October 2006 News Archive

Citizen's Jury Makes Top Health Decisions

October 3, 2006

A ‘jury’ made up of 16 members of the public will be presenting its verdict next week on the issue of who is responsible for preserving the health of the Welsh nation, what help and information people want, and what role medicines should play in maintaining our health.

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Top Accountancy Accreditation

October 5, 2006

The University of Glamorgan Business School’s BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree has received high level endorsement from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) granting students the maximum exemptions for its accredited course.

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Strategic Alliance RWCMD

October 24, 2006

Expressions of interest are sought on the proposed strategic alliance between University of Glamorgan and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

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Glamorgan Student Design Wales Winner

October 10, 2006

The 2006 Design Wales competition, sponsored by Corus has been won by David Oliver, a second-year product design student at the University of Glamorgan.

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High Profile Research Study for Psychology Students

October 10, 2006

The University of Glamorgan has been chosen as the UK partner in a cross cultural research project involving 24 countries.

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Success for Llynfi Valley Project

October 11, 2006

A project launched by the University of Glamorgan three years ago in Llynfi Valley near Bridgend has been successful in providing education opportunities for over 1500 local people.

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Sky Movies Debut for University Professor

October 10, 2006

Professor Mark Brake of the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Astronomy and Science Education (CASE) will take part in a science fiction documentary this week for Sky Movies.

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Bilingual Drama First for Glamorgan

October 11, 2006

A degree course, which will allow budding Welsh actors, to study their art through the medium of Welsh is being launched by the University of Glamorgan.

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Wales' Leadership and Governance Centre Launched

October 11, 2006

A new research and education unit which works directly with Welsh businesses and organisations to develop governance and leadership practises, was launched by the University of Glamorgan’s Business School this month by Andrew Davies, Welsh Assembly Minister for Enterprise, Innovation and Networks.

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Cardiff City Sponsorship Deal

October 16, 2006

The University of Glamorgan has become official sponsor of the Cardiff City Academy under-18 and under-16 teams after signing a two year deal with the club.

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Master Builder Title for Nicholas

October 19, 2006

21 year-old builder Nicholas Powell has won a top award at this year’s Wales Master Builder of the Year Awards.

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Powerful Art Exhibition Opens at University

October 20, 2006

The University of Glamorgan’s Oriel y Bont opens its doors next week to another powerful and evocative installation exhibition.

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Start-up Success for Graduates

October 20, 2006

A new media company, set up by two young graduates, is the latest successful business to receive start up support from the University of Glamorgan’s GTi Plus facility in the Valleys Innovation Centre, Abercynon.

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Merthyr Enterprise Lecturer is Top UK Adviser

October 20, 2006

Janet Scicluna, a part-time Enterprise lecturer at Merthyr College has been named as the UK’s top Business Advisor, beating off competition from around 2,000 applicants.

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Glamorgan's Lead in Science Shop Initiative

October 23, 2006

A major investment to support regeneration and education in the Heads of the Valleys area in South Wales has been announced today.

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Big Scoop for Student Donna

October 23, 2006

Budding journalist Donna-Louise Bishop, a third year student at the University of Glamorgan has won first place in the British Library competition with a piece of work which judges described as ‘a superb piece of journalism’.

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Young Artists Create Uni Calender

October 24, 2006

Twelve budding young artists are the lucky winners of a competition run by the University of Glamorgan and local radio station GTFM.

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Glamorgan Hosts International Entrepreneurship Conference

October 24, 2006

Next week Cardiff City Hall plays host to one of the largest and most prestigious small business and entrepreneurship conferences in the world – the 29th Annual Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference, hosted by the University of Glamorgan.

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Field Course Visits Sicily

October 26, 2006

Second year geography students at the University of Glamorgan took part in a field course this month visiting Mount Etna, Europe’s largest volcano which is currently erupting.

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Business Excellence for Glamorgan Students

October 31, 2006

A brand new degree scheme aimed at producing the business men and women of the future is being launched by the business school at the University of Glamorgan.

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