November 2006 News Archive

Getting Serious About Sustainable Energy

November 1, 2006

Key figures from the renewable energy industry will meet at the University of Glamorgan this month to discuss the UK and Welsh policies on sustainable energy.

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Glamorgan Graduate wins Top Literary Prize

November 1, 2006

Welsh author Rachel Trezise, 28, has been named winner of the first £60,000 EDS Dylan Thomas Prize.

Rachel, a graduate of the University of Glamorgan, beat off competition from five other young writers from across the globe to claim the world’s largest literary award.

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Wallabies in Training at Glamorgan

November 2, 2006

Top sports facilities at the University of Glamorgan have been home to the Australian rugby team this week as prepare for this weekend’s game against Wales.

Tagged: sport

Subscribe to Latest Glamorgan News

November 2, 2006

Visitors to the University of Glamorgan website can now save time and effort by getting the latest university news and views delivered straight to their inbox.

Tagged: corporate

Promoting Procurement in Wales

November 7, 2006

Procurement is enjoying a long awaited and very welcome increase in profile in all sectors and purchasing professionals are now enjoying the rewards and recognition that their colleagues in finance, HR and IT have enjoyed for some time.

Tagged: bus business postgraduate

Commonwealth Scholarship Success

November 7, 2006

The University of Glamorgan has been successful in securing two scholarship places from the Department for International Development (DFID).

Tagged: corporate

Schools take up Engineering Challenge

November 7, 2006

More than 130 eager youngsters from schools across South Wales descended on the University of Glamorgan this week to take part in the ‘Engineering Team Challenge’, an annual competition intended to encourage school pupils to think about careers in Engineering at professional level.

Tagged: schools

Women Losing out on Senior Roles

November 8, 2006

The ‘softer’ skills of management are often overlooked when it comes to recruiting new leaders, a new piece of research by a team at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School has revealed.

Tagged: bus business postgraduate

Film Role for CASE

November 9, 2006

The Centre for Astronomy and Science Education has recently worked with Blast Films and the BBC in the production of their Science Fiction Britannia season due to kick off next Monday, 13th November.

Tagged: hesas

Devolution scrutinised at chancellor lecture

November 10, 2006

The Rt Hon Lord Richard PC QC delivered an impassioned speech on Welsh devolution at a lecture in memory of late University of Glamorgan chancellor Lord Merlyn-Rees at the university last night.

Tagged: corporate postgraduate

Virtual Hospital Ward Experience for Students

November 13, 2006

An online virtual ward is helping student nurses at the University of Glamorgan develop practical skills before they have to put them into practise for real.

Tagged: elearning

Energy Saving Lecture at Glamorgan

November 13, 2006

The University of Glamorgan set the scene for an inspiring and strident lecture on Sustainable Energy this month.

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Law School Welcomes Dr Kim Howells

November 15, 2006

Labour MP for Pontypridd, and Minister of State for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Dr Kim Howells, attended the University of Glamorgan this month as a guest of the University’s Student Law Society.

Tagged: law

Merthyr College celebrates 100th business milestone

November 16, 2006

Merthyr College, University of Glamorgan today celebrates a milestone of helping 100 budding entrepreneurs to get on the ladder to business success.

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Gold Award for Communications Team

November 17, 2006

The University of Glamorgan’s Corporate Communications team scooped a gold award at last night’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations awards.

Tagged: corporate

New Schools Liaison Team in Place

November 21, 2006

A newly formed ‘Schools Liaison’ team at the University of Glamorgan is setting out to give sixth formers in Wales a real taste for university life.

Tagged: corporate schools

Film Premier for Merthyr Media Project

November 22, 2006

During July 2006, a group of young people from Merthyr Tydfil joined the Merthyr Media Project summer school with the goal of learning music video production.

Tagged: community

Female Entrepreneurship Boost at Glamorgan

November 22, 2006

Two of Wales’ leading female entrepreneurs visited the University of Glamorgan this month to provide inspiration and encouragement to a group of aspiring business women.

Tagged: bus business postgraduate

Glamorgan Lecture Live in Russia

November 22, 2006

A group of tourism students received a lecture with a bit of a difference from the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: bus business

Small Nations: Big Subject

November 23, 2006

The University of Glamorgan is leading the way in academic research, establishing a research centre for the study of media and culture in small nations.

This is the first research centre in the UK and possibly the world to take as its focus of enquiry ‘small nations’.

Tagged: cci research

Sports Scholarships Awarded

November 24, 2006

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: sport

School Team wins Business Game

November 27, 2006

A team of sixth formers from Ysgol Rhydywaun in Merthyr has won the Welsh medium round of a business game run by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Tagged: bus business schools

Meal Brings Faith Denominations Together

November 28, 2006

Assembly Minister Jane Hutt was a keynote speaker at the ‘Inter-Faith Meal’ organised by the Chaplaincy to the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: community

Street Crime Research

November 29, 2006

Street robbers often carry out their vicious crimes for “kicks”, to boost street cred, or are motivated by a sheer desire to fight, a report by the University of Glamorgan says today.

Tagged: postgraduate research