January 2007 News Archive

Glamorgan hosts Engineering Education Scheme Wales workshops

January 3, 2007

19 schools from across South Wales took part in Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW)workshops at the University of Glamorgan in December.

Tagged: fat schools

RWCMD Strategic Alliance Welcomed

January 4, 2007

Jane Davidson, Minister for Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills has congratulated the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the University of Glamorgan on their Strategic Alliance. The Alliance has succeeded in winning almost £13 million Reaching Higher funding to invest in performance and rehearsal facilities.

Tagged: corporate

Rugby Star Gives Welsh a Try

January 5, 2007

Welsh rugby star Michael Owen is well on his way to tackling his latest challenge to master the Welsh language.

Tagged: community languages welsh

Professor Leads NASA Publication

January 8, 2007

Professor Mark Brake of the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Astronomy and Science Education (CASE) is one of the leading editors launching the European edition of NASA‘s online Astrobiology Magazine.

Tagged: hesas postgraduate

Field Hospital Saves Vital Time

January 10, 2007

The ways in which a series of medical projects in Cardiff city centre have benefited the public and those involved, are being highlighted in a new report.


Artes Mundi 3 develops advance activity

January 22, 2007

Following the huge public interest generated by record attendances at Artes Mundi’s two exhibitions in 2004 and 2006, the organisers of Wales’ international visual art prize have announced a development of activity that will see them bringing even more international artists to Wales.

Tagged: cci

Over 60's Among Wales' Most Active

January 24, 2007

A report published this month by the University of Glamorgan proves that 60 really is the new 40 for people in Wales with many over 60s enjoying as much as 21 hours per week in communal activities.

Tagged: hass

The influence of national culture on research productivity

January 26, 2007

Academics are suffering from ‘chronic levels of isolation’ as collegiality is eroded by rising workloads and a shortage of good quality staff commons rooms, researchers at the University of Glamorgan have warned.

Tagged: business postgraduate

Glamorgan Offers Hands on Procurement Qualification

January 26, 2007

Procurement consultants ADR International have joined forces with the University of Glamorgan to offer a unique new fast-track route to professional procurement qualifications.

Tagged: business

Cuban Education Delegation Visits Glamorgan

January 29, 2007

This month the University of Glamorgan played host to some of the leading figures in Cuba’s Higher Education system.

Tagged: hesas

University Students Miss out on Cash

January 30, 2007

Students applying to university this year could be missing out on thousands of pounds worth of free financial support by not applying for the scholarships they are entitled to.

Tagged: corporate financial

Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU celebrates Cricketing Centre of Excellence

January 31, 2007

Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU will hold a launch event today, 31st January, to celebrate the success of their University Centre of Cricketing Excellence and to welcome the new Glamorgan Cricket coach Adrian Shaw.

Tagged: sport

Pupils get opportunity to taste campus life

January 31, 2007

350 primary school children from across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Bridgend visited the University of Glamorgan this month to take part in a series of workshops including circus skills, card making and a visit to the University’s planetarium.

Tagged: community