August 2011 News Archive

Glamorgan Drama students set to make their mark on National Eisteddfod

August 4, 2011

student in Columbine drama production The National Eisteddfod of Wales has invited drama students from the University of Glamorgan to perform at the prestigious event in Wrexham this week.

Tagged: academic arts cci drama media welsh

History Professor Scoops Prestigious Funding Award

August 8, 2011

Dr Chris Evans University of Glamorgan historian Dr Chris Evans is to lead a major international research project supported by The Leverhulme Trust

Tagged: academic awards courses fbs history national research

Glamorgan hosts summer course for bright new recording talent

August 8, 2011

A student takes part in an exclusive recording master class Seven of the UK’s most promising music technology students took part in an exclusive recording master class course at the University of Glamorgan this summer.

Tagged: arts cci courses media music

Glamorgan’s entrepreneurs lead the UK in Centre of Excellence accolade

August 10, 2011

Entrepreneurs at the University of Glamorgan have a new feather in their cap with the news that their school has been recognised as a Centre of Enterprise Excellence by the UK Sector Skills Body for Enterprise (SFEDI).

Tagged: academic awards bus business employability fbs hass national

English Professor re-elected President of International Association

August 11, 2011

Professor Andrew Smith Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages, Faculty of Business and Society, has been re-elected as joint president of the International Gothic Association at the Association’s biennial conference held at the University of Heidelberg last week. He has jointly held this position with Professor William Hughes, of Bath Spa University, since 2009.

Tagged: academic awards english fbs hass

Philip Gross contributes to a new documentary on poetry and Quaker beliefs

August 12, 2011

Professor Philip Gross Professor Philip Gross shares his views on the connections between Quaker beliefs and poetry in a new documentary for Radio 4.

Tagged: academic arts english fbs hass media postgraduate radio

University of Glamorgan students take up Olympic broadcast torch

August 16, 2011

As preparations gather pace for the 2012 Olympics, students at the University of Glamorgan will be playing their own role in the worldwide media coverage of the Games.

Tagged: electronics employability fat media

Graduates make a splash with innovative iPhone puzzle game

August 17, 2011

A new gaming app, which simulates a puddle of moving water moving around the screen, is being launched this week (18th August) by the University of Glamorgan’s GamesLab Wales.

Tagged: cci design

Glamorgan set to boost creative skills with workforce development scheme

August 24, 2011

Freelancers and small businesses in Wales’ creative sector will soon be able to benefit from a new University of Glamorgan work-based training initiative worth almost a million pounds.

Tagged: cci employability

Work experience student discovers asteroids

August 31, 2011

A 6th form student from Cardiff, working on a summer work experience project at the University of Glamorgan, has helped astronomers discover over 20 new asteroids and a comet in the process of breaking up.

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