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Top rugby stars need the best professional support to win, says Sam Warburton

September 13, 2013

British & Irish Lions captain and Welsh rugby star Sam Warburton has hit back at critics of the ever-expanding team that supports today’s top professional players.

University student wins Welsh National Badminton Championship

February 14, 2013

Chris Pickard, a Masters student at the University of Glamorgan, has won the 2013 Senior Men’s Yonnex Welsh National Badminton competition.

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.

Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 27, 2012

Some of the country’s future sporting stars were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this month.

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.

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.

New Welsh university rugby competition launched

October 4, 2012

A new rugby competition designed solely for first year university students and supported by the Welsh Rugby Union will kick off this coming weekend (Sunday 7 October).

Glamorgan sport graduate employed by Crystal Palace Football Club

October 4, 2012

A University of Glamorgan sport graduate is celebrating success having secured a job as Head of Performance Analysis at Crystal Palace Football Club.

Glamorgan graduates head to Brazil to develop innovative new rugby programme

August 30, 2012

Two University of Glamorgan graduates are preparing for a unique, year-long experience, coaching rugby in Brazil.

Glamorgan graduate gets a bite at the cherry in Big Apple job

August 28, 2012

A University of Glamorgan graduate from Bridgend has journeyed across the Atlantic to take up a job as a professional fitness trainer with one of New York State’s top sport and fitness facilities.

Cardiff City stars call in at sports camp

August 9, 2012

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan graduate developing rugby sevens team for 2016 Olympics

August 8, 2012

A University of Glamorgan graduate, who secured a job as Rugby Development Officer in Abu Dhabi for the United Arab Emirates Rugby Association, will be responsible for developing a competitive rugby sevens team to enter the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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.

Glamorgan graduates meet Britain’s most famous modern-day explorer

July 18, 2012

Two budding explorers who graduated from the University of Glamorgan today, Wednesday 18 July, had a unique opportunity to gain some tips from world famous explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Glamorgan chiropractic students help swimmers in their quest for Olympic gold

July 12, 2012

Three final year chiropractic student clinicians from the University of Glamorgan have been giving advice and treatment to a group of swimmers from Cardiff including Olympic hopeful, and member of Team GB, 19 year-old Iuean Lloyd.

Student Appointed as Swansea City Coach

July 9, 2012

University of Glamorgan Football Coaching and Performance student and former professional footballer Kristian O’Leary has been appointed as a coach at Swansea City FC.

Elite Football Coaches at Sport Park

June 27, 2012

Former international footballer David Ginola was just one of the famous names who recently attended the University of Glamorgan Sport Park for a Football Association of Wales / UEFA Coach Education course.

UK glory for young Cardiff cricket stars

June 25, 2012

Student cricketers from South Wales have won a prestigious national competition.

University of Glamorgan’s impact on London 2012 in new report

April 30, 2012

As Universities Week 2012 commences (30 April – 7 May), a new report launched today shows the University of Glamorgan’s involvement in the UK’s Olympic and Paralympic Games contribution.

Glamorgan students lead Welsh Universities to retain the Hockey Home Nations Cup

April 26, 2012

Three Glamorgan students were involved in the Welsh Universities Men’s Hockey team which won and retained the BUCS Home Nations competition in Nottingham between16-19 April 2012.

Welsh Universities win BUCS Home Nations Rugby 7’s competition

April 23, 2012

Six University of Glamorgan students were part of the Welsh Universities Men’s Rugby 7’s team which won the BUCS Home Nations competition in Nottingham on 20th April.

Glamorgan researchers to play high-altitude rugby matches to test male vs female brain theory

April 17, 2012

A group of researchers lead by Professor Damian Bailey, from the University of Glamorgan, will play a high-altitude game of rugby sevens at the culmination of a unique project to discover whether the female brain is better than the male.

As reported by Madeleine Brindley, Western Mail

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.

Glamorgan Hosts BUCS final

March 19, 2012

This week, 21st March, the University of Glamorgan will host 420 of the UK’s sporting students for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Western Cup Finals.

Glamorgan sporting ties with Malaysia continue

February 28, 2012

Following Malaysia-owned Cardiff City Football Club’s commitment to the University’s Sport Park recently – the University of Glamorgan continues to build ties with the South East Asian country.

Cardiff City FC and the University of Glamorgan open football Academy

February 13, 2012

Cardiff City FC manager Malky Mackay joined students, players and board members today to launch the Cardiff City FC Academy’s new facilities at the University of Glamorgan Sport Park in Treforest, South Wales.

Watch Malky Mackay talking about the Academy in a MediaWales interview below:

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.

Groundsman of the Year Award 2011

December 5, 2011

Les Gibbs, Grounds Manager at Glamorgan Sport Park, has won the Institute of Groundsmanships’s 2011 Groundsman of the Year Award .

Richard Parks Receives Chancellor’s Medal

December 1, 2011

In a one-off event, the UK’s best known explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes came together with former Welsh international rugby player, turned adventurer Richard Parks, at the University of Glamorgan last night, 30th November.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Richard Parks at Glamorgan

November 29, 2011

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Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 25, 2011

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan today, 25th November.

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 in Malaysia

October 24, 2011

Student football coaches at the University of Glamorgan will soon be using their expertise to coach grass-roots teams in Malaysia as part of their course.

Prof Damian Bailey appears on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme

October 11, 2011

Professor Damian Bailey of the Faulty of Health, Sport and Science, appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, Tuesday 11 October.

Glamorgan graduate scores top job with Cardiff City Football Club

September 30, 2011

A mature student who graduated from the University of Glamorgan has landed his dream job as Sports Scientist with Cardiff City Football Club.

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.

University of Glamorgan Sport coaching selected for national honours

May 16, 2011

Sport coaching courses at the University of Glamorgan have received national recognition with a prestigious endorsement from Skills Active, the industry’s Sector Skills Council, professional body and national coaching agency.

Victoria gets business boost from Michael Moran Scholarship

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.

Dame Tanni and the University of Glamorgan unveil state-of-the-art valleys sport facility

November 24, 2010

Paralympian joins British Lion, regional rugby stars and local children in sporting celebration

Tri-Nations train to top of their game at Glamorgan Sports Park

November 10, 2010

As the world’s elite rugby stars run onto the Millennium Stadium pitch, there is growing international awareness that they have trained at the University of Glamorgan to be on top of their game.

JPR: Rugby “must wake up” to injury crisis

October 27, 2010

British Lion launches medical research partnership with University of Glamorgan

See images of the event here

Former British Lion and Wales captain JPR Williams is warning the rugby world that it must “wake up” to the rising tide of injuries caused by the modern game. The consultant surgeon, who won 55 caps playing for Wales, makes the comments as he launches a research partnership with the University of Glamorgan in South Wales to quantify and address the problem. A major conference on rugby injuries is taking place on Thursday 28 October at the University, with former British Lions and experts from the playing, coaching, medical and research world debating how the rugby players of today can be protected and treated.

Harlem's Rugby Renaissance built by Glamorgan students

August 11, 2010

The New York neighbourhood of Harlem is known for its jazz, the singing of Paul Robeson, radical politics and its world-famous basketball stars. Now a group of students from Wales are building another cultural link with the district.

Players of the future talk rugby with Blues stars at Glamorgan Sports Camp

August 4, 2010

Young rugby players at a summer Glamorgan Sports Camp have enjoyed the chance to meet and play with their idols. Cardiff Blues stars Faao Filise and Gareth Williams took part in training and a question-and-answer session with over 40 budding sportsmen and women at the Treforest Campus.

Climbing Captains get the once-over from top Glamorgan medics

August 3, 2010

Welsh rugby captains scaling Kilimanjaro to raise money for Velindre Hospital are starting their strict medical checks and acclimatisation training at the University of Glamorgan. Two members of the SA Brain Captains Climb team, former Wales hooker Garin Jenkins and journalist Madeleine Brindley, were the latest to be assessed at the University’s state-of-the-art facilities in Glyntaff, near Pontypridd.

Soccer Stars of the future train with their City idols

July 29, 2010

Young footballers honing their playing skills at a summer Glamorgan Sports Camp enjoyed a boost today with the chance to meet and play with their idols. Cardiff City first team stars Aaron Wildig and Adam Matthews, themselves were former members of the Cardiff City Academy, took part in training and a question-and-answer session with over 40 budding footballers at the Treforest Campus.

From Striker to Surgeon: Lloyd swaps his footballer’s shirt for doctor’s scrubs

July 20, 2010

Football star Lloyd Evans is progressing up the tables in a very different way.

Lloyd, from Cardiff, has graduated with a First-Class BSc honours degree in Medical Sciences, and will now join the second year of Cardiff University’s prestigious medical degree to become a doctor.

Business School Lecturer appointed President

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).

Cardiff student cricket academy bowls over competition

March 3, 2010

Cricketing legend Jack Russell has given his backing to the re-launch of a university cricket academy based in Cardiff, which in the last five years has helped to develop players to the First-Class game.

Funding secured for University Cricket Centre of Excellence

December 2, 2009

The Cardiff/Glamorgan MCC University Cricket Centre of Excellence has secured funding for this prestigious programme for another three years with an annual grant of £75,000 from the MCC.

Becky wins her first cap against Sweden

November 30, 2009

Becky Newton, a third year Criminology and Psychology student at the University of Glamorgan has won her first cap for the Welsh Women’s senior rugby team against Sweden (28th November).

Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 16, 2009

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan last week.

20 young sports men and women from rugby players to cyclists gained the scholarship designed to support elite and world class athletes while they are carrying out academic studies.

The students were presented with their scholarships by former Wales rugby international Rupert Moon at an awards ceremony on campus.

Students’ Union Sport website wins mini site of the year

August 7, 2009

Students’ Union web hosting company BAM have voted the Glamorgan Students’ Union sport mini site the best of 2009!

Rugby Star Visits Sports Camp

August 5, 2009

Youngsters from across South Wales took part in a question and answer session with Wales international rugby player Tom Shanklin this week as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Cardiff/Glamorgan wins MCC Cricket Challenge Cup at Lords.

July 2, 2009

The Cardiff/Glamorgan University MCC Centre of Excellence cricket team won the MCC Challenge Cup final at Lords on 29th June.

TaleEnders at the npower Ashes

June 19, 2009

Monday 22nd June sees the opening of the official “The npower Ashes come to Cardiff” exhibition in the Old Library in Cardiff, in advance of the first npower Ashes Test at the SWALEC Stadium from 8th-12th July.

Glamorgan Storyteller ‘Kicks’ Into Reading

May 7, 2009

A unique project to help get children into reading will be the focus of a BBC Wales documentary to be broadcast tonight.

The programme covers some of the work of Dr Pat Ryan, Research Fellow at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling, at the University of Glamorgan.

Cardiff City at Sports Camp

April 9, 2009

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the Easter sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Glamorgan Sport Students Coach Future Athletes

March 17, 2009

Glamorgan Sport students have spent the last fortnight delivering athletics festivals to school children within Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Student on Winning 7s Side

March 9, 2009

University of Glamorgan student Craig Hill is celebrating today after forming part of the Wales 7s team that won the Sevens World Cup in Dubai this weekend.

Gain a Sports Coaching Qualification

February 23, 2009

The Centre for Sport, Health & Exercise is holding a Coach Education Programme offering a number of NGB and NCF courses. Open to all, the programme gives you the opportunity to pick up a number of qualifications / awards in one week.

University Sport Centre one of the best in the country

February 19, 2009

The Centre for Sport, Health & Exercise at the University of Glamorgan, has recently achieved Quest Accreditation for the third time. Quest is the UK Quality Scheme for Sport and Leisure and the only sport ‘charter mark’ recognised by all four Sports Councils.

Liam Scores Top Job with Blues

January 23, 2009

23 year-old University of Glamorgan student Liam Scott is celebrating after landing his dream job working as a development officer for the Cardiff Blues.

Australians in Training at Tyn y Wern

November 27, 2008

This week the Australian rugby team have been in training at the University of Glamorgan’s playing fields at Tyn y Wern.

Future Sporting Stars Rewarded

November 24, 2008

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this month.

Springboks in Training at Glamorgan

November 4, 2008

Top sports facilities at the University of Glamorgan have been home to the South African rugby team this week as prepare for this weekend’s game against Wales.

Students Take Part in Record Attempt

October 30, 2008

University of Glamorgan rugby coaching students will tomorrow, 31st October, lead a world record breaking attempt to achieve the highest number of continuous rugby passes.

University of Glamorgan Family Stand Launched at Sardis Road

October 6, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has extended its partnership with Pontypridd Rugby Football Club which will see the University sponsoring the club’s ‘Grandstand’.

Glamorgan Gets Gold Health Standard

September 1, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been named as the first University in Wales to be awarded with the Welsh Assembly Government’s Corporate Health Standard at Gold Level.

Cardiff City at Sports Camp

August 18, 2008

Youngsters from across South Wales have been taking part in training sessions with football players from Cardiff City this month as part of the summer sports camps at the University of Glamorgan.

Olympic Camp Status for Glamorgan

August 15, 2008

The University of Glamorgan has been named as an official ‘Pre Games Training Camp’ venue for the Olympic Games in 2012.

Glamorgan Psychologist Coaches Paralympic Team

August 12, 2008

University of Glamorgan sport psychologist Ross Hall will be jetting out to Beijing this summer as the official psychology coach to the British wheelchair rugby team.

Glamorgan Graduate in Running for Olympic Dream

June 30, 2008

University of Glamorgan graduate Debo Ademuyewo is among the final few athletes in the running to be selected for this year’s Olympics in Beijing.

Business School Lecturer Appointed as Physical Activity Chair

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.

Cardiff City Stars Call in at Sports Camp

April 7, 2008

School children taking part in the Easter Sports Camps at the University of Glamorgan got a visit from two Cardiff City football players last week.

Rugby Honours for Business School Student

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.

Cricket Research Project Announced

February 13, 2008

Glamorgan Cricket has this week announced a partnership called `Tale-Enders’ with The University of Glamorgan as part of the Museum of Welsh Cricket project at the cricket club’s redeveloped stadium in Cardiff.

Future Sports Stars Rewarded

November 19, 2007

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this week.

Cricket Centre of Excellence

May 8, 2007

The University of Glamorgan has secured an extension of the MCC Universities Cricket Centre of Excellence licence for another two years.

Glamorgan Wins Busa Shield

April 26, 2007

Glamorgan’s Women’s Rugby Team have claimed victory at this year’s British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) Shield Final in Richmond this week.

Advisory Posts for Fitness Experts

March 19, 2007

Professors Julien Baker and Bruce Davies of the University of Glamorgan have been appointed to the Welsh Rugby Union’s High Performance Research Advisory Group.

Coach Education Week at Glamorgan

March 8, 2007

The University of Glamorgan is once again running a ‘Coaching Week’ between 27th March and 2nd April this year when training for fifteen sports coaching awards will be made available for those interested in leading sports activities within their communities or work environments.

Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU celebrates Cricketing Centre of Excellence

January 31, 2007

Cardiff/Glamorgan MCCU will hold a launch event today, 31st January, to celebrate the success of their University Centre of Cricketing Excellence and to welcome the new Glamorgan Cricket coach Adrian Shaw.

Sports Scholarships Awarded

November 24, 2006

The young sports stars of the future were awarded scholarships at the University of Glamorgan this week.

Wallabies in Training at Glamorgan

November 2, 2006

Top sports facilities at the University of Glamorgan have been home to the Australian rugby team this week as prepare for this weekend’s game against Wales.

Cardiff City Sponsorship Deal

October 16, 2006

The University of Glamorgan has become official sponsor of the Cardiff City Academy under-18 and under-16 teams after signing a two year deal with the club.

Wales Training Session at Glamorgan

September 4, 2006

Following their defeat in Prague over the weekend, the Wales football team are back in training today, 4th September, at the University of Glamorgan’s playing fields.

Sports Stars' University Visit

August 18, 2006

In the final week of the University of Glamorgan’s summer sports camps, local school children have been brushing up on their rugby and football skills with the help of some top sporting professionals.

Rugby Star's Academy at Glamorgan

August 17, 2006

Wales’ rugby stars of the future have been training with Welsh rugby international Gareth Thomas at the University of Glamorgan this month.

The rugby camp at the University’s playing fields, attended by 120 kids per day over a 3 day period, was run by the former Wales captain and British Lion.

Footballers Visit Sports Camp

August 10, 2006

Cardiff City goal keeper Neil Alexander was joined by Kerrea Gilbert, who is on loan to the Bluebirds from Arsenal this season, at the University of Glamorgan’s sports camp this week.

Cardiff City at Summer Sports Camp

August 4, 2006

Children from across South Wales got a taste of what it takes to become a professional footballer, when two Cardiff City players dropped into a session at the University of Glamorgan’s summer sports camps this week.

BUSA Shield Winners

May 5, 2006

Glamorgan Student's MCC Tour to India

March 13, 2006

Glamorgan Students at the Commonwealth Games

March 9, 2006

Sports Facilities for Springboks Training

November 18, 2005

University Presents Sports Scholarships

November 15, 2005

All Blacks in Training at Glamorgan

November 3, 2005

Lions in Training at Glamorgan

May 25, 2005

Cardiff City Players Get Extra Training

May 19, 2005

Nurturing Young Talent

April 6, 2005

Glam Slam!!! Glamorgan Fields a Winning Side

March 21, 2005

Sporting Champions Honoured at Awards

November 23, 2004

The University of Glamorgan 2004 Sports Scholarships (Return Applicants)

November 23, 2004

The University of Glamorgan 2004 Sports Scholarships (New Scholars)

November 23, 2004

Welsh Student Breaks Scottish Golfing Stranglehold

July 12, 2004

Sports Centre achieves Quest Accreditation

July 9, 2004

Young Fans Given Chance to Quiz Sporting Heroes

April 8, 2004

Rugby Research Wins Top Prizes for Fans

March 19, 2004

Rugby Stars Show Support for Local Schools’ Sporting Event

March 10, 2004

Manchester United and Arsenal head for Treforest

February 2, 2004

Sporting Potential Reaps Significant Rewards

November 17, 2003

Mark Hughes receives The Chancellor's Medal

July 16, 2003

Sports Boffins Serve Up Some Tennis Magic

July 3, 2003

Dragon Sport Joins Hands with the University of Glamorgan

March 25, 2003

University supports young talent with latest Sports Scholarships

November 15, 2002

Commonwealth Games First For Rhondda Table Tennis Ace

July 23, 2002

University Centres Of Cricketing Excellence Match

June 20, 2002

Young Rugby Players Tackle Their Futures At University Open Day

June 18, 2002

University of Glamorgan And Pontypridd RFC Announce Rugby Academy Initiative - And New Look Shorts!

May 10, 2002

Could the next Michael Owen be found at Glamorgan?

June 21, 2001

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