June 2012 News Archive

Glamorgan researchers examine storytelling with new events

June 6, 2012

GEECS Storytelling in all its forms will be the focus of two events organised by the University of Glamorgan this month.

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Final year Art Show Opens on Campus

June 6, 2012

The work of some of Wales’ top new artists will be on show this month (9th – 14th June) as the end of year art degree show, 30 degrees, opens at the University of Glamorgan.

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Glamorgan animators celebrate Glammies success

June 12, 2012

The University of Glamorgan held its eighteenth annual Glammies animation awards on Friday 1 June.

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Glamorgan Professor receives CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list

June 16, 2012

Professor Stuart Cole has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Student turns the tables on the Today programme

June 17, 2012

He’s used to interviewing President Obama and prime ministers, but Today Programme presenter Justin Webb had an on-air grilling of his own this week from a Welsh student. University of Glamorgan student Steve Owens had an opportunity most politicians would envy when he had an in-depth interview with the BBC’s former man in Washington.

Tagged: careers cci journalism media national radio students

Glamorgan welcomes Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

June 19, 2012

Malaysia’s See Lian Ong, Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) visited Britain’s University of Glamorgan as they announced that a further two construction and property courses have gained accreditation from the RICS.

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Do you want to be the BOSS? Ten days and counting down...

June 19, 2012

Time’s running out for budding student entrepreneurs and business leaders to win a fantastic £1000 of financial support and mentorship as part of the University of Glamorgan’s Business Opportunities Scholarship Scheme (BOSS).

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Let’s Talk About Genes and I Don’t Mean Trousers

June 21, 2012

A group of 12 and 13 year old children from Stanwell School in Penarth this week celebrated the completion of a project run by the University of Glamorgan on the subject of cancer genetics – called Let’s Talk About Genes and I Don’t Mean Trousers.

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The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Wins Four British Architectural Awards

June 21, 2012

As The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, part of the University of Glamorgan Group, prepares to celebrate the first year since the opening of its new £22.5 million performance and rehearsal spaces, it has just been awarded four awards by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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UK glory for young Cardiff cricket stars

June 25, 2012

Student cricketers from South Wales have won a prestigious national competition.

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Welsh Fraud Forum meet for third annual conference

June 25, 2012

Fraudsters are costing the UK an estimated £73billion a year according to the latest figures released by the National Fraud Authority (NFA), a figure which has more than doubled since 2010.

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UHOVI celebrates success stories

June 26, 2012

Learners from the South Wales Valleys celebrated their achievements last tonight, Monday 25th June, at the first Universities Heads of the Valleys Institute (UHOVI) awards evening.

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Ten Students Offered Jobs in China

June 27, 2012

A group of 10 University of Glamorgan students, who travelled to China as part of a field trip, have all been offered jobs in the country with international property consultancies and local development companies.

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Exciting opportunity for young film makers

June 27, 2012

Zoom Summer School is an exciting opportunity for young people to have fun, learn new skills and to make contact with broadcasters and producers who will give advice and mentoring.

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Elite Football Coaches at Sport Park

June 27, 2012

Former international footballer David Ginola was just one of the famous names who recently attended the University of Glamorgan Sport Park for a Football Association of Wales / UEFA Coach Education course.

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Gaming event showcases Wales’ new digital talent

June 27, 2012

Over 350 people attended the first ever Wales Games Development Show in Cardiff last week.

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Glamorgan's Research in University Alliance Publication

June 28, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) is featured in a national publication 'Problem Solved: university research answering today’s challenges’ which has been launched this week.

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Glamorgan designers create new look for children’s charity

June 28, 2012

Students and staff from the University of Glamorgan have worked together to help create a new brand identity for Welsh children’s charity Tros Gynnal Plant.

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