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Wales’s newest apps launched

March 20, 2013

Some of Wales’ newest and most innovative mobile applications were launched at an event in Cardiff today, 20th March.

CEMAS flies the flag for Welsh businesses at the Mobile World Congress

February 25, 2013

The Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) will be exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress on Monday 25th to Thursday 28th February in Barcelona, to launch a Spanish language application and showcase a number of its successful collaborations with Welsh businesses.

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.

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.

University is closed until Monday 21 January

January 18, 2013

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

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.

Glamorgan joins forces to deliver ERASMUS programme

December 19, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has joined forces with five other European higher education institutions from Germany, Cyprus, Finland, Italy and Spain to deliver a two-week intensive programme focusing on IT-security.

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.

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.

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).

Glamorgan computing graduate employed as Lead Software Engineer

August 2, 2012

Just weeks after graduating from the University of Glamorgan, 26 year-old Sean Robinson, from Blackwood, has been employed by LexAble as a Lead Software Engineer.

Making the impossible, possible - supercomputing for computational biology

July 31, 2012

Fujitsu is supporting HPC Wales in providing high performance computing to academic and business institutions in Wales, helping to revitalize the Welsh economy.

Glamorgan's Research in University Alliance Publication

June 28, 2012

The University of Glamorgan’s Centre of Excellence in Mobile Applications and Services (CEMAS) is featured in a national publication 'Problem Solved: university research answering today’s challenges’ which has been launched this week.

Ten Students Offered Jobs in China

June 27, 2012

A group of 10 University of Glamorgan students, who travelled to China as part of a field trip, have all been offered jobs in the country with international property consultancies and local development companies.

Welsh Fraud Forum meet for third annual conference

June 25, 2012

Fraudsters are costing the UK an estimated £73billion a year according to the latest figures released by the National Fraud Authority (NFA), a figure which has more than doubled since 2010.

Glamorgan welcomes Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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.

Glamorgan students selected to work for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS)

May 8, 2012

As preparations gather pace for the 2012 Olympics, students at the University of Glamorgan will be playing their own role in the worldwide media coverage of the Games.

Ikona IT scholarship winner announced

April 11, 2012

Matt Seymour, a 2nd year software engineering student at the University of Glamorgan has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the “Ikona Scholarship Fund”. The scholarship consists of a £1,000 award and work skills mentoring for one person within Wales, who is currently attending the University of Glamorgan or hoping to attend in October 2012.

Project to ‘clean up’ the use of coal

March 12, 2012

The University of Glamorgan, as coordinator of a collaborative consortium of 13 EU partners, has secured over €9 million from the European Commission for a research project which will investigate how coal can be burnt so as to facilitate Carbon Capture and Storage, thereby minimising CO2 emissions to the environment.

Glamorgan computing student chosen for year-long placement with IBM

March 12, 2012

A computing student from the University of Glamorgan has secured a year-long work placement with the world’s largest IT and consulting services company.

Identity Theft – don’t be a victim

March 6, 2012

Please note this event has unfortunately been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. It will be re-arranged for later in the spring. Apologies.

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.

Glamorgan engineer secures job with top graduate development company

March 1, 2012

An engineering graduate from the University of Glamorgan has secured a job with one of the top 50 graduate development companies in the UK.

Glamorgan Lighting and Live Event Technology students visit the Light Academy

January 31, 2012

Glamorgan Lighting and Live Event Technology students recently spent two days at the Thorn Academy of Light facility at their UK factory in Spennymoor, Durham.

Glamorgan students check out the latest developments in lighting design

January 30, 2012

University of Glamorgan Lighting Design and Live Event Technology students were recently presented with the latest equipment from Czech-based moving light company, Robe, and UK-based lighting console manufacturer, Avolites, at the University’s Treforest campus.

Glamorgan Makes Top Flight Appointment

January 25, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has appointed industry leader Alison McMillan as its new Professor of Aeronautical Engineering.

Glamorgan signs $3,000,000 sponsorship deal

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.

What is Augmented Reality and what does it have to do with my business?

January 12, 2012

Discovering the meaning of Augmented Reality and what it can do to help businesses and organisations is the aim of a free seminar being held by the University of Glamorgan and the Software Alliance Wales initiative on Thursday 26th January, 5pm.

Glamorgan aircraft maintenance engineering graduates land jobs with British Airways

December 15, 2011

Three graduates from the University of Glamorgan’s Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree programme are off to a flying start having been offered jobs at British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC).

Free business technology workshop shows how to protect smartphones

November 29, 2011

Small businesses in South Wales will have the opportunity to find out how best to protect their mobile technology next week at a free event hosted by the University of Glamorgan.

Mint jobs for Glamorgan graduates

November 28, 2011

A couple of Welshmen guaranteed to get their hands on Olympic medals next year are University of Glamorgan Mechanical Engineering graduates.

Industrial Action on 30 November 2011

November 25, 2011

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What is happening?

The trade unions representing University staff have indicated that they will be joining widespread industrial action on Wednesday 30 November. This is a dispute between the trades unions and their members on one side, and the UK Government on the other over public sector pensions. The University anticipates that there will inevitably be disruption to services and teaching on this day.

Glamorgan’s CEMAS event offers free support for business development

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.

New Electronics Lab Prepares Students for Careers

October 24, 2011

Renesas Electronics Europe and the University of Glamorgan today announced the official opening of the Renesas Embedded Systems Laboratory for electronics engineering students within the University’s Faculty of Advanced Technology.

Glamorgan teams up with Stonesoft

October 6, 2011

Stonesoft, the network security vendor that discovered Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), has announced a partnership with the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan to conduct academic and field research into AETs.

Centre for Next Generation Automotive & Power Systems Opens

October 5, 2011

Cars that can be powered by plugging them into the mains and a ‘rolling road’ which can be used to simulate driving conditions were just a few of the technologies unveiled at the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering (CAPSE)today, 5th October.

First Minister to launch CAPSE

October 3, 2011

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Wales’ First App Showcase

September 14, 2011

A brand new mobile application which will let surfers know the best time to head down to the beach, has been launched at Wales’ first ‘App’ showcase project in Cardiff today (14 September).

Workshop aims to help businesses fight cybercrime

September 14, 2011

According to security firm Symantec, the annual cost of cybercrime has surpassed that of marijuana, cocaine and heroin combined – totaling in excess of $388 billion, across 24 countries. With 750 million active global users Facebook is a powerful communication tool for both businesses and individuals alike, but at what cost? The security implications and personal vulnerabilities that exist on social networks can be a huge concern, but a workshop at the University of Glamorgan on Tuesday 20 September aims to address these issues.

International seal of approval for Glamorgan surveyors

September 1, 2011

Student surveyors and construction project managers beginning their studies at the University of Glamorgan will have an extra feather in their hard-hat with the news that their degree has the backing of the prestigious Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

University of Glamorgan students take up Olympic broadcast torch

August 16, 2011

As preparations gather pace for the 2012 Olympics, students at the University of Glamorgan will be playing their own role in the worldwide media coverage of the Games.

University of Glamorgan honours contributions to public life, communities, science, literature, and sport

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.

New generation of aircraft engineers take off with £1.5m Aerospace Centre

May 27, 2011

A new generation of aircraft engineers will be able to learn their trade on a real airliner without leaving their campus with the opening of a £1.5m Aerospace Centre, the only one of its kind at a Welsh university, at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales today, 27 May 2011.

Best New University in Wales: Guardian ranks Glamorgan among top three Welsh universities

May 17, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has been rated Wales’s top new university in the Guardian’s prestigious league table, published today.

Air Products to Provide Award-Winning Fuelling Station to the University of Glamorgan

May 9, 2011

Air Products (NYSE:APD) has installed an award-winning Series 100 hydrogen fuelling station at the University of Glamorgan to assist in the development of their hydrogen energy research.

Laser Technology Set to Revolutionise Manufacturing

May 5, 2011

Researchers at the University of Glamorgan have innovated a laser that is set to transform manufacturing.

How tech businesses get ahead: experts share secrets at University of Glamorgan seminar

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.

Fujitsu win contract to boost super computing in Wales

March 22, 2011

Global technology giant Fujitsu has today (March 22) been named as the successful bidder to partner with the Universities in Wales to create a unique £40 million world-class super computing network, a research and innovation institute and a skills academy.

The supporting infrastructure will stretch to the four corners of Wales and have a reach across the rest of the globe.

The contract is worth £15 million over four years to Fujitsu, who will provide infrastructure and services.

It represents a quantum leap forward in high performance computing in Wales. It will give Wales the most advanced and evolving computing technology available.

Finding the next Bill Gates

February 3, 2011

A £6million project to encourage young people to follow in the footsteps of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and other successful technologists and entrepreneurs has been announced by Deputy Minister for Science, Innovation and Skills, Lesley Griffiths.

New £4.9m app Centre for University

January 10, 2011

A unique £4.9m centre of excellence to help smaller businesses in the Convergence areas of Wales take advantage of emerging mobile technologies has been announced by Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones.

House prices will return to normal in 2012 and then boom, predicts University of Glamorgan expert

December 23, 2010

After another bad year in 2011, house prices should return to normality in 2012 and increase to their 2007 levels by 2013. That is the prediction of housing expert Owain Llywelyn, former chair of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Wales,in the latest Christmas lecture from the University of Glamorgan.

Aurora Lighting give Lighting Design students a taste of industry technology in their mobile showroom

November 5, 2010

Leading lighting company Aurora Lighting have brought the cutting edge of lighting technology to the University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus in a huge mobile showroom, giving students a taste of the latest industry developments.

Welsh businesses to benefit from employees’ access to University knowledge

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.

Minister announces launch of new Information Technology Management degree for business in Wales

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).

Glamorgan students see the light of latest event technology

September 30, 2010

Students at the University of Glamorgan have enjoyed hands-on experience of some of the world’s leading technology in lighting major events. Experts from international market leader Robe Lighting, which produces lighting for buildings and events including theatres, concert venues and touring shows such as rock musician Mark Knopfler, discussed the challenges of lighting major events and staying ahead of a competitive market.

Hospice of the Valleys Moves a Step Closer

September 9, 2010


A permanent base for palliative care in the Borough of Blaenau Gwent has moved a stepped closer with the unveiling of the master plan for the Hospice of the Valleys in Ebbw Vale.

Currently the Hospice of the Valleys team provides specialist palliative care at home for patients living within the borough of Blaenau Gwent. Over the past 14 years the number of people cared for by the Hospice has increased by 88% to 550 patients. The Hospice has outgrown its present offices and needs a new, purpose built Hospice Centre that will more adequately cater for its current and future needs.

Wales leads the way in fight against climate change

September 8, 2010

Wales is set to become the first country in the world to mobilise a national response to climate change.

At yesterday’s launch (7 September, 2010) by HRH Prince Charles, of the Size of Wales project, speakers and guests heard that the country was poised to help sustain an equivalent area of tropical forest in Africa, reaping benefits for communities both there and at home.

Glamorgan Spin-Out GeoVS Ltd Secures £250,000 Investment

July 21, 2010

The University of Glamorgan spin-out company, GeoVS Ltd, has secured a £250,000 equity investment from Commercial Funding Provider for SMEs, Finance Wales, to continue developing its interactive 3D visualisation and simulation software platform used in marine and geo-modelling applications including underwater planning, maritime navigation and vessel traffic management.

A degree, no fees, and a secure job

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.

Super Computer puts Research on the Fast Track

July 12, 2010

A new super computer that can handle and analyse massive amounts of data at high speed, is set to benefit a number of research projects at the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan Assists Sustainable Development in Uganda

July 6, 2010

Working with the people of Uganda to create opportunities for carbon positive investment in their land, and peacefully resolving potential land conflicts, is the focus of a research project based at the University of Glamorgan.

University and Anevia Develop New Set-Top Box Technology

June 18, 2010

The Integrated Communication Research Centre (ICRC), based at the University of Glamorgan, has created a new, feature-packed set-top box that aims to revolutionize the TV viewing experience. MediaShare was developed in partnership with Anevia who supplies the head-end technologies.

How can I make a million from the iPhone?

May 27, 2010

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple’s market value has now exceeded that of Microsoft’s, at £221 billion. This is primarily down to the success of the iPod and the iPhone and is expected to continue with the iPad.

Visit by Suzhou University of Science and Technology

May 18, 2010

The University welcomed visitors from one of its key Chinese partner universities, Suzhou University of Science and Technology (SUST), this week. Led by the University President, Professor Chen Zhigang, the SUST delegation met with the Vice-Chancellor and senior faculty representatives and had an opportunity to see the work of the Faculty of Advanced Technology, including the new aircraft maintenance facility.

Students Light up Treforest Campus

May 6, 2010

The University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus was awash with light this week as students set up dramatic external lighting as part of their course work.

Glamorgan Sheds Light on Zambian Community

April 12, 2010

Engineering experts from University of Glamorgan Faculty of Advanced Technology are working to bring light to a community in the depths of rural Zambia as part of a project being led by the United Nations.

Wales Fraud Forum Established

March 26, 2010

According the figures published by the National Fraud Authority earlier this year, fraud costs the UK £30 billion a year.

PONT Calls for Disaster Relief Appeal

March 5, 2010

PONT – the community partnership between RCT/Pontypridd, the University of Glamorgan and Mbale in Uganda has started a disaster emergency relief fund after the district of Bududa was struck by a series of horrendous land slides earlier this week. So far over 400 people are known to have died or are missing, and over 20,000 have been made homeless by the landslides and the resulting flooding. The disaster was due to a combination of torrential rains related to climate change, and deforestation of the slopes.

University Sponsors Cardiff Business Club

February 24, 2010

The University of Glamorgan was the main sponsor of this week’s, 22nd February, Cardiff Business Club event.

Is (Temperature) Measurement Necessary or Important?

February 22, 2010

In everyday life people hardly give measurement a second thought. If they do it’s around things such as litres of fuel, weight of food, distances to places. Despite the general lack of awareness of the importance of measurement it is nevertheless essential for the proper functioning of any modern society.

Making Archaeological Data Easily Accessible

February 10, 2010

Accessing findings from archaeological excavations will soon become easier thanks to researchers at the University of Glamorgan.

The University’s Hypermedia Research Unit has recently been awarded £110k from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for its Semantic Technologies Enhancing Links and Linked data for Archaeological Resources (STELLAR)project – a collaboration with York University’s Archaeology Department and English Heritage.

Glamorgan Builds on Biofuel Expertise

January 18, 2010

The University of Glamorgan is celebrating after being awarded £630,000 to develop its research into biological fuel cells.

University Leads the Way in Power train and Battery Technology

December 22, 2009

Battery and energy storage systems of the future are being put through their paces at the University of Glamorgan thanks to funding from A4B.

Engineering Education Scheme Wales

December 16, 2009

School pupils from across Wales are taking over the labs at the University of Glamorgan this month as they take part in Engineering Education Scheme Wales.

Plane ‘Lands’ on Treforest campus

December 10, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has this week, 9th December, taken delivery of a full size Jet Stream 31 aircraft which will make its new home in brand-new facilities on the Treforest campus.

PhD Studentship - QoS and Routing in Encrypted Networks

December 8, 2009

This industry funded research project is in partnership with QinetiQ Ltd. The company is a leading international provider of technology-based services and solutions to the defence, security and related markets; and work with government organisations, predominantly in the UK and USA including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies.

Lighting students bring Christmas to Castell Coch

December 7, 2009

Students on the BSc Lighting and Live Event courses at the University of Glamorgan recently braved the elements to bring Christmas to life at Castell Coch.

To Value the Land: Narratives and Perspectives

December 1, 2009

The impending global land crisis will be the topic of the next Inaugural Professorial Lecture at the University of Glamorgan next week, Tuesday 8th December 2010.

Cyber Crime Results Revealed

October 26, 2009

UK first survey revealed at Summit shows shocking state of e-Crime problem- and it’s all of our jobs to fight it.

Double sponsorship boost for Lighting & Live Event Technology

October 13, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology has recently secured significant sponsorship packages from leading European manufacturer Philips Electronics N.V. and German lighting and illumination specialists BEGA.

Glamorgan Technology and Innovation Showcase

October 8, 2009

An event aimed at encouraging collaboration between higher education and business will be held at Cardiff City Stadium next week.

Life on Mars? With the current energy concerns in the UK it is like being back in the 70s again.

September 29, 2009

In the first of the University of Glamorgan’s Inaugural Professorial Lectures for the 2009/10 academic year, Professor Andrew Geens will look at our fleeting concerns about energy over the past few decades and how this has influenced his research.

Enterprise Applications Could Transform Industry

September 22, 2009

Mobile applications aimed at business users have the potential for real economic impact according to a key industry figure.

Speaking at NGMAST 2009, Dr Walter Tuttlebee OBE, CEO of Mobile VCE said that enterprise applications could change the way business is conducted and transform industry.

Rolling Road Will Accelerate R&D in Green Automotive Technologies

September 9, 2009

The most advanced rolling road system of its kind in the UK is being built in Wales and will be capable of testing pure electric, hybrid electric as well as traditional internal combustion engine components.

Aircraft Hangar First for University

August 17, 2009

The University of Glamorgan’s Treforest campus is to get its very own aircraft hangar along with a full size aircraft under new plans for the Faculty of Advanced Technology.

Glamorgan PhD research forecasts changes in housing market

July 16, 2009

Dr Stuart Paris, who received his PhD in a ceremony at the University of Glamorgan this week, has developed models that can predict changes in the housing market.

University Spinout Shortlisted for Top Award

June 10, 2009

University of Glamorgan spinout company RUMM Ltd has been shortlisted for the UK-wide ‘Impact Awards’, organised by Unico.

One in Three Second-Hand Hard Disks Contain Sensitive Information

May 7, 2009

New research from the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan has revealed that a significant number of computer hard drives that are bought second-hand still contain sensitive company and personal information.

University Launches Innovative Technology Partnership

April 23, 2009

The news of a major industrial collaboration to produce the world’s first commercially viable bi-polar lead acid battery was announced today at the opening of the UK’s first Advanced Bi-polar Battery Development research facility.

Master classes Show Maths is Fun

March 18, 2009

Local youngsters are getting to grips with everything from code-breaking to the theory of relativity, as part of a series of workshops to demonstrate that maths really can be both interesting and fun.

Lighting Design & Technology Take Over Campus

March 17, 2009

Second year students enrolled on the Lighting Design & Technology course last week took over the exterior of some of the buildings as part of their Environmental lighting design module.

Royal Aeronautical Society Guest Lecture

February 18, 2009

The Royal Aeronautical Society will hold its first guest lecture at the University of Glamorgan this week, 19th February.

World First for Computer Forensics

February 4, 2009

The University of Glamorgan has teamed up with American company AccessData to offer the first courses in the world to be accredited by the leading Computer Forensic software company.

Take off for University Flight Simulator

December 11, 2008

A state-of-the-art flight simulator is the newest tool to be installed at the University of Glamorgan to help aeronautical students get a ‘real life’ experience of flying an aircraft.

Maths Celebrates 40 years with Keynote Lectures

November 24, 2008

Over 200 Sixth form maths students from all over Wales gathered at the University of Glamorgan this month for the unique opportunity to listen to an afternoon of lectures given by a Cambridge University Professor and a representative from the Royal Statistical Society.

Lighting Experts Give Glamorgan Workshop

November 18, 2008

World leading event lighting specialist ‘High End Systems’ has provided University of Glamorgan Lighting Design and Live Event Technology students with a unique opportunity to gain experience working with some of the industry’s top equipment and professionals.

CEREA Develops Hospice for the Valleys

November 14, 2008

Experts at the University of Glamorgan are managing the development and construction of a state-of-the-art hospice for Blaenau Gwent.

Another successful 6th Form Maths Pop Quiz

October 24, 2008

This month some 31 teams competed in this year’s sixth form maths pop quiz at the Mathematics Division at the University of Glamorgan.

AIDC Centre Becomes Knowledge Transfer Centre

October 24, 2008

The Automatic Identification & Data Capture Centre for Wales, based at the University of Glamorgan has become Wales’ first Knowledge Transfer Centre to be funded under the Welsh Assembly Government’s A4B project.

University’s Hydrogen Fuelled Bus Nominated for Prestigious Award

September 30, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution To Innovation and Technology at the forthcoming Times Higher Education Awards 2008 for its hydrogen fuelled bus project.

One in Five Second Hand Mobiles Contain Sensitive Data

September 26, 2008

New research from BT, the University of Glamorgan and Edith Cowan University in Australia has revealed that a significant number of hand-held communication devices which are bought second-hand still contain sensitive company and personal information.

Mobile Technology Event gets International Support

September 16, 2008

An international forum which will look at the future of the telecommunications industry across the globe is being held in Cardiff this week (16th – 19th September).

New Dean for Faculty of Advanced Technology

August 21, 2008

The Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan has appointed Vassilis Konstantinou, as its new Dean of Faculty.

House of Lords Visit for Student Tony

June 11, 2008

Tony Watts, a second year Computer Games Development student at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, has been selected to take part at a high powered meeting in Westminster which will address the future of the computer games industry in the UK.

Clean, Green Tribrid Minibus - A First for Europe

June 5, 2008

A carbon free minibus powered by three different green technologies – the first of its kind in Europe – was unveiled and officially launched in Wales today (Thursday June 5 ) – on World Environment Day

Launch of Europe's First Tribrid Green Minibus

May 30, 2008

Europe’s first clean, green, zero emission minibus bus powered by three different environmentally friendly technologies will be unveiled and put through its paces at a launch on June 5 – which is also World Environment Day.

Construction Excellence

May 9, 2008

Trefor Williams, Head of Construction and Real Estate at the University of Glamorgan has been appointed as the new Chair of the South East Wales Constructing Excellence Club.

Event Success for Final Year Students

May 1, 2008

Setting the scene for a pop video or a product launch is all in a days work for final year Live Event Technology course at the University of Glamorgan.

Criminal Investigations to Benefit from Mobile Phone Research

April 28, 2008

High tech research being done at the University of Glamorgan could change the way mobile phones are used in criminal investigations across the world.

Civil Engineering Students Make Unique Beijing Trip

April 28, 2008

As part of the collaborative programme between the University of Glamorgan and the Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA), 17 civil engineering students visited BUCEA in March for a 10-day fieldcourse on urban development and sustainability.

MA Lighting UK Expands Training Programme

March 26, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has recently teamed up with MA Lighting to offer training on the grandMA range of lighting consoles. This new relationship allows MA to offer regular free training sessions to users who are unable to easily travel to MA’s London offices.

Maths A-Level Revision Day Pupils aim for Exam Success

March 26, 2008

Over 300 A level pupils from across Wales have spent a day at the University of Glamorgan brushing up their maths skills in time for their summer exams.

Department of Electronics and Computer System Engineering achieve a record 28 years of accreditation

March 11, 2008

Following the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) accreditation visit to the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, the IET accreditation panel have recommended accreditation of MEng/BEng Electrical awards for the maximum 5 year period.

Chartered Surveying Accreditation for Glamorgan

March 6, 2008

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has announced a new RICS accredited course at the University of Glamorgan, a move that will have great significance for the property industry in Wales.

Sponsored Walk for Maths Students

February 11, 2008

During June this year mathematics students from the University of Glamorgan will be visiting Mbale in Uganda for 11 days with charity the Partnerships Overseas Networking Trust (PONT).

University of Virginia Partnership

January 23, 2008

Students from The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will now have the opportunity to study in the UK thanks to the signing of an international agreement with the University of Glamorgan.

WTRC part of winning team for National Transport Framework Contract

January 2, 2008

The Wales Transport Research Centre, based at the University of Glamorgan, is part of a consortium which has been awarded a Framework Consultancy Contract by the Assembly Government.

Lighting and Live Event Students Light up Christmas and the Castle

December 14, 2007

Lighting and Live Event students from the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan lit up Caerphilly Castle this month for Hendredenny Park Primary School to stage their Christmas Carol Concert.

New Appointment will Lead to Growth in Surveying Courses

December 12, 2007

The University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology has appointed Owain Llywelyn as one of its course leaders on existing and planned new surveying courses.

Civil Engineering Students jet off to Beijing in 2008!

December 5, 2007

17 second year civil engineering students are to make a field trip to Beijing, China in March next year. The lucky students are going on the field trip as part of the Civil Engineering Design and Sustainability module.

Pupils rise to the Challenge

November 14, 2007

Budding young engineers from schools across South Wales descended on the University of Glamorgan this week to take part in the Engineering Team Challenge, an annual competition intended to encourage school pupils to think about a career in Engineering at professional level.

Band Takes Centre Stage at Open Day

November 13, 2007

During the University of Glamorgan’s open day this Saturday, 17th November, the Faculty of Advanced Technology will be hosting the performance of a live band in its brand new lighting and live event facility ‘The Cube’.

Quiz for Maths Whizz Kids

November 2, 2007

Some of South Wales’ youngest maths enthusiasts have come together at the University of Glamorgan to take part in an inter school maths quiz run by the Faculty of Advanced Technology.

AIDC Event Success

November 1, 2007

More than 100 people gathered this week at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium for a one day conference organised by the National AIDC Centre for Wales (Automatic Identification and Data Capture) which is based at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology.

Technology Could Save NHS £2 billion a Year

October 23, 2007

Today’s society demands the accurate recording of vast amounts of data, including healthcare data. Traditional methods of record keeping are inadequate and even electronic record keeping has serious drawbacks, the main one being the fact that most data is input via keyboards.

Quantity Surveying Graduate Success

October 16, 2007

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has awarded Glamorgan graduates Gareth Huw Thomas, 39, and Irfon Jones, 42, with Certificates of Excellence.

Study Underway for Wales’ Transport Research Hub

October 4, 2007

Transport experts at the University of Glamorgan have secured a bid worth almost £45,000 to investigate the feasibility of establishing an innovative new Research Hub which will allow a range of public and private sector organisations to work together to address transport issues in Wales.

Hydrogen Powered Bus Revealed

September 25, 2007

A prototype mini bus fuelled by hydrogen and created in Wales will be showcased for the first time in London this week, 25th – 27th September.

Housing Estate Regeneration Gets Thumbs Up

September 20, 2007

A housing estate in the Cynon Valley is leading the way in keeping tenants safe and secure thanks to a regeneration programme carried out by experts at the University of Glamorgan.

Discarded Hard Disk Hold Sensitive Data

September 19, 2007

New research from BT and the University of Glamorgan, Edith Cowan University in Australia and Longwood University in the USA has revealed that a significant number of hard disks which are bought second-hand contain sensitive company and personal information.

Hard Disk Research Results Revealed

September 13, 2007

Information Security Researchers in the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Advanced Technology, have this week announced the results of their annual disk disposal survey.

Mobile Technology Event gets International Support

September 10, 2007

An international forum which will look at the future of the telecommunications industry across the globe is being held in Cardiff City Hall this week (11th – 14th September).

National Recognition for Engineering Student

August 17, 2007

University of Glamorgan MSc civil engineering student Mark Quarrington has scooped second prize in a national competition organised by the Institution of Structural Engineers and run by the UK Concrete Centre.

Advanced Technology Graduates’ High Praise for Glamorgan

August 7, 2007

During this year’s graduation week at the University of Glamorgan our graduates from the Faculty of Advanced technology had some great things to say about their courses, the University and their experiences of being a Glamorgan student!

Intelligent Technology is the Future for Welsh Business

August 7, 2007

Just twenty years ago people were still familiarising themselves with the technology of the barcode. Now, a centre at the University of Glamorgan is promoting new kinds of identification technology to companies and organisations in Wales.

Students get Maths Skills Boost

August 1, 2007

Exploding watermelons and launching rockets is all in a days work for a group of young people taking part in a ‘Bridging Technology with Mathematics’ course at the University of Glamorgan.

Welsh Expertise to Regenerate Mongolian Towns

July 20, 2007

A unique project which will lead to the regeneration of communities in Mongolia is being pioneered by experts at the University of Glamorgan.

University Produces Winning Teams

April 13, 2007

Four of the school teams, advised by staff at the University of Glamorgan to develop products for The Welsh National Convention of Excellence in Engineering and Technology, have been names national winners.

Masterclasses Make Maths Fun

March 7, 2007

Local youngsters are getting to grips with everything from code-breaking to the theory of juggling, as part of a series of workshops to show that maths is fun.

Glamorgan hosts Engineering Education Scheme Wales workshops

January 3, 2007

19 schools from across South Wales took part in Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW)workshops at the University of Glamorgan in December.

Top Engineering Award for Student

December 13, 2006

University of Glamorgan student Jamie Griffiths, 21, has scooped two top awards at this year’s Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) awards.

High Tech First for Glamorgan

December 8, 2006

A state of the art research centre which will enable the development of high-tech mobile communications and next generation services and applications was officially opened at the University of Glamorgan this week in partnership with the major mobile operator, Orange®.

Glamorgan Student Design Wales Winner

October 10, 2006

The 2006 Design Wales competition, sponsored by Corus has been won by David Oliver, a second-year product design student at the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan Technology to Monitor Attendance

September 11, 2006

As Oxford University introduces legally-binding contracts requiring students to attend lectures, experts at the Faculty of Advanced Technology at the University of Glamorgan in South Wales have come up with a solution to track students’ attendance at lectures.

Glamorgan Home to Inventors of the Future

August 23, 2006

Wannabe Albert Einsteins and Thomas Edisons of the future will soon be honing their skills at the University of Glamorgan, thanks to a masters degree in Invention and Innovation being launched by the institution this September.

Ethical Hacking Course for Dublin

August 23, 2006

The University of Glamorgan and information security company 7Safe’s IT Security education series is now available in Ireland, as Ashfield Computer Training becomes an Accredited Training Partner (ATP).

The cutting edge education programme, administered by IT Security experts 7Safe and the University, is to be provided at Ashfield’s campus in Templeogue, South Dublin.

Accreditation for Engineering Courses

August 21, 2006

The University of Glamorgan’s BSc Civil Engineering and BSc Civil Engineering with International Studies courses have been re-accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), meeting the criteria to train graduate ‘Incorporated Engineers’ under the provisions of the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC).

Sensitive information Remains on Second Hand Disks

August 10, 2006

The University of Glamorgan along with Edith Cowan University in Australia and BT, has issued a report based on research to determine whether second-hand computer disks, purchased from a number of sources, still contained any information having not been effectively erased.

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