November 2012 News Archive

Swedish Collaboration brings Major Funding Success for Glamorgan History

November 2, 2012

University of Glamorgan historian Chris Evans has won funding worth £330,000 over the next three years in partnership with Professor Göran Rydén of Uppsala University in Sweden. Their project, Places for Making, Places for Taking: Metals in the Global Eighteenth Century, has been awarded a coveted grant by the Swedish funder Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

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Glamorgan welcomes Minister's statement

November 6, 2012

Today Education Minister Leighton Andrews announced a halt to the consultation on the planned dissolution of Cardiff Metropolitan University. A step, which allows for the smooth merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport.

Glamorgan issued the following statement on the announcement:

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Students’ passport to employment success

November 8, 2012

Students at the University of Glamorgan will now graduate with a ‘Passport to Employability’ as well as their academic qualifications as the University’s Glam Edge scheme is launched today, 8th November.

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Fast Track First Year at Glamorgan

November 15, 2012

Students beginning their studies at the University of Glamorgan in February 2013 will, for the first time, be able to ‘fast track’ the first year of their degree course.

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University sports graduate wins Coach Educator of the Year award

November 15, 2012

Neil Roberts, a sports graduate from the University of Glamorgan, won the Coach Educator of the Year at the prestigious Sport Wales annual presentations.

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Professor is guest of Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi

November 15, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s Professor Denis Murphy is set to be the guest of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi next week (19th November) as a speaker at a discussion about ‘Policy Options for Food Insecure Countries’.

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Professor chairs ISBE conference

November 19, 2012

The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference, which is visiting Cardiff this week, will be chaired by Professor David Pickernell, Director of the Centre for Enterprise at the University of Glamorgan.

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Courses secure Skillset Accreditation

November 19, 2012

Five University of Glamorgan courses have been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick from creative industries training body Creative Skillset.

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Newport and Glamorgan announce senior leadership for new University

November 22, 2012

Two South Wales universities are continuing to make swift progress towards the creation of a new 'beacon’ institution next year. The University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport announced ambitious plans to come together to create a new institution that will rival Cardiff University in terms of size and provide the scale to realise additional benefits for students, staff and the local economy whilst also developing a global profile.

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Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 27, 2012

Some of the country’s future sporting stars were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this month.

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Journalism students get All Blacks access

November 27, 2012

As Wales looked forward to the test match of the year against New Zealand’s All Blacks last week, a select group of students from the University of Glamorgan took a look behind the scenes in a vital element of the modern game.

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Sir Emyr Jones Parry delivers keynote lecture

November 27, 2012

One of the UK’s most experienced diplomats and former UK ambassador to the United Nations, Sir Emyr Jones Parry spoke at the University of Glamorgan today, Tuesday 27th November.

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Glamorgan wins national award for outstanding student support

November 30, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has won national recognition for the support it provides for its students. The University was awarded ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ Award at the high-profile Times Higher Education Awards in London last night, Thursday 29 November.

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