July 2012 News Archive

Glamorgan halls of residence top in Wales for sustainability

July 2, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s new halls of residence has won one of eight awards at the 2012 BREEAM Awards Wales. The building is the highest scoring in Wales under the BREEAM scheme for assessing sustainability*.

Tagged: awards corporate estates sustainable communities

Glamorgan and Newport agree to form new University for South Wales

July 3, 2012

The University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport have begun exclusive talks aimed at integrating the two institutions and realising their shared vision for a new University that would provide greater depth of support to the students, communities and economy of South Wales.

Tagged: corporate

University Professor becomes Society of Biology Fellow

July 4, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s Professor Denis Murphy has accepted a prestigious invitation to become a Fellow of the Society of Biology.

Tagged: biology hesas

Students praised for professionalism

July 4, 2012

A number of Health and Social Care students at the University of Glamorgan were praised yesterday (3 July) for their high standard of care, determination, enthusiasm and professionalism.

Tagged: careers chiropractic community glamedge hesas medical midwifery Nursing parents studentsuccess

Glamorgan Honours Famous Explorer

July 6, 2012

World famous explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is one of the influential people being honoured at the University of Glamorgan’s graduation ceremonies this year.

Tagged: corporate

Student Appointed as Swansea City Coach

July 9, 2012

University of Glamorgan Football Coaching and Performance student and former professional footballer Kristian O’Leary has been appointed as a coach at Swansea City FC.

Tagged: careers employability hesas sport

Discover Fortunes Challenge winners announced

July 12, 2012

Year 12 students from Cwmcarn High School have scooped a £500 prize after competing in the Discover Fortunes Challenge for Schools and Colleges at the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: fbs

Glamorgan chiropractic students help swimmers in their quest for Olympic gold

July 12, 2012

Three final year chiropractic student clinicians from the University of Glamorgan have been giving advice and treatment to a group of swimmers from Cardiff including Olympic hopeful, and member of Team GB, 19 year-old Iuean Lloyd.

Tagged: chiropractic hesas Olympics sport

Dr Kim Howells receives Honorary Doctorate

July 17, 2012

Former Pontypridd MP and Minister of State Dr Kim Howells has received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Glamorgan.

Tagged: corporate VIPs

Glamorgan graduates meet Britain’s most famous modern-day explorer

July 18, 2012

Two budding explorers who graduated from the University of Glamorgan today, Wednesday 18 July, had a unique opportunity to gain some tips from world famous explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Tagged: corporate parents sport studentsuccess VIPs

Glamorgan launches Wales’ first Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies

July 19, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has launched a Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies, the first of its kind in Wales.

Tagged: business careers courses fbs law

Glamorgan student revealed as BBC Cymru Wales’ first Exhibitionist

July 19, 2012

Last night (Wednesday 18 July), on BBC Two Wales, followers of BBC Cymru Wales’ series The Exhibitionists saw University of Glamorgan journalism student Efa Thomas revealed as the series winner, making Julia Manser from Swansea the runner up.

Tagged: arts cci journalism studentsuccess tv

New blog for Psychology professor

July 25, 2012

Head of Research and Professor of Developmental Psychology Ian Stuart-Hamilton, School of Psychology, has started writing a regular online blog for the prestigious Psychology Today.

Tagged: fbs psychology

Glamorgan secures funding to support the creative economy in Wales

July 27, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has secured funding to work with other Welsh Universities to support the creative economy in Wales.

Tagged: arts cci

Glamorgan designers contribute to construction awards win

July 27, 2012

A project involving University of Glamorgan interior design students has won a Constructing Excellence in Wales Award.

Tagged: cci design

Glamorgan film takes silver in Olympic festival

July 30, 2012

A short film co-produced by University of Glamorgan students has won silver in a competition run by Olympic sponsors BT. The film, Shine Bright, deals with the topic of homophobia, and came second out of 36 films from across the UK.

Tagged: awards cci film Olympics schools studentsuccess

Making the impossible, possible - supercomputing for computational biology

July 31, 2012

Fujitsu is supporting HPC Wales in providing high performance computing to academic and business institutions in Wales, helping to revitalize the Welsh economy.

Tagged: academic computing fat research science