September 2006 News Archive

Wales Training Session at Glamorgan

September 4, 2006

Following their defeat in Prague over the weekend, the Wales football team are back in training today, 4th September, at the University of Glamorgan’s playing fields.

Tagged: sport

New hope for dementia sufferers

September 5, 2006

A new company, set up to help dementia sufferers and their families, has been launched by the University of Glamorgan and Housing Association Grwp Gwalia Cyf this week.

Tagged: socs

New IoD Courses Launched

September 5, 2006

Following a successful first year running the Institute of Directors’ Certificate in Company Direction, the University of Glamorgan is adding the diploma level qualification to its list of IoD approved courses.

Both the IOD Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction aim to develop knowledge and skill for directors, explain roles and responsibilities to new directors and bring best practice to experienced directors.

Tagged: bus postgraduate

International Business Speaker at Glamorgan

September 7, 2006

Asking yourself what you want from life is key to business success, according to business guru Ricardo Semler who visited the University of Glamorgan’s Business School today, 7th September.

Tagged: bus postgraduate

Glamorgan Technology to Monitor Attendance

September 11, 2006

As Oxford University introduces legally-binding contracts requiring students to attend lectures, experts at the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales have come up with a solution to track students’ attendance at lectures.

Tagged: enterprise fat

Fresh Start for Student Claire

September 20, 2006

When 31 year-old Claire Crompton from Chepstow was forced to leave school and start supporting herself at a young age her main priority in life was simply to make enough money to pay the rent.

Tagged: students

International conference visits Glamorgan

September 20, 2006

The 14th annual conference of ENIRDEM (European Network for Improving Research and Development in Educational Management) was held at the University of Glamorgan this month.

Tagged: hass

Honour for Welsh Learners

September 25, 2006

This year’s top Welsh learners attended a ceremony at the Garth Olwg Community Campus this month to receive accolades in recognition of their success on University of Glamorgan community courses.

Tagged: community

New Friends, New Dreams at Freshers' Week

September 26, 2006

Freshers’ Week 2006 kicked off at the University of Glamorgan this week with over 3,500 new students beginning university life.

As well as the annual freshers fair and enrolment activities, this year’s Freshers’ Ball will welcome band the Foundations to the Treforest campus.

Tagged: students

Community Art Exhibition Opens

September 26, 2006

Photographs taken by members of the community in Merthyr Tydfil who have moved to the town from overseas, will form part of an exhibition at the University of Glamorgan’s Oriel y Bont this month.

Tagged: arts community

Astronomy students observe Hubble's muse

September 28, 2006

A group of third year University of Glamorgan Astronomy and Space students visited the World famous Yerkes Observatory, part of the University of Chicago.

Tagged: students

Freshers play it SAFE with finance test

September 28, 2006

An online tool developed by financial experts at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School, is helping freshers across the University to get to grips with managing their finances as they start university life.

Tagged: bus financial students

University Visit for Sixth Form

September 29, 2006

Sixth Form pupils from Cardiff’s Ysgol Gyfun Plas Mawr got a real taste for university life this month as they attended a residential course at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: community schools