Bio-enterprise and employability- a module review

For my final year as an undergraduate at Bangor I’ve undertaken a module named ‘Bio-enterprise and employability’. It’s been a real mixed bag of character enhancing, confidence growing activities, with highly varied guest lectures on anything science related interspersed within. As a large part of the module assessment we’ve had to keep a blog, showcasing … Continue reading Bio-enterprise and employability- a module review

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To plan a business

Chris Walker is an international business consultant who has worked with many huge organisations such as Red Bull and Virgin Media. He happens to live in Bangor, so recently- as part of our bio-enterprise module- we received a business start-up masterclass from Chris himself. Planning a business may seem at first glance a piece of … Continue reading To plan a business

Roger Leakey- an ambition for African farmers

Roger Leakey is a famous name in the world of Agroforestry, being currently the vice chairman of the International Tree Foundation, and having worked for several organisations in both Scotland and Australia over his career. He also studied at Bangor in 1967 and had not been back since, making returning to give a lecture as … Continue reading Roger Leakey- an ambition for African farmers

Volunteering at Bangor- a wealth of opportunity!

There is a wealth of volunteering opportunities available to students at Bangor University , so if you want to gain valuable experiences and feel as though you are helping a wider community, it's certainly the place to study. Garath Williams from UNDEB (Bangor students union) gave this weeks lecture as part of the 'Life and … Continue reading Volunteering at Bangor- a wealth of opportunity!