News: June 2014

£1m EU boost for Marine Centre Wales

Bangor University Vice-Chancellor John G Hughes has welcomed the news that the £23.6m SEACAMS project, which it leads, has been given a £1m EU boost.

SEACAMS is an EU scheme pioneering collaborative research projects in marine science between business and universities delivered by Bangor University in partnership with Aberystwyth and Swansea Universities. The project is helping to develop the coastal marine economy in Wales and has already worked with more than 60 companies on R&D projects ranging from developing new products to studying marine life to determining management strategies for rising sea levels.

Publication date: 26 June 2014

Start Up Summer School

Bangor University Students and local graduates took part in a motivational Start-Up Summer School organised by the B-Enterprising team recently. The event led by Tim Ashcroft, an entrepreneur and experienced business mentor from Innovas, and Chris Walker, International Business Consultant and Start Up Mentor for the HEFCW funded Enterprise Support Programme, was open to all Bangor University and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai students as well as recent graduates living in Wales and the Welsh community as a whole.  Both Tim and Chris are currently supporting many final year students and graduates who are exploring business start-up.

Publication date: 25 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