The UMCB thus became an ecumenical body that undertook to provide welfare and education in the Copperbelt.
(13) For example, the mine officials took a long time to give the UMCB permission to build a school in Mindolo, where Nkana mine was located.
The leaders of the UMCB were criticized for not facilitating reconciliation meetings between the African miners and the mine officials at an early stage of the strike.
Gethin Morgan, UMCB President, said: "UMCB has once again managed to bring the trophy back to Bangor due to the hard work and dedication of our students.
It has been a busy time for the UMCB Choir, as they also competed in the Youth Choir category in the competition and popular television program, Cor Cymru.
Gethin Morgan, a member of Cymric and UMCB
President Elected for 2018/19 said: "What a weekend!
yn ymroddedig i gael mwy o siaradwyr yn byw eu bywydau trwy cyfrwng y Gymraeg ac i hybu'n iaith a diwylliant i gymaint o ddysgwyr a phobl di-Gymraeg ag sy'n bosib," meddai Sharyn Williams, llywydd UMCB
Delyth spent three years as leader of Aelwyd UMCB
(Bangor University) while she was at university.
Llion Dafydd, president of UMCB
(Bangor's Welsh students' union), said:``We are concerned about the effect this will have on higher education.