August 2007 News Archive

Students get Maths Skills Boost

August 1, 2007

Exploding watermelons and launching rockets is all in a days work for a group of young people taking part in a ‘Bridging Technology with Mathematics’ course at the University of Glamorgan.

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Business Excellence at Glamorgan

August 3, 2007

The brand new ‘BA Business Excellence’, the first of its kind in Wales, will begin this September at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.

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Forensic Biology Course Launched

August 3, 2007

An exciting, challenging and practical course emphasising the application of biology in forensics investigations is being launched at the University of Glamorgan this year.

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Rugby Coaching Qualification first for Wales

August 7, 2007

Rugby coaches of the future will soon be emerging from the University of Glamorgan as the institution launches Wales’ first foundation degree in rugby coaching and performance.

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Intelligent Technology is the Future for Welsh Business

August 7, 2007

Just twenty years ago people were still familiarising themselves with the technology of the barcode. Now, a centre at the University of Glamorgan is promoting new kinds of identification technology to companies and organisations in Wales.

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Advanced Technology Graduates’ High Praise for Glamorgan

August 7, 2007

During this year’s graduation week at the University of Glamorgan our graduates from the Faculty of Advanced technology had some great things to say about their courses, the University and their experiences of being a Glamorgan student!

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Rob Brydon comes to Merthyr

August 8, 2007

Welsh comedian Rob Brydon entertained an audience of more than 500 in Merthyr last night in a one-off performance organised by the University of Glamorgan’s Glamorgan GATES project.

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Summer Proposal for American Student

August 8, 2007

Love was in the air at the University of Glamorgan this week as the boyfriend of a summer school student flew in from Florida to propose.

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Glamorgan Astronomers View Meteor Shower

August 13, 2007

University of Glamorgan astronomers recorded a total of 123 meteors during this year’s annual Perseid meteor shower on the night of the 12/13th August. This was a good total despite cloud cover ruining the latter part of the viewing session.

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Fashion First for Glamorgan

August 14, 2007

A brand new set of fashion courses being launched at the University of Glamorgan are set to feed new talent into the booming fashion industry across the globe.

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Cardiff City at Sports Camp

August 15, 2007

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

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Glamorgan Named Top New Welsh University

August 16, 2007

The University of Glamorgan is officially the best new university in Wales according to The Times Good University guide which is published today.

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National Recognition for Engineering Student

August 17, 2007

University of Glamorgan MSc civil engineering student Mark Quarrington has scooped second prize in a national competition organised by the Institution of Structural Engineers and run by the UK Concrete Centre.

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Experience the World with Geography

August 20, 2007

The University of Glamorgan’s Geography and the Environment courses provide fantastic opportunities for students to gain a real life insight into geographical processes by completing fieldwork in a wide range of locations.

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Stars Support new Cardiff School

August 20, 2007

When the University of Glamorgan opens the doors to its new Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries this September, some of the UK’s best known industry professionals will be at its helm.

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Simulation gives students vital experience

August 23, 2007

Students from the University of Glamorgan’s MSc in Disaster Healthcare course, have taken part in a simulation exercise at the University’s Clinical Simulation Centre to experience how they would cope with a terrorist attack involving smallpox.

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University Professor Leads Disaster Conference

August 28, 2007

Professor Brian Hobbs, Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan will chair a two-day conference at the Dealing with Disasters Conference 2007: Resilience, Response and Investigation, which is being held at Northumbria University on 5–6 September 2007.

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Healthcare Doctorate Launched

August 29, 2007

A new doctorate level qualification being launched by the University of Glamorgan will be the only one of its kind in Wales to the aimed at professionals working in the social care sector.

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