Month: July 2017

The National Eisteddfod of Wales

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Hywel Thomas

Professor Thomas in the Cardiff University tent at the 2016 Eisteddfod with Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns Thousands of visitors to this year’s National Eisteddfod in Anglesey, which runs from 4-12 August, will hear about the huge contribution that Cardiff University makes to Wales. Led by Dr Hefin Jones and the Engagement team,
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – July 2017

Posted on 27 July 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague You may have seen that the Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams, has announced reforms to the student support system in Wales arising from the review of Welsh higher education finances conducted by Sir Ian Diamond, along with an inflationary increase to tuition fees following similar moves in England and Scotland. What sets
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UEB, 10 July 2017

Posted on 10 July 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the interim chair of the new Health Education and Improvement Wales body had been announced as Chris Jones, the current chair of Cwm Taf UHB. It was noted that the Chairs of the REF Main Panels had just been announced. UEB received The Way Forward 2018-2023 strategy, sub-strategies and the consultation
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UEB, 3 July 2017

Posted on 3 July 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Mr Rob Williams, the new Chief Financial Officer, was welcomed to his first UEB meeting. It was noted that that Ms Wendy Sadler had been awarded the Lord Kelvin medal by the Institute of Physics. It was noted with great sadness the death of Sir Donald Walters, Pro Chancellor and former Chair of Council, who
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