Category: Welsh universities

CILIP Cymru Wales are pleased to announce the shortlist of nominees for The CILIP Cymru Wales Welsh Librarian of the Year Award 2014  Susan J. Thomas, Public Health Wales – Health Promotion Library, Cardiff Sian Williams, Librarian, South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University Peter Keelan, Head of …

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Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” The draft programme and details of how to book are available here Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise …

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Wele ddolen i dudalen Cynhadledd Ryngwladol y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol a gynhelir yng Nghanolfan y Mileniwm rhwng y 1af a’r 3ydd o Orffennaf. Ymhlith y siaradwyr gwadd mae’r athro Jasone Cenoz (Prifysgol Gwlad y Basg), yr Athro Colin Williams (Prifysgol …

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Cynhadledd Ryngwladol – croeso i bawb / International Conference – all welcome Read More »

Another big step forward has been taken in the procurement process on the WHELF Shared Library Management System project.  Following an assessment of PQQ (Pre-Qualification Questionnaire) responses a short-list of suppliers has been issued with the tender (ITT).  They will …

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A new report has recently been published by the Welsh Government investigating the theme of “Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning” “Recent years have seen an explosion of interest around the world in new modes …

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Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: 2nd Call for Papers Theme: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the …

Gregynog 2014 – deadline for papers extended until 18th April 2014 Read More »

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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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Education Minister Huw Lewis has announced a major review into Wales’ tuition fee policy. Currently Welsh students pay approximately £3,500 in tuition fees and the Welsh Government funds the rest, wherever a student studies in the UK. The all-party review …

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Interested in MOOCs and other forms of online learning as they affect Wales?  If so, read on … In February 2013, Leighton Andrews AM, the Welsh Government Minister for Education and Skills , announced the establishment of the Online Digital …

MOOCs and other animals in Wales: what do you think? Read More »

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Last night at the CILIP Cymru Wales conference in Cardiff, the winners of the inaugural Welsh librarian of the year award were announced. The academic sector librarian winner was Lori Havard of Swansea University and the public librarian winner was Bethan …

Welsh Librarian of the Year award goes to Lori Havard of Swansea University! Read More »

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