Bangor offers a unique university experience. From a stunning location close to the mountains and the sea to a world-class research facilities and quality teaching, you’ll find the ideal environment to unlock your potential and go beyond all expectations.


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Bangor offers a unique university experience. From a stunning location close to the mountains and the sea to a world-class research facilities and quality teaching, you’ll find the ideal environment to unlock your potential and go beyond all expectations.

Bangor students are amongst the most satisfied in the UK

The National Student Survey (NSS) results reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience. The results – released August 2016 – places Bangor:

  • amongst the UK’s top 15 universities for student satisfaction*
  • 4th in the UK and top in Wales for academic support

Further analysis of the data shows Bangor University is in the top 20 in the UK for both teaching and assessment and feedback. …

Three academics from UniSA’s Division of Health Sciences have been recognized internationally for their outstanding teaching achievements.


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Three academics from UniSA’s Division of Health Sciences have been recognised on the national stage for their outstanding teaching achievements.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning are awarded through a highly competitive process by the Commonwealth Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT).

Midwifery Program Director Dr Lois McKellar and Lecturer Cathy Kempster were acknowledged for leading the development of a sustainable model of tailored support and innovative resources to enhance the clinical learning experience for midwifery students. …

The University of Dundee has been named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for a second consecutive year.


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The University of Dundee has been named Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for a second consecutive year.

Dundee has been hailed for excellent teaching quality and student experience, being placed in the top ten in the UK for both key measures in the Good University Guide analysis. The Guide also noted the strength of research at the University and the institution’s economic, …

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education has confirmed the quality of the student experience & academic standard of awards at Robert Gordon University


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A team of QAA reviewers visited the university and judged that it has effective arrangements for securing academic standards and enhancing the student learning experience.

The positive review identified a number of examples of good practice. These include:

  • The proactive approach RGU takes to establishing strong relationships with employers and professional, statutory and regulatory bodies for the benefit of students. These relationships complement the curriculum, are recognised and valued by staff and students,
The ‘secret lives’ of South Australia’s white sharks is set to be revealed by a new research project led by Flinders University’s Dr Charlie Huveneers.


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The ‘secret lives’ of South Australia’s white sharks is set to be revealed by a new research project led by one of Australia’s prominent shark researchers, Flinders University’s Dr Charlie Huveneers.

The leader of the Southern Shark Ecology Group, Dr Huveneers is specifically looking at white shark predatory strategies and whether shark cage-diving affects the behaviour of sharks at South Australia’s Neptune Islands, the only location where white shark cage-diving takes place in Australia. …

University of Newcastle's PhD candidate Stephanie Holm is the recipient of the prestigious Children’s Literature Fellowship from the State Library of Victoria


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PhD candidate Stephanie Holm has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious Children’s Literature Fellowship from the State Library of Victoria.

Miss Holm, PhD candidate in the field of Natural History Illustration, will receive funding to develop a graphic novel exploring representations of Australian fauna and flora in early Australian children’s book publishing.

“I’m incredibly excited and elated to have this opportunity. Illustrating and books are two of my greatest interests, …

A world-first intervention designed by University of Sydney’s researchers for young people found mobile phones could improve health and halt weight gain.


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Mobile phone technology could be a lifeline for young people at risk of obesity

 

Mobile phones could be the golden ticket to halting weight gain and improving health in young Australians, according to new research from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre.

Researchers designed a world-first mobile phone intervention for young people at risk of obesity which used text messages, a mobile phone app, emails, diet resources and personalised coaching calls. …

The world’s most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug, Metformin, may be reused to treat non-diabetic conditions according to researchers from the U of Dundee.


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The world’s most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug, Metformin, may be ‘repurposed’ to treat non-diabetic conditions according to researchers from the University of Dundee.

The international study led by Professor Chim Lang and Dr Graham Rena at the Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine at Dundee suggests that there is now strong evidence that the drug exhibits an anti-inflammatory action which may prove significant in non-diabetic cardiovascular disease.

Inflammation is understood to contribute to cardiovascular disease (CVD) but existing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have shown limited utility in CVD treatment. …

Culinary students from IT Tralee’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were at the Catex exhibition in strength taking part in Chef Ireland.


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Culinary Students Achievements Celebrated At IT, Tralee

The Catex exhibition took place in Dublin last year is Ireland`s Largest Hospitality and Culinary Event. The Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Department were there in strength taking part in the Chef Ireland competitions which are organised by the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and endorsed by the World Association of Chefs Societies. The Catex exhibition provides an opportunity for Ireland’s most talented student chefs and hospitality students from colleges all across the country to go head-to-head in tightly fought contest across a broad variety of competitions.  …

Icon Group, Australia's fastest growing cancer care provider, has received approval to establish a new cancer care centre at the University of Canberra.


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21 January 2016: Icon Group, Australia’s fastest growing integrated cancer care provider, has received approval from the Commonwealth to establish a new state-of-the-art cancer centre at the University of Canberra.

The Radiation Oncology Centre will increase the availability of radiation and medical oncology services in the ACT and surrounding region, while also providing significant training and research opportunities for the University’s staff and students.

The centre, which is the latest addition to the University’s rapidly growing Health Precinct, …