August 2008 News Archive

A Taste of Merthyr

August 1, 2008

A new book being created by the University of Glamorgan’s GATES Project has set out to challenge the stereotypical misconceptions of the food consumed by people living in the Valleys.

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Top Legal Careers for Glamorgan Graduates

August 6, 2008

Four Glamorgan law graduates are now on their way to becoming barristers after a record year for students being accepted onto the Bar Vocational Course (BVC).

Tagged: law

Young Bands get Advice from Top Music Producer

August 7, 2008

Over 50 young people from across South Wales have taken part in a two-week ‘creative’ summer school at the University of Glamorgan’s impressive ATRiuM building in the heart of Cardiff.

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Glamorgan Supports Cardiff and Co

August 11, 2008

Cardiff and Co, the company promoting the Cardiff city region, has attracted two new investors from the academic world.

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Clearing No Hassle for Emir

August 12, 2008

When 24 year-old Emir Gallagher from Omagh in North Ireland didn’t quite achieve the A level results she needed to study her chosen course in chiropractic, she wasn’t sure what to do next.

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Glamorgan Psychologist Coaches Paralympic Team

August 12, 2008

University of Glamorgan sport psychologist Ross Hall will be jetting out to Beijing this summer as the official psychology coach to the British wheelchair rugby team.

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Value Added Benefit of Work Placement Student

August 14, 2008

A University of Glamorgan student, who has spent the last year working in the procurement department at silicone producers Dow Corning in Barry, has saved the company approximately $370,000.

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Olympic Camp Status for Glamorgan

August 15, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been named as an official ‘Pre Games Training Camp’ venue for the Olympic Games in 2012.

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Cardiff City at Sports Camp

August 18, 2008

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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New Dean for Faculty of Advanced Technology

August 21, 2008

The Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan has appointed Vassilis Konstantinou, as its new Dean of Faculty.

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Changing Attitudes of Rugby Supporters

August 26, 2008

Most Welsh rugby fans no longer enjoy watching their local rivals lose, a major study into Wales’ switch to regional rugby has found.

In a paper due to be published by the University of Wales Press in the Contemporary Wales series, it is revealed that supporters of most teams in Wales are less likely than before the reorganisation to want other Welsh sides to be beaten.

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Drama Lecturer in New York Performance

August 29, 2008

Rea Dennis, a senior lecturer in drama at the University of Glamorgan is taking part in a performance as part of ‘Performing the World ’08’ (PTW ’08), an international conference and festival that will take place from 2nd – 5th October in New York City.

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