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 Metropolitan University claims it is being asked to merge with Newport and Glamorgan without a proper business case.
More on these two stories: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-19914094 and http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/education-news/2012/10/11/cardiff-metropolitan-university-could-report-welsh-government-over-merger-91466-32016073/