Category: learning spaces

WHELF Annual Report

The WHELF Annual Report for the academic year 2015-16 is now available. The report highlights the collective work of WHELF along with news and developments from the WHELF institutions. The report can be downloaded in English or Welsh from the

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Summer closure for refurbishment at the RWCMD

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (RWCMD) will be closed from Friday 8th July until Monday 12th September in order to carry out work to improve the library entrance, issue desk and office space. As part of the

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Swansea University celebrates opening the Bay Library

 Yesterday I had the opportunity  to attend the official opening of the new Bay Library at Swansea University’s Bay Campus. The library was opened by Professor Iwan Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Internationalisation and External Affairs) along with Lewys Aron, President of Swansea

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Swansea University Bay Library – watch the red circle

Swansea University’s Bay Library will be opening in summer 2015. Keep an eye on the Red Circle… Further information on the Science and Innovation Campus can be found on the Campus Development Programme website  The Library will include facilities to support Engineering, Business

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CILIP Cymru Wales – guest posting by Paul Jeorrett

Head over to the CILIP Cymru Wales blog for a very interesting guest posting on Bücherhalle Hamburg by WHELF member Paul Jeorrett: Paul has written a photo blog on his recent visit to the Bücherhalle Hamburg whilst on holiday.

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Learning Spaces and the Student Experience conference at the Senedd – National Assembly For Wales: Monday, March 11, 2013

The conference aims to explore the impact of the learning environment on the student experience. The one day event, which is organised jointly by the University of Wales, Newport and IBI Nightingale, aims to draw together academics, support staff, colleagues

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‘Exploring Spaces’ – understanding the learning spaces that libraries provide

A very interesting post on the CILIP Wales blog: Martin Edwards attended the Experiences of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) conference on ‘Exploring Spaces’ (Orlando, Florida, January 2013) with financial support from the Kathleen Cooks

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Cardiff University’s Trevithick Library wins award for design

Library Design Awards show future of provision The £32m David Wilson Library at Leicester University has won the prestigious SCONUL Library Design Award.  Cardiff University has taken the honours in the ‘smaller buildings’ category.  The Award, presented by the Society

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Learning in a Digital Wales

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend our ‘Learning in a Digital Wales – Dysgu mewn Cymru Digidol’ event on 30 June 2010. ‘Learning in a Digital Wales – Dysgu mewn Cymru Digidol’ is a

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UC&R Wales visit to Sheffield Information Commons

9th September 2009 Advance notice: an opportunity to visit the award-winning Information Commons. “Born out of completely fresh thinking about learning resources for the 21st century student, it contains a whole range of study spaces within a single spectacular building.”

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