August 2, 2006
Internationally renowned Welsh film producer Karl Francis has visited Merthyr this month to hold a series of workshops with local people as part of the University of Glamorgan’s Merthyr Media Project.
August 3, 2006
The University of Glamorgan has been rated top university in the UK for its number of graduate business start ups still trading.
The survey is the first ever institution-by-institution breakdown of higher education business link activity and was carried out by the Higher Education Funding Council for England on behalf of all the UK higher education funding bodies.
August 4, 2006
Children from across South Wales got a taste of what it takes to become a professional footballer, when two Cardiff City players dropped into a session at the University of Glamorgan’s summer sports camps this week.
August 10, 2006
The University of Glamorgan along with Edith Cowan University in Australia and BT, has issued a report based on research to determine whether second-hand computer disks, purchased from a number of sources, still contained any information having not been effectively erased.
August 10, 2006
Cardiff City goal keeper Neil Alexander was joined by Kerrea Gilbert, who is on loan to the Bluebirds from Arsenal this season, at the University of Glamorgan’s sports camp this week.
August 11, 2006
With 17th August, ‘A’ Level results day fast approaching, teams of experts at the University of Glamorgan are getting ready to man the University’s ‘Clearing Hotline’.
August 17, 2006
Wales’ rugby stars of the future have been training with Welsh rugby international Gareth Thomas at the University of Glamorgan this month.
The rugby camp at the University’s playing fields, attended by 120 kids per day over a 3 day period, was run by the former Wales captain and British Lion.
August 18, 2006
In the final week of the University of Glamorgan’s summer sports camps, local school children have been brushing up on their rugby and football skills with the help of some top sporting professionals.
August 21, 2006
The University of Glamorgan’s BSc Civil Engineering and BSc Civil Engineering with International Studies courses have been re-accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), meeting the criteria to train graduate ‘Incorporated Engineers’ under the provisions of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).
August 23, 2006
The University of Glamorgan and information security company 7Safe’s IT Security education series is now available in Ireland, as Ashfield Computer Training becomes an Accredited Training Partner (ATP).
The cutting edge education programme, administered by IT Security experts 7Safe and the University, is to be provided at Ashfield’s campus in Templeogue, South Dublin.
August 23, 2006
Wannabe Albert Einsteins and Thomas Edisons of the future will soon be honing their skills at the University of Glamorgan, thanks to a masters degree in Invention and Innovation being launched by the institution this September.
August 24, 2006
A survey conducted with Welsh 17 – 19 year old A level students has found that females are still far more likely to go into careers in healthcare and teaching than their male classmates.
August 31, 2006
One of the world’s most influential business men Ricardo Semler will speak at a seminar being organised by the University of Glamorgan’s Business School next week, 7th September.
The president of Brazilian firm Semco S/A will speak to a group of post graduate students as well as some of Wales’ leading business people and politicians.