September 2012 News Archive

University of Glamorgan graduate takes centre-stage at the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony

September 3, 2012

Actress Nicola Miles-Wildin, a theatre and media drama graduate from the University of Glamorgan dazzled audiences last week by playing the central part of Miranda from Shakespeare’s The Tempest at the Paralympic Opening Ceremony, which attracted more than 11 million viewers.

Tagged: cci drama studentsuccess

20 PhD full scholarships announced by Glamorgan

September 4, 2012

To mark its 100th birthday the University of Glamorgan is looking for 20 bright new research stars to begin fully funded PhD study opportunities worth a total value of £900,000.

Tagged: corporate research

New Head for Financial and Professional Services

September 5, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has appointed Donna Whitehead as its new head of the School of Law, Accounting and Finance.

Tagged: fbs

Glamorgan helps celebrate 25 years of Welsh women’s classics with the story of a Welsh ‘Romeo and Juliet’

September 6, 2012

Honno, Welsh Women’s Press, have been publishing Classics by great Welsh women writers of the past for twenty five years. To mark this milestone Honno are publishing Here are Lovers by Hilda Vaughan and relaunching their Honno Classics under the new name Welsh Women’s Classics.

Tagged: academic english fbs forthcomingevents publications

Glamorgan staff join board of International Society of Nurses in Genetics

September 6, 2012

Two members of staff at the University of Glamorgan have been voted onto the board of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.

Tagged: academic genetics hesas research

University of Glamorgan appoints ATRiuM2 design team for £15m Cardiff campus development

September 10, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has appointed the design team for the construction of its £15m ATRiuM2 campus in the heart of Cardiff. Boyes Rees Architects will partner with Nicholson Jones as civil/structural engineering consultants, and McCann & Partners as electrical engineers, for the project.

Tagged: cci corporate parents

University of Glamorgan students go mobile

September 11, 2012

New students to the University of Glamorgan this September are being encouraged to use mobile services to help them find their way around their new surroundings.

Tagged: students

National Appointment for Professor Davies

September 11, 2012

Professor Kevin Davies, University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, has become an elected member of the Council of Military Education Committees (COMEC) of the Universities of the United Kingdom.

Tagged: hesas

Glamorgan Records Office Open Session

September 12, 2012

The Glamorgan Records Office is visiting the University of Glamorgan on Friday 5th October to present an open session on how records can be best utilised by knowledge thirsty researchers.

Tagged: research

Swansea Copper Research Project visits Australia

September 13, 2012

A major research project led by Professor Chris Evans at the University of Glamorgan is to visit South Australia to hold an international workshop on the subject of ‘Swansea Copper’.

Tagged: fbs research

Welsh App Showcase

September 19, 2012

Wales’ newest and most innovative mobile applications will be on show at this year’s Welsh App Showcase being held in Swansea by the University of Glamorgan’s Centre of Excellence for Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS).

Tagged: fat

Glamorgan showcase presents post-apocalyptic view of Cardiff

September 20, 2012

A post-apocalyptic view of Cardiff landmarks is part of the eclectic mix of work on show at the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM Campus this weekend.

Tagged: cci design forthcomingevents studentsuccess

New halls of residence open

September 21, 2012

An £18m state-of-the-art halls of residence development was opened at the University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus today, Friday 21 September.

Tagged: awards business corporate estates regeneration students

Professor appointed to Creative & Cultural Skills Council

September 26, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s Professor Peter Robertson, Dean of the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Creative & Cultural Skills Council (CCSkills) as the sole representative for the UK University sector.

Tagged: cci

University of Glamorgan is shining example for student satisfaction

September 27, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is the top new university in Wales for overall student satisfaction says the results of this year’s National Student Satisfaction (NSS) Survey.

Tagged: chemistry corporate employability glamedge maths students

Glamorgan one of the top five universities in Wales

September 28, 2012

The University of Glamorgan is rated as one of the top five universities in Wales, with Cardiff, Swansea, Aberystwyth, and Bangor according to new figures released today (28 September) by The Sunday Times.

Tagged: corporate