Month: February 2016

UEB 29 February 2016

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that SPARK was on the cover of the current UUK Bulletin. It was noted that the Universities Wales bulletin had reported that it had not been possible to establish a postgraduate loan scheme in Wales for 2016/17. Welsh universities would have to ensure the message was clear that English loans were portable
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UEB 22 February 2016

Posted on 22 February 2016 by Mairwen Harris

UEB were reminded that the staff poll was currently being conducted with a 50% response rate sought. Members were asked to encourage staff to complete the staff poll. It was noted that the Vice-Chancellor had signed an open letter, signed by 103 university leaders, on the vital role of the EU in higher education which
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A great day for fundamental science

Posted on 17 February 2016 by Karen Holford

The excitement last week when one of the biggest breakthroughs in physics for the last 100 years was announced reinforces how great it is to work as a scientist– and our scientists in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University played a key role. Deemed the final piece of the jigsaw to Albert
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Colin Riordan

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 10 February 2016 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague In my January monthly email I promised to keep you informed of developments regarding the Welsh Government’s draft budget for 2016-17. Following yesterday’s debate in the National Assembly, I am pleased to say that the headline reduction in funding for the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales will now only be £10m rather
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UEB 8 February 2016

Posted on 8 February 2016 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Patricia Price noted that she would be stepping down from her PVC Student Experience and Academic Standards position at the end of the end of the academic year. The best wishes of UEB were extended to Professor Price and recognition of her contribution to the University noted. It was noted that the first ‘Strategy
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