August 2009 News Archive

Young Bands get Advice from Top Music Producers

August 3, 2009

Two young bands from South Wales have taken part in a once in a lifetime opportunity to produce a recording of their work with some of the industries leading professionals.

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Rugby Star Visits Sports Camp

August 5, 2009

Youngsters from across South Wales took part in a question and answer session with Wales international rugby player Tom Shanklin this week as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: sport

Free Course Aims to Encourage Women’s Enterprise

August 5, 2009

A free summer school to help women develop their entrepreneurial skills will take place at the University of Glamorgan in September.

Organised by the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the European Union (WEEU) project, with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, the weeklong event will be held at the University’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff between 9.30am and 4.30pm, Monday 14th September to Friday 18th September inclusive.

Tagged: business enterprise research

Scholarship awarded to local student

August 6, 2009

Eighteen year old Jenny Wood has been announced as the winner of the Complete Background Screening University Scholarship Award.

Tagged: studentfinance students

Jeremy Bowen To Speak at Disaster Education Conference

August 7, 2009

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen will be the keynote speaker at a conference on Disaster Education, to be held at the University of Glamorgan later this month.

Tagged: disaster management hesas research

Students’ Union Sport website wins mini site of the year

August 7, 2009

Students’ Union web hosting company BAM have voted the Glamorgan Students’ Union sport mini site the best of 2009!

Tagged: sport

Iconic Students’ Union on the way for Treforest

August 12, 2009

Students at the University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus will soon be enjoying new facilities in a brand-new ultra modern Students’ Union building.

Tagged: corporate

Wales Hot 100

August 13, 2009

The search is on to find Wales’ brightest entrepreneurs in the fifth Wales Hot 100.

Tagged: business

Clearing Easy for Joy

August 14, 2009

When 20 year-old University of Glamorgan student Joy McFadzean from Swansea didn’t get a place at medical school, she thought her lifelong ambition to become a doctor was unachievable.

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Aircraft Hangar First for University

August 17, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus is to get its very own aircraft hangar along with a full size aircraft under new plans for the Faculty of Advanced Technology.

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Jeremy Bowen Addresses Disaster Education Conference

August 21, 2009

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen gave an insight into his experiences in disaster zones across the globe at a lecture at the University of Glamorgan last night, 20th August.

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University Launches Centre for Professional Studies

August 24, 2009

The Centre for Professional Studies, based at the University of Glamorgan Business School is Wales’ leading provider of professional courses, including ACCA, CIPD, CIPS and ILM.

Tagged: business postgraduate

New Bus Service Model Launched

August 24, 2009

A bus service with a difference, which is being launched in Carmarthenshire today, will allow people living in rural areas to access local services, employment and training much more easily.

Tagged: business

Students 100% Satisfied on Glamorgan Course

August 25, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Creative Writing course has received an impressive 100% satisfaction rate from students, according to results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS).

Tagged: corporate

From Cheek to Court

August 26, 2009

What happens to DNA once it is removed from a suspect’s cheek?

The film From Cheek to Court describes the journey DNA takes from when it is removed from a suspect’s cheek in the custody suite at a police station, to being a profile on the National DNA Database and then how DNA can be used in criminal trial proceedings.

Tagged: hesas research

GATES student wins Adult Learners Award and University place

August 27, 2009

At this year’s Merthyr Tydfil Adult Learner Awards ceremony, Glamorgan GATES student Bethan Lewis was recognised for her achievements in education by winning the best Individual Learner category.

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