December 2006 News Archive

Police Jobs Secure for Glamorgan Graduates

December 4, 2006

From next year, the top students on the University of Glamorgan’s Police Sciences course will secure jobs with South Wales police on graduating.

Tagged: hesas

Climbing the Ladder to Successful Management

December 4, 2006

Management staff at the South Wales Fire Service are set to boost their skills as the Service forms a unique partnership with the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.

Tagged: bus business postgraduate

Writing Circle Publishes Book

December 4, 2006

For the second year running, members of the Bedwas Writers Circle have produced a book to showcase their work while raising money for ‘Trinity Fields Special School’ in Ystrad Mynach.

Tagged: community

School Welsh Lessons for Parents

December 4, 2006

Mums and Dads are mastering the Welsh language side-by-side with their children at Welsh medium primary school Ysgol Evan James in Pontypridd.

Tagged: community languages welsh

Business Mentor Event

December 5, 2006

Female business owners gathered at the University of Glamorgan this month to attend the opening event of the Welsh Enterprise Institute’s ‘Mentor Support Scheme Programme’.

Tagged: bus business

Students' Art Work Recognised

December 6, 2006

Visual art students at the University of Glamorgan will have their work showcased by Jennifer Griffiths Recruitment via the company’s Christmas card and calendar for 2007.

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Festive Celebrations for Senior Citizens

December 6, 2006

More than 100 senior citizens from Pontypridd got a taste for university life this week at a Christmas lunch prepared at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: community

Glamlit 2006

December 8, 2006

EVENT: Glamlit 2006

DATES: Wednesday 13th – Thursday 14th December 2006

TIME: 9.30am – 2.30pm

VENUE: Sports Centre at the University of Glamorgan, Treforest

Tagged: schools

High Tech First for Glamorgan

December 8, 2006

A state of the art research centre which will enable the development of high-tech mobile communications and next generation services and applications was officially opened at the University of Glamorgan this week in partnership with the major mobile operator, Orange®.

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What Makes a Good Leader?

December 8, 2006

Three of Wales’ foremost leaders gathered at the University of Glamorgan this week to discuss their ideas on the subject of ‘brave leadership’.

Tagged: bus business

Top Engineering Award for Student

December 13, 2006

University of Glamorgan student Jamie Griffiths, 21, has scooped two top awards at this year’s Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) awards.

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Glamorgan Student Awarded Postgrad Internship in Washington D.C.

December 13, 2006

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a postgraduate student internship at the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington has been announced this month by Dr David Barlow, Director of the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: cci postgraduate

Graduate Author Revisits University

December 13, 2006

University of Glamorgan creative writing graduate Tom Anderson returned to the University’s Treforest campus this week following the publication of his first book ‘Riding The Magic Carpet’.

Tagged: hass

Top Writers a Hit with School Children

December 14, 2006

Over 1600 Welsh school children were entertained by some of the UK’s most talented and famous writers this week as part of the annual Glamlit festival at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: community schools

Business Students Scoop National Award

December 14, 2006

A team of business school students have returned triumphant for the national ‘Mark Your Mark Challenge’, having won third place and £1000 in prize money.

Tagged: bus business

Glamorgan Honours Wales' Finest

December 18, 2006

One of Wales’ leading writers joined one of the country’s best known sports coaches as they received their honorary awards at the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: corporate