October 2012 News Archive

British Airways and University of Glamorgan announce engineering partnership

October 1, 2012

British Airways and the University of Glamorgan have signed a landmark agreement to combine technical training for one of the world’s leading airlines with the enhanced career prospects of a university degree.

Under the new initiative, subject to accreditation by the Civil Aviation Authority, engineers will graduate from Glamorgan with a BSc degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering having also completed the industry-standard EASA Part 66 training, awarded under British Airways’ licence. Engineering staff at British Airways will also have the opportunity to study academic modules from the University at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Glamorgan sport graduate employed by Crystal Palace Football Club

October 4, 2012

A University of Glamorgan sport graduate is celebrating success having secured a job as Head of Performance Analysis at Crystal Palace Football Club.

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New Welsh university rugby competition launched

October 4, 2012

A new rugby competition designed solely for first year university students and supported by the Welsh Rugby Union will kick off this coming weekend (Sunday 7 October).

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Foresight Study on the future of Cultural Heritage

October 8, 2012

Dr Martin Rhisiart of the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Business and Society has been awarded a £30,000 research grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to lead a Foresight study on cultural heritage.

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University of Glamorgan supports Cardiff Blues nominated charity

October 9, 2012

Cardiff Blues have confirmed CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) as their nominated charity for the 2012/13 season. The University of Glamorgan is proud to support the charity by hosting clinics for their cardiac screening programme for young people.

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Professor to represent Wales in China

October 17, 2012

A professor of biotechnology at the University of Glamorgan will represent Wales in November at an international meeting in China to discuss global food security.

Professor Denis Murphy will attend the first forum, 'Food Security Challenges and Solutions’, at the East China University of Science and Technology campus (ECUST) in Shanghai.

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Christopher Meredith wins international scholarship

October 19, 2012

University of Glamorgan Professor, poet and novelist Christopher Meredith, has been awarded the Translators’ House Wales/HALMA international scholarship for 2012/2013.

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Half term Technocamps for School Children

October 22, 2012

Young people can learn more about what drives the latest technologies and develop their skills this half term at a series of computing “bootcamps” run by Technocamps at the University of Glamorgan.

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Students’ recycled designs take centre stage at Cardiff Fashion Week

October 22, 2012

A series of unique recycled outfits created by University of Glamorgan Fashion students will be exhibited as part of Cardiff Fashion Week.

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Professor to advise National Skills Academy

October 23, 2012

The National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural in Wales is launched today, 23rd October, with the University of Glamorgan’s Professor Peter Robertson the Higher Education representative on its Board of Trustees.

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Old Welsh ghost stories brought to life

October 23, 2012

Some of Wales’ oldest and forgotten ghost stories are being brought to life this Halloween via the University of Glamorgan’s iTunesU platform.

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University consults on new name

October 24, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is asking local people and organisations to help choose the name for a brand new University for South Wales.

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Sport Wales recognition for Glamorgan

October 31, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has been nominated as a finalist in Sporting Partner of the Year category for the upcoming Sport Wales Coach of the Year Awards, an event that has become a highlight of the sporting calendar for those working ‘behind the scenes’ in Welsh sport.

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Glamorgan student to rap in Welsh at MOBO awards

October 31, 2012

A University of Glamorgan student will become the first Welsh language rapper ever to perform at the MOBO awards being held this weekend.

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