April 3, 2013
Out of 310 top university teams from across the country, University of Glamorgan students came second in a UK wide IBM sponsored business competition.
March 26, 2013
The University of Glamorgan Business School and international defence and security company Cassidian Ltd have secured Wales’ first ‘eKTP’ or Enhanced Knowledge Transfer Partnership.
March 19, 2013
David Pickernell, Professor in Economic Development Policy from the University of Glamorgan will today give a lecture to the independent think tank Gorwel, at the National Assembly, where he will discuss the impact of regional economic policy.
March 15, 2013
Stuart Popham, Vice-chairman EMEA Banking at Citigroup gave a guest lecture to students at the University of Glamorgan this week.
March 14, 2013
Dr Heather Skinner, Reader in Marketing at Glamorgan Business School delivered the keynote speech “What is the future for tourism in Corfu?” at a high profile event on the island this week (13th March).
March 5, 2013
At a time when students are increasingly concerned about whether or not to study in higher education, the University of Glamorgan is working with the Welsh Government and local businesses to meet the increasing demand for graduates in the financial sector.
February 18, 2013
The University of Glamorgan Business School has secured £1.3m in funding for the Innovative Supply Chain Aerospace Programme (InSCAPe).
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.
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.
January 17, 2013The University of Glamorgan has two teams in the semi-final of the national IBM sponsored Universities Business Challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 29, 2012
Business students at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School for the first time be able to study bilingually this year.
August 20, 2012
BBC Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen will be the key note speaker at the second International Conference of the World Society of Disaster Nursing (WSDN) being chaired by the University of Glamorgan’s Professor Donna Mead, in Cardiff, on 23-24 August 2012.
August 9, 2012
The University of Glamorgan is the best university in Wales for producing successful graduate start-up businesses according to the Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey.
August 8, 2012
A University of Glamorgan business graduate is celebrating success after her range of dairy-free frozen desserts were launched in Tesco and Waitrose.
July 19, 2012
The University of Glamorgan has launched a Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies, the first of its kind in Wales.
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).
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).
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.
May 23, 2012
Five, free, workshops are on offer throughout June and July for the Welsh business community.
May 22, 2012
May 1, 2012
Swansea’s Liberty Stadium will be flying the EU flag to welcome guest speaker Brigitte Brockmoeller to the University of Glamorgan’s Work Based Learning and Foundation Degree Programmes’ Europe Day celebrations on Wednesday 9th May.
April 30, 2012
Event management student Ilze Birze has been spending part of her final year studies out on placement with Cardiff Story Museum thanks to a module dedicated to gaining work experience in the event sector.
April 25, 2012
SMEs in South Wales can now take advantage of the area’s first accredited course in social media for business, thanks to the Digital Economy in the Heads of the Valleys work based learning project .
April 19, 2012
A valleys business has been able to expand into new markets despite the challenging economic climate with help from a new scheme offered by the University of Glamorgan.
April 16, 2012
The University of Glamorgan has appointed Andrew Thomas as Professor of Internal Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Faculty of Business and Society.
March 27, 2012
March 22, 2012
This week the University of Glamorgan launched Wales’s first awards for innovation in mobile application development.
March 16, 2012
University of Glamorgan student, 18 year old, Lewis Goodfield, from Tonteg near Pontypridd has been named as this year’s winner of the University’s Michael Moran Scholarship.
March 6, 2012
Your identity is one of your most valuable assets – yet every year an estimated 1.8 million people are affected by identity theft in the UK.
February 17, 2012
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science students at the University of Glamorgan have met with Paul Thomas, Director of Thomas Pharma Limited, as part of an employability module.
February 8, 2012
Cardiff based IT and Software Development experts Ikona, are offering a £1,000 scholarship and work skills mentoring to one person within Wales, who is currently attending the University of Glamorgan or hoping to attend in October 2012.
January 31, 2012
The University of Glamorgan will host a conference on social media for businesses next month. What’s Next? The Social Media Event takes place at the ATRiuM campus, in Cardiff, on Monday 6 February. The event will discuss the future of social media and the ways that small and medium-sized enterprises can make the most of its business potential.
January 26, 2012
January 19, 2012
The University of Glamorgan has signed a substantial sponsorship deal, worth in excess of $3,000,000 that will enable electronics engineering students to experience the cutting edge of digital design.
January 6, 2012
The University of Glamorgan kicks off 2012 with an exciting event aimed at businesses and employees, featuring Wales-based global adventurer Rosie Swale-Pope MBE, as guest speaker.
January 5, 2012
Have you got a HND or Foundation Degree in a business related subject? Did you know that starting this February you can enrol on a ‘top up’ course which could see you graduate with an honours degree this time next year.
December 22, 2011
Research conducted by University of Glamorgan lecturer, Dr Gabor Horvath, has prompted an academic at Buckinghamshire New University to say that the all-male shortlist produced for this week’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year was predictable: because men are obsessed with men.
November 24, 2011
University of Glamorgan academic, Bob Morgan, has been presented with an award for ‘Outstanding Services to International Education’ at an event hosted by Nurtingen-Geisslengen University in Baden Wurtemburg.
November 18, 2011
Dr Martin Rhisiart, Director of the Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation at Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of a leading economic development company, Menter a Busnes.
November 17, 2011
The University of Glamorgan’s Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) is launching a free, informative event, to highlight the options and support available for business development.
November 17, 2011
The University of Glamorgan Networking Entrepreneurial Women (NEW@glam) initiative has been awarded a High Impact Award 2011 for its work during Global Entrepreneurship Week (14th – 18th November).
November 16, 2011
The University of Glamorgan is the main sponsor of the Social Enterprise Wales 2011 conference which is taking place in Swansea this week.
November 15, 2011
When most people think of a Students’ Union, images of cheap beer and loud music are the first to spring to mind.
October 31, 2011
University of Glamorgan Students in the Faculty of Business and Society are getting hands on experience of trading on the stock exchange without the risk of losing real money.
October 19, 2011
The University of Glamorgan has formed a partnership with private training organisation Cyfle to provide courses in the creative industries.
October 18, 2011
James Koash, 21, who is currently studying MSc Marketing at the University of Glamorgan, has been appointed the Welsh ambassador for the National Student Survey. The role means working with institutions across Wales and helping them to raise awareness of the survey.
October 3, 2011
Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed as Track Chairperson at the 1st Triennial American Marketing Association/American Collegiate Retailing Association Conference to be held in Seattle in April 2012.
August 10, 2011
Entrepreneurs at the University of Glamorgan have a new feather in their cap with the news that their school has been recognised as a Centre of Enterprise Excellence by the UK Sector Skills Body for Enterprise (SFEDI).
July 28, 2011
University of Glamorgan lecturer Dr Heather Skinner has been awarded a prestigious UK-wide accolade for the quality of her teaching with the award of a National Teaching Fellowship.
July 15, 2011
Gilfach Goch scholar Chris Last, 21, is the first recipient of the University of Glamorgan’s Michael Moran Scholarship to graduate, and has sealed the honour with a First Class honours degree in BA Business Excellence (Marketing).
July 4, 2011
The University of Glamorgan has become the latest member of an elite group of universities endorsed to deliver e-skills UK’s Information Technology Management for Business degree.
June 30, 2011
Budding games designers in Wales will have a new edge thanks to a new Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of Glamorgan, developed in partnership with the Welsh Government and the computer games industry.
June 28, 2011
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah and human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti are among the distinguished recipients of honorary awards from the University of Glamorgan this summer, with Welsh public figures including WRU chief executive Roger Lewis, Sport Wales chair Professor Laura McAllister, and cricket leader Hugh Morris.
June 16, 2011
First Minister Carwyn Jones today (Thursday June 16, 2011) addressed
a major conference at the University of Glamorgan and set out his vision for the creative industries in Wales, outlining the opportunities and challenges ahead.
June 10, 2011
Christopher Agyapong Siaw, a Commonwealth Scholarship student from Ghana who is undertaking the MSc Marketing at Glamorgan Business School, has won the prestigious Professor Malcolm McDonald Student Essay Prize.
May 17, 2011
The University of Glamorgan has been rated Wales’s top new university in the Guardian’s prestigious league table, published today.
May 5, 2011
The recently completed two year, three country Women’s Entrepreneurship in the European Union (WEEU) Project, led by Christine Atkinson, Head of the University of Glamorgan’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise has just received a positive report from the Brussels appointed external expert assessor.
May 5, 2011
University of Glamorgan student, 19 year old, Victoria Upson, from Caersws has been named as the 2011 winner of the University’s Michael Moran Scholarship.
April 27, 2011
Companies across Wales are taking advantage of a new opportunity to stream university-level training for their staff into the workplace.
April 4, 2011
Technology businesses will share the secrets of getting ahead of their competition at a workshop at the University of Glamorgan in Treforest on Thursday 7 April.
February 24, 2011
Passenger Focus is calling for real-time information at every unstaffed station as a minimum standard, waiting area improvements and encouragement of community-station partnerships following passenger research in Wales.
The independent passenger watchdog with the Wales Transport Research Centre has investigated why passenger satisfaction with stations in Wales is consistently lower than the Great Britain average. Passenger Focus has discussed its findings with the Welsh Assembly Government during the course of the research, so has welcomed its recent promises to address information and accessibility issues, particularly as part of future franchise considerations. However, the watchdog is pushing for action to be taken sooner rather than later.
One passenger commented: “Real-time information would be good, I was once stuck for 30 minutes at the station, there had been an accident affecting the line, but I had no way of getting any information.”
January 31, 2011
With companies crying out for skilled graduate and work experience counting more than ever, Charlotte Macmillan and James Price have taken advantage of an Assembly scheme to gain jobs at Bridgend accountancy firm Mazuma. The Accountancy and Finance graduates from the University of Glamorgan used the GO Wales scheme to gain paid, project-based work experience which ultimately resulted in a full time role.
January 18, 2011
A Glamorgan PhD student is calling on women in Wales to take part in an online survey in order to discover what motivates them to exercise.
Nicola Williams Burnett is undertaking research to discover what motivates, influences and encourages women to take part in physical activity and hopes that her findings will be used to encourage more women in Wales to become physically active.
November 22, 2010
A research paper co-authored by Professor Gary Packham and Dr Brychan Thomas, together with Dr Piers Thompson of UWIC and Dr. Robbie Williams (both previously of Glamorgan Business School) examining the “Shortages of IT Skills in UK SMEs”, has been awarded one of the best paper prizes at the 33rd Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference held in London.
November 18, 2010
University of Glamorgan experts have informed a major report from a cross-party group of Assembly Members, calling for better utilisation of the social enterprise sector in Wales.
November 17, 2010
Dr Martin Rhisiart, Director of Glamorgan Business School’s Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation, is undertaking a project for Forfás, the national policy advisory body for enterprise and science in Ireland, on global drivers and trends and their implications for research investment in Ireland.
October 26, 2010
The University of Glamorgan has secured £2.3m in European funding to bring work-based training to companies and employees throughout Wales.
October 25, 2010
The University of Glamorgan Business School has won a grant to help support regional economic development and entrepreneurship between Europe and Canada. This exciting collaborative project is jointly funded by the EU – Canada Programme for Cooperation in Higher Education, Training and Youth. Partners from the European Union will work in conjunction with Canadian partner organisations to develop a common curriculum. This curriculum will be designed to enable students and researchers to share entrepreneurship and technology transfer, as well as industrial and community liaison at each of six partner organisations.
October 7, 2010
Glamorgan Business School has sponsored the launch of Young Enterprise Wales Company Programme competition. The launch event, hosted on the Treforest campus, was attended by over seventy school pupils aged between 15 and 17 years old.
September 30, 2010
There is good news today for both businesses and aspiring young IT professionals in Wales, as Lesley Griffiths AM, Deputy Minister for Science, Innovation and Skills, announces that e-skills UK has teamed up with University of Glamorgan to offer the acclaimed Information Technology Management for Business degree (ITMB).
September 22, 2010
A senior Indian diplomat has visited the University of Glamorgan to explore closer links between the world’s emerging economy and the University.
September 20, 2010
The ninth annual Business Week, organised by the Chambers of Commerce and sponsored by the University of Glamorgan Business School, is taking place from 20–24 September.
September 15, 2010
WS Marketing is pleased to announce that the Centre for Enterprise, University of Glamorgan has become one of the feature sponsors of the South Wales Business Awards 2010.
The Centre for Enterprise has partnered with the South Wales Business Awards, to become one of its major sponsors for 2010. The University of Glamorgan is also the sponsor of the most recent category – “Social Enterprise of the year”.
The awards since their launch in 2008, have celebrated the best in South Wales business. Last year’s awards were attended by over 170 of the most successful business people in South Wales.
Founder of the South Wales Business Awards, Wesley Skene says “We’re delighted to be working with the Centre for Enterprise. As one of the UK’s most successful universities, Glamorgan is a champion of entrepreneurship and contributes greatly to the Welsh business community. The South Wales Business Awards is looking forward to enjoying a successful partnership with the Centre for Enterprise for many years to come”
Professor Gary Packham, Director for Enterprise at the University of Glamorgan said “the University is proud to be associated with the South Wales Business Awards. Wales has many businesses which are achieving great things in a difficult economic climate and it’s essential that they’re given the recognition they deserve. We are delighted to be involved and look forward to helping the awards grow and highlight Welsh business successes.”
September 15, 2010
To mark the end of the two year, three country Women’s Entrepreneurship in the European Union (WEEU) project, delegates from across Europe are travelling to a conference in Paris to exchange best practice and new ideas on teaching and learning for women entrepreneurs. Led by the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise of the University of Glamorgan, with the support of the EU Lifelong Learning Programme, the WEEU project has brought together businesses and higher education institutions in Wales, France and Lithuania to work on the development of innovative teaching and learning approaches to equip today’s women entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the future and play a full part in the economic recovery of the next few years and beyond.
August 26, 2010
An award winning transport project that is revolutionising public transport in West Wales celebrated its first birthday on 24th August.
August 23, 2010
Glamorgan student Sajid Ali, 21, is increasing his chances of a graduate job by learning about life in industry on a sales placement with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Having just completed his second year at Glamorgan Business School, studying for a BA (Hons) degree in Marketing and Business, Sajid says:
August 16, 2010
Charlotte Cox, 24, from Cardiff loves fashion. After setting out in beauty therapy and fashion retailing, becoming Assistant Manager at Oasis by the time she was twenty, Charlotte realised that she wanted a career as a fashion buyer.
August 9, 2010
University of Glamorgan Business School Senior Lecturer, Richard Tunstall has been appointed to the editorial review board for the Journal of Small Business Management. This prestigious appointment was the culmination of a very competitive process with over 140 applicants vying for the position.
July 19, 2010
A student securing a job at one of the UK’s leading Civil Engineering companies and a trainee Accountant with Johnson & Johnson have one thing in common: they will graduate with no fees, a secure job, and real professional experience. Eleven graduates who received their degrees this month have maintained the 100% employment rate of the Network75 Professional Academy, a scheme pioneered by the University of Glamorgan and now in its 10th year.
July 19, 2010
The Bwcabus project scooped top honours in the National Transport Times Awards in Manchester last week.
July 5, 2010
Glamorgan appoints Gary Packham Professor of Entrepreneurship
June 24, 2010
“Inspiring Teaching and Learning for Welsh Women Entrepreneurs beyond 2010”
ATRiuM, University of Glamorgan Cardiff Campus
Tuesday 29 June 2010
The next generation of women entrepreneurs will share knowledge and skills from across Europe at a major event on Tuesday, 29 June 2010. Based at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School, the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Centre for Enterprise will present teaching methods and research findings aimed at achieving success for female business leaders.
June 16, 2010
Following the recent collapse of some traditional Western banking systems and institutions, many of the world’s governments are seeking alternative financial models.
June 16, 2010
The University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Enterprise has become one of the feature sponsors of the South Wales Business Awards 2010.
June 16, 2010
BWCABUS is revolutionising public transport in rural west Wales.
The outreach bus service is exceeding all expectations having carried its 10,000th passenger three-months ahead of schedule.
June 9, 2010
Media experts Garry Owen and Ceri Wyn Richards recently shared tips with undergraduate students at Glamorgan Business School due to start work placements.
June 8, 2010
A student at the University of Glamorgan Business School is set to follow the creators of Apple’s iPhone and Facebook with his plans for a transatlantic web business.
May 27, 2010
In the current economic climate, are the challenges faced by organisations and their leaders having an impact on staff motivation and heightening feelings of bullying and harassment?
May 27, 2010
The National Assembly’s Enterprise and Learning Committee has begun an inquiry into the role of social enterprises in the Welsh economy, and is calling for evidence to be submitted from people who have knowledge in the field.
May 20, 2010
Council leaders from Cardiff and Bristol are backing calls from Professor Stuart Cole of the University of Glamorgan’s Business School for a High Speed Rail Link connecting south Wales and the south west of England to London.
May 7, 2010
A celebration dinner to mark the success of the Glamorgan Business School’s Masters in Business Administration course was held at the Millennium Stadium at the end of last month.
May 5, 2010
Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School’s Professor of Marketing, has been appointed to the role of Associate Editor of the Journal of Marketing Management. The Journal of Marketing Management (JMM) is regarded as internationally excellent by the Association of Business Schools and since its inception has been very influential in the development of Marketing as an academic subject area.
May 4, 2010
Senior lecturer, Rob Griffiths (Glamorgan Business School) has been elected as the Welsh President of the Institute of Sport and Recreation Management (ISRM).
April 21, 2010
An event explaining how academics with intellectual property and ideas can engage with Business Angels and their networks in order to accelerate the commercialisation of intellectual property and ideas.takes place at the University of Glamorgan on Friday April 30th, 10am – 2pm.
April 20, 2010
The Centre for Research on Workplace Behaviours at the University of Glamorgan Business School is hosting the 7th International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harassment in June, the first time the conference will visit Wales.
March 31, 2010
A team of students consisting of Jake Jones from the University of Glamorgan Business School, along with collaborating students from Canadian Partner College, Fanshawe, has made it through to the final of a global student competition.
March 23, 2010
Lee Williams, a second year marketing student at the Glamorgan Business School, has landed a dream work placement with Microsoft after turning down a number of other high profile offers.
March 10, 2010
‘Less management and more responsibility for the workers’, will be the message Dr Paul Thomas, Glamorgan Business School, will have for employers as part of a new programme for BBC One Wales.
March 8, 2010
Helping women to overcome the barriers they face in business is a priority for the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub, Centre for Enterprise, at the University of Glamorgan.
January 28, 2010
University of Glamorgan student 18 year-old Sam Squires from Swansea has been named as this year’s winner of the University’s Michael Moran Scholarship, which has been established by family and friends of the popular local businessman.
January 19, 2010
Two out of three teams of students from Glamorgan Business School have made it to the semi-finals of a global student competition.
January 14, 2010
Managing workplace conflict is an ever increasing and time consuming feature of the human resource professionals’ role and for those engaged in people management generally.
January 14, 2010
First year business student at the University of Glamorgan Jake Jones, has received global recognition in his first year of study.
December 4, 2009
Three animation students from the University of Glamorgan scooped the main award at the very first Future Entrepreneur Awards held in Cardiff last night, 3rd December.
Launched by the University’s Centre for Enterprise, and School of Cultural and Creative Industries, the award is intended to encourage students and graduates across Wales to become the entrepreneurs of the future.
November 24, 2009
For the first time in almost a decade, those at the forefront of the arts in Wales have been asked to comment on what the future holds for the sector.
November 20, 2009
In an innovative approach to creating the business leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow three local companies are putting up £2000 of their own money to sponsor students to study degrees at the University of Glamorgan Business School.
November 19, 2009
Inspirational young entrepreneur James Taylor has encouraged business students at the University of Glamorgan to have the courage and ambition to put their own business ideas into practice.
November 18, 2009
A team of students from the University of Glamorgan are taking part in a most unusual global competition: in just eight days they have created innovative solutions to a mystery challenge using very limited resources, and put their results in a short video posted to YouTube
November 16, 2009
1 in 4 (26.4%) members of a civil service union in Wales have been bullied at work and 44% experience negative behaviour on at least a weekly basis according to an independent survey by Glamorgan Business School’s Centre for Research in Workplace Behaviours (CRWB) for the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS).
November 13, 2009
Staff from the Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub (Centre for Enterprise) at the University of Glamorgan, will be promoting welsh women entrepreneurs on Women’s Enterprise Day, Wednesday 18th November. The celebration is part of Global Enterprise Week which takes place from 16th to 22nd November
November 9, 2009
The University of Glamorgan’s Business School last week launched Glam Gift – Build a Future, a one month campaign of fundraising activities by its staff and students. Working with Oxfam (Cymru) staff and students are aiming to raise at least £1700 to build, equip and refurbish a school in a less privileged part of the world by Christmas.
October 2, 2009
The Glamorgan Business School has successfully been awarded two scholarships for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.
September 22, 2009
Simon Minty, one of the UK’s leading speakers on disability issues, will give a public lecture at the University of Glamorgan on 1st October.
September 22, 2009
The most recent in a series of surveys carried out by the employment relations service, Acas and the Glamorgan Business School, has found that despite the economic climate 40% of Welsh employers reported facing difficulties in recruiting some employees.
September 21, 2009
Monica Gibson-Sweet has been appointed as the new Dean of the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.
August 24, 2009
A bus service with a difference, which is being launched in Carmarthenshire today, will allow people living in rural areas to access local services, employment and training much more easily.
August 24, 2009
The Centre for Professional Studies, based at the University of Glamorgan Business School is Wales’ leading provider of professional courses, including ACCA, CIPD, CIPS and ILM.
August 13, 2009
The search is on to find Wales’ brightest entrepreneurs in the fifth Wales Hot 100.
August 5, 2009
A free summer school to help women develop their entrepreneurial skills will take place at the University of Glamorgan in September.
Organised by the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the European Union (WEEU) project, with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, the weeklong event will be held at the University’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff between 9.30am and 4.30pm, Monday 14th September to Friday 18th September inclusive.
July 27, 2009
The University of Glamorgan Business School has recently awarded two scholarships under for the Department for International Development (DFID)’s Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.
July 24, 2009
University of Glamorgan graduate Andrew Watts, 25, from Caerphilly has set up successful furniture retail company No.81 Interiors in Cowbridge.
July 6, 2009
A University of Glamorgan business student is selling products across the globe and attributes her success to the skills she is learning as part of her course.
July 1, 2009
Public awareness and conscious use of co-operatives is high among people in Wales, according to new research from the University of Glamorgan.
June 26, 2009
Glamorgan Business School will sponsor a welcome reception for forty national and international guests from the Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network at the University’s Cardiff campus, the ATRiuM on Monday 29th June.
June 19, 2009
Entrepreneurship should be embraced by everybody and not just seen as a business skill a conference in Brussels heard on Wednesday.
June 11, 2009
Two groups of full time MBA students from the Glamorgan Business School have reached the semi final stage of a Global Marketing Game sponsored by Price Waterhouse Coopers and The Economist.
June 9, 2009
The UK’s First Masters in Music Marketing has been launched at the University of Glamorgan in response to industry demand for professionals in this field.
June 3, 2009
Post and undergraduate marketing students, from the University of Glamorgan visited BBC Wales for a tour of the studios and production gallery to discover exactly what goes into making television news and entertainment programmes.
June 1, 2009
This week (3rd June) the University of Glamorgan’s ATRiuM campus in Cardiff will host an event to explore how universities could work more effectively with Business Angels.
May 27, 2009
The Welsh Assembly Government has published an important research report investigating the barriers that small and medium-sized enterprises in Wales face in accessing public sector contracts.
May 15, 2009
For survival in challenging times, strategic management of an organisation’s supply chain and its procurement processes is vital to face the current challenges on a regional, national or global basis.
May 14, 2009
International retailing has grown phenomenally in recent years and like many UK cities Cardiff boasts a significant presence of international retailers. The opening of St David’s 2 will increase their presence with German luxury retailer Hugo Boss an example of a recently announced arrival.
May 11, 2009
University students from across South Wales have taken part in a week long business challenge to make as much profit as possible from only £50.
April 8, 2009
The University of Glamorgan’s Business School is hosting the 2009 BAM/ABS 2009 DBA Community Conference on 13th and 14th May 2009.
March 24, 2009
Dr Peter Williams, a senior manager at mobile telephone operator O2, has recently been awarded Glamorgan Business School’s first Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).
March 20, 2009
As part of the Glamorgan Business School’s public lecture series Professor Josephine Green presents a guest lecture titled ‘New Thinking: Challenging Preconceptions’ on Wednesday 25th March.
March 17, 2009
Glamorgan Sport students have spent the last fortnight delivering athletics festivals to school children within Rhondda Cynon Taf.
March 9, 2009
Following the success of the University of Glamorgan Business School’s ‘Make an Impact Week,’ the winning group of enterprising international students are pursuing success by expanding their business.
March 6, 2009
In today’s economic climate, business and management is becoming ever-more complex.
March 2, 2009
Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School’s Professor of Marketing, has been awarded the European Journal of Marketing Reviewer of the Year Award for 2008.
February 16, 2009
What might the future landscapes look like? Martin Rhisiart, University of Glamorgan Business School, will assemble a picture of possible future business landscapes in which Logistics and Supply Chain Management may function at a lecture on Wednesday 18th February.
January 13, 2009
Dr Paul Thomas, Principal Lecturer at Glamorgan Business School, is back on his very own programme on BBC Radio Wales this year as he tackles issues facing Welsh businesses.
December 5, 2008
More disabled people should be given the support to start their own business as part of current welfare reform proposals, according to the Federation of Small Businesses’ report compiled by Dr Gary Packham of the Glamorgan Business School.
December 4, 2008
Small businesses lose an average of £13,500 each because of crime every year, while more than two thirds of businesses are victims of crime, according to the latest survey released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and compiled by Dr Gary Packham at the Glamorgan Business School.
December 1, 2008
Professor Anne Marie Doherty, Glamorgan Business School, has been appointed to the Academic Senate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
November 27, 2008
Disabled people and those with long term ill-health are facing higher levels of hostile and negative treatment in the workplace according to new research published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission today.
November 25, 2008
Gethin While of the Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation (CRI-FI) at the University of Glamorgan will be working with Urdd Gobaith Cymru in developing its longer term corporate strategy.
November 21, 2008
University of Glamorgan student 18 year-old Chris Last from Gilfach Goch is the very first recipient of the Michael Moran Scholarship which has been launched by family and friends of the popular local businessman.
November 19, 2008
Martin Rhisiart, Director of the Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation (CRI-FI) at the Glamorgan Business School, University of Glamorgan, has become the new Chair of the UK Node of the Millennium Project, a global think-tank which operates under the auspices of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA).
November 18, 2008
A major conference takes place in Cardiff on Thursday 20 November to mark Social Enterprise Day, part of Enterprise Week 2008.
November 17, 2008
Nearly half of small businesses that use the Internet to advertise their firm increase turnover by one fifth, according to new figures released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and compiled by Dr Gary Packham in the Glamorgan Business School.
November 12, 2008
1 in 4 people in the UK have suffered at the hands of bullies at work.
November 7, 2008
Banks are among the biggest blocks to the growth of small businesses, the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) biennial survey of sector trends has revealed.
October 21, 2008
The idea that organisations are human and not mechanistic will be discussed at the latest Glamorgan Business School public lecture on Monday 27th October.
October 21, 2008
UK Foreign Secretary, the Rt Hon David Miliband MP, was the guest speaker at a joint meeting of the Cardiff Business Club and the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA) which the University of Glamorgan co-sponsored on 16 October.
September 23, 2008
Chair of Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) Ed Sweeney will give a keynote lecture entitled “The Changing World of Employment Relations and Collectivism” at the University of Glamorgan on 1st October.
September 16, 2008
Bullying and stress in the workplace could be costing organisations in the UK a staggering £13.75billion a year*.
August 14, 2008
A University of Glamorgan student, who has spent the last year working in the procurement department at silicone producers Dow Corning in Barry, has saved the company approximately $370,000.
July 25, 2008
The University of Glamorgan Business School has launched a scholarship programme which will help successful applicants fund a 3 year business degree course.
July 18, 2008
Two marketing students from the University of Glamorgan were awarded trophies from PHS Group in a ceremony this week.
July 7, 2008
International Business student Bastian Nominacher, 23, has won the “Importance of Sustainability” competition managed by the Glamorgan Business School.
July 1, 2008
A new research centre dedicated to futures and innovation has been established at the University of Glamorgan.
June 19, 2008
Women’s entrepreneurship is a growing world wide phenomenon yet in almost every country in the world the rate of entrepreneurial activity among men is higher than that of women.
June 18, 2008
Louise-Jayne Edwards, Enterprise Education Development Manager in the Business School is among the ‘Star’ experts in teaching entrepreneurship in the UK who will this week complete the International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme (IEEP), led by the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE) and Enterprise Educators UK.
June 5, 2008
Senior Lecturer, Rob Griffiths, has recently been appointed as chair of the ‘Developing People’ working group for Rhondda Cynon Taf. The group forms part of the Active Living Partnership that aims to increase the levels of physical activity within the local authority and help to achieve the Sports Council for Wales’ objectives.
June 2, 2008
A one day conference, which will focus on the needs of female entrepreneurs in Wales, is being held by the University of Glamorgan’s Business School on 19th June.
May 27, 2008
Leading premium cake manufacturer Finsbury Food Group was crowned the Western Mail Welsh Company of the Year at an awards evening on Friday, 23rd May.
May 23, 2008
The first students to achieve the Institute of Directors Certificate in Company Direction were presented with certificates at an event at Cardiff’s St. David’s Hotel yesterday, 22nd May.
May 22, 2008
The University of Glamorgan has been awarded Gold Status as a learning partner by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
May 8, 2008
Nearly 80 per cent of teachers have been bullied over the last two years, a new survey has suggested.
April 21, 2008
The first ever doctorate qualification in the world to address the specific policy issues of a national government is being launched at the University of Glamorgan.
April 15, 2008
University students from across South Wales were challenged with making a profit from £50 this month as they took part in a one-day ‘Apprentice’ style challenge.
April 2, 2008
A marketing specialist from the University of Glamorgan is to provide support to this year’s Brecon Jazz Festival as it celebrates its 25th year.
April 2, 2008
Miles Templeton, Director General of the Institute of Directors visited the University of Glamorgan in March to explore how the two organisations can work more closely together to encourage enterprise in the South Wales region.
March 18, 2008
Increasing entrepreneurial activity is critical in addressing economic inactivity and raising levels of prosperity within the poorer communities in Wales.
March 11, 2008
A Business School student enjoyed Six Nations success last weekend, helping Wales Under 20s gain victory over their Irish counterparts. Nathan Rees, 19, who is a first year student studying BA Sport Management made his full debut in the team that ran out 11–6 winners in Athlone.
March 10, 2008
The demand for successful project management skills has become critical to the success of Welsh organisations of all sizes in recent years. Delivery of projects to time and budget is now a core staff competence.
February 13, 2008
Bob Morgan of the University of Glamorgan’s Business School has been awarded an honorary personal Chair of International Business at a highly prestigious French Grand Ecole, the Ecole de Management de Normandie.
February 12, 2008
For the first time, the University of Glamorgan’s popular Weekend Executive MBA course will be delivered from the University’s brand new state-of the-art campus in Cardiff city centre.
January 29, 2008
The contract to complete one of the UK’s largest studies of small businesses has been awarded to a team of academics based at the Welsh Enterprise Institute at University of Glamorgan Business School and Cardiff School of Management at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC).
November 5, 2007
Never before has a marketing assignment led to so many adrenaline rushes, wobbly knees, excessive laughter, and exhaustion!
October 26, 2007
Event management students at the University of Glamorgan have been getting their hands dirty this week as they became part of the team managing the Monster Trucks event at Cardiff Millennium stadium.
October 15, 2007
A UK-wide investigation into bullying amongst teachers and lecturers has been launched by the Teacher Support Network Group and the University of Glamorgan.
October 9, 2007
The Business School at the University of Glamorgan is one of 15 UK institutions taking part in the biggest ever study into the social and economic impact of higher education across the UK.
August 8, 2007
Love was in the air at the University of Glamorgan this week as the boyfriend of a summer school student flew in from Florida to propose.
August 3, 2007
The brand new ‘BA Business Excellence’, the first of its kind in Wales, will begin this September at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.
May 23, 2007
A conference which will take a sideways look at how diversity affects organisations in Wales will be hosted by the University of Glamorgan next month, 20th June.
May 17, 2007
Leadership development and training is lacking in Welsh businesses, academics said yesterday.
They called for businesses to explore how they can improve and change their management styles, including the introduction of servant-leadership methods.
May 17, 2007
Leadership development and training is lacking in Welsh businesses, academics said yesterday.
They called for businesses to explore how they can improve and change their management styles, including the introduction of servant-leadership methods.
May 15, 2007
The University of Glamorgan is the new sponsor of the Institute of Directors’ Wales Young Directors’ Forum.
March 21, 2007
Equality guru Trevor Phillips spoke at the University of Glamorgan’s annual ACAS lecture last night, 20th March. The following appears in today’s Western Mail:
February 19, 2007
To get the best out of the generation entering the workforce we must tear up the management rule book, one of Britain’s most influential leadership figures has warned.
January 26, 2007
Procurement consultants ADR International have joined forces with the University of Glamorgan to offer a unique new fast-track route to professional procurement qualifications.
January 26, 2007
Academics are suffering from ‘chronic levels of isolation’ as collegiality is eroded by rising workloads and a shortage of good quality staff commons rooms, researchers at the University of Glamorgan have warned.
December 14, 2006
A team of business school students have returned triumphant for the national ‘Mark Your Mark Challenge’, having won third place and £1000 in prize money.
December 8, 2006
Three of Wales’ foremost leaders gathered at the University of Glamorgan this week to discuss their ideas on the subject of ‘brave leadership’.
December 5, 2006
Female business owners gathered at the University of Glamorgan this month to attend the opening event of the Welsh Enterprise Institute’s ‘Mentor Support Scheme Programme’.
December 4, 2006
Management staff at the South Wales Fire Service are set to boost their skills as the Service forms a unique partnership with the University of Glamorgan’s Business School.
November 27, 2006
A team of sixth formers from Ysgol Rhydywaun in Merthyr has won the Welsh medium round of a business game run by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
November 22, 2006
A group of tourism students received a lecture with a bit of a difference from the University of Glamorgan this week.
November 22, 2006
Two of Wales’ leading female entrepreneurs visited the University of Glamorgan this month to provide inspiration and encouragement to a group of aspiring business women.
November 8, 2006
The ‘softer’ skills of management are often overlooked when it comes to recruiting new leaders, a new piece of research by a team at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School has revealed.
November 7, 2006
Procurement is enjoying a long awaited and very welcome increase in profile in all sectors and purchasing professionals are now enjoying the rewards and recognition that their colleagues in finance, HR and IT have enjoyed for some time.
October 31, 2006
A brand new degree scheme aimed at producing the business men and women of the future is being launched by the business school at the University of Glamorgan.
October 24, 2006
Next week Cardiff City Hall plays host to one of the largest and most prestigious small business and entrepreneurship conferences in the world – the 29th Annual Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference, hosted by the University of Glamorgan.
October 11, 2006
A new research and education unit which works directly with Welsh businesses and organisations to develop governance and leadership practises, was launched by the University of Glamorgan’s Business School this month by Andrew Davies, Welsh Assembly Minister for Enterprise, Innovation and Networks.
October 5, 2006
The University of Glamorgan Business School’s BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree has received high level endorsement from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) granting students the maximum exemptions for its accredited course.