Month: January 2018


UEB, 29 January 2018

Posted on 29 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that two out of the four briefings for staff by USS pension experts Mercer had been held and that one of the Mercer presentations would be made available on the intranet on Wednesday with questions asked at the briefings to be grouped for inclusion in a FAQs document. It was noted that
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UEB, 22 January 2018

Posted on 22 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received and noted the strategic estates report which would be updated before being presented to Policy and Resources Committee. UEB received a report on assessment improvement and process review to address the issues raised relating to assessment process in 2016/17. The review addressed the points raised at Council; the revised protocols would be reissued
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UEB, 15 January 2018

Posted on 15 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received early drafts of The Way Forward sub-strategy action plans. It was agreed that the plans would be standardised and prioritised before coming back to UEB. UEB received The Way Forward sub-strategy indicators. Confirmation on one of the indicators is required ahead of the paper being presented to Council for note. It was noted
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National Software Academy

Posted on 8 January 2018 by Rudolf Allemann

In December I had the pleasure of visiting the National Software Academy (NSA) in Newport. Having been aware of the success of the Academy and heard so much about the unique teaching approach I was keen to see the NSA for myself. The National Software Academy is an exciting initiative by Cardiff University, in partnership
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Images of Research

Posted on 3 January 2018 by Nora de Leeuw

The annual Doctoral Academy event, Images of Research, delivered again a visually captivating and truly inspiring display of the breadth and exceptional quality of research being undertaken at our University. What I also witnessed were lively conversations between our early career researchers across the disciplines, academic staff and professional services. The Doctoral Academy has a
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