March 2008 News Archive

A Wall of Women

March 4, 2008

The Glamorgan GATES team is building a Wall of Women to celebrate International Women’s Day on Saturday 8th March.

Tagged: community

Chartered Surveying Accreditation for Glamorgan

March 6, 2008

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has announced a new RICS accredited course at the University of Glamorgan, a move that will have great significance for the property industry in Wales.

Tagged: fat postgraduate

HEFCW Appointment for Chair of Governors

March 6, 2008

Education Minister Jane Hutt has announced that Roger Thomas, Chair of Governors at University of Glamorgan will take over as the new Chair of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).

Tagged: corporate

Roland Corporation founder receives Honorary Professorship

March 7, 2008

Ikutaro Kakehashi, founder of the Roland Corporation, is to be honoured in recognition of his legendary contribution to both the music industry and music education.

Tagged: cci

Journalism Student Makes News in the Big Apple

March 7, 2008

20-year-old University of Glamorgan journalism student Owain Johns has just started a unique work placement in New York.

Tagged: cci

Better Project Management Skills Needed

March 10, 2008

The demand for successful project management skills has become critical to the success of Welsh organisations of all sizes in recent years. Delivery of projects to time and budget is now a core staff competence.

Tagged: business corporate

Radio Masterclass Attracts Radio One Star

March 10, 2008

The Radio Academy and the University of Glamorgan joined forces at the weekend to organise a day of radio training for young people wanting to get into radio, held at the ATRiuM.

Tagged: cci

Department of Electronics and Computer System Engineering achieve a record 28 years of accreditation

March 11, 2008

Following the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation visit to the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, the IET accreditation panel have recommended accreditation of MEng/BEng Electrical awards for the maximum 5 year period.

Tagged: fat

Rugby Honours for Business School Student

March 11, 2008

A Business School student enjoyed Six Nations success last weekend, helping Wales Under 20s gain victory over their Irish counterparts. Nathan Rees, 19, who is a first year student studying BA Sport Management made his full debut in the team that ran out 11–6 winners in Athlone.

Tagged: business sport

Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre work with Supermarkets to ‘Checkout Cymraeg’

March 12, 2008

The Glamorgan Welsh for Adults Centre with Tesco in Pontypridd and Co-op shops in the region are inviting shoppers to speak some Welsh at the checkout, this week [10–14 March] as part of a national campaign to encourage more people to learn the language.

Tagged: community welsh

Tale Enders Project Launch

March 12, 2008

DIARY MARKER

WHAT: Launch of the ‘Tale Enders’ project by the University of Glamorgan and Glamorgan Cricket.

WHEN: Tuesday 18th March at 10.30am (lunch provided)

WHERE: ATRiuM building, Adam Street, Cardiff.

Tagged: cci research

Tales of Welsh Cricket Clubs to be Recorded

March 18, 2008

The memories of players and supporters from cricket clubs across Wales are being preserved for all time as part of a project being carried out by the University of Glamorgan and Glamorgan Cricket.

Tagged: research

Entrepreneurship is Vital for Raising Prosperity in Deprived Communities

March 18, 2008

Increasing entrepreneurial activity is critical in addressing economic inactivity and raising levels of prosperity within the poorer communities in Wales.

Tagged: business research

Maths A-Level Revision Day Pupils aim for Exam Success

March 26, 2008

Over 300 A level pupils from across Wales have spent a day at the University of Glamorgan brushing up their maths skills in time for their summer exams.

Tagged: fat schools

MA Lighting UK Expands Training Programme

March 26, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has recently teamed up with MA Lighting to offer training on the grandMA range of lighting consoles. This new relationship allows MA to offer regular free training sessions to users who are unable to easily travel to MA’s London offices.

Tagged: fat

Sports Star Chooses Career in Medicine

March 26, 2008

19 year-old University of Glamorgan student Lloyd Evans has swapped his football boots for a career in medicine after enrolling on a medical sciences course.

Tagged: hesas

Prestigious Appointment for Professor Blandford

March 26, 2008

Professor Steve Blandford of the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries has been appointed as a board member of the new English Language National Theatre for Wales.

Tagged: cci