May 2011 News Archive

Glamorgan puts Welsh on the menu for the iPod generation

May 3, 2011

Welsh learners and tourists alike will now be able to order food and drink in Welsh, with a little help from their iPhone or iPod.

Tagged: academic courses elearning online welsh

Revision adds up for 1000 teenagers at the University of Glamorgan

May 4, 2011

Over a thousand maths students from all over Wales have successfully completed the University of Glamorgan’s annual Maths Revision Conference week in advance of vital examinations.

Tagged: academic careers community conferences

Laser Technology Set to Revolutionise Manufacturing

May 5, 2011

Researchers at the University of Glamorgan have innovated a laser that is set to transform manufacturing.

Tagged: fat research

Victoria gets business boost from Michael Moran Scholarship

May 5, 2011

University of Glamorgan student, 19 year old, Victoria Upson, from Caersws has been named as the 2011 winner of the University’s Michael Moran Scholarship.

Tagged: awards business sport studentfinance students

Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub project deemed a success by Brussels

May 5, 2011

The recently completed two year, three country Women’s Entrepreneurship in the European Union (WEEU) Project, led by Christine Atkinson, Head of the University of Glamorgan’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise has just received a positive report from the Brussels appointed external expert assessor.

Tagged: business research

Air Products to Provide Award-Winning Fuelling Station to the University of Glamorgan

May 9, 2011

Air Products (NYSE:APD) has installed an award-winning Series 100 hydrogen fuelling station at the University of Glamorgan to assist in the development of their hydrogen energy research.

Tagged: fat hesas hydrogen research

Glamorgan Experts celebrate the Valleys Discovery Festival

May 16, 2011

Glamorgan experts will be opening up the world of science at a major valleys festival of knowledge.

Tagged: community First_Campus forthcomingevents genetics hesas science

University of Glamorgan Sport coaching selected for national honours

May 16, 2011

Sport coaching courses at the University of Glamorgan have received national recognition with a prestigious endorsement from Skills Active, the industry’s Sector Skills Council, professional body and national coaching agency.

Tagged: academic awards careers hesas sport

A Bloody Good Friday takes to the stage in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil

May 16, 2011

The University of Glamorgan presents A Bloody Good Friday, adapted and directed by Steve Blandford from the novel by Desmond Barry.

Tagged: cci forthcomingevents partnercolleges students

Best New University in Wales: Guardian ranks Glamorgan among top three Welsh universities

May 17, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has been rated Wales’s top new university in the Guardian’s prestigious league table, published today.

Tagged: academic arts awards bus business careers cci cell clearing corporate design elearning fat fbs hass hesas law marketing parents postgraduate regional schools students VIPs wideningaccess

Gary’s achievement opens university to all, says Blaenau Gwent AM

May 18, 2011

Blaenau Gwent AM Alun Davies has paid tribute to an award-winning learner who has combined university study with bringing up two children and running his own business in Ebbw Vale – all while registered blind!

Tagged: First_Campus studentsuccess wideningaccess

Students' Union wins prestigious architecture award

May 19, 2011

The University’s £5.2m Students’ Union has been recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects for its iconic design.

Tagged: estates

Glamorgan Author and Historian among Hay Festival Stars

May 20, 2011

University of Glamorgan historian Dr Chris Evans and author Tiffany Murray are among the stars of the 2011 Hay Festival, which begins on Thursday and runs from 26 May to 5 June.

Tagged: fbs publications publications

Mark makes the change from Royal Engineer to lecturer, thanks to UHOVI

May 20, 2011

After a career in the army and running his own business, engineer Mark Lewis has found his ideal career teaching the technicians of the future, thanks to the valleys’ new university initiative.

Tagged: First_Campus wideningaccess

Darlithwraig yn ysbrydoli ei myfyrwyr

May 20, 2011

Bydd myfyrwyr Drama (Theatr a’r Cyfryngau) Prifysgol Morgannwg yn cael profiad unigryw wythnos nesa wrth iddyn nhw berfformio dramâu gan un o’u darlithwyr a Chymrawd Drama yn Ysgol Diwydiannau Creadigol a Diwylliannol, Caerdydd.

Tagged: cci welsh

Award-winning Poets Share their Experiences of Illness

May 23, 2011

At an event at the University of Glamorgan on Monday June 6th, the T. S. Eliot prize-winning poet Professor Philip Gross and former National Poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis will be in conversation with academics Professor Maggie Kirk and Dr Martin Willis about their experiences of illness and medical care.

Tagged: fbs research

New generation of aircraft engineers take off with £1.5m Aerospace Centre

May 27, 2011

A new generation of aircraft engineers will be able to learn their trade on a real airliner without leaving their campus with the opening of a £1.5m Aerospace Centre, the only one of its kind at a Welsh university, at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales today, 27 May 2011.

Tagged: aerospace fat

University of Glamorgan Group submits 2012-13 fee plan to HEFCW

May 31, 2011

The University of Glamorgan Group has proposed an fee range of £7,500 to £9,000 for full-time undergraduates commencing their studies in September 2012.

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