November 2011 News Archive

Visit to Glamorgan strengthens relationship with Switzerland’s Basel University

November 1, 2011

A seminar held today at the University of Glamorgan on sport policy and events coincides with a study visit to Wales by a group of students from Basel University in Switzerland.

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Glamorgan student helps discover unique new comet

November 1, 2011

Astronomers at the University of Glamorgan have assisted in the discovery of a unique new comet, only months after a work experience student discovered a series of asteroids while working at the University in the summer.

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Glamorgan hosts Royal Historical Society‘s regional symposium

November 1, 2011

The Royal Historical Society‘s regional symposium for 2011 is to be hosted by the University of Glamorgan on behalf of History Research Wales, the alliance between the five research-led History Departments in Welsh HE.

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Visit by Bern University of Applied Sciences

November 2, 2011

A recent visit to the University of Glamorgan by fifteen students and three members of staff from Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland, aims to encourage collaboration and strengthen ties between the universities’ sports programmes.

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Glamorgan professor to deliver ‘The History of Horror’ series on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise show

November 2, 2011

The Ghost Story 1840-1920: A Cultural History. A book by Professor Andrew Smith Over a four week period Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages at the University of Glamorgan, will discuss the history of the Gothic from the eighteenth century to the present day on popular BBC Radio Wales show, Jamie and Louise.

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Glamorgan lecturer's book listed among 'hidden gems' by Amazon

November 2, 2011

A Glamorgan lecturer’s latest crime novel, written under the pen name David E. Spellman, to indicate the joint authorship of the ‘Far South Collective’, has been listed as one of the Amazon Kindle ‘hidden gems’.

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Psychology Clinic Opens its Doors

November 3, 2011

A fully functioning professional Psychology Clinic, which will be available to members of the public, is opening at the University of Glamorgan.

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Glamorgan students know experience works

November 7, 2011

An impressive turnout at a careers event held at the University of Glamorgan shows students are aware of the importance of work-related experience.

Tagged: careers employability pastevents

Multinational recruits Glamorgan graduates

November 9, 2011

World leading IT and business services company Logica employs 40,000 people across the world. In 2011, Logica have recruited more graduates from the University of Glamorgan than from any other UK university.

Tagged: computing employability forensic maths

Success for creative writing students

November 10, 2011

Two postgraduate creative writing students from the University of Glamorgan have recently won awards acknowledging their work in writing.

Tagged: arts awards english fbs postgraduate studentsuccess

Glamorgan marks Remembrance Services

November 11, 2011

Staff and students of the University of Glamorgan have joined communities across the country to mark the two-minute silence in remembrance of those affected by conflict across the world.

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Entrepreneurial Ideas in Production at Glamorgan

November 15, 2011

When most people think of a Students’ Union, images of cheap beer and loud music are the first to spring to mind.

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Is there a future for the press in Wales?

November 15, 2011

Journalists, Assembly Members and academics will meet at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff on Saturday 19 November to discuss the future of the press in Wales.

Tagged: journalism media newspapers tv

Social Enterprise Wales 2011

November 16, 2011

The University of Glamorgan is the main sponsor of the Social Enterprise Wales 2011 conference which is taking place in Swansea this week.

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Glamorgan joins forces to deliver ERASMUS programme

November 16, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has joined forces with five other European higher education institutions from Germany, Cyprus, Finland, Italy and Spain to deliver a two-week intensive programme focusing on IT-security.

Tagged: careers computing courses employability fbs

Students’ Production Commissioned by Tate Modern

November 16, 2011

Students and staff from the University of Glamorgan will premiere a specially commissioned production of Wassily Kandinsky’s groundbreaking play The Yellow Sound at the University’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff on Monday 21st November.

Tagged: cci

University Cadets Gather at Glamorgan

November 16, 2011

University cadets from across Wales gathered at the University of Glamorgan last night, 15th November, to showcase the talent of the country’s reserve cadet forces.

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Women's Entrepreneurship Wins High Impact Award

November 17, 2011

The University of Glamorgan Networking Entrepreneurial Women (NEW@glam) initiative has been awarded a High Impact Award 2011 for its work during Global Entrepreneurship Week (14th – 18th November).

Tagged: alumni business

Glamorgan’s CEMAS event offers free support for business development

November 17, 2011

The University of Glamorgan’s Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) is launching a free, informative event, to highlight the options and support available for business development.

Tagged: business conferences fat forthcomingevents

First for Wales: online network helps community radio stations thrive

November 18, 2011

An online network, the first of its kind in Wales, has been set up by the University of Glamorgan to help community radio stations to thrive.

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Glamorgan's Dr Martin Rhisiart joins Board of Directors of leading economic development company

November 18, 2011

Dr Martin Rhisiart, Director of the Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation at Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of a leading economic development company, Menter a Busnes.

Tagged: business fbs

International Recognition for Glamorgan Academic

November 24, 2011

University of Glamorgan academic, Bob Morgan, has been presented with an award for ‘Outstanding Services to International Education’ at an event hosted by Nurtingen-Geisslengen University in Baden Wurtemburg.

Tagged: business

Japanese animation festival comes to Glamorgan

November 24, 2011

Wales’ only festival of Japanese animation and culture comes to the University of Glamorgan this week, beginning with a showcase of short films from Japan alongside student animation work.

Tagged: cci

Students Take to the Air Waves

November 24, 2011

Students from the University of Glamorgan’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries begin broadcasting their new show 'A Different Take’, live from the Radio Cardiff this studios afternoon (3-5pm).

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Radiohead guitarist visits University of Glamorgan

November 25, 2011

Radiohead guitarist Ed OBrien visited students at the University of Glamorgan this week to take part in a discussion on the music industry.

Tagged: cci

Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 25, 2011

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan today, 25th November.

Tagged: sport

Industrial Action on 30 November 2011

November 25, 2011

BRIEFING as at 1430 25 Nov 2011

What is happening?

The trade unions representing University staff have indicated that they will be joining widespread industrial action on Wednesday 30 November. This is a dispute between the trades unions and their members on one side, and the UK Government on the other over public sector pensions. The University anticipates that there will inevitably be disruption to services and teaching on this day.

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Mint jobs for Glamorgan graduates

November 28, 2011

A couple of Welshmen guaranteed to get their hands on Olympic medals next year are University of Glamorgan Mechanical Engineering graduates.

Tagged: careers employability engineering fat Olympics studentsuccess

Success for Creative Writing students

November 29, 2011

Staff and students involved in English and Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan are celebrating following a series of recent successes:

Tagged: awards english fbs studentsuccess

Free business technology workshop shows how to protect smartphones

November 29, 2011

Small businesses in South Wales will have the opportunity to find out how best to protect their mobile technology next week at a free event hosted by the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: computing fat forthcomingevents

Glamorgan professor described as 'a literary giant' on BBC Radio 4

November 29, 2011

University of Glamorgan Professor and poet Philip Gross’s writing is being celebrated this week as his new collection of poetry, Deep Field, was brilliantly reviewed by the panel on this week’s edition of Saturday Review on BBC Radio 4.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Richard Parks at Glamorgan

November 29, 2011


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