Month: October 2016


A local community vision for the future

Posted on 28 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

Inspiring and visionary discussions took place at the Bowls Pavilion in Grangetown last week as I attended a workshop and exhibition as part of the Community Gateway flagship engagement project. The day was facilitated by students from the Welsh School of Architecture and included a mix of live music and a walking tour around the
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Proud to be International

Posted on 27 October 2016 by Nora de Leeuw

Universities across the UK are backing a campaign to ensure that their international students, staff and activities receive the recognition that their contributions deserve. #WeAreInternational started at Sheffield University in 2013 but has been relaunched in light of the EU referendum vote and now has the backing of more than 100 UK universities, including ourselves
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Cardiff – UK’s most liveable city

Posted on 25 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

As a civic university, Cardiff is strongly engaged with the local community and has a strong sense of place – we recognise the extent to which our location helps to form our unique identity as an institution.  Our relationship with the City of Cardiff is therefore extremely important and highly valued. We were delighted when
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UEB, 24 October 2016

Posted on 24 October 2016 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper written by Professor Graeme Reid, University College London, on Cardiff University’s industrial income. The report had been commissioned on the University’s industry income following two years of poor return, however, it was noted that this year Cardiff’s industrial income had risen by 10.6%.  Professor Reid had made a number of recommendations
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Summer of Innovation

Posted on 20 October 2016 by Hywel Thomas

As the summer is behind us, it’s worth reflecting on our celebration of partnerships that bring researchers and their champions together. The Summer of Innovation sought to highlight work across Cardiff’s three colleges, from developing cutting-edge medical technologies to solving public service issues through social science research. More than 20 events engaged students, staff, external
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UEB, 17 October 2016

Posted on 17 October 2016 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that a successful Community Gateway engagement day had been held in Grangetown on 15 October 2016 and with clear engagement with the local community. It was noted that the next edition of Blas would include an invitation for all staff to observe the one minute silence at 9.15 am on 21 October
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Patient-centred teamwork

Posted on 13 October 2016 by Dylan Jones

Cardiff University offers the full range of health-care subjects making us fairly unique in the UK. Delivering such a comprehensive programme of education is challenging, however it also brings with it great opportunity. Each year we send out into the world a plethora of highly skilled medical professionals. Over 300 doctors, 400 nurses, 100 physiotherapists,
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International Scholars’ welcome reception

Posted on 11 October 2016 by Karen Holford

On Wednesday 5 October I attended the International Scholars’ Welcome Reception at Aberdare Hall, an event opened by our Vice-Chancellor, and which served to provide a warm welcome for our international scholarship winners. As a University we welcomed our highest number of international scholarship students in 2016/17 and this event was an opportunity to celebrate
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UEB 10 October 2016

Posted on 10 October 2016 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the Health & Social Care Committee would be visiting the University on 13 October 2016. UEB received a paper on the NSS results including a commentary on College and University action planning in response to the results. The paper identified a number of opportunities to improve the University’s approach to NSS
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