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Vice-Chancellor news

Strike action: Vice-Chancellor’s open letter to students

Posted on 16 February 2018 by Colin Riordan

Dear students Many of you will be aware of the forthcoming industrial action by some members of the University & College Union (UCU). Staff are striking over proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) pension scheme. The industrial action applies to other UK universities, not just Cardiff University. The University will remain open as
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Board member news

Increasing the skills of staff and students to deliver engagement

Posted on 15 February 2018 by Hywel Thomas

Colleagues across the University have been increasing their skills to deliver effective, evidenced and high-quality engagement through the Engagement capacity building programme run by Research and Innovation Services. Fully evaluated by the Engagement team, during 2016/17 the programme included the development and delivery of 14 training courses, 12 downloadable resources, creating and promoting video case
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Meeting updates

UEB, 12 February 2018

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

Dr Tim Bradshaw attended the first part of the meeting. He noted that was keen to ensure the Russell Group represented the Welsh perspective.  Other current issues for the Russell Group included the post-18 funding review in England, Brexit, UKRI and governance matters. It was noted that Court had been well received and the exhibition
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Board member news

BME+ Book Club Cafe

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Karen Holford

On 25 January I was delighted to be invited to speak at the launch of the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME)+ Book Club Café, a new initiative aimed at supporting diversity, promoting an open and inclusive environment whilst building helpful constructions of the BME+ student and staff experience.  This is a safe space where all
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