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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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BBC Wales: After scandal, what happens now to University of Wales?  27 October 2011 – Follow related stories links. Wales Online: Hefcw are pushing an open door in asking Swansea University to work more with Cardiff 27 October 2011 – Follow …

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In March 2011, the Minister for Education and Skills asked the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) to provide him with advice on the structure of the higher education sector in Wales. In June, the Council submitted its report, …

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13 July 2011 http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=416836&c=1 Plans to merge Welsh universities to cut the total number of institutions from 10 to six have been backed by the education minister Leighton Andrews. Mr Andrews said today that a detailed report published by the …

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Plans to form a new “super university” in Wales appear to be dead in the water. The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) said it was “no longer a participant” in merger discussions to establish a new University of Wales. …

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Wales’ university leaders have agreed to a new “strategic approach” that they believe will bring about fewer, but stronger higher education institutions. A firm commitment by vice-chancellors to work collaboratively marks a watershed in the sector’s long history, with university …

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From BBC News Wales: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-12433322 “An agreement to form a new “super university” in Wales has been described as a “radical” move which “bridges educational boundaries”. University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC), Swansea Metropolitan University and Trinity Saint David in …

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