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Glamorgan Business School Students best in Wales

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.

University of Glamorgan and Cassidian secure ‘enhanced’ Knowledge Transfer Partnership

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.

Professor gives think-tank lecture

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.

Glamorgan marketing expert to help tourism economy in Corfu

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).

University meets demand for graduates in the financial sector

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.

Students meet international explorer

March 5, 2013

World famous British explorer David Hempleman-Adams recently visited a group of high flying students at the University of Glamorgan.

Julia Unwin launches Wales’ new public policy think tank

February 20, 2013

Julia Unwin CBE, Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, delivered the keynote lecture at the launch of the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Advanced Studies in Public Policy (CASPP) last night, 19th February.

Glamorgan Business School wins £1.3 million project

February 18, 2013

The University of Glamorgan Business School has secured £1.3m in funding for the Innovative Supply Chain Aerospace Programme (InSCAPe).

Medals for Glamorgan Olympic Hopeful

February 5, 2013

A 19 year-old University of Glamorgan student, Mike Bamsey, is one of Team GB’s hopefuls for the next Olympic games after scooping three silver medals in shooting at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in Sydney in January.

New external appointments for Professor Doherty

January 30, 2013

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

University is closed until Monday 21 January

January 18, 2013

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

Business Challenge Success for Glamorgan Students

January 17, 2013

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

Student pens Christmas card verse

December 10, 2012

A University of Glamorgan English student will see his words in print this Christmas as his verse has been selected for the University’s corporate Christmas card.

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.

Sir Emyr Jones Parry delivers keynote lecture

November 27, 2012

One of the UK’s most experienced diplomats and former UK ambassador to the United Nations, Sir Emyr Jones Parry spoke at the University of Glamorgan today, Tuesday 27th November.

Professor chairs ISBE conference

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.

University sports graduate wins Coach Educator of the Year award

November 15, 2012

Neil Roberts, a sports graduate from the University of Glamorgan, won the Coach Educator of the Year at the prestigious Sport Wales annual presentations.

Swedish Collaboration brings Major Funding Success for Glamorgan History

November 2, 2012

University of Glamorgan historian Chris Evans has won funding worth £330,000 over the next three years in partnership with Professor Göran Rydén of Uppsala University in Sweden. Their project, Places for Making, Places for Taking: Metals in the Global Eighteenth Century, has been awarded a coveted grant by the Swedish funder Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

Sport Wales recognition for Glamorgan

October 31, 2012

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

Foresight Study on the future of Cultural Heritage

October 8, 2012

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

Swansea Copper Research Project visits Australia

September 13, 2012

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

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

September 6, 2012

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

New Head for Financial and Professional Services

September 5, 2012

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

Welsh medium provision at Glamorgan Business School

August 29, 2012

Business students at the University of Glamorgan’s Business School for the first time be able to study bilingually this year.

While you were sleeping: the importance of logistics and supply chain management

August 28, 2012

In this article, Chris Lee, Senior Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University’s Glamorgan Business School explores the 'invisible work’ of unsung heroes in logistics who keep our world turning:

Glamorgan graduate in Food Heaven as her dairy-free desserts are a supermarket success

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.

Knowledge exchange: a winning formula

August 7, 2012

As the eyes of the world focus on the London Olympic Games this week, two Welsh universities have announced a new initiative to enhance elite sport performance and expand business enterprise in Wales through the exchange of expertise.

Students launch flash new venture

August 2, 2012

Welsh language flashcards which can help children and adults to master the language is the idea behind new business venture VisuaLearn, being launched at the National Eisteddfod this week by two University of Glamorgan students.

New blog for Psychology professor

July 25, 2012

Head of Research and Professor of Developmental Psychology Ian Stuart-Hamilton, School of Psychology, has started writing a regular online blog for the prestigious Psychology Today.

Glamorgan launches Wales’ first Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies

July 19, 2012

The University of Glamorgan has launched a Foundation Degree in Paralegal Studies, the first of its kind in Wales.

Discover Fortunes Challenge winners announced

July 12, 2012

Year 12 students from Cwmcarn High School have scooped a £500 prize after competing in the Discover Fortunes Challenge for Schools and Colleges at the University of Glamorgan.

Do you want to be the BOSS? Ten days and counting down...

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).

Glamorgan Professor receives CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list

June 16, 2012

Professor Stuart Cole has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Final year Art Show Opens on Campus

June 6, 2012

The work of some of Wales’ top new artists will be on show this month (9th – 14th June) as the end of year art degree show, 30 degrees, opens at the University of Glamorgan.

Trio from Glamorgan take to the stage at the 2012 Hay-on-Wye Festival

May 31, 2012

University of Glamorgan authors Professor Christopher Meredith, Tiffany Murray and Professor Philip Gross are among the stars of the 2012 Hay Festival, which begins today (31 May) and runs until 10 June.

Business leaders share skills for success

May 23, 2012

Five, free, workshops are on offer throughout June and July for the Welsh business community.

Glamorgan students commissioned to produce artwork for new hospital

May 22, 2012

Second year BA Art Practice students at the University of Glamorgan have been commissioned to produce artworks for Cynon Valley’s newest hospital.

Building the skills of the financial and professional workforce of the future

May 14, 2012

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones AM will today, Monday 14th May, launch the University of Glamorgan’s Centre for Financial and Professional Services at an event for the business community in Cardiff Castle.

Glamorgan lecturer shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Award 2012

May 11, 2012

TS Eliot prize-winning poet and Glamorgan lecturer of English and Creative Writing, Professor Philip Gross, has been shortlisted in the Poetry category for this year’s Wales Book of the Year Award.

International Criminal Investigation Research Network (CIRN) Launched

May 11, 2012

Dr. Fiona Brookman, Reader in Criminology Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminology the University of Glamorgan, has unveiled the International Criminal Investigation Research Network (CIRN), a new network that puts law enforcement agencies from around the world in touch with each other to share best practice and information.

Work experience for final year event students

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.

Peter Hain MP to deliver lecture on democracy

April 26, 2012

As democracy in South Africa comes of age and Northern Ireland continues on the path to peace, the University of Glamorgan hosted the 2012 Lord Merlyn Rees Lecture.

Glamorgan academic wins the M Wynn Thomas award

April 25, 2012

Academic and poet Dr Kevin Mills, Reader in English Literature, and tutor in English and Creative Writing has won the inaugural M Wynn Thomas Award for the best critical essay.

New Professor Appointed for Business

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.

World Copper Project comes to Swansea

April 12, 2012

The University of Glamorgan along with Swansea University will this week, 12-14 April, host the first conference of the project World of Copper: Globalizing the Industrial Revolution, 1830-1870.

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.

Looking for a new career?

March 29, 2012

For those looking for a change in career or who might be concerned about the future of their current careers choice, the University of Glamorgan is holding a ‘Careers in Crisis’ event at its Cardiff campus on 4th April.

Glamorgan alumni to light Eurovision 2012’s fire

March 29, 2012

Millions of viewers in Europe and across the globe tuning into this year’s Eurovision song contest will spot the colourful branding designed by a former University of Glamorgan student and teacher.

Glamorgan lecturer shortlisted for British Society for Literature and Science book prize

March 26, 2012

A new book, written by the University of Glamorgan’s Dr Martin Willis, has been shortlisted for the British Society for Literature and Science book prize.

Shami Chakrabarti Visits Glamorgan

March 21, 2012

Law degree students at the University of Glamorgan got the unique opportunity to be visited by the UK’s most high profile human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti today, 21st March.

Peter Hain on building democracy in South Africa and Northern Ireland: 2012 Lord Merlyn Rees lecture

March 21, 2012

As democracy in South Africa comes of age and Northern Ireland continues on the path to peace, The University of Glamorgan invites you to The 2012 Lord Merlyn Rees Lecture.

Building democracy: lessons from South Africa and Northern Ireland
Rt. Hon. Peter Hain MP

Thursday 26 April 2012
at 6pm
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Glamorgan student wins high-profile poetry competition

March 21, 2012

University of Glamorgan Creative Writing PhD student Rosie Shepperd has won the prestigious Poetry Business 2011/12 Book & Pamphlet Competition.

Glamorgan student Appointed to Prestigious Board

March 20, 2012

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has appointed University of Glamorgan Sports Development student Nathan Harris to its new CIMSPA Welsh National Management Board, comprising leading names in the sport and leisure industry across Wales.

Philip Gross’ New Work Launches in Cardiff

March 20, 2012

TS Eliot prize winning poet Philip Gross from the University of Glamorgan launched his new collection of poetry ‘Deep Field’ at an intimate event in Cardiff last tonight, 20th March.

Lewis gets business boost from Michael Moran Scholarship

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.

Catalan Private Law: Any Lessons for Wales?

February 20, 2012

Sergio Nasarre Aznar, Professor in Civil Law at the University Rovira i Virgili, (Tarragona) will deliver a keynote speech at the University of Glamorgan this evening, 20th February.

Glamorgan Creative and Professional Writing students celebrate work placement success

February 16, 2012

Two University of Glamorgan final year BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing students have won short-term work placements with Literature Wales/Llenyddiaeth Cymru.

Recordings of Welsh fiction writers rediscovered almost 20 years on

February 13, 2012

A series of nine recorded interviews with fiction writers from Wales have recently been rediscovered, twenty years after they were produced.

Labour MP Owen Smith addresses humanities students

January 27, 2012

Labour MP for Pontypridd, Owen Smith, addressed students at the University of Glamorgan today on the opportunities for humanities and social science graduates in Wales.

New Year Boost for Management Skills

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.

University Rugby team undefeated for 18 months

January 5, 2012

The University of Glamorgan Men’s Rugby 1st team remains undefeated in the league at the half way stage of the 2011-2012 season.

Graduate Poet to Give Reading

January 5, 2012

As part of a series of readings held by English and Creative Writing the University of Glamorgan, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences has invited Tamar Yoseloff, highly praised poet and former Glamorgan graduate, to give an open reading at the University’s Moot Court.

Research suggests all-male BBC Sports shortlist is down to men's obsession with men

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.

£500 raised for Welsh Refugee Council

December 21, 2011

Following sales of the University of Glamorgan Christmas card, £500 has been donated to the Welsh Refugee Council.

Technology giant Intel recruits Glamorgan student

December 16, 2011

Pippa Bleach, a second year student studying Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Glamorgan’s Faculty of Business and Society has recently been recruited by technology giant Intel on a year long placement scheme.

Chancellor’s Medal for NHS Manager

December 13, 2011

The University of Glamorgan has awarded a Chancellor’s Medal to one of Wales’ leading procurement specialists Larry Petterson MBE.

Recognising Young Entrepreneurial Talent

December 13, 2011

The University of Glamorgan presented its third annual Future Entrepreneur Awards this month during the Wales Quality Awards at Cardiff’s City Hall.

Glamorgan graduates join the Spindogs team

December 8, 2011

Cardiff based digital marketing agency Spindogs has further strengthened its team with the appointment of four new recruits, two of which are University of Glamorgan graduates.

Glamorgan professor described as 'a literary giant' on BBC Radio 4

November 29, 2011

University of Glamorgan Professor and poet Philip Gross’s writing is being celebrated this week as his new collection of poetry, Deep Field, was brilliantly reviewed by the panel on this week’s edition of Saturday Review on BBC Radio 4.

Success for Creative Writing students

November 29, 2011

Staff and students involved in English and Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan are celebrating following a series of recent successes:

Industrial Action on 30 November 2011

November 25, 2011

BRIEFING as at 1430 25 Nov 2011

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 Dr Martin Rhisiart joins Board of Directors of leading economic development company

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.

Glamorgan joins forces to deliver ERASMUS programme

November 16, 2011

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.

Success for creative writing students

November 10, 2011

Two postgraduate creative writing students from the University of Glamorgan have recently won awards acknowledging their work in writing.

Psychology Clinic Opens its Doors

November 3, 2011

A fully functioning professional Psychology Clinic, which will be available to members of the public, is opening at the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan lecturer's book listed among 'hidden gems' by Amazon

November 2, 2011

A Glamorgan lecturer’s latest crime novel, written under the pen name David E. Spellman, to indicate the joint authorship of the ‘Far South Collective’, has been listed as one of the Amazon Kindle ‘hidden gems’.

Glamorgan professor to deliver ‘The History of Horror’ series on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise show

November 2, 2011

The Ghost Story 1840-1920: A Cultural History. A book by Professor Andrew Smith Over a four week period Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages at the University of Glamorgan, will discuss the history of the Gothic from the eighteenth century to the present day on popular BBC Radio Wales show, Jamie and Louise.

Visit by Bern University of Applied Sciences

November 2, 2011

A recent visit to the University of Glamorgan by fifteen students and three members of staff from Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland, aims to encourage collaboration and strengthen ties between the universities’ sports programmes.

Visit to Glamorgan strengthens relationship with Switzerland’s Basel University

November 1, 2011

A seminar held today at the University of Glamorgan on sport policy and events coincides with a study visit to Wales by a group of students from Basel University in Switzerland.

Glamorgan students invest time in the trading room

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.

Philip Gross contributes to a new documentary on poetry and Quaker beliefs

August 12, 2011

Professor Philip Gross Professor Philip Gross shares his views on the connections between Quaker beliefs and poetry in a new documentary for Radio 4.

English Professor re-elected President of International Association

August 11, 2011

Professor Andrew Smith Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages, Faculty of Business and Society, has been re-elected as joint president of the International Gothic Association at the Association’s biennial conference held at the University of Heidelberg last week. He has jointly held this position with Professor William Hughes, of Bath Spa University, since 2009.

Glamorgan’s entrepreneurs lead the UK in Centre of Excellence accolade

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).

History Professor Scoops Prestigious Funding Award

August 8, 2011

Dr Chris Evans University of Glamorgan historian Dr Chris Evans is to lead a major international research project supported by The Leverhulme Trust

Glamorgan lecturer recognised among best in UK

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.

Official: Merthyr Tydfil students are first class

July 22, 2011

Five students from Merthyr Tydfil have graduated from the University of Glamorgan with First Class Honours Degrees in Business and Management.

Coleg Cymraeg’s staffing scheme breaks new ground | Cynllun Staffio’r Coleg Cymraeg yn torri tir newydd

July 22, 2011

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s staffing scheme is enabling the University of Glamorgan and UWIC to offer brand new Welsh-medium provision with the establishment of a new collaborative partnership.

Artists tell the story of the Black Mountains in poetry

July 19, 2011

University of Glamorgan author Christopher Meredith is part of a major new art initiative to tell the story of the Black Mountains and preserve its unique landscape.

Artistiaid yn defnyddio barddoniaeth i adrodd stori’r Mynyddoedd Duon

July 19, 2011

Mae awdur Prifysgol Morgannwg, Christopher Meredith, yn rhan o fenter gelf newydd pwysig i adrodd stori’r Mynyddoedd Duon ac i ddiogelu eu tirwedd unigryw.

First Class honours for first Michael Moran Scholar

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).

Family success in Poetry Professor Philip's hat-trick

July 6, 2011

Glamorgan professor and poet Philip Gross has achieved a rare hat-trick of literary accolades with a national prize for his latest children’s book, Off Road To Everywhere.

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.

Comparing the Arab Spring with the fall of the Berlin Wall “is farce”

June 24, 2011

With repressive regimes falling across the Middle East and North Africa, the world is seeing the biggest movement to democracy since the fall of Communism. But is history repeating itself, or is the “Arab Spring” something totally different?

Glamorgan Business School Commonwealth Scholar wins prestigious marketing prize

June 10, 2011

MSc Marketing student Christopher Agyapong Siaw 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.

Award-winning Poets Share their Experiences of Illness

May 23, 2011

At an event at the University of Glamorgan on Monday June 6th, the T. S. Eliot prize-winning poet Professor Philip Gross and former National Poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis will be in conversation with academics Professor Maggie Kirk and Dr Martin Willis about their experiences of illness and medical care.

Glamorgan Author and Historian among Hay Festival Stars

May 20, 2011

University of Glamorgan historian Dr Chris Evans and author Tiffany Murray are among the stars of the 2011 Hay Festival, which begins on Thursday and runs from 26 May to 5 June.

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.

Welsh winning poet publishes christmas carol verse

December 23, 2010

TS Eliot Prize and Wales Book of the Year winner Professor Philip Gross has released his first Christmas poem as part of a new online series for the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan harnesses Europe-Canada Tradewinds

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.

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