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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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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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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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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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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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