September 2008 News Archive

Glamorgan Gets Gold Health Standard

September 1, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been named as the first University in Wales to be awarded with the Welsh Assembly Government’s Corporate Health Standard at Gold Level.

Tagged: corporate sport

Local Employers Benefit from Placement Scheme

September 1, 2008

The GO Wales Placement Scheme, run at the University of Glamorgan offers local organisations the opportunity to tap into the skills of local students and graduates with the aim of boosting business.

Tagged: careers

New multi-million pound project to help create Wales of tomorrow

September 11, 2008

Leading Welsh universities have come together to deliver a £9M project which will help government, policy makers, and businesses better tackle major social problems in Wales.

Tagged: corporate research

Irvine Welsh Production Made in Partnership with Merthyr Media Project

September 15, 2008

When it comes to work experience, it doesn’t come much better than working with the world-famous author of Trainspotting Irvine Welsh on his latest production.

Tagged: cell

Mobile Technology Event gets International Support

September 16, 2008

An international forum which will look at the future of the telecommunications industry across the globe is being held in Cardiff this week (16th – 19th September).

Tagged: fat research

New Centre to Tackle Workplace Bullying Launched at the House of Lords

September 16, 2008

Bullying and stress in the workplace could be costing organisations in the UK a staggering £13.75billion a year*.

Tagged: business research

Cardiff’s Creative economy and culture set to benefit from University

September 17, 2008

A conference which will bring together organisations in the creative industries sector to work with university research staff was held at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM building in Cardiff this week (17th September).

Tagged: cci research

University Seals Links with Major Employers

September 22, 2008

Offering university students work opportunities with potential employers forms a major part a students’ journey towards becoming an employable graduate.

Tagged: careers

Student Mixes Science with Rap

September 23, 2008

A postgraduate student at the University of Glamorgan is making it his mission to make science more accessible to the public in his own special way.

Tagged: hesas

Chair of Acas at Glamorgan Lecture

September 23, 2008

Chair of Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Ed Sweeney will give a keynote lecture entitled “The Changing World of Employment Relations and Collectivism” at the University of Glamorgan on 1st October.

Tagged: business

Raising the Bar

September 23, 2008

Law students returning to the University of Glamorgan this week will find themselves in a new home following an impressive refurbishment of the original Tŷ Crawshay building on the University’s Treforest campus.

Tagged: hass

Fresher’s Week Students Enjoying Student Life

September 23, 2008

Freshers’ Week 2008 kicked off at the University of Glamorgan’s campuses this week with over 3,500 new students beginning university life.

Tagged: corporate

Bright Future in Journalism for Donna

September 24, 2008

Race isn’t really on the agenda for Donna Sibanda, who has just won a £5,500 BBC scholarship aimed at encouraging youngsters from ethnic minority backgrounds to get into broadcasting.

Tagged: cci

Budding Young Actor Scoops Scholarship

September 25, 2008

When an aspiring young Welsh actor won a scholarship to study at the University of Glamorgan, he didn’t imagine he’d get the opportunity to meet one of Wales’ most successful musical stars as part of the deal.

Tagged: cci schools

One in Five Second Hand Mobiles Contain Sensitive Data

September 26, 2008

New research from BT, the University of Glamorgan and Edith Cowan University in Australia has revealed that a significant number of hand-held communication devices which are bought second-hand still contain sensitive company and personal information.

Tagged: fat research

University’s Hydrogen Fuelled Bus Nominated for Prestigious Award

September 30, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution To Innovation and Technology at the forthcoming Times Higher Education Awards 2008 for its hydrogen fuelled bus project.

Tagged: awards fat research