January 2013 News Archive

Hefcw Chief speaks at Conference

January 29, 2013

Chief Executive at the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) Dr David Blaney addressed teachers at an event at the University of Glamorgan this week.

Tagged: schools

Graduate illustrates celebrity cook book

January 8, 2013

University of Glamorgan animation graduate Sarah Davies has had her illustrations published in the ‘Celebrity Bake Book’ which went on sale this Christmas.

Tagged: animation cci

Honorary Doctorate for Malaysian Royalty

January 9, 2013

The Chancellor of The National University of Malaysia (UKM), His Royal Highness Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir will be conferred an honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Glamorgan in a special ceremony in Malaysia this week, 11th January.

Tagged: corporate

University and Business Links Event

January 9, 2013

Businesses and organisations wanting to develop links with Welsh universities can find out more at an event being held by the Strategic Insight Programme on Wednesday 23rd January.

Tagged: business

UK school helps discover a new comet as part of BBC Stargazing Live

January 10, 2013

A UK school working with the Faulkes Telescope Project at the University of Glamorgan has helped an international team of astronomers confirm the discovery of a new comet.

Tagged: astronomy hesas

Academy to host masterclass with leading film producer

January 11, 2013

The Media Academy Wales has announced a season of masterclasses for 2013, kicking off with a feature film producing masterclass with Iain Smith, producer of films such as Chariots of Fire, Cold Mountain and The A Team.

Tagged: cci

Steering Group Appointment for Professor

January 14, 2013

Professor Khalid Al-Begain, Faculty of Advanced Technology, has been appointed to a Welsh Government Steering Group looking at the future of computer science and ICT in schools.

Tagged: fat

Business Challenge Success for Glamorgan Students

January 17, 2013

The University of Glamorgan has two teams in the semi-final of the national IBM sponsored Universities Business Challenge.

Tagged: business employability enterprise fbs

University is closed until Monday 21 January

January 18, 2013

University is closed Friday 18 – Sunday 20 Jan due to severe weather

Tagged: cci corporate fat fbs hass hesas media

University re-opening Monday 21 January

January 20, 2013

The University is expected to re-open at 7am on Monday 21 January, following last week’s severe weather.

Tagged: corporate

University open as usual Tuesday 22 January

January 22, 2013

The university is open as usual today, Tuesday 22 January, following light snowfall overnight.

Tagged: corporate

University open as usual Wednesday 23 January

January 22, 2013

The university is open as usual today, Wednesday 23 January, following light snowfall overnight.

Tagged: corporate

Glamorgan top in UK for Mathematics

January 22, 2013

The University’s Mathematics department has been rated top in the UK for “Maths for Teaching Excellence” by the Sunday Times University Guide 2013.

Tagged: fat maths parents

University and Business Links Event

January 23, 2013

Deputy Minister for Skills Jeff Cuthbert has given his support to a project which helps businesses tap into the expertise housed in Welsh universities, at an event in Cardiff today, Wednesday 23rd January.

Tagged: business corporate

New external appointments for Professor Doherty

January 30, 2013

Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed to the Royal Anniversary Trust’s National Readers Panel which assesses the Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Further and Higher Education.

Tagged: business fbs

Glamorgan and BA get CAA Approval

January 31, 2013

A partnership between the University of Glamorgan and British Airways has received official accreditation from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) this week.

Tagged: aerospace fat