August 2012 News Archive

Glamorgan computing graduate employed as Lead Software Engineer

August 2, 2012

Just weeks after graduating from the University of Glamorgan, 26 year-old Sean Robinson, from Blackwood, has been employed by LexAble as a Lead Software Engineer.

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Students launch flash new venture

August 2, 2012

Welsh language flashcards which can help children and adults to master the language is the idea behind new business venture VisuaLearn, being launched at the National Eisteddfod this week by two University of Glamorgan students.

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Knowledge exchange: a winning formula

August 7, 2012

As the eyes of the world focus on the London Olympic Games this week, two Welsh universities have announced a new initiative to enhance elite sport performance and expand business enterprise in Wales through the exchange of expertise.

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Glamorgan graduate in Food Heaven as her dairy-free desserts are a supermarket success

August 8, 2012

A University of Glamorgan business graduate is celebrating success after her range of dairy-free frozen desserts were launched in Tesco and Waitrose.

Tagged: alumni business careers employability enterprise fbs glamedge marketing studentsuccess

Glamorgan graduate developing rugby sevens team for 2016 Olympics

August 8, 2012

A University of Glamorgan graduate, who secured a job as Rugby Development Officer in Abu Dhabi for the United Arab Emirates Rugby Association, will be responsible for developing a competitive rugby sevens team to enter the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Tagged: alumni careers employability glamedge hesas international sport studentsuccess

Cardiff City stars call in at sports camp

August 9, 2012

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

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Glamorgan top for graduate start-ups

August 9, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is the best university in Wales for producing successful graduate start-up businesses according to the Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey.

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Glamorgan graduate employed three days after final exam

August 14, 2012

A former University of Glamorgan student celebrated success after she was employed just three days after her final exam.

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Places still available to study at Glamorgan

August 17, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is holding an open day tomorrow (Saturday 18 August) between 10am-1pm for all those looking to enrol on a university course this September.

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International disaster nursing conference comes to Cardiff

August 20, 2012

BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen will be the key note speaker at the second International Conference of the World Society of Disaster Nursing (WSDN) being chaired by the University of Glamorgan’s Professor Donna Mead, in Cardiff, on 23-24 August 2012.

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Open day on Thursday for 2012 start

August 20, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is holding an open day this Thursday (23rd August) between 4pm and 7pm for all those looking to enrol on a university course this September.

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Glamorgan graduate employed as digital cartographer

August 21, 2012

A University of Glamorgan graduate has put himself on the map by securing a job as a digital cartographer.

Tagged: alumni careers employability geography hesas studentsuccess

Memories and Memorabilia Wanted!

August 22, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is celebrating its centenary in 2013/14 and to mark this milestone birthday, a book, exhibition and a series of events for students, alumni and the community are planned.

Tagged: corporate

Aron is an astronomy star

August 24, 2012

The sky’s the limit for a twelve-year-old boy from Treorchy who gained a GCSE in astronomy yesterday, 23 August. What makes it remarkable is that he is four years younger than most students who sat the exam.

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Glamorgan graduate gets a bite at the cherry in Big Apple job

August 28, 2012

A University of Glamorgan graduate from Bridgend has journeyed across the Atlantic to take up a job as a professional fitness trainer with one of New York State’s top sport and fitness facilities.

Tagged: alumni careers employability exercise glamedge hesas sport studentsuccess

While you were sleeping: the importance of logistics and supply chain management

August 28, 2012

In this article, Chris Lee, Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University’s Glamorgan Business School explores the 'invisible work’ of unsung heroes in logistics who keep our world turning:

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Welsh medium provision at Glamorgan Business School

August 29, 2012

Business students at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School for the first time be able to study bilingually this year.

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Glamorgan graduates head to Brazil to develop innovative new rugby programme

August 30, 2012

Two University of Glamorgan graduates are preparing for a unique, year-long experience, coaching rugby in Brazil.

Tagged: careers employability exercise glamedge hesas international sport studentsuccess

MA drama student performances open

August 31, 2012

Students from the University of Glamorgan’s masters course in drama are taking their work into the communities of Wales this September as a climax to their year long studies at the University’s Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries.

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