graduating.

Publication date: 10 March 2015

GIFT's Marine Renewable Visit to Plas Newydd

GIFT (Green Innovation Future Technologies) is an Interreg Irish-Welsh project run jointly by Bangor Business School and the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy). It supports the MBA in Environmental Management, a joint programme between the Schools, which this year has 35 students between the ages of 23 and 58, ten of whom are part-time and working in businesses throughout North Wales.

Publication date: 14 April 2014

Globetrotting student returns to Bangor to pick up an award

Now travelling the world sourcing sustainable suppliers for Waitrose, a Bangor University postgraduate student returned to Bangor this week to pick up an award for his excellent dissertation.

Publication date: 18 July 2017

Good Luck Gwen for Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition

A student from Bangor University is competing in the Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition, having been shortlisted by the judging panel.

The University wishes Welsh and Theatre & Media Studies student, Gwen Elin the best of luck for the Competition.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

Grace Mutali - our first Commonwealth Scholarship Commission MSc Forestry Distance Learning student to graduate!

Grace Mutali is our first CSC scholar to complete MSc Forestry Distance Learning.

Publication date: 20 June 2014

Graduate Adam wins major scholarship to train as a Barrister

Congratulations to Bangor Law School graduate Adam Gulliver, who has been awarded a £9,500 scholarship to train as a Barrister.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

Graduate loyalty discount for 2013 Bangor graduates

UK/EU 2013 graduates starting a full-time Masters degree at Bangor University this September will automatically be entitled to a £500 discount on the tuition fee for eligible Masters courses.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

Graduate prize winner launches business idea

A mature student at Bangor University is hoping to launch the product he developed during the final year of his degree course internationally over the coming months.

 

Publication date: 13 July 2011

Graduation 2012

Publication date: 18 July 2012

Graduation 2012 in pictures

Publication date: 20 August 2012

Graduation 2013 Image Gallery

Congratulations to all our School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology graduates. Click here to view our Graduation 2013 Image Gallery.

Publication date: 1 August 2013

Graduation 2014 Chemistry

This year we had 14 Undergraduate students graduating with first class degrees and 9 with 2i degrees.  Meaning that 40% of our graduating students at the school of chemistry achieved a 1st.  Another impressive statistic is that 100% of our students who graduated with an MChem degree gained a 1st class degree!

Publication date: 16 July 2014

Graduation Success Stories 2011!

Congratulations to all our graduates!

Read our graduation success stories here

Publication date: 14 July 2011

Graduation Success Stories 2012

To celebrate graduation week at Bangor University, here are some inspirational student success stories:

Publication date: 16 July 2012

Graduation Success Stories 2013

Congratulations to all our 2013 graduates, some of who have achieved success against all odds. Read about our inspirational students. Read about our inspirational students and watch our Graduation videos on BangorTV.

Publication date: 15 July 2013

Graduation time for ChildLine volunteer

A former Cardiff High School pupil graduates from Bangor University this week, having embraced the vast array of opportunities available.

Publication date: 18 July 2017

Graduation time for Olympic Weightlifter

One of Bangor University’s elite athletes is celebrating a different kind of achievement this week and has swapped the medal podium for the graduation stage.

Publication date: 19 July 2017

Graduation time for prizewinning Flintshire student

Three years have flown by for a hard working Bangor University student who graduates with a first-class honours degree this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Gwen Elin wins Bryn Terfel Urdd Scholarship

Sunday evening, 25 October, 2015 singer Gwen Elin from Benllech, Angelsey, who is following a degree course at School of Welsh, Bangor University, won the prestigious Urdd Gobaith Cymru Bryn Terfel Scholarship in a spectacular concert held in Blackwood Miners’ Institute.  The Scholarship, which is worth £4,000, was presented to her in the concert that was broadcast live on S4C.

Publication date: 26 October 2015

Gwobr Hedd Wyn 2017

A hithau eleni’n ganmlwyddiant marw’r Prifardd Hedd Wyn, mae arwyddocâd arbennig i’r wobr a ddyfernir yn flynyddol gan Brifysgol Bangor er cof am y prifardd o Drawsfynydd. Bob blwyddyn ers blynyddoedd lawer, dyfernir y wobr hon am draethawd ar destun ‘yn ymwneud â’r Iaith Gymraeg, Llên Cymru neu Hanes Cymru’.

Publication date: 21 September 2017

Hannah overcomes dyslexia to graduate with a First Class degree

A student who feared she wouldn’t pass her GCSEs is celebrating graduating with a First Class degree in Psychology with Child Language Development.   

Hannah Jukes from Cannock, Staffordshire struggled throughout school and suspected from her early teens that she was dyslexic. However, Hannah wasn’t formally diagnosed with dyslexia until she began studying at Bangor.

Publication date: 15 July 2016

Hannah returns to her roots to graduate in Law

A Bangor University student who returned to her roots is celebrating with a 2:1 degree this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Hannah Takes Gold in Austria

A Bangor University Sports Scholarship recipient recently won a gold medal in the 12th International European Weightlifting Grand Prix Vienna, Austria.

Publication date: 28 May 2015

Hard work earns Tom a distinction

A Bangor University student with aims to climb the corporate ladder graduated at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Sale Grammar School student Tom Brady, 24, from Sale, Cheshire was awarded an MA Business and Marketing with distinction from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Hard working volunteer wins award for dissertation

A hard working student, who volunteered throughout his studies, is graduating from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Harry Potter fan Sam prepares for world-wide wizarding event

A Bangor University student will be travelling to Canada to take part in a global quidditch competition.

Sam Davies, a Creative Studies and Media student here at Bangor is thrilled to be involved in the competitive sport featured in Harry Potter novels and films.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

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

Healthcare Sciences student to compete in the Island Games

A School of Healthcare Sciences student from Bangor University is looking forward to represent Anglesey in an inter-island competition this summer.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

Health student improving the lives of vulnerable people through Art Therapy

A project carried out by a Bangor University student nurse is thought to be the first in carrying out art therapy.

Publication date: 25 April 2016

Helping local company who have developed and won the market for outdoor survival products

Working with Dr Sam Oliver and PhD student Jenny Brierley of the University’s Extremes Research Group, Derek Ryden of Blizzard Protection Systems Ltd. has been able to commission tailored research that measures exactly how good the products are. The University has been researching how effective the innovative material is in directing escaping body heat back into the body, preventing or delaying the onset of hypothermia in extreme conditions.

Publication date: 9 November 2011

‘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

‘Hey Punk sort your Junk gets the message across

An end of term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor has been carried out by Bangor University, Bangor Students’ Union, Gwynedd Council and North Wales Police.

Publication date: 15 June 2011

High achieving Modern Languages graduate’s academic work recognised globally

A Bangor University graduate’s final year dissertation has been ‘highly commended’ in the Music, Film & Theatre category of The Undergraduate AwardsProgramme 2017. Maisie Prior, 23, originally from Enderby, Leicester, graduated in July 2017 with a first-class BA Spanish with International Experience degree, whilst also scooping the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £1,000 which is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 15 September 2017

High flying zoology student graduates

A former Shrewsbury High School Head Girl graduates with a first class degree at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Highly Acclaimed Research Grant for Coleg Scholarship Holder

A PhD student at Bangor University, who is also a Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol research scholar, has won a highly acclaimed research grant worth €5,000 from the European Hydration Institute (EHI).

Julian Owen,  a student at the University’s School of Sport Health & Exercise Sciences Bangor University, is currently researching the subject of Human Physiology.

Publication date: 22 March 2012

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

Historic First as Bangor becomes first Welsh Law School to moot before the Supreme Court

Bangor Law School students made history last month as they became the first Welsh Law School team to be invited to moot before the Supreme Court in London.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

Hobby and career change leads to First Class Honours!

Creative Technologies graduate Spencer Rose from Denver, Colorado, United States, enrolled in university with the goal of becoming an airline pilot 9 years ago. He soon discovered that his day-in, day-out passion was working on video games - which had been a hobby for many years.  This week he will be graduating with a First Class Honours degree. 

Publication date: 14 July 2016

Hold the front page!

Nicholas Whitmore, a third year Journalism and Media student, has had an article he has written printed on the front page of the Daily Post, Thursday, November 11.

Publication date: 11 November 2010

Hollaback! Gwynedd joins the international movement against street harassment! Expanding to Wales, the Netherlands and across Europe.

23 April, 2012 (Bangor, Gwynedd) – Students in Bangor, north Wales have joined the international fight against street harassment! The Bangor Women's Society have recruited a bilingual team of students from the University to coodinate and launch a brand new anti-street harassment project for the region. Hollaback! Gwynedd is the first of its kind in Wales and one of a new group launching this week across the United Kingdom.

Publication date: 23 April 2012

Holly receives her Richard Phillips Agriculture Student of the Year Award 2014 at The Royal Welsh

At another spectacularly sunny Royal Welsh show Holly finally received her award. Holly has just completed a BSc in agriculture, conservation and environment at the university, and has already started work as assistant agronomist at Eurofins Agroscience Services (East Yorkshire) on its graduate recruitment programme

Publication date: 29 July 2014

Homebuilder gives students a 'real world' take on environmental studies

ENVIRONMENTAL management students at Bangor University have been given an insight into how a major housebuilder uses sustainable techniques to create new communities.

Publication date: 12 November 2015

Honored award a gift for parents

A Bangor University student awarded best performance by a final year Postgraduate in Business, Management or Marketing graduated this week with an MA in Business and Marketing.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

House hunting was never easier!

For our students, when it comes to time to think about where they want to live next year, the task of finding the ideal student house in Bangor has just become far easier, with a new online tool for finding that ideal home.

Publication date: 28 January 2013

How to start a business for under £5,000

Students, graduates and staff of the University recently learned how to start a business for less than £5,000 in a ‘Start-Up Smart presentation organised by the B-Enterprising Project at the Careers & Employability Service. The event was well attended by over sixty people from a variety of academic subject backgrounds and University departments.

Publication date: 31 May 2011

Indian Diwali Celebrations

Bangor’s Indian students celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali in style last Friday (5th November) as the International Student Welfare Service hosted a party at Neuadd Rathbone.

Publication date: 10 November 2010

Inspirational student achieves distinction whilst battling cancer

An inspirational student battling advanced prostate cancer graduated from Bangor University this week with distinction.

Ian Roberts, 46, from Y Felinheli not only graduated with a MBA in Management with Distinction, but was also awarded a prize for the final year postgraduate student with the best performance in business, management or marketing.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Interest in the Agro-ecological Knowledge Toolkit continues to grow: SENRGy staff deliver more training.

SENRGy staff have recently returned from Ethiopia, where, in partnership with ICRAF, they have successfully delivered a training course on the use the AKT5 (Agro-ecological Knowledge Toolkit) to a range of stakeholders, professionals and students.

Publication date: 22 February 2013

International Experience Year in Japan for student Dan

A Conservation & Forest Ecosystems student has recently returned from Japan where he studied for 12 months.

Daniel Forster, 34 from Woodbridge, Suffolk came to Bangor University as a mature student following a career in the Armed Forces. He left school at 16 and joined the Army until his mid-twenties. Daniel then decided to return to full time education and studied Countryside Management at Easton College, Norfolk before commencing his degree in Bangor.

Publication date: 8 October 2014

International Flavour to 7th Visceral Mind Summer School

The Visceral Mind Summer School, in the School of Psychology at Bangor University this September again attracted a large number of very highly qualified and motivated applicants from all over the world for the 50 available places. The summer school, now in its 7th year, continues to be popular with ambitious young researchers keen to share in Bangor Psychology’s world leading expertise in the field of cognitive neuroscience. It was founded with the support of the James S McDonnell foundation and now runs with the support of Bangor’s School of Psychology. The primary aim of the course is to redress an inadequacy of neuroanatomical knowledge in young neuroscientists and give students the opportunity to experience the working with directly with Human Brain specimens.

Publication date: 16 September 2016

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

‘International Mother Language Day’ celebrated at Bangor University

On Wednesday the 21st of February, students at Bangor University celebrated ‘International Mother Language Day’

With students from nearly 90 countries represented at the University, the day celebrated the linguistic diversity at Bangor, with students from all over the world promoting and sharing their own language.

Publication date: 22 February 2017

International Student Gala

Bangor University held its annual International Gala recently. This event has become an important date in the calendar for Bangor's international students and this year's Gala included a full programme of colourful and lively performances from the students.

Publication date: 20 March 2013

International students settle in to Bangor

The International Student Support office collected a record number of international students on its airport pick-up service from Manchester this September.

Publication date: 23 September 2016

Interning with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society: LLM student Sarah reports

Bangor LLM student Sarah Tracey recently completed a very worthwhile paid internship with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society in London. Here, she tells us about the experience…

Publication date: 8 September 2014

Internship at the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (London), summer 2015

The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is offering another two-week internship to be taken sometime between Monday 22 June and Friday 17 July, 2015.

Publication date: 17 March 2015

Internship opportunity with local hydroelectricity project

The Abergwyngregyn Regeneration Company (ARC), a community benefit company, is developing a 270 kW hydro-electric generating scheme in the Anafon Valley above the village (for details see www.abergwyngregyn.org.uk - Hydro). The company is seeking an intern for a three-month placement. 

Publication date: 10 June 2014

Invictus Games Gold Medal Winner returns to education

A gold medal winner at the recent Invinctus Games has recently started studying for a degree at Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

Isle of Man student offered scholarship to study in the USA

A Bangor University student has won a 2015/16 Ella Olesen scholarship to spend a year at the University of Idaho in the USA.

Publication date: 22 April 2015

It may be ‘rubbish’ - but it’s in the top 5

A ‘Rubbish Survival Guide’ Campaign by Bangor University Students’ Union has made it to the final five of a national competition.

Publication date: 23 February 2011

It's a 'Rubbish Survival Guide' !

Bangor University Students Union have produced a 16 page bilingual Rubbish Survival Guide booklet aimed at encouraging students to recycle more and keep the streets clear of waste.

Publication date: 15 November 2011

It’s never too late to learn!

A member of staff from Bangor University’s Library will be joining students in celebrating graduation week after completing a part-time postgraduate course at the School of Lifelong Learning.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Jamie Woodruff - My Life at Bangor

Watch the Video Profile of Jamie Woodruff as he talks to BangorTV about his experiences as a Computer Information Systems student at Bangor. He tells us more about his interest in Ethical Hacking and the support he's received from the Miles Dyslexia Centre.

Publication date: 27 February 2015

Janie’s ‘Be all you can be’ Bursary competition appeal

Janie Lampard, a 19 years old Sports Sciences BSc degree student at Bangor University, has entered a HSBC Bursary Competition.

Publication date: 27 September 2011

Janine is ready for a new adventure

A Bangor University graduate from Chester is preparing for a new life having secured a place on a highly competitive graduate training scheme.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Jessica on course to achieve her accountancy dreams

A Bangor University student from Peterborough is on course to achieve her dream of becoming an accountant having secured a place on a prestigious training scheme in London.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Joint statement on the return of midwifery students to the maternity service at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and Bangor University recognise that excellence in the education and training of midwives is important for two key reasons. Firstly, we will secure the midwifery workforce of the future. Secondly, providing placements for midwifery students can contribute to the general culture of learning and development within midwifery services. In 2015, student midwives were temporarily withdrawn from the maternity service in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd following concerns raised by stakeholders. We have been committed to returning midwifery students to the service.

Publication date: 24 July 2017

Journalism student wins spot on UK Snooker championship qualifiers team

Second year journalism student Danny Griffth will be spending this week reporting at the British Snooker championship qualifiers.

Publication date: 14 November 2011

Karate star Emma excels in and out of the classroom

A karate-mad local student is celebrating success of a different kind this week as she graduates from Bangor University with a First Class degree in Business and Accounting.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Keeping you in the Legal Loop: Law graduates launch news website

Two Bangor University graduates have launched a legal news and study aid website aimed at the next generation of lawyers.

Launched on 1st October, Legal Loop is described as a one-stop online resource for keeping up to date with the latest legal developments in the UK. 

Publication date: 23 October 2015

Launch your career as a Registered Nurse (adult)

The School of Healthcare Sciences combine the highest level of teaching with practical hands on experience. We still have a few places remaining for students to commence on the BN (Hons) Adult Nursing programme on the 7th April 2014 at our Archimedes Campus in Wrexham.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Lauren Court-Dobson is Bangor’s Queen of Comedy!

Last Monday evening psychology graduate, Lauren Court-Dobson was crowned winner of the Bangor University Comedy Society’s Annual Stand Up Comedy Competition.

Lauren will be performing alongside TV comedian, Sean Walsh at J.P. Hall, Bangor University on May 6th.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

Law and Criminology students visit police firearms training centre

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School, led a group of Law and Criminology students on a successful field trip to the North Wales Police Firearms Training Centre.

Publication date: 5 January 2012

Law comes to life for Adam during mini-pupillage

Adam Gulliver, from Knowsley, is in his final year of the LLB Law. In summer 2013 he completed a two-day placement with Atlantic Chambers, based in Liverpool city centre. Here, he explains what he gained from his mini-pupillage, both in terms of insight and hands-on experience.

Publication date: 8 October 2013

Law graduate scoops prestigious sporting prize

Bangor University’s Sport and Leisure department have awarded this year’s Llew Rees Memorial Prize to Law student Benjamin Pritchard.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Law Society Visits London and Cardiff

Members of Bangor Students’ Law Society marked the end of the academic year with educational trips to London and Cardiff.

Publication date: 24 June 2011

Law student Alex wins first court case BEFORE graduating

A Bangor University student who endured discrimination at work took her former employer to court and won – before even finishing her Law degree.

Publication date: 24 September 2013

Law student Christian gears up to cycle around Holland for charity

A Bangor University student who suffers from a rare genetic condition is set to undertake a gruelling 182-mile bike ride for charity.

Christian Bolton-Edenborough, from Potters Bar in Hertfordshire, suffers from Lawrence Moon Bardet Biedl Syndrome, which affects his eyesight and will ultimately render him blind.

Publication date: 21 July 2015

Law students begin 6 month training organised by the Equality & Human Rights Commission

Further to a competition organized by the Bangor Centre for International Law, nine students from Bangor Law School were selected to participate in a six month training on employment tribunal skills, and discrimination law.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Law students celebrate continued sponsorship from BPP

Representatives from various Bangor Law School projects and initiatives have welcomed a special guest to the University as they celebrate yet another year of sponsorship from BPP.

BPP’S Universities Education Liaison for the North West, Dave Fallon, visited Bangor to mark the beginning of an academic year that sees more of Bangor Law students’ initiatives than ever before receiving much-needed funding from BPP.

Publication date: 8 November 2011

Law students take part in nationwide human rights roadshow

Bangor Law School’s Bangor Centre for International Law was pleased to partner with the British Institute for Human Rights in organising their first ever human rights roadshow in Bangor. The roadshow is an annual event, and takes place around the UK.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Law student to represent Bangor University at Shanghai summer school

A PhD student at Bangor Law School has been selected to attend a prestigious summer school in Shanghai.

Stephen Clear, who has previously attained a first-class honours degree and recently completed an LLM Master of Laws by Research at Bangor Law School, beat other Bangor University candidates to secure a place on Shanghai University’s intensive cultural, business and language experience.

Publication date: 28 March 2012

Law teacher celebrates the completion of her PhD

A law teacher from Anglesey went from ‘Miss’ to ‘Dr’ last week as she graduated from Bangor University with a PhD in law.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

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

Leading Oceanographers produced for over 45 years- a case study for Science Impact

When Wales’ rugby team were at their zenith, there was a newly created ‘myth’ of a ‘production line’ producing star rugby players, hidden somewhere in the depths of the valleys. At the other end of Wales, there continues a lasting success which has been producing excellent oceanographers for a very real world for 45 years.

Publication date: 27 July 2011

Learning disability nursing student to volunteer in Romania

Yenita Singer, a first year Learning Disability nursing student, at the School of Healthcare Sciences Bangor University, has successfully gained a place to volunteer at the Oltenia Project, Romania with The LIFE Foundation. This is the second learning disability student nurse from Bangor to volunteer at the Oltenia Project, as Lyndsey Hughes then a third year learning disability student nurse spent August 2016 in Romania. Lyndsey, now a registered learning disability nurse working with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has met with Yenita to share her experience.

Publication date: 13 February 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

Lectures come to life on Cardiff study trip

Second-year students from Bangor Business School have undertaken a study trip to Cardiff for a unique insight into devolved governments and the impact of ‘change’.

Publication date: 13 December 2011

Legal eagle Adam reaches new heights as he comes top of the class

A former Rainhill High School pupil has a bright future ahead of him having come top of his class at law school.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Legal World Series returns with a look at the UK

Bangor Law School’s Legal World Series 2015 kicked off with a UK event earlier this month, which focussed on sexual offences, the Scottish referendum and devolution in Wales.

Publication date: 16 February 2015

Leo takes on London Marathon Challenge

A Bangor student will be amongst the thousands of runners taking part in this year’s London Marathon, to raise money for the St John Ambulance.

History and Archaeology first year student Leo Atkinson has a gruelling training programme for the 26-mile race, running 36 miles a week and undertaking cardiovascular training in the University’s Maes Glas gym.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

'Life changing' experience for mum

Young mother who left school at 16 says studying at Bangor University has been ‘life changing.’

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Life in Tech Law: guest speaker gives students an insight into the work of a tech lawyer

Some of Bangor’s aspiring young lawyers have received an eye-opening introduction to the field of technology law.

Publication date: 13 January 2014

Linenhall partnership produces first mini-pupillages

Two undergraduate students are amongst the first to benefit from Bangor Law School’s burgeoning partnership with Linenhall Chambers, having secured mini-pupillages with the prestigious Barristers’ Chambers.

Publication date: 8 May 2014

Linguistics Student awarded Excellence Scholarship

Congratulations to Robert Reddington, a 1st year undergraduate student in Linguistics who has been awarded one of 2014’s Excellence Scholarships.

Publication date: 13 November 2014

Linguist wins top University Prize

Rozzen Grainger, who has graduates with a degree in French, German & Italian from Bangor University was awarded one of the University’s top Prizes. 

Publication date: 16 July 2013

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

Llwyddiannau Eisteddfod Môn!

Y penwythnos diwethaf, cynhaliwyd Eisteddfod Môn Bro Goronwy a’r Cylch a braf oedd gweld cynrychiolaeth o fyfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg yn dod i’r brig, nid yn unig ar y cystadlaethau perfformio, ond hefyd ar y prif gystadlaethau llenyddol.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Llŷn Student Graduates

Work experience has led to a job for a Bangor University student graduating this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Local graduate achieves Education Degree

Proud of realising what hard work can achieve, a future teacher from Anglesey receives a 2:1 degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 19 July 2013

Local Graduate wins top Student prize

A local student’s hard work has paid off as he is awarded the Dr John Robert Jones Prize worth £1,125.

Publication date: 19 July 2011

Local Graduate wins top Student prize

Danial Richard Hemmings,25, from Gaerwen, Anglesey, graduated in Accounting and Finance BSC and received a cheque for £1,250 at his graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 10th.

Publication date: 11 July 2011

Local groups can benefit from University Trans(formations) project

Bangor University hopes to unleash the creative powers of its students for the benefit of local charities and community development groups in the region.  In a new and exciting project, Bangor University students, and those at the School of Creative Studies & Media in particular, are being encouraged to work with third sector organisations on creative, vibrant and challenging projects that will promote particular issues or bring new audiences to community groups.

Publication date: 11 May 2012

Local law firm celebrates its first year of practising

Two Bangor University alumni are celebrating the first anniversary of establishing their own law practice this month. Nelson Myatt Solicitors LLP which is based at Llandudno Junction, Conwy deal with all aspects of civil law and are a modern practice, using the latest technology to benefit their clients.

Publication date: 1 April 2015

Local Lawyer graduates from Bangor University

A local lawyer who has had a wealth of legal and business experience graduated with an MBA from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Local support worker graduates

A Conwy Council employee graduated from Bangor University this week after studying part-time concurrently whilst working full time.

Andy Foulkes, 49, from Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, a support worker with Conwy’s Children’s Services, graduated this week with a BA in Biopsychosocial Studies in Substance Use from the School of Lifelong Learning.

Publication date: 11 July 2014

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

London field study visit 2014

Students from Bangor Business School recently spent three busy but highly rewarding days in London as part of a second year module.

Publication date: 11 April 2014

London Study Visit

23 second year undergraduate students studying various courses at Bangor Business School recently went to London for 3-days as part of the ‘London Study Visit’ module.

Publication date: 22 March 2012

Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd presents prestigious Award from Queen to local volunteer group

The Lord Lieutenant of Gwynedd today (17 October 2012) hosted a special ceremony to present SVB (Student Volunteering Bangor) at Bangor University, with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2012.

Publication date: 17 October 2012

Louis celebrates with a First!

Louis Rhys Waters, 21, from Pencoed, Bridgend, is graduating from Bangor University with a first class degree in Journalism and Media Studies this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Love Music Hate Homophobia makes it to Wales

Bangor University students teamed up with the Students’ Union, Unity Bangor and Amnesty Bangor to throw one of the best gigs this term (6.12.11).

Publication date: 5 December 2011

Love of nature inspires Malaysian student to study in Wales

A prize-winning student graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 15 July 2014

Love of the outdoors inspires career change

A successful software company director graduates from Bangor University this week after taking the necessary step in a transitioning career.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Madagascar Evening

Students and staff in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography are organising a fund-raising evening to support the conservation work of the Malagasy NGO Madagasikara Voakajy (http://www.madagasikara-voakajy.org/) with which the School has a really close relationship.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

Maisie’s love of learning lands her £1,000

A Bangor University student whose course has taken her to some amazing places and given her more life experience than she could ever imagine has come runner up in this year’s UCAS/The Times Love Learning competition.

Publication date: 1 August 2014

Making maths engaging with Brunel

Trainee teachers were fortunate enough to receive a visit from engineering icon Isambard Kingdom Brunel earlier this semester.

Well, that isn’t quite true: Isambard Kingdom Brunel is the alter ego of highly respected mathematics teacher Peter Ransom, who was guest lecturer for the day as the PGCE Mathematics cohort prepared for their second period of school experience.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

Manager at Gwynedd Council graduates with Distinction

A Gwynedd Council manager returned to education and graduated with distinction after combining part-time study with full time employment.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Manon wins 'excellence in Employability' Award

Many congratulations to  Manon Elwyn Hughes, a third-year student at the School of Welsh, for being one of eight students across Bangor University to win a BEA Excellence Award, for having taken positive steps to improve their employment prospects. 

Publication date: 11 May 2015

MA paratrooper film wins award

A film by a former Bangor University MA student has won the best film award at a festival in Cardiff.

Jam Man was one of 20 films shortlisted under the Best Fiction Film category at the Cardiff Mini Film Festival.

Publication date: 10 June 2014

March has been an enterprising month

It’s been a great month for Bangor students participating in enterprise competitions and events:

Publication date: 30 March 2015

Maritime history award for Bangor student

Publication date: 5 November 2015

Marketing degree leads to Manchester United FC for Luke

Bangor University Marketing graduate and football fan, Luke Edwards, is currently working for Manchester United Football Club, and thoroughly enjoying the experience.

Having gained a First Class Honours degree in Marketing, 27-year-old Luke, from Holyhead, went straight into a marketing position. Realising that he wanted to follow his passion and work in a sports-related role, he took the plunge and contacted Manchester United.

Publication date: 21 September 2015

Marketing Students Get the Message Across in Waste Campaign

An end of term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor has been carried out by Bangor University, Bangor Students’ Union, Gwynedd Council and North Wales Police.

The tongue-in-cheek awareness raising campaign was developed and led by the University’s Marketing Society with Marketing students Emma-Louise Jones, Ffion Haf Jones and Yueun Chung leading the team. The campaign aimed to highlight the contrast between the stereotype of the messy student and the current geek chic fashion championed by television shows aimed at young people.

Publication date: 16 June 2011

Massive fish fondly followed Kate

A 70 pound grouper, fondly named Darth Vader, took a shine to a Bangor University student over the summer. Kate Cooper, 18, from Pembroke, Bermuda, volunteered at the Bermuda Aquarium during her summer vacation. The massive fish seemed to be very fond of Kate, following her around like a puppy as she cleaned the inside of the glass in the fish tanks

Publication date: 30 October 2012

Master Class Unites Expertise to Help Local Social Enterprise

The B-Enterprising team have been delighted to offer Bangor students and graduates, a series of Business Start Up and Consultancy Skills ‘Master Classes’ led by Chris Walker, International Business Consultant and Start Up Mentor and Coach for the HEFCW funded Enterprise Support Programme.  Over the five week programme in February and March, participants have been working on a project in small teams to develop consultancy skills and a full range of business start-up tools and skills including e-commerce and website development for a real client. The emphasis is on experiential task-based learning and involves a real scenario provided through the client - Greenhouse Ltd.

Publication date: 19 March 2013

Master Forester

A Bangor University student who had a passion for forestry from a very young age and an ongoing quest to implement good forest management graduated this week with an MSc in Forestry with distinction.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Master of the Moot graduates

Joshua Nelson, 22, from Colwyn Bay graduated with a Law LL.B with French degree after four years of hard work at Bangor University this week. Having lived in the south of England until he was 16, Joshua and his family moved to north Wales in 2010, where he attended Coleg Llandrillo Cymru and did the International Baccalaureate.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

'Master of the Moot' Joshua scoops Oxford University Press prize

A Bangor Law graduate has been given a boost ahead of his Masters studies after winning the Oxford University Press Law Prize.

Publication date: 8 August 2016

Masters by Research students awarded WISERD prizes

Two Masters by Research students from the School of Social Sciences were awarded prizes at the recent WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data & Methods) Conference in Cardiff.

Publication date: 13 July 2015

Masters’ student wins Learning and Work Institute award after graduating twice

A man from Conwy’s been called “remarkable” and “inspirational” after he turned caring for his mother into a full-time job; re-training and graduating for a second time.

Publication date: 19 July 2016

MA student picks up PICS award

A student at Bangor University has won an award for a short film produced as part of her MA Filmmaking course.

Publication date: 12 March 2015

MA students visit the Basque country to see language planning in practice

Students on the MA Language Policy and Planning degree have had a unique insight into the subject of their studies thanks to an insightful trip to the Basque region of Northern Spain.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

MA student triumphs at sci-fi award bash

A film put together as part of an MA filmmaking course at Bangor University has won 'Best Sci-Fi Short' at the Philip K. Dick film festival New York.

Publication date: 23 January 2015

MA Student wins International competition for sound art

A piece of music by Richard Garrett, a part-time MA student in Electroacoustic Composition at Bangor, has won an international competition for sound art miniatures relating to the subject of climate change.

Publication date: 27 August 2013

Mature Student gains a First Class Honours Degree and Award

Wendy Ann Evans, 43, from Bangor is graduating this week with a first class honours degree in Information Communications Technology.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Mature student overcomes the odds to win 1st Class Degree

A former bench joiner from Rhyl has graduated with a first class honours degree after a drastic change of career due to an occupational illness.

Publication date: 18 July 2011

Mature student overcomes the odds to win 1st Class Degree

A former bench joiner from Rhyl has graduated with a first class honours degree after a drastic change of career due to an occupational illness.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

MBA brings out the entrepreneur in Marketing Director Farah

A Bangor University graduate has made her entrepreneurial dream come true by setting up her very own creative marketing agency.

Farah Radford established Digivita in June 2014, after graduating from Bangor Business School with an MBA in Marketing.

Publication date: 29 October 2014

McLaren Moot Court final tops off a bumper year of mooting at Bangor

The final of the fourth annual McLaren Moot Court Competition has been held at Caernarfon Crown Court.

Publication date: 17 December 2013

Media student graduates

A budding writer and director graduated this week at Bangor University after an amazing three years.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Medical Student gains First Class Intercalated degree and wins top graduation prize

A Sports Science graduate at at Bangor University has been awarded one of the University’s most prestigious prizes for his academic achievement on his degree course.

Huw, a former pupil of Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari who is now a Medical student at Cardiff University, decided study at Bangor for a year as part of his Medical degree.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

Megan reaches the Welsh Learners' Medal’s final round!

It was a great pleasure to hear that Megan Elias, a second year student at the School of Welsh, Bangor University, had reached the final round of the Welsh Learners' Medal at the Urdd National Eisteddfod this year

Publication date: 19 April 2016

Megan wins the Learners’ Medal in the Urdd National Eisteddfod

Congratulations to Megan Elias, a second year student in the School of Welsh, who yesterday won the Welsh Learners’ Medal in the Urdd National Eisteddfod held in Flint.

The competition aims to award an individual who is committed to learning Welsh and is proud of his or her Welsh identity. The Learners' Medal is awarded to an individual who shows how he or she uses the language on a daily basis at school, college or university and also in a social context.

Publication date: 1 June 2016

MEng students enjoy study trip of a lifetime to Brazil

Electronic Engineering students Sean Kiely and Paul Spencer recently spent nine weeks studying in Brazil. Sean writes about the experience:
"Brazil! I mean ... WOW! Four years ago when I was in college, if you told me I would be flying to the other side of the world to work on the most cutting edge research going, I would have told you, you had as much chance to become prime minister! But there I was on my BA flight (all expenses paid) to University of Sao Paulo in Sao Carlos."

Publication date: 9 January 2013

MEng Team Project Students give back to local community

Seven students graduating this year on the MEng Electronic Engineering and MEng Computer Systems Engineering have designed and built an electric train for the Llanberis Railway (Rheilffordd Llyn Padarn) as part of their degree studies. All MEng students take a substantial team project in their final year in partnership with an external company. This year’s partner company was Rheilffordd Llyn Padarn.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

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

Midwifery students tackling violence against women

Midwifery students from Bangor University’s School of Healthcare Sciences recently presented a poster at the Maternity, Midwifery and Baby Forum conference in London.

Publication date: 11 February 2016

Mindfulness Open Day 17th April

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Publication date: 30 March 2015

Miriam scoops Employability Excellence Award

Miriam Mbah, a third year Law with Criminology LLB student, was recently awarded the Bangor University Employability Excellence prize at the annual Employability Celebration evening.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Model student Bogdan picks up more than a degree

A Romanian student who was awarded £1,000 for his participation in extracurricular activities has further cause for celebration this week as he graduates with a First Class degree.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Modern Languages Student Mentoring Project: An Update

 “As Wales and Britain face an uncertain future, now more than ever, young people need to develop language skills that will develop them professionally and personally.”  Four Welsh universities extend their programme to tackle the ‘serious decline’ in modern languages take up

Publication date: 13 October 2016

Mooting Skills students visit Manchester

For the second year running, fifty law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester's Civil Justice Centre, Crown Court and Magistrate Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

More American success for Osian

A documentary film on which Bangor University student Osian Williams worked as both cameraman and sound recordist has won a prize at the New York Festivals Awards this week. The Boom Pictures Cymru/S4C production ‘Fy chwaer a fi’ (My sister and I) was awarded a World Gold Medal in the Human Interest category.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

More good luck for creative writing PhD student

One of India’s bestselling novelists, who is also a PhD Creative Writing student at Bangor University, has released his first non-fiction book.

13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck charts Ashwin Sanghi’s attempts to find out if luck is something that some people are blessed with, or a talent that can be learned.

Through entertaining and informative anecdotes, narrations of personal experiences and homespun wisdom, Ashwin offers a new insight into how people can work towards being lucky.

Publication date: 8 December 2014

Mother’s Day bouquet palm leaves collected from forests could be grown commercially

Exotic palm leaves in your Mother’s Day bouquet may have come from forests in Belize or Guatemala, central America. Export for the flower arranging industry threatens the survival of some of these palms in the wild.

Publication date: 15 March 2012

MPhil Scholarship for top childhood studies graduate

Eleanor Morsman who graduated from Bangor University’s School of Education in July with first class honours in childhood studies and was jointly awarded the Gowbr Cronfa Normal Prize for the student with the highest marks in education has just been awarded a scholarship to study for an MPhil   on ‘The Best Model of Pedagogy for Initial Teacher Education and Training in the Primary Education sector’.

Publication date: 15 August 2014

Mum celebrates after three challenging years

Through hard work and determination, a mother of four will be graduating this week in BA Health and Social Care.

Beverly Price, from Amlwch, gave up work to raise four children, one which has mild autism and another with visual impairments.  She enrolled on a course at Coleg Menai, and her tutors encouraged her to think about studying for a degree at Bangor University.

Publication date: 9 July 2014

Mum juggles work and studies to achieve a First Class degree

Natasha Roberts from Abersoch, has graduated from Bangor University with a First Class Honours degree having overcome many obstacles during her studies.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Mum-of-three Victoria scores top marks – and a scholarship

A mature student who juggled the demands of a Law degree with having a baby and caring for a disabled daughter graduates from Bangor University this week, having secured an £8,000 scholarship to train as a barrister.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

Music Student Scoops Composer’s Medal at Urdd Eisteddfod

Music School postgraduate student Lois Eifion Jones, from Penisarwaun, near Carenarfon, is to be congratulated on winning the Composer’s Medal at the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

Music success for Media graduate Cara

A graduate from Criccieth has been busy juggling her music career as well as managing to complete her degree.

Bangor University Media Studies graduate, Cara Braia, 22, had her first taste of success with an online competition to re-interpret a classic song by popular 60’s group, The Kinks. As a result she has gone to collaborate with various artists and producers from all over the world and recently went to LA to further her career.

Publication date: 9 July 2014

Myfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg yn serennu yng Ngŵyl Ddrama Eisteddfod Môn

Cynhaliwyd Gŵyl Ddrama Eisteddfod Môn yn Theatr Fach Llangefni, 23-25 Ebrill a braf oedd gweld cynifer o fyfyrwyr Ysgol y Gymraeg Prifysgol Bangor yn cefnogi gweithgarwch lleol.

Publication date: 27 April 2015

National Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Welsh-medium Law Conference

Welsh-medium law students from across Wales attended the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s national law conference at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay, last month. The conference was arranged by Bangor Law School lecturers Dr Hayley Roberts and Huw Pritchard, with the support of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Publication date: 17 March 2015

National mooting success for Catherine-Anne

Students could be excused for spending their entire summer holiday at the beach, but for one Bangor University law student, that hasn’t been the case at all.

Publication date: 29 August 2014

National Student Octopush Championships Return to North Wales

Bangor University’s Octopush Club will be hosting the National Student Octopush Championships at Llandudno pool on Saturday the 9th of March between 10am and 8pm.

Octopush, also known as underwater hockey, is played with 6 players and 4 substitutes on each team, each wearing snorkels, masks and fins and competing for a lead puck, or squid, at the bottom of the pool using small, handheld sticks. The sport was first invented in the UK in 1954, and since then has been played internationally and spawned other versions of the game, including an under-ice version which is played upside down with a puck which floats against the ice.

Publication date: 8 March 2013

New 2013 Prospectus now available

The “new faces” of Bangor University can now be seen in the latest Prospectus for 2013.

The guide is already being handed out at Higher Education Fairs around the UK and gives details of the undergraduate courses available for prospective students.  All those interested in studying at Bangor will find information in it about accommodation, student life, sports facilities and the student support available at the University.

Publication date: 16 April 2012

New chapter for budding journalist

Having reported news from London 2012 and Formula 1, a Bangor University student is looking forward to revisiting north Wales for her graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

New Masters level degrees in Forensic Linguistics

New Masters level degrees in Forensic Linguistics

- MSc in Forensic Linguistics
- MRes in Linguistics (specializing in Forensic Linguistics)

Publication date: 13 March 2012

New partnership to develop North Wales rugby talent

Talented young rugby players could realise their dream of playing for Wales thanks to a nurturing new partnership between Bangor University and Rygbi Gogledd Cymru (RGC). Through Bangor University’s sports scholarships for elite athletes, seven students who play for RGC, the regional rugby side for north Wales, have been able to progress into higher education whilst being able to continue to play rugby at high level.

Publication date: 24 February 2016

New scheme to boost Bangor Law Students’ employability

Bangor Law School is among the first of the University’s academic schools to trial a new initiative designed to boost students’ employability.

The Bangor Employability Award seeks to enhance the career prospects of Bangor University students by encouraging them to partake in co- and extra-curricular activities such as work placements, volunteering, part-time work and learning new skills. The scheme invites students to develop the sort of transferable skills that will prove valuable in the increasingly competitive graduate job market.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

New signage installed at Bangor University Stadium

The Bangor University Stadium, the home of Bangor City Football Club unveiled its new signage today (16th October).

Publication date: 16 October 2015

New student society in running for UK Award

A student Society at Bangor University, which has only been in existence for five months, is in the running to receive a prestigious national Award.

Publication date: 18 March 2015

Nia wins third place in this year's Cân i Gymru competition

Nia Davies Williams, an MA student in music at the University's School of Music has come third in this year's Cân i Gymru last night (03/03/12).

 

Publication date: 5 March 2012

Nightline Awareness Week

It’s Nightline Awareness Week and the volunteers are sharing tea and hugs!

Nightline Awareness week aims to promote this valuable free listening service run by students for students. A variety of events are being held throughout the week to remind students how Nightline is here to help.

Publication date: 1 February 2012

Nightline Awareness Week

From March 7th, Nightline will be running an Awareness Week to publicise the service to Students with various events around Bangor.

Nightline is an anonymous and confidential listening and information service made for students, run by students.

Publication date: 9 March 2011

Ni Hao Shanghai!

A Bangor Law School PhD student has returned from a highly prestigious summer school in China after being the only British participant selected to take part.

The opportunity was made available through Bangor University's International Exchanges Office which provides students with a number of opportunities to work or study abroad.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

NSS success for History and Archaeology at Bangor University

The release of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) results has seen phenomenal success for the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology.

Publication date: 18 August 2015

NSS Success for School of English Literature

The release of the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) results has seen phenomenal success for English Studies at Bangor, which is now ranked 1st in the UK. 

Publication date: 10 August 2016

NSS success for SENRGy: all subjects in UK top 10 for student satisfaction

The release of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) results has seen phenomenal success for the School of Environment Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy). 

Publication date: 12 August 2015

Occupational Therapist graduates after studying from a distance

A hectic working life, the loss of a parent and the fear of returning to education after a 30 year gap didn’t stop a tenacious mother of three from graduating from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 15 July 2014

Olivia’s Commonwealth Challenge

Olivia Orchart, a student at Bangor University, is currently representing the Wales in the Commonwealth Fencing Championships (CFC10) in Melbourne, Australia.

Publication date: 28 September 2010

Olympic Flame Blazes a Trail To Bangor University

Local people will have the opportunity to be photographed with the Olympic Torch as part of Bangor’s preparations to welcome the Olympic Flame next spring.

Publication date: 6 October 2011

One of the UK’s top law students graduates with a First Class degree

A hard working law student who was shortlisted for the UK Law Student of the Year award is celebrating graduating with a First Class degree from Bangor University. Annabelle Joy from Crewe attended St Thomas More Catholic High School and St Nicholas Catholic Sixth Form before coming to Bangor so study the LLB Law degree.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

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

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

Opportunity to obtain free Commercial Awareness Certificate

Bangor Law undergraduates are once again being offered the opportunity to attend a career-enhancing programme free of charge.

BPP Law School’s certificate of commercial awareness highlights the need for Law students to be commercially minded and to have business awareness and also offers a taster as to what to expect on a Legal Practice Course.

Publication date: 29 September 2011

Opportunity to Study for 20 Credits in Germany during 1st Semester

There is an opportunity for 6 second year Social Sciences students to study in Germany for 10 days during this first semester, from 12th - 22th November 2012. This 20 credit module, Volunteer Engagement in Europe, is supported by Erasmus and validated by Bangor University.

Publication date: 28 September 2012

Our Peer Guides are on hand....

Your peer guide will be on hand to help you if you’re ever not sure about where you should be during welcome week or the subsequent weeks.

This year Darren Rhodes is the psychology Head Peer Guide and he’ll be around ready to help with any peer guide questions you may have.

Publication date: 1 September 2010

Outstanding Bangor University student receives national award for marine conservation research

Bangor University PhD student Jack Emmerson has been awarded the Marine Conservation Society Wakefield Memorial Award, for his project ‘Sustainable static-gear fisheries in the Irish Sea’. 

Publication date: 1 February 2016

Owain Jones wins prestigious Drapers’ award

Congratulations to Owain Jones who has been awarded the top Drapers’ Company medal for an exceptional postgraduate contribution to Bangor University. This prestigious award takes into account the quality of a student’s research, teaching, and service to the University and community

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Partnership student Maryam comes top of her year

A student who came to Bangor as part of an overseas partnership programme has come top of her year.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Party like it’s 1884!

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology held their first student-staff Christmas party on December 17th 2013, when everyone was encouraged to help raise money for charity and ‘Party like it’s 1884’!

Publication date: 4 March 2014

Performance Department Students hitting the High Notes!

Congratulations to Tom Lazell (pictured below). He has been offered a coveted place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Tom is a student of the renowned pedagogue and Bangor University lecturer Marian Bryfdir.

Publication date: 25 April 2016

Performing, Pontio and my PhD

Wales is renowned for its mountains, myths and music, which are precisely the reasons that lured a Yorkshire-born PhD student to study at Bangor University.

Publication date: 19 August 2015

Peter’s dream internship at Jaguar Land Rover

A Computer Systems Engineering student has spent his second summer on a prestigious sponsorship scheme at Jaguar Land Rover in Coventry.

Publication date: 2 October 2014

PhD awaits Samuel

Publication date: 15 July 2014

PhD awarded to History student

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology has a new doctor in the house, after Dr Owain Wyn Jones successfully passed his PhD viva examination on the 8th of January.

Publication date: 14 January 2014

PhD candidate Anne scoops University Impact Award

Congratulations to Anne Collis, a PhD student in the School of Social Sciences, who has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Impact Award for Postgraduate Research Students.

Publication date: 16 December 2015

PhD gives Bangor student a sound basis for music industry career

A PhD student is seeing his research put to work as part of the Welsh music scene’s digital revolution.

24 year-old Steffan Thomas, whose PhD examines digital distribution, intellectual property and copyright enforcement, balances his studies with his day job at Welsh record label Sain, where he manages the e-commerce side of the business.

Publication date: 7 June 2012

PhD next for talented Bala Engineer

A talented engineer graduated from Bangor University after four years of hard work this week.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

PhD student Adam Pearce's translation of Daniel Owen's short stories published

Adam Pearce, a 125th Anniversary Ph.D. Student in Bangor’s School of Modern Languages, is the translator of a recently-published collection of short stories entitled Fireside Tales by Daniel Owen, widely regarded as the father of the Welsh novel.

Publication date: 15 March 2012

PhD student anthologised with prize-winning poets

School of English Literature PhD Student and poet Alys Conran’s work included in newly launched anthology, The Slate Sea.

Publication date: 1 May 2015

PhD student attends launch of parliamentary report on hunger

A PhD candidate who contributed evidence towards a major parliamentary report on hunger in the UK has attended the London launch of its follow-up document.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

PhD student breaks new ground with heritage website

A PhD researcher at the School of Creative Studies and Media has helped to create a ground-breaking new website that will benefit the local area.
 
Susanne Skubik Intriligator, a journalist-turned-PhD researcher in digital media, says that the aim with “Anglesey: A Bridge Through Time” was to get people involved.

The website for Menter Môn allows local enthusiast to share video and images, add events, and link to social media.

Publication date: 7 October 2013

PhD student Miyoung presents paper at South Korean conference

A PhD student was recently invited to present a paper at a major conference in South Korea.

Miyoung Ahn travelled to her home country to deliver a paper entitled ‘Social Engagements as the Key Factor for Students’ Sense of Belonging to University’ – co-written by Professor Howard Davis – at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Society and Psychology (APCESP 2016) in Seoul last month.

Publication date: 5 February 2016

PhD student Sadiqa Riazat is published in interview with Martin Schulz

PhD student and 125Anniversary bursary holder Sadiqa Riazat has recently been published in discussion with Martin Schulz, who has recently been elected President of the European Parliament.

Publication date: 15 March 2012

PhD student Sergio scoops the Business Archives Council Bursary

Congratulations to PhD candidate Sergio Castellanos-Gamboa on winning the highly competitive Business Archives Council Bursary.

The bursary, worth £1,000, is awarded annually to a doctoral student or junior academic undertaking business or economic history research.

Publication date: 6 August 2015

PhD Studentship in Biomedical Sciences

A Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol PhD Studentship in the Biomedical Sciences is available tenable from October 1st 2012. An aim of the scheme is
to enable academics at the start of their career to qualify as credible applicants for Welsh medium academic posts. The emphasis is on researching
for a PhD qualification, but training in learning and teaching is also an essential part of the scheme.

Publication date: 10 March 2012

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

PhD student Stephanie scoops symposium poster prize

Congratulations to PhD student Stephanie Jones on winning the prize for ‘best postgraduate poster’ at a recent research symposium.

Publication date: 5 July 2017

PhD student takes top prize at Legal Wales Conference

A Bangor University student beat legal students from across the country to take a top prize at this year’s Legal Wales Conference.

Publication date: 12 November 2012

PhD student to be Special Olympics GB Technical Advisor

Niamh Reilly selected as the Special Olympics Great Britain Technical Advisor for the Motor Activity Training Programme (MATP).

Publication date: 12 September 2012

Phil Coid (Year 2 German with Business Studies) Lands Work Placement with DEUTZ

After completing a rigorous application and interview process, Phil Coid (Year 2 German with Business Studies) has managed to secure a much-sought after work placement with DEUTZ, the German engine manufacturers!

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Philippe graduates with a First after an action packed three years

A student from Cameroon is celebrating graduating with a First Class degree in Electronic Engineering after what he describes as ‘years of hard work, sleepless night and perseverance’. 

Publication date: 14 July 2016

Philosophy and Religion Student wins the 'Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award' at the Student Led Teaching Awards

Helen Marchant, a course representative for the second year undergraduates in the School of Philosophy and Religion won the ‘Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award’ at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Physician Associate student presents research

Bangor Physician Associate student presents research at the prestigious “the Intensive Care Society State of the Art 2016” conference In London on 5th December 2016.

Publication date: 13 December 2016

Podium finish in National Awards for Student Midwives Society

A student Society at Bangor University, which has only been in existence for five months, has won national recognition for excellence.

Publication date: 1 April 2015

Porthmadog student graduates

After three years of hard work, a Bangor University student will receive a first class honors degree this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Postgraduate Fair Kindle Winner

When George Yates attended the Postgraduate Courses Fair at the end of November, he wasn’t aware that he was about to have to rethink his Christmas list. George’s registration card was randomly picked from over 350 entries on the day of the Fair, and he became the lucky winner of a brand new Amazon Kindle, which coincidently was at the top of his Christmas wish-list when we met up with him in December.

Publication date: 14 January 2014

Pre-registration and Welcome Week activities for first years

For details of how to carry out pre-registration, and to see a schedule for Welcome Week, please click here

Publication date: 15 August 2013

Prestigious Bryn Terfel Scholarship awarded to Bangor Music Student

A Music student at Bangor University is to be congratulated for winning the Bryn Terfel Scholarship this year.

In a competition which revealed high standards, and which was broadcast live on S4C on Sunday 14.10, Huw Ynyr, a singer, competed against fellow Bangor Music student, Lois Eifion, who is studying a postgraduate MA degree, and four others.

Publication date: 15 October 2012

Prestigious grant awarded to recent PhD graduate of the School

Recent PhD student of the School of Philosophy and Religion, Philip Walker Jacobs has been awarded a prestigious prize to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute entitled 'Representation of the "Other": Jews in Medieval England' which will convene from 13 July through August 2014 at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Oxford, England. Dr Jacobs will present work on 'Artistic Depictions of Joseph the Carpenter in Medieval England' which builds upon his PhD thesis. Dr Jacobs teaches at Cape Fear Community College in Cape Fear, North Carolina, USA.

Publication date: 9 April 2014

Primary Education students get to grips with Chinese culture

First year students on the BA Primary Education programme have been given a unique introduction to Chinese culture, thanks to Bangor University’s Confucius Institute.

Publication date: 7 March 2014

Primary Education students prepare for Ghana visit

Two Bangor University students are appealing for donations in advance of their trip to volunteer in Ghana.

Publication date: 11 April 2016

Prize for best ‘Yarn’ awarded to Bangor University student Maisie

The UK Higher Education International Unit-sponsored prize for the best ‘Yarn’ was awarded to Bangor University student, Maisie Prior.

Publication date: 3 March 2016

Prize for the best PhD thesis in Celtic Studies

Dr Greta Anthoons, who recently gained her doctorate in Archaeology at Bangor University, has been awarded the Johann-Kaspar-Zeuss prize for the best PhD thesis in Celtic Studies by the SCE (Societas Celtologica Europaea).

Publication date: 16 August 2012

Prizes awarded to the best of the ‘Class of 2015’

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences last week.

The graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at the Management Centre, where prizes were awarded to the best performing undergraduates of the year.

Publication date: 21 July 2015

Prizes for Bangor Forestry Students

The achievements of three Bangor forestry students have been recognised by the Institute of Chartered Foresters, the Royal Forestry Society and Tilhill Forestry.

Publication date: 5 October 2015

Prize-wining languages student graduates

Four years of hard work has paid off for a Bangor University student who returned to education after a period of working as a learning support assistant in a special needs school.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize-winning Bangor graduate lands Canadian teaching post

Four years of hard work have paid off for a Bangor University languages student who graduates this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize-winning business student graduates

A prize-winning, former Welshpool High School pupil celebrates her success at Bangor University’s graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Prize-winning children’s rights champion graduates

Inspired by a government schools inspector to pursue higher education, a mother-of-two childcare practitioner has successfully combined family life and full-time study to graduate from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 21 July 2017

Prize-winning conservation student graduates

Having always been fascinated by the environment and the countryside, a prize-winning Bangor University student graduates from its beautiful setting of between the mountains and the sea this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize winning graduate sad to leave Bangor!

Paul James Davison, 21, from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, who graduated with a Masters in Zoology this week, was awarded the Ian Herbert Memorial Prize for the best masters student in Applied Biology.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

Prize winning Mother graduates

After three years of hard work, an award-winning student graduated from Bangor University week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize-winning product designer graduates

A talented, prize-winning designer graduates from Bangor University this week thanks to the support from his mum.

Publication date: 17 July 2014

Prize-winning Rhyl student graduates after the turmoil of the 2013 floods

Unperturbed by the devastation of the north Wales coastline floods of 2013, a Rhyl student, whose home was affected, graduates with a first-class History degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prizewinning student gets ready for PhD

Hard work and determination has paid off for a Bangor University student who graduates this week, scooping a top prize in the process.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Prize winning student graduates

A Bangor University student who has a passion for the environment and an ongoing quest for finding new ways of providing socially acceptable, ecologically friendly and economically sustainable development graduated this week.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Prize winning student graduates

A Bangor University student who made a life changing decision towards a career in forestry and the wider natural world graduated this week.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Prizewinning student graduates

After a strong performance throughout her studies, an award-winning student from Bangor University graduated this week.

Publication date: 18 July 2017

Prizewinning student graduates

A local student accumulated an impressive total of six prizes throughout his time Bangor University during the last four years.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize Winning Student Graduates

A Bangor University prize-winning student will be celebrating her success during graduation week this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Prizewinning student lands forestry job before graduating

Providing a good impression whilst on a professional placement led to a full-time job for a Bangor University student before graduating.

Publication date: 18 July 2017

Prize winning student overcame a serious illness to graduate

A prize winning student overcame a serious illness to graduate at the top of her class at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Prizewinning talented musician overwhelmed with joy at graduation

After a strong performance throughout her studies, an award-winning student from Bangor University graduated this week.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

Prizewinning Vietnamese student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduates with pride following a year of hard work. Bao Hoang Vo, 23, from Danang, Vietnam was awarded an MSc Finance postgraduate degree along with the award for Best Performance in Accounting and Finance at the University’s Business School.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Professional Sports Management module as popular as ever

Each year, second-year students selecting the Professional Sports Management module participate in a two-day study visit to Norwich City FC which enables them to see how the theory they are introduced to in lectures can be applied to organisations in a real-world setting.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Proposal to establish the Dr Eilir Hedd Morgan Bangor University Scholarship fund

Following the untimely death of Dr Eilir Morgan on 1st April 2013 the School of Ocean Sciences proposes to establish a fund in his memory. A group of close friends of Eilir's convened to discuss the purpose of the fund and it was agreed that we would invite donations.

Publication date: 4 June 2013

Psychology student graduates after best time of her life

An exuberant Bangor University student graduates after five of the ‘best years’ of her life, having immersed herself completely in every opportunity that became available. Aimee Boyd, 23, from Wolverhampton, graduated with a BSc Clinical and Health Psychology with International Experience degree.

Publication date: 15 July 2016

Psychology students compete in final round of 'The Pitch'

A team of three postgraduate students from the School of Psychology were runners up  in the final round of The Pitch,  a UK wide business plan and marketing challenge held on October 3rd in London.

Publication date: 3 October 2012

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

Rebecca gets a taste of life in the European Parliament

Any law student will tell you of the importance of getting work experience. But while most choose law firms close to home, one Bangor student chose to venture a bit further afield.

Rebecca Jones, who will go into the third year of her LLB in Law with French in September, recently completed a placement in Brussels with Jill Evans, Member of European Parliament.

Publication date: 19 August 2013

Rebecca Williams (Year 2 German) Awarded DAAD Scholarship in 2011.

Read Rebecca's story.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Recognition for Agriculture & Forestry at Bangor University in latest World University Rankings

The latest QS Top Universities rankings have seen Bangor University rated in the top 200 universities in the World for Agriculture and Forestry. The rankings take into account a range of metrics that cover research, teaching and reputation amongst employers and academics.

Agriculture and Forestry have been foci for teaching and research at Bangor for over one hundred years and are now key academic components of the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy) within the University’s College of Natural Sciences.

Publication date: 20 September 2013

Red Carpet School of Creative Studies and Media Showcase 2013

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) Showcase event will be held on Friday May 3rd from 7pm in MALT. Now in its second year,  it is a free event that is open to the public, but it is ticketed. Anyone who would like to book a ticket can contact Mikey Murray (m.murray@bangor.ac.uk). 

Publication date: 23 April 2013

Re-Formed Welsh Drama Society presents two productions

Following the resurrection of Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg, (the Welsh Drama Society) which was established at Bangor in 1923 under the direction of none other than renowned Welsh poet R. Williams Parry, the re-formed Society is now ready to present its first productions.

The Society will present the Welsh language play, 'Siwan' by Saunders Lewis on the 6 December and  'Bobi a Sami' by Wil Sam  on November 29.

Both performances take place in the John Philips Hall on College Road at 7.00. Tickets will be available on the door and are pried £5.

Publication date: 22 October 2013

Research student Lucas is runner-up in Supreme Court essay competition

Postgraduate student Lucas Ford has been named as second runner up in an annual essay competition.

Lucas’s response to the question “Rogue justice: do we need more or fewer dissenting voices in the UKSC?” was chosen as one of the best entries in the 2013 UK Supreme Court Blog Essay Competition, which is run in partnership with the Supreme Court and The Guardian.

Publication date: 11 September 2013

Rewarding students at Bangor University

A World Champion double Gold medal winner was among the students receiving Awards at Bangor University recently.

Publication date: 11 December 2013

Rhian wins the Anglesey Crown

Many congratulations to Rhian Owen, who is following a Masters course in Creative Writing at the School of Welsh, for winning the Crown at the Anglesey Eisteddfod recently. 

Publication date: 20 June 2014

Rhyl Scoops has it licked for traditional Ice Cream Parlour experience!

Are you enjoying the warm weather? If you’re in the vicinity of Rhyl, then drop in for a refreshing ice-cream from ‘Rhyl Scoops’; an ice cream parlour, which will be open for just one week between 23 - 30 June.

Publication date: 24 June 2014

‘Risk-taker’ Kate graduates with a first

A mature student who has taken an alternative approach to life and education feels like she has ‘finally accomplished something’ after graduating from Bangor University this week. Kate Maura Jones, 28, from Llanberis graduated with a First Class BA Criminology & Criminal Justice degree despite being diagnosed with dyslexia and dyspraxia, and juggling work and basketball commitments.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

RITS-Bangor MBA graduates attend Bangor graduation ceremony

Thirty-four proud MBA students from the Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen (RITS), a branch of China’s top Tsinghua University, were conferred their MBA degree at Bangor University on 16 July 2015 following two years part time study on the RITS-Bangor validated MBA programme.

Publication date: 20 July 2015

Robotic acting earns student award nomination

A Bangor University student’s robotic performance has won her an acting nomination from a prestigious film festival.

Publication date: 22 October 2015

Role reversal for Bangor University graduate

An entrepreneurial Bangor University student will himself become a tutor at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff this summer.

Osian Williams, originally from Pont-y-pridd, south Wales, who graduated recently with a BA in Communication and Media, will pass on his skills to youngsters who have an interest in film-making.

Publication date: 23 July 2013

Rosie receives the Otto Harpner Award

Rosie MacLeod, a Ph.D. Student in Bangor’s School of Modern Languages, has just received an OTTO HARPNER AWARD, administered by the Anglo-Austrian Society.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Ross Awarded Peer Guide of the Year

Ross Davies, from Bridgend, South Wales, has been voted Peer Guide of the Year at Bangor University.

Ross was one of a record breaking 486 students who all undertook training to volunteer as Peer Guides - students who support and guide first year students at Bangor University.

Publication date: 17 May 2011

Royal Botanic Garden, Kew graduates get their hands dirty at Botanical Beats

Bangor’s number-one summer music event, where local bands, artists and exhibitors from local wildlife organisations come together at Bangor University’s Botanic Garden at Treborth in a feel-good extravaganza of music, art and wildlife! The combination of music festival and biodiversity event is probably the only one of its kind! We even have our own house band! This year we are getting some very special volunteers from Royal Botanic Garden Kew!

Publication date: 31 May 2011

Rugby success for University Sport Student

A student from the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences is looking forward to winning his first cap for his country.

Ben Stelmaszek , 21, who was brought up in Manchester, is currently studying a degree in Sport, Health and Physical Education. He has been selected for the Wales Rugby League Student squad to take place in a home countries tournament being held at Nottingham University from April 12th to April 18th.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Safe Care, Compassionate Care - A National Governance Framework to Enable High Quality Care / Francis Report

Safe Care, Compassionate Care - A National Governance Framework to Enable High Quality Care /  Francis Report

Publication date: 14 February 2013

Salma secures internship with the United Nations

A student from London is one step closer to her dream career having secured a coveted internship with the United Nations.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Santander supports language research

A Santander Scholarship enabled Robat Trefor, a PhD student from the School of Welsh, to visit the Basque Country recently, and he was accompanied by Professor Peredur Lynch, his research supervisor and Head of School.

Publication date: 27 March 2012

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

Sarah takes 10k Title

Bangor University student, Sarah Caskey, 23, was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Twin Piers 10k race at Llandudno recently.

Publication date: 29 January 2013

Sara lands her dream job

A Bangor University student has landed her dream job of designing and developing foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate business courses as well as teaching after completing her PhD.

Former Upton-By-Chester High School student, Sara Fisher, 27, from Chester, recently received a PhD in Management from the Bangor Business School. Sara’s higher education journey began at Bangor eight years ago when she began a BSc Product Design degree.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Saran celebrates after Law degree achievement

Saran Enfys Jones, 25, from Llanfair PG, Anglesey, has graduated from Bangor University with a 2:1 in LLB Law.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Scholarship awarded to Welsh musical talent

Owing to her exceptional achievements and the glowing endorsements of her academic tutors, PhD student gwawr Ifan of Bangor University is one of the two  winners of the University of Wales D Afan Thomas Memorial Award for Music.

Publication date: 4 March 2011

Scholarship win helps further PhD studies

A  PhD student at Bangor University has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to study in Germany. Sadiqa Riazat from Clitheroe in Lancashire is one of only 17 students to receive the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship.

Publication date: 28 August 2010

Scholarship winners 2015

Scholarship winners have been awarded their prizes at a special presentation evening.

Nine students from the School of Social Sciences were presented with their awards by the Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University, Professor John Hughes, at last week’s ceremony.

Publication date: 3 December 2015

School announces work experience bursary scheme for 2013-14

Bangor Law School has been awarded a grant that will enable students undertaking relevant work experience between 2013 and 2014 to apply for financial aid.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

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

School of Chemistry Achievement Awards 2012/13

Congratulations to the 2013 Achievement Award Winners:

Publication date: 16 April 2013

School of Creative Studies and Media part of UK-wide search for film talent

Staff and alumni at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media will this year be part of an UK-wide search for the next generation of British film industry talent.

The school will be working together with Media Academy Wales to run workshops in North Wales for the BFI Film Academy.

Publication date: 10 September 2013

School of Education Design Show (05/06/13-07/06/13)

The School of Education will hold a BSc degree exhibition in June.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

School of English Celebrates Mature Student Successes

The School of English is delighted to celebrate the award-winning successes of two of its mature students.

Publication date: 26 March 2012

School of English Celebrates Mature Student Successes

The School of English is delighted to celebrate the award-winning successes of two of its mature students.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

School of Linguistics and English Language at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards

The School of Linguistics and English Language was well represented at the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards 2015 on 1st May.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

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

School of Welsh students shine at the Urdd Eisteddfod

Some of the School of Welsh’s students had a highly successful week at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2015 held in Caerphilly last week.

Publication date: 31 May 2015

Schools to host IET Present around the World competition for students with £250 first prize

The schools of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering will host an IET competition on the 19th March at 2pm in the Library Reading Room Dean Street.

Publication date: 19 January 2015

Scouting volunteer graduates

Owen Jones, 21, from Redditch, Worcestershire graduated with and MEng Electronic Engineering degree after an ‘amazing’ four years.


Publication date: 14 July 2016

Scuba diving passion leads to conserving Morecambe Bay Fishery

A postgraduate qualification from Bangor University was key to Mandy Knott clinching an exciting and vital job- and her first in a new career.

Mandy has the important task of working on a legislative measure which will ensure the management and conservation of the cockle and mussel fishery in Morecambe Bay.

Publication date: 10 February 2011

Second-year students visit Cardiff for field trip

Some of Bangor Business School’s undergraduate students have enjoyed a field trip to Cardiff for a unique insight into devolved governments and the impact of ‘change’.

Publication date: 9 December 2013

SENRGy among the prizes at Bangor University Awards Ceremony

It was a fantastic night for SENRGy at Bangor University’s Student-led Teaching Awards on Wednesday March 31st. The awards, organized by the Student Union are aimed at recognizing outstanding contributions and excellence in teaching at Bangor. In addition, SENRGy was well-represented in the student Course Rep of the Year Awards, with two nominees; the most of any School in the University.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

SENRGy Graduate helps to promote agro-forestry in the famine-threatened Sahel

David Beaton, who graduated from Bangor University in 2009 with a BSc degree in Agriculture Conservation and Environment, is currently working in the Sahel region of Niger, Africa, for the Australian-based organisation Serving in Mission.

Publication date: 1 June 2012

SENRGY Graduate wins 'Young Environmental Engineer of the Year' 2011.

Publication date: 12 January 2012

SENRGY PhD students scoop awards from the Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland.

The Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland’s annual early research seminar recently took place at University College Dublin. Bangor University was represented by SENRGy students John Walsh and John Hyland and we are delighted to announce that both students won their respective categories.

Publication date: 22 November 2012

SENRGy research contributing to Nile Basin Development Challenge

A previous MSc Agroforestry student at SENRGY, Martha Cronin, recently presented an oral presentation and poster at the ‘Rainwater management for resilient livelihoods: NBDC Science Workshop’, held on 9-10th July in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Publication date: 26 September 2013

SENRGy’s Geographical Society named Bangor University Society of the Year

Publication date: 8 May 2012

SENRGy’s Mark Stevens stands up to Paxman

SENRGy undergraduate Mark Stevens helped Bangor University defeat the University of St Andrews in the first round of the 2012/2013 series of University Challenge.

Publication date: 25 September 2012

SENRGy’s MSc Forestry students head to Tanzania!

During July and August 2012, Bangor University continued its long tradition of innovation in teaching tropical forestry when the first cohort of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) funded, distance learning students joined together with full time SENRGy MSc students for a joint summer module in Tanzania’s Usambara Mountains.

Publication date: 16 August 2012

SENRGy’s MSc Forestry students head to Uganda!

Following on from a very successful field course in Tanzania last summer (2012), July-August 2013 saw Bangor University’s second cohort of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) funded distance-learning MSc Forestry students attend this year’s version in Uganda’s Budongo Forest Reserve.

Publication date: 5 September 2013

SENRGy staff nominated for teaching awards

SENRGy staff have been  nominated for the ‘student-led teaching’ awards this year. The Student Union panel considered 319 nominations from students and in spite of these odds, we have six contenders:

Sian Pierce – Award for outstanding Pastoral Support
Lynda Yorke – Fantastic Feedback, Innovation, & Teacher of the Year
Karen Parkhill – New Teacher of the Year
Helen Gittins/James Walmsley & Nicola Owen – Sustainable Thinking Award

Publication date: 8 April 2014

SENRGy staff provide training on local knowledge acquisition using the AKT5 (Agro-ecological Knowledge Toolkit) software and methodology.

In May 2013, ICRAF and Bangor University recently held a training course in Lilongwe, Malawi, as part of the Irish Aid-funded Agroforestry for Food Security Programme (AFSP). Participants came from the ICRAF-Malawi office, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bangor University and Copperbelt University. The course was run by Genevieve Lamond, a Research Project Support Officer within the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy) at Bangor University.  

Publication date: 19 June 2013

SENRGy staff train Agroforestry researchers in Northern Ethiopia

Publication date: 11 July 2012

SENRGy student produces Wales Planning Conference report

Publication date: 25 June 2012

SENRGy students attend the 2014 National Biodiversity Network Conference

Students from the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy) have recently attended the National Biodiversity Network (NBN) 2014 Conference, held at the Royal Society in London.

Publication date: 12 December 2014

SENRGY student selected as a volunteer for the Olympics!

Publication date: 13 April 2012

SENRGY students help to save Rainforest on GO GREEN Day!

Recently, you may have seen a lot of green people out and about in Bangor. Happily, these were not aliens, but modern “Eco-Warrior” Bangor students!

Publication date: 3 January 2013

SENRGy students home in on the environment!

ECO-MINDED Bangor University students have been learning how one housebuilder creates sustainable developments.

Publication date: 29 October 2014

SENRGy students nominated for awards

Not to be outdone by the staff, SENRGy students are also up for awards this month. 5 of the 38 Peer Guides across the University nominated for Peer Support Volunteer of the Year are from SENRGy. C

Publication date: 9 April 2014

SENRGY Students participate in BRAND Workshop

Publication date: 28 March 2012

Shadowing Success for Bangor Law Student Cara

Bangor Law student Cara Jones will spend a week next January shadowing Counsel in a leading Criminal Law barristers' chambers in London.

Publication date: 26 September 2017

Shelf stacker turns award winning First Class graduate

A mature postgraduate student, who left school at 15,  is graduating from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

SHES Olympic Torch Bearer

Jamie Lee Turley, a Year One Sports Science (Outdoor Activities) student has been selected to carry the Olympic torch in its round Britain relay.

Publication date: 15 February 2012

SHES PhD selected for Special Olympics 2011 Delegation

School of Sport, Health and Exercises Sciences (SHES) PhD student,  Niamh Reilly, has been selected as a Student Delegate for the 2011 Special Olympics World Games in Athens this June.

Publication date: 1 November 2011

SHES PhD supports England U-19 Cricket Team on Bangladesh Tour

ECB funded PhD student, James Bell, will be travelling with the England U-19 cricket team on their upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

SHES Students Receive Scholarships Awards

Three Year One students just starting their studies with the School got off to a flying after being successfully awarded various Scholarships from the University.

Publication date: 1 December 2011

Shortlisted for Outstanding Student Support

They’ve become part of the Bangor University ‘landscape’ during Fresher’s Week: those brightly T-Shirted Peer Guides-but they really are something special. In fact, Bangor University’s Peer Guide Scheme has been shortlisted for a UK award for Outstanding Student Support, presented by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine, the magazine covering the higher education sector in the UK.

Publication date: 18 November 2010

Sian lands Council job before graduating

A young woman from the Lleyn Peninsula who has landed a full-time job with Gwynedd Council before she completed her course, graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

Sign Up! Choirs and Orchestras 2012-13

Information on how to sign up for the Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir and much more.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Sign Up! Choirs and Orchestras 2013-14

Bangor University Chorus

The University Chorus is a large mixed choir of students and staff from throughout the University, in addition to singers from the local community. In the 2013-14 season we will be performing a seasonal concert in December, and joining with the University Symphony Orchestra in April for performances of Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Herbert Howells’s Hymnus Paradisi.

Publication date: 2 September 2013

Silver medal for Welsh student

A Bangor University student brought home a silver medal for Wales from the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Australia recently.

Publication date: 21 September 2017

Sioned wins the Musicians' Medal

Congratulations to musician Sioned Eleri Roberts, a former student of the School of Music, who won the Musician’s Medal at this year’s National Eisteddfod in Carmarthenshire.

Publication date: 7 August 2014

Sion Griffiths selected for Doc/Future,

Sion Griffiths has been selected for Doc/Future, A professional development scheme from the BFI and Skillset designed to develop the up & coming generation of directors and producers in the UK’s documentary, film & digital media industries.  http://sheffdocfest.com/view/doc_future

Publication date: 27 April 2012

SMLC Prize Winners 2017

Many congratulations to our SMLC prize winners this year! 

Publication date: 19 July 2017

Snowdonia walking ‘app’ launched

A Bangor graduate has recently developed his first mobile ‘app’ - Walking in Snowdonia

Publication date: 15 October 2012

Sports Scholarships awarded to elite athletes

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

Students also have the chance to win a Maes Glas Bursary, which allows free access to the training rooms in the Maes Glas Sports Centre. The Llew Rees Memorial Prize is also awarded annually to the most successful sportsperson at the University.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Sports Scientists from Bangor University are making their mark with music

Three academics at Bangor University’s School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science have surprising ‘alter egos’- while not lecturing students about sports science, they play in a band with local singer songwriter and Bangor graduate, Sarah Louise Owen. What’s more, they recently played during the highly popular and successful Mumford & Sons’ visit to Llandudno and supported Olly Murs and Pixie Lott at the recent Access All Eirias gig in Colwyn Bay.

Publication date: 6 December 2012

Sri-Lanka work experience gives Michael the edge

Clinical and Health Psychology graduate, Michael Snares undertook a work placement in Sri Lanka to participate in a Mental Health Placement. For 5 weeks last year Michael shared his skills at psychiatric hospitals and ran therapeutic activity sessions at centres for individuals with various specific needs. This placement was organised by SLV, a volunteer organisation founded in 2010 by psychology graduates in a similar position to Michael.

Publication date: 20 November 2015

Staff & students race Dragons to raise money for St David’s Hospice!

The School of Healthcare Sciences had a fantastic day as they descended onto the once peaceful but always beautiful Lake Padarn in Llanberis for the St. David’s Hospice Dragon boat challenge.

Publication date: 6 July 2017

Star students celebrate Excellence Scholarship awards

Some of Bangor University’s brightest first year students have had their academic achievement at A-Level recognised with the University’s most prestigious scholarship award.


Publication date: 12 December 2011

StartUp Law does London

Six lucky students from Bangor Law School recently returned from London after an exciting couple of days discovering all about the legal issues relating to the start up of new businesses.

The students, selected from the StartUp Law module at Bangor, were chosen after a tough application process where they had to explain how the trip could benefit them.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

Steffie overcomes many obstacles to achieve a first class degree

Steffie Williams Roberts from Bangor, has graduated from Bangor University with a First Class Honours degree in Law having overcome many obstacles during her studies.

Publication date: 19 July 2017

Street Law directors Scott and Rachel bow out

A successful student-led project bids farewell to its directors this week as they graduate with honours from Bangor University’s Law School.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

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

Student assists on major S4C series asking who are the Welsh youth?

A Bangor University student has had a fantastic opportunity to work on a major TV series for S4C which aims to produce an honest portrayal of the lives of young people in twenty-first century Wales.

Having already graduated with a first class degree in Sociology and Social Policy at Bangor University, Shan Pritchard has been working on a series of programs in partnership and television production company, Cwmni Da, as part of her Masters degree.

Publication date: 19 November 2014

Student award illustrates commitment to supporting the provision of bilingual health services

Elain Fôn Jones, second year learning disability student nurse was awarded the Welsh Language Skills Certificate with excellence this week. 

Publication date: 25 August 2015

Student Chemical Society host the Young Scientist Symposium at Bangor University

The Young Scientist Symposium is an annual event in which gives young scientists from industrial and academic backgrounds the opportunity to present their work to their peers.  This symposium is often for the first time that they will have presented their work in this way.  This year’s event marks the 31st anniversary of the symposium and was hosted by Sean Baxter, PhD student and Senior Demonstrator on behalf of Bangor Universities’ School of Chemistry.  The presentations ranged from super molecular chemistry to the production of synthetic TB.  The event was sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry (National and local sections).

Publication date: 19 September 2016

Student Christmas Market attracts record numbers

Students from across Bangor University and Grwp Llandrillo Menai took part in the running of 65 stalls at the Student Christmas Market held on 4 December attracting over 1600 visitors. It was fantastic to see such a diverse range of locally made merchandise on offer this year.

Publication date: 11 December 2015

Student film accepted at Eisteddfod’s Lle Celf Visual Art Exhibition

Bangor University student Jenni Steele of Deganwy is to have a short film exhibited in Y Lle Celf which is the highly regarded Visual Arts Exhibition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Denbigh (6-13 August).

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Student helps to transform Sain’s website

A postgraduate student at Bangor University is transforming Welsh record company, Sain’s website as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University and the company.

Publication date: 18 January 2011

Student journalist interviews Prime Minister

A third year Creative and Professional Writing Student has interviewed the Prime Minister of Finland as part of her final journalism coursework.

Publication date: 7 May 2015

Student Led Teaching Awards 2015

The Student Led Teaching Awards returned bigger than ever for its 4th annual ceremony, along with the much anticipated Course Representative awards

Publication date: 21 May 2015

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

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

Student Midwives Inspired to Raise Funds for Victims of Violence

A group of first year students at Bangor University have been inspired to raise funds, following a subject of study on their course.

Publication date: 31 March 2015

Student Nursing Times Award Shortlists

Bangor University’s School of Healthcare Sciences is delighted that one of our midwifery students, Jonathan Cliffe, has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the 2015 Student Nursing Times Awards. Jonathan is one of seven student midwives from across the United Kingdom in the Student Midwife of the Year Category.

Publication date: 20 March 2015

Student Nursing Times Award Shortlists Two Bangor University students

Bangor University’s School of Healthcare Sciences is delighted that two students, Abigail Sinnett and Francesca Elner, have been shortlisted in the 2016 Student Nursing Times Awards. Abigail is one of nine student midwives from across the United Kingdom in the Student Midwife of the Year Category.  Francesca is one of ten student nurses from across the United Kingdom in the Student Nurse of the Year: Adult Category.

Publication date: 31 March 2016

Student on Awards shortlist

Congratulations to Nathan Moore. His entry for the Ffresh Film Festival competition "Terror in 20 seconds" has been shortlisted for an award.

Publication date: 20 February 2013

Student opportunity to support Bangor University’s Team in University Challenge Quarter Final Game

Bangor University students are gearing up cheer their team on in their third televised round of University Challenge on BBC 2 Wales at 8.00 pm  on Monday 11 February 2013.

Publication date: 7 February 2013

Student project shows it is safe to eat roadside Blackberries

It is the time of year when many people pick fruit such as blackberries from roadsides. However, some fear that roadside soft fruits may contain high levels of heavy metals due to vehicle emissions.

A scientific study undertaken by student James Slack, of County Durham, as part of his degree in BSc Conservation & Forest Ecosystems at Bangor University, aimed to determine whether this was true.

Publication date: 9 September 2013

Student races against the clock to save one of Wales' rarest moths.

A student is living in a converted ambulance in a Monmouthshire woodland as he races against the clock to save one of Wales’s rarest moths.

Publication date: 3 August 2011

Student reaches Erasmus photography competition final

Final year Modern Languages student Hanjie Chow is one of ten finalists in the photographic category of the ‘My Erasmus Story - Living Like a Local’ competition organised by the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme.

Publication date: 15 October 2013

Student Role Models

Pupils from Holyhead High School and Friars School in Bangor were given a unique insight into university life recently through mentoring sessions by student role models from Bangor.

The programme, run by Bangor University, hopes to encourage pupils to find out about university and to consider it as a possibility for their future. Students and Year 7 pupils who completed the Aspirational Mentoring programme received a certificate in a special celebration at the schools.

Publication date: 22 March 2012

Students and staff take once in a lifetime trip to China

Students and staff from Bangor Business School took a once in a lifetime trip to China in March 2012.

Publication date: 31 July 2012

Students are Enterprising in the £10 Challenge

Students recently took part in a ‘£10 Challenge’, organised by the B-Enterprising Project at the University’s Careers and Employability Service.

 

Students borrowed £10 individually or in small teams, and tried to make as much money as they could in 2 weeks in an enterprising way, to win the top prize of £200.

Publication date: 22 February 2011

Students attend Ffresh Film Festival

Last week SCSM students attended Ffresh Film Festival in Newport, where their documentary "Luck" was 1 of 5 shortlisted (in the factual catergory) from projects submitted from across the UK. Master classes were given by filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Asif Kapadia (BAFTA winner, best documentary for 'Senna')

Publication date: 14 February 2012

Students become marketers for national competition

Last week, students Ffion Haf Jones, Megan Jones and Aysha Khalid represented Bangor Business School in 'Brolio/The Pitch', a student competition sponsored by the Welsh Government and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Publication date: 1 March 2012

Students celebrate Bangor’s success at What Uni Awards

Six students recently joined representatives from Bangor University at the What Uni Student Choice Awards, that saw Bangor named as the best university in the UK for its clubs and societies and ranked third overall for its accommodation.

Publication date: 30 April 2015

Students donate over a tonne of food for local food Bank

Student Volunteering Bangor (SVB) have been dedicating their time and effort to collecting food from Student Halls from across Bangor and donating the food to the local Cathedral Food Bank.

Publication date: 28 June 2016

Student Selected for National Swimming Championships

Third year Bangor University Marine Biology students Leo Johnson has qualified for the 100m Freestyle at the National Open Short Course Disability Swimming Championships 2013 to be held  at the Ponds Forge International Swimming Pool in Sheffield on 23-24 November 2013. This event will feature the best para- swimmers from across Great Britain.

Publication date: 24 October 2013

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

Students explain their research to the public at Tenovus Mobile Cancer Support Unit

Research students at Bangor University, sponsored by the cancer research charity Tenovus, will be at a mobile exhibition at Morrisons Store, Bangor on Monday 23 April, discussing their research with members of the public.

Tenovus, Wales’ leading cancer charity, will showcasing their support services in North Wales, along with the innovative research they are funding at Bangor University.

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Student’s film screened at Cannes

A postgraduate Bangor student who graduated with a Distinction from the university last week has had his film accepted at a prestigious film festival.

Publication date: 20 July 2015

Students get ready for the triathlon European Championships

Three of our students are getting ready to compete in the triathlon European Championships in Turkey.

James Briscoe, Owen Mitchell and Ben Pritchard are currently busy training for the ETU Triathlon European Championships in Alanya, Turkey, on June 14th 2013.

Publication date: 22 May 2013

Students head to the Supreme Court for Bangor University Law School Moot final 2013

The final of the Bangor University Law School Moot Competition has been held at the Supreme Court in London.

Publication date: 19 December 2013

Students invited to apply for 6 month Equality and Discrimination Law training programme

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School is delighted to announce a competition to select six students from Bangor Law School to attend, free of charge, a 6 month long training programme on Equality and Discrimination Law organised by the Equal Opportunities Commission.

Publication date: 24 September 2012

Students make their voices heard through United Nations Association Wales blog

Two Bangor Law School students have been asked to contribute to a blog run by the United Nations Association (UNA) Wales.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Students’ music video heads for viral fame

Having their heads shaved for charity proved the impetus for two Bangor University Music students to create a music video which is rapidly going ‘viral’ on the internet.

At the time of writing, ‘The Changing Man’ by Colonel Dax has had over 160,000 views on YouTube, with comments and messages of support from as far afield as Australia and America and Spain.

Publication date: 8 February 2017

Student Society to host Sponsored 72 hour Gaming Marathon

Students from the Bangor University Gaming League are preparing for a marathon 72-hour gaming session on Friday 25 January, to raise money for children’s charity Child’s Play.

Publication date: 22 January 2013

Students organise Wales and War 1914-2014 Conference

Three postgraduate students at Bangor University’s School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology are today (8 April 2014) hosting a Conference that will provide new insights on Wales during and since the First World War.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Students pitch in at local social enterprise

During the third week of the Easter holidays, Student Volunteering Bangor (SVB) held its first residential volunteering opportunity for Bangor University students. Eighteen Bangor students and two from Aberystwyth University joined forces to spend a week working at the Felin Uchaf centre near Aberdaron on the Lleyn Peninsula.

Publication date: 19 April 2013

Students plan to run the length of Ireland to raise money for charity

Sport Science Students Philip Clarke, 21, and Michael O’Reilly, 21, are currently training to run 385 miles through Ireland in 13 days in early July.

Publication date: 13 May 2011

Students research impact of climate change on Australian work placement

Two Applied Marine Biology students at Bangor University have recently returned from a year long work placement with the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), undertaking research into coral reef ecosystems. 

Publication date: 8 August 2011

Students rewarded for volunteering

The annual High Sheriff Award ceremony took place at Bangor University recently. The High Sheriff's Award recognises and rewards both individual and group volunteering efforts by Bangor students.

Publication date: 24 January 2012

Students secure mini-pupillages with Linenhall Chambers

Two mature Law students have secured mini-pupillages with Linenhall Chambers.

Patricia Diaz and Dr John Phylip-Jones, both students in the first year of the two-year LLB programme, will undertake their mini-pupillages later this year.

Publication date: 12 January 2015

Students selected for the Olympic torch relay

Allys Allsop, a student at Bangor University, is one of ten students from across the UK selected by Coca-Cola, a Presenting Partner of the London 2012 Olympic torch relay, to recognise and reward the positive contributions made by many students every day.

Also carrying the Flame, is 21 year old Caitlen Moon of Stafford, who will be running through Great Wyrley on 30 June 2012.

Publication date: 2 May 2012

Students Set up Innovative Recycling Campaign

This week (5-9 12.11) the Students’ Union in Bangor set up a new, innovative recycling campaign, targeting bras!

Publication date: 6 December 2011

Students shine in Santander Business Ideas Competition

Enterprising students at Bangor University have demonstrated their business skills in the first round of a national competition run by Santander.

Publication date: 1 June 2011

Students Take Legal Knowledge to the Streets of North Wales

Two Bangor Law students have established a community-based initiative designed to improve legal understanding and advice amongst local people.

Publication date: 3 May 2011

Students’ three-legged Snowdon challenge

A group of past and present Bangor University students have come together to set themselves a challenge to raise £1,000 for charity. The students have organised a fund-raising event in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity.

Publication date: 1 August 2014

Students to perform with comedian Phill Jupitus

Students from Bangor University are looking forward to sharing a stage with comedian Phill Jupitus.

Members of the University Society Bangor Comedy are busy preparing for the ‘Student Goat’, an improv comedy show in the style of Whose Line Is it Anyway and Mock the Week, which will be performed with legendary comedian Phill Jupitus.

Publication date: 12 September 2012

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

Students volunteer to help local environment

 new environmental project set up by Student Volunteering Bangor, Greener Gwynedd proves a popular hit with students this academic year.

Publication date: 6 April 2011

Students win Excellence Scholarships

Three students from the School of Modern Languages win Excellence Scholarships. Read their stories here...

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Student visit highlights Welsh language status

Postgraduate students have visited the Basque country to compare the Basque language’s current status with Welsh.

Publication date: 6 December 2013

Student wins cash for climate change film

A PhD student at the School of Creative Studies and Media has won two grants in order to produce a short film on the benefits of a new technique to tackle climate change.

Publication date: 24 November 2015

Student wins graduate place with Landrover

A Bangor graduate who is a Landrover enthusiast will be taking up a position with the firm this summer. Masters of Electronic Engineering graduate Robin Boyd credits his time at Bangor for helping him to ‘think like an engineer,’ and will soon be putting all he’s learned into practice as a Product Development Engineer.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

Student wins iPad at Postgraduate Fair

 

 When Joanne Keeler attended the Postgraduate Courses Fair in February, little did she realise that as well finding out more about the postgrad options available to her she would soon be the proud owner of a brand new iPad!

 

 

Publication date: 7 April 2011

Student with the best results in his final year graduates

A local student will receive an award during his graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Student work shorlisted for the Ffresh Award: Student Moving Image Festival Of Wales.

Second year SCSM documentary project has been shortlisted in the factual category at Ffresh, the Student Moving Image Festival Of  Wales. 

Publication date: 11 January 2012

Succeeding in Nuclear industry

A pair of students from North Wales attending Bangor University have recently taken huge strides forward in pursuing their ambitions to carve out future careers in the nuclear industry.

Publication date: 5 July 2016

Success follows success for SENRGy

It was another great night for SENRGy as the Bangor University Awards Season culminated with the Student Union Societies Awards on Wednesday 8th May. Success for both individual students and student societies capped off a fantastic year for SENRGy and further highlights the efforts made by students and staff.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Success for Bangor in national advocacy competition

Bangor Law School has triumphed in the first round of the Blackstone National Criminal Advocacy Competition.

Undergraduate students Leah Jones and Scott Williams faced fierce competition from Manchester Metropolitan University, who had a three-point advantage over Bangor going into the moot thanks to their pre-trial applications.

Publication date: 9 March 2016

Success for Bangor students at international law competition

Four Bangor University students are celebrating a sensational performance at an international law competition.

Ayaz Saboor, Bianca Rowson, Miriam Mbah and Catherine-Anne Higham were one of 90 teams from universities worldwide to compete at the KK Luthra Memorial Moot held in Delhi, India, last month.

Publication date: 9 February 2015

Success for Ensemble Cymru talent

A former Bangor University music student who is one of renowned musical organization Ensemble Cymru’s rising stars is celebrating an exciting new job.

Collette Astley-Jones who completed her Masters in Music at Bangor in October has been snapped up by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for the role of Artistic Planning and Ensemble Assistant. Prior to this Collette worked as the orchestral manager for the Bangor University based Ensemble’s Peter and the Wolf National Tour.

Publication date: 29 April 2014

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

Successful Spring Market

Following on from the success of previous Christmas Markets, the B-Enterprising team at Bangor introduced a brand new event - a student ‘Spring Market’ which took place in PJ Hall on Friday 16th March.  Many new students as well, as returning stallholders from previous markets, demonstrated their enterprising skills and came forward with unique gift ideas - buyers were able to browse for original Mothers Day and Easter gifts.

Publication date: 22 March 2012

Sunday Times CD of the Week accolade for music student’s band

One third year music student at Bangor University has had a great beginning to his musical new year- as his band Y Niwl’s album of the same name receives the accolade of The Sunday Times’ Culture Section Rock & Pop CD of the Week (2.1.11).

Publication date: 6 January 2011

Supercomputers used to model disaster scenarios

Undergraduate students from the School of Computer Science at Bangor University will be using supercomputers to run programmes that can predict how lethal disease might spread, or how people are likely to react in a disaster.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Super Furry Animals Costumes in Bangor's Pop Archive

Bangor University's Pop Archive has received a donation of musical memorabilia from one of Wales' biggest bands.

Publication date: 1 November 2010

Support for Bangor’s new students shortlisted for Award

Bangor University’s Peer Guide Scheme, which supports new students and ensures easy transition to University life for them, has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards in the Outstanding Student Support Category.

Publication date: 23 September 2010

Talented young playwright graduates

A local young playwright graduated from Bangor University this week after a successful three years of hard work which has led to the commissioning of his play.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

“That’s a wrap” Film-making student graduates

A business-minded Bangor University student graduates this week after three years of hard work and an illustrious beginning to his film-making career.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

‘The Big Give’ Project 2013

Bangor University students keen to affect the amount of rubbish produced by those moving out of halls of residence have been hard at work recently. The Big Give is a volunteering project run annually by Student Volunteering Bangor where volunteers work with residents in the university halls and enable them to donate items that they don’t wish to take home with them.

Publication date: 24 July 2013

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

The Crown for Guto

Congratulations to poet Guto Dafydd, a former student of the School of Welsh, who won the National Eisteddfod Crown in Carmarthenshire this year!

Publication date: 6 August 2014

The Dovetail: Postgraduate Online Literary Journal

The Dovetail: Postgraduate Online Literary Journal

Publication date: 19 September 2011

The Importance of Clinical Trials

As reported in the Western Mail on 5th November, Rhiannon Whitaker of Bangor University's North Wales Organisation for Randomised Trials in Health (NWORTH) has been highlighting the fact that more data is not necessarily better data.

Publication date: 7 November 2012

The nationwide Human Rights roadshow is coming to Bangor – apply for a place NOW

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School is collaborating with the British Institute for Human Rights in holding a Human Rights roadshow in Bangor on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

The part–time way to post-graduate education

In these tougher times, studying for a postgraduate degree part-time while remaining at work is an option at Bangor University.

Bangor University’s next Postgraduate Courses Fair takes place on Friday 18 February 2011 between 12.30 – 2.30. Anybody interested in postgraduate study at Bangor is most welcome to attend, and take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the many different postgraduate programmes that are currently available. Pre-register for the event online via the University’s website at: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/pgfair/contactus.php.en

Publication date: 16 February 2011

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology’s peer guides are thanked and awarded by the University

The School’s undergraduate peer guides were awarded certificates at a recent Peer Guide ceremony. Their skills and contribution to student life and student recruitment at the University were recognised. The School wishes to congratulate them and to thank them for all their hard work and achievements this year!

Publication date: 4 June 2013

The sun shines on SENRGy graduates

Some sunny skies greeted this year’s group of SENRGy graduates on Wednesday 18th July 2012 as they attended their degree ceremony in Pritchard Jones Hall.

Publication date: 18 July 2012

The three P's and enhancing first year commercial awareness

In today's increasingly competitive workplace, legal professionals and regulatory bodies are placing increasing pressure on law graduates to be ‘commercially aware’. But what is commercial awareness? This question was the focus of a workshop delivered to first year law students last month.

Publication date: 19 January 2016

The Ugly Foods Shop pop up success

‘The Ugly Foods Shop’ managed and run by Bangor University students for the last four weeks has been a great success.

Publication date: 30 March 2015

The Urdd Welsh learner of the year graduates

After three years of hard work, and of making the most of the opportunities available to her, a Bangor University student proudly graduates this week.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

Third year students take to blogging

Third year undergraduates are being given the opportunity to present their work to a worldwide audience, thanks to a special assignment.

Publication date: 28 April 2014

Three Winners

Many congratulations to three students at the School of Welsh for winning the main literary prizes at the Intercollegiate Eisteddfod held at Swansea University in early March.
 
The Chair was won by Gruffudd Antur who came to Bangor to do a Masters degree in Welsh after graduating in Physics at Aberystwyth last year. Gruffudd’s strict-metre poem, ‘Pelydrau’ (‘Rays’), described his feelings on leaving Aber after three years. In his adjudication, Alan Llwyd, called his work ‘thrilling’, naming Gruffudd ‘one of our best contemporary strict-metre poets’.

Publication date: 17 March 2014

Top achieving undergraduates of 2016 honoured

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences earlier this month.

This year’s graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at John Pritchard Hall, where prizes were awarded to the highest achieving graduands.

Publication date: 25 July 2016

Top marks for Nigerian student

Eta Uso from Nigeria emerged as Best Graduating Student by achieving the highest overall marks for all students who were taking the MSc Computing & Internet Systems programme at Bangor University’s School of Computer Science.

Publication date: 18 July 2014

Top of the class: Annabelle is recognised as one of the best law students in the UK

A second year Law student at Bangor University has reached the finals of a national competition to find the UK’s best law undergraduate.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

Top postgraduate students of 2014 awarded

Some of the best performing postgraduate students of the year have been recognised in a special post-graduation ceremony.

Publication date: 18 July 2014

Top Student Marine Scientist graduates with 1st Class degree

Bangor University student Philip Hollyman has two reasons to celebrate this summer. Not only has he graduated with a First Class Honours degree, he has also been nominated for the IMarEST Wales Prize: Marine Scientist of the Year award in recognition for his hard work and academic success.

Publication date: 8 July 2011

Top Student Nurse Graduates

Through hard work and commitment, a Bangor University student will be graduating with a first-class Bachelor of Nursing – Learning Disabilities degree this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Torch-Bearer Jamie appeals for Volunteers

First year Bangor student Jamie Turley, who is selected as an Olympic Torch bearer on the 29th Mayl as the flame passes his home town of Ffynnongroyw, has a busy few weeks ahead of him.  Already a Young Ambassador for Sport in Wales, and with previous volunteering experience, he has been selected as a Volunteer co-ordinator for Gwynedd Council events team.

Publication date: 30 April 2012

Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law

OpenJaw Technologies (OpenJaw), located in Dublin’s city centre, is offering a one-week internship in the field of Intellectual Property/Information Technology to a Bangor law student, to be taken in July this year.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

Treborth Playing Fields will see more play thanks to generous former students

Student clubs playing at the Universities Treborth Playing fields will have a better chance of keeping games on when the heavens open, thanks to the arrival of a Vertidrain machine.

Publication date: 18 February 2013

Two firsts for School of Education as international students celebrate success

2012 ended on a high for the School of Education as two international students became the first students to complete their respective degrees.

Publication date: 8 February 2013

Two teams to represent Bangor at IBM Universities Business Challenge semi-finals

Two teams of Bangor Business School students have made it through to the semi-finals of the 2012 IBM Universities Business Challenge.

The IBM Universities Business Challenge is a prestigious and highly competitive contest in which undergraduates from universities throughout the UK participate in a series of realistic, simulated business scenarios.

Publication date: 20 January 2012

Undergraduate Alex recognised for commitment to employability

Congratulations to third-year undergraduate Alex Wuergler, who has been awarded an Employability Excellence Award by Bangor University for her commitment to improving her employability prospects.

Publication date: 5 April 2017

Undergraduates are Poland-bound for Volunteer Engagement study programme

Six undergraduates from the School of Social Sciences will travel to Lodz, Poland in November, thanks to a EU-funded scheme.

Publication date: 22 October 2013

Undergraduates head to Nuremberg to attend special Erasmus programme

Six students from Bangor’s School of Social Sciences were able to attend a 10 day learning programme in Nuremberg, Germany, thanks to funding by the European Union’s Erasmus scheme.

Publication date: 4 December 2012

Undergraduate students visit London for study trip

Undergraduate students studying various Bangor Business School degrees have visited some of the key institutions of London during a field trip to the capital.

Publication date: 4 April 2013

Undergraduate student wins £15,000 scholarship to pursue Barrister training

Third year Bangor University Law student, Kate Longson, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship worth £15,000 to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.  A former pupil at St Joseph's College, Trentvale, Stoke-on-Trent, Kate from Rough Close, Staffordshire, will embark on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Manchester Metropolitan University in September. She was awarded the £15,000 Lord Denning Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn following a successful interview earlier this month. Kate was previously awarded the Hardwicke Entrance Award to cover the cost of joining Lincoln’s Inn (one of four Inns in the UK, which students must join in order to become a Barrister) and Call fees upon completion of the BPTC.

Publication date: 16 April 2012

Undergraduate student wins £15,000 scholarship to pursue Barrister training

Third year student Kate Longson has been awarded a prestigious scholarship worth £15,000 to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.

LLB Law student Kate, who will embark on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Manchester Metropolitan University in September, was awarded the £15,000 Lord Denning Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn following a successful interview earlier this month.

Publication date: 29 March 2012

Unique PhD Sponsorship for Bangor Business School Student

Anahita Baregheh is one of 5 Bangor Business School students to be awarded a PhD this year, but hers is a PhD with an ‘innovative’ twist.

In a unique partnership with Bangor Business School, Anahita’s studies were sponsored by BIC Innovation, a Bangor-based business consultancy for whom she worked on a part-time basis during her third and final year of study.

Publication date: 3 June 2011

University Awards Sports Scholarships and Bursaries

Elite athletes and sports men and women were awarded with a range of Awards at Bangor University recently. The University awards Sports Scholarhsips to individuals who have already shown potential in their chosen sport.  

Publication date: 1 December 2010

University degrees lead to Canada

After an initial bumpy ride into higher education, a prizewinning student graduates for the second time from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

University supports Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Bangor University are inviting staff, students and the local community to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 and choose products that change lives.

This year the University and the Bangor Community Fairtrade Group have joined forces to put a series of events on during the fortnight to remind everyone of the dramatic difference Fairtrade makes around the world and the positive impact it has.

Publication date: 23 February 2015

University transfer for rugby player

A keen rugby player with a promising future has recently started studying at Bangor University.

James Lang from Surrey was studying Sport Science in St Mary’s University in Twickenham, when he was approached by Rupert Moon, Welsh Rugby Union General Manager for the North Wales development region.

Publication date: 4 November 2014

Venom Day goes from strength to strength

Bangor University’s Herpetological Society recently held their fourth annual Venom Day. Hosted at the School of Biological Sciences, several experts gave talks about a variety of subjects in the field and delegates had the opportunity to see a live display of venomous reptiles, which included a Cobra, Gila Monster and a variety of vipers. The event is part sponsored by the British Herpetological Society and the International Herpetological Society.

Publication date: 5 December 2014

Victorian Christmas in Beaumaris

With Christmas fast approaching, the Bangor English Drama Society took part in an annual local event which is sure to put anyone in the Christmas spirit.

Publication date: 9 December 2012

VINTAGE 2014

Finalists and members of staff at the School of Welsh recently came together at Dylan’s restaurant at Porthaethwy for a farewell dinner. A highly enjoyable evening was had by all, which included a speech by the Head of School and the awarding of numerous prizes to the students for their great achievements throughout the year. Thanks to all for coming and in particular to Carys Tudor for making all the arrangements and ensuring the evening’s success.

Publication date: 13 May 2014

‘Visceral Mind’ Course Attracts Bright Brains to Bangor

For a fifth year, Bangor University hosted forty bright young brain scientists from over 20 countries including Israel, Colombia, Ecuador, Lithuania and Sri Lanka at its annual international summer school. The Visceral Mind: A Hands on Course in the Anatomy of Human Cognition was held from 1-5 September. 

Publication date: 5 September 2014

Vodafone Scholarship allows SHES student to strengthen the existing Partnership with Mencap Cymru

Jade Mottley, a Year 3 Sport Science student with the School has been successful in obtaining a student scholarship from Vodafone that gives her the opportunity to work with charity Mencap Cymru.

Publication date: 13 February 2012

Wales DTC Student Representative for Bangor University

Hannah Chandler has been appointed as a Student Representative with the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre

Hannah is a PhD student working with Prof Paul Downing and Prof Kim Graham (Cardiff University) and she joins representatives from Aberystwyth, Cardiff and Swansea University, who play a vital role in conveying comments and ideas from fellow ESRC funded students across academic schools and pathways.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Want to learn more about opportunities to study abroad?

Andrew Griffith, the University's International Officer, will be holding a general information session about studying abroad at the following times...

Publication date: 12 October 2012

Wardens Tackle Snowdon

A group of eight University Halls Wardens took on the challenge of climbing Snowdon in the dark, with the aim of reaching the summit by sunrise recently.  Setting off at 3.00 am the intrepid crew: Stephen Clear (School of Law), Alexander Aldred (Business School), Caoimhe Martin (School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science), Chin Wei Ong (School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science), Hayley French (School of Modern Languages), Gwawr Parker (School of Healthcare Sciences), Lindsey Swift (School of Modern Languages), and Max Davidson (School of Psychology), all Ffriddoedd Site University Wardens, took up the challenge.

Publication date: 29 November 2012

War Veterans Aided by Nature films produced by student

Short wildlife films produced by second year student Osian Wiilliams have been snapped by up therapists at an American hospital treating soldiers suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Publication date: 14 November 2011

Web-Chats with Assembly Members

We are looking for students and apprentices to take part in a web-chat with Assembly Members about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Skills in Wales. We want to hear your views on whether you think enough is being done to encourage young people to enter Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths courses. We would also like to hear your views on whether these courses enable young people to develop the required skills for a career in these fields.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Welcome Week traffic news

Information regarding travel routes for Bangor University's new students.

Publication date: 14 September 2016

Welsh Agriculture Student of the Year graduates from Bangor University

A Bangor University student who will be awarded the Richard Phillips Agricultural Student of the Year, at the Royal Welsh Show later on this month graduated this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Welsh Livery Company’s Travel Scholarships in the field of Intellectual Property Law

On 8th May 2014, Bangor Law School welcomed members of the Welsh Livery Company. The Master of the Livery Company, Mr Windsor Coles, and Mr Andrew Richards were here to award Professor Eric Sunderland Scholarships to two of the Law School’s PhD candidates.

Publication date: 15 May 2014

Welsh-Medium Studentships available

Publication date: 1 March 2012

Welsh Professor and Student on Wales Theatre Awards Shortlist

Professor Angharad Price and Llŷr Titus, a PhD student in the School of Welsh, are warmly congratulated on reaching The Wales Theatre Awards Shortlist 2016.

Publication date: 15 January 2016

Welsh students well-represented at Florence Nightingale Memorial Service

Six Bangor University students recently took part in a ceremonial service at Westminster Abbey.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Welsh Weightlifting Senior Championships comes to Bangor

Bangor University Sport Centre, Canolfan Brailsford will be hosting the Welsh Weightlifting Senior Championships event on 12 March 2016.

Publication date: 4 March 2016

What is happening at the Bar? A myth-busting talk by the Director General of the Bar Standards Board

Next Tuesday (10 March 2015), the Director of the Bar Standards Board, Dr Vanessa Davies, will give a talk entitled ‘What is happening at the Bar? A myth-busting talk by the Director General of the Bar Standards Board, the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales’.

Publication date: 3 March 2015

What skills are lawyers looking for in Law students?

Law students have received a first-hand insight into the skills needed to enter the legal profession, thanks to two trainee solicitors.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

Wild Things from north Wales

Bangor University graduate and botanist Trevor Dines appears in a new Channel 4 series, Wild Things, produced by local company Cwmni Da. The series has a strong input from north Wales, with Bangor University academics and researchers also having contributed their expertise to the making of the programme, which looks at Britain’s amazing wild plants.

Publication date: 18 January 2013

Will you vote for the Ugly Food Shop?

Did you buy some ‘Ugly Food’ at a ‘popup shop in Bangor recently? Did you think it was a great business idea?

Publication date: 19 May 2015

Win a weekend in Cardiff by taking part in the Culture Challenge

The Culture Challenge, to be held in March 2012, is open to all students and will see teams battle it out to win a weekend in Cardiff, with high street vouchers also up for grabs for the second and third place teams.

The closing date for applications is Friday, December 9th. Teams have already started working on the presentations ready for the final event, which will be held in the Student Services Centre.

Publication date: 5 December 2011

Work placement grows with GO Wales

A former Bangor University student in Zoology with Conservation recently got to take part in the worthwhile experience of a GO Wales placement at Treborth Botanic Gardens.

Publication date: 14 February 2012

World Lemur Day

Yesterday was the first ever World Lemur Day. Students from Bangor University joined forces with the Welsh Mountain Zoo to raise awareness and funds for lemur conservation in Madagascar. 

Publication date: 30 October 2014

Writing Academic Essays and Dissertations – workshops for MA Education Studies students

The School of Education will be conducting a series of tailor-made workshops for students on the MA Education Studies programme throughout March, designed to provide support and guidance on how to write academic essays and dissertations.

Publication date: 31 January 2013

Writing Success

Many congratulations to three postgraduate students at the School of Welsh for their recent success in creative writing.

Ruth Richards, a Creative Writing MA student, won first prize in the Allen Raine Short Story Competition, sponsored by Gomer Press and Parthian Books.

Publication date: 6 December 2013

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

Young Enterprise Programme

The B-enterprising team, part of the University’s Careers and Employability Service, are very excited to be offering students the chance to participate in the Young Enterprise Programme (YE) this year - an opportunity to experience real-life creation and running of a business and to develop all the skills and expertise that are associated with it. Bangor University will be setting up 4 new businesses that students can be involved in shaping. Bangor is the first university in Wales to participate this year and will be competing against universities across the UK.

Publication date: 13 November 2012

Young Sports Ambassador graduates

An Olympic Torchbearer and Commonwealth Games Baton Bearer proudly graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Your chance to influence the Student Experience

Nominations are now open for student representatives within the School of Healthcare Sciences

Publication date: 10 October 2014

Youth prevails in SENRGy Comic Relief football match

In the name of charity, youth was pitted against experience (and in some cases wisdom) on Wednesday afternoon during the SENRGy staff-student football match.

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Zoology degree delight for Victoria

Victoria Ella Warren, 21, from Loughborough, is graduating from Bangor University with a first class BSc in Marine Vertebrate Zoology this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013