News: March 2015

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

Enterprising thinking outside the caravan box

For second year electronic engineering student Ilan Wyn Davies, 19, from Bala, a luxury caravan equipped to allow his late disabled father to enjoy a family holiday was the driving force behind Project Draig, his team’s winning entry in this year’s Pontio Arloesi Innovation funded Enterprise by Design programme.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

Lucy Owen Comperes Welsh National Procurement Awards

The Awards celebrate achievements in Wales, in Public Procurement, Public Service Delivery and Tendering and are organised by Bangor University’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies with the support of the Welsh Government. The Awards ceremony is the opportunity for all those who buy for, and supply, the Welsh public sector to show what best practice really is so we can celebrate achievements and thank those who have made a contribution to the well being of Wales.

Publication date: 26 March 2015

LEAD Wales celebrates a successful five years with leading businesses

Over the last five years 250 local business owners have joined the LEAD Wales programme at Bangor University which has helped to develop their leadership skills and ultimately grow their businesses. The success of the project, which is coming to an end,  is being celebrated in May at Venue Cymru with many of the programme delegates attending.

Publication date: 24 March 2015

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

Welsh Jobs Fair

On Thursday, 19 March Bangor University will for the first time be hosting a Welsh Jobs Fair. As the principal provider of Welsh medium Higher Education, Bangor University equips its students to undertake a broad range of posts that require Welsh language skills. Around 30 employers will attend the Fair – from the public and private sector, locally and internationally based – and their representatives will discuss with the students how their skills as Welsh speakers are relevant to the world of work.

Publication date: 18 March 2015

Major Business Announcement at Law School Procurement Conference : Game changing Ideas & Innovations

Today, a series of major economic announcements was made by Alun Cairns MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Wales who delivered the Keynote Address at "Procurement Week", the major annual procurement conference organised in Cardiff by Bangor University's Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS, Bangor Law School).

Publication date: 17 March 2015

Prestigious Impact Accelerator Account to benefit economic and social research exchange

A major award to Bangor University is set to increase the way in which the University shares economic and social sciences research for the benefit of society as a whole.

Bangor University has been awarded over £670,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) one of the major research awarding bodies in the UK.

Publication date: 16 March 2015

Take pity on Ugly Foods!

A new concept in shopping is coming to Bangor from Thursday, 5 March. ‘The Ugly Foods Shop’ will be selling fruit and vegetables that are rejected by supermarkets and large stores because of their appearance, but which are perfectly fine for eating.

Publication date: 3 March 2015