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Team appointed to lead a new “super” university

The team appointed to lead a new “super” university involving two institutions  in south-east Wales has been announced. Professor Julie Lydon, currently vice-chancellor of the University of  Glamorgan, will take charge of the new institution once the merger process is 

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Leighton Andrews scraps plans to dissolve Cardiff Metropolitan University

Education Minister Leighton Andrews has cancelled with “immediate effect” a  consultation on the planned dissolution of Cardiff Metropolitan University. Despite reiterating his desire to see a single post-1992 university in  South-East Wales,  Mr Andrews said he did not want to

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We said farewell to Jeremy Atkinson at our recent WHELF meeting. Jeremy is retiring from his post as Director of Learning & Corporate Support Services at the University of Glamorgan. Jeremy has been one of the chief pillars of WHELF for many years

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Researching Wales – Julie Lydon

The Education Wales supplement continues its Researching Wales series, with a feature from Julie Lydon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glamorgan, http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2012/10/18/universities-like-ours-specialise-in-making-discoveries-relevant-to-the-wider-world-91466-32053749/ Previous articles in the series: Cardiff University Bangor University Aberystwyth University Wales

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Swansea Met and Trinity Saint David join as Cardiff Met fights own merger plan

As two Welsh universities join under a scheme to promote closer working relationships another fights plans for it to merge with two others. Swansea Metropolitan University and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David have agreed to unite. But Cardiff

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Statement on Higher Education reconfiguration by Leighton Andrews

On 17 July Education and Skills Minister Leighton Andrews made a statement on Higher Education reconfiguration in South East Wales. “Having considered the available evidence and the issues raised in discussions, I continue to believe that HEFCW’s proposal for a

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Glamorgan and Newport universities announce merger plan

Two south Wales universities are to merge in a move they claim will allow them to compete on the world stage. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-18696345

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Students as stakeholders

University of Glamorgan are hosting the 2nd Annual ESCalate Student Conference on Friday 16 April 2010, and the theme this year is Students as Stakeholders: take an active part in your own learning. Several things about this event look very interesting: firstly it’s excellent

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Glamorgan’s incoming vice-chancellor

THE have an article on Glamorgan’s incoming vice-chancellor Julie Lydon. In 2010, she will replace David Halton as vice-chancellor of the University of Glamorgan, becoming the first female vice-chancellor in Wales in the process. In the new year she is

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Engaging business and the community – new resource

An interesting blog post from Lis Parcell, who attended the event to launch the new free online toolkit from JISC InfoNet – Embedding Business and Community Engagement It’s designed to help Higher and Further Education institutions work more effectively on all aspects

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