September 2011 News Archive

International seal of approval for Glamorgan surveyors

September 1, 2011

Student surveyors and construction project managers beginning their studies at the University of Glamorgan will have an extra feather in their hard-hat with the news that their degree has the backing of the prestigious Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Welsh speaking Glamorgan graduates step straight into careers

September 1, 2011

(Welsh Version Below)

Three of this year’s University of Glamorgan graduates have landed their dream jobs just weeks after graduation, proving that there is still room in the Welsh jobs market for those with high level skills.

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New Professorship for Community Nursing Specialist

September 7, 2011

The Faculty of Health, Sport & Science at the University of Glamorgan has appointed Dr David Pontin to a newly created professorship in community health.

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CCI graduate receives Animation Excellence prize

September 8, 2011

A recent University of Glamorgan animation graduate has won the Computer Arts Magazine Motion and Animation Excellence Award.

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Best New University title for Glamorgan

September 9, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has been named as Wales’ top new university by The Sunday Times University Guide, which will be published on Sunday.

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Workshop aims to help businesses fight cybercrime

September 14, 2011

According to security firm Symantec, the annual cost of cybercrime has surpassed that of marijuana, cocaine and heroin combined – totaling in excess of $388 billion, across 24 countries. With 750 million active global users Facebook is a powerful communication tool for both businesses and individuals alike, but at what cost? The security implications and personal vulnerabilities that exist on social networks can be a huge concern, but a workshop at the University of Glamorgan on Tuesday 20 September aims to address these issues.

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Wales’ First App Showcase

September 14, 2011

A brand new mobile application which will let surfers know the best time to head down to the beach, has been launched at Wales’ first ‘App’ showcase project in Cardiff today (14 September).

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Students' Union Wins Top Award

September 21, 2011

Wales’ newest Student Union building, on the University of Glamorgan’s campus, has been recognised by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for its innovative design.

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Highly praised novelist launches series of public readings at Glamorgan

September 27, 2011

As part of a series of readings held by the University of Glamorgan, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences welcome Emma Darwin, highly praised author, former Glamorgan graduate and great-great granddaughter of Charles Darwin to give a public reading at the University’s Moot Court on Friday 30 September.

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Prof Guwy appears on BBC Wales

September 29, 2011

Professor Alan Guwy of the Faulty of Health, Sport and Science appeared on BBC Wales’ Wales Today programme last night, Wednesday 28th September.

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Glamorgan graduate scores top job with Cardiff City Football Club

September 30, 2011

A mature student who graduated from the University of Glamorgan has landed his dream job as Sports Scientist with Cardiff City Football Club.

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Student fashion show sets the trend at Glamorgan fresher’s week

September 30, 2011

First year fashion students from the University of Glamorgan have ended Fresher’s week in style with a stunning fashion show.

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