George Boyne

George Boyne


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International staff network

Posted on 2 November 2016 by George Boyne

I was delighted to be invited to deliver a few opening words at the launch of the University’s International Staff Network last month. As Professor Nora de Leeuw addressed in her most recent blog post, we are – and are proud to be – an international institution, with over 7,500 international students and staff from
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Celebrating the success of our students

Posted on 11 August 2016 by George Boyne

Graduation is one of my favourite times of year; it’s a wonderful celebration of both the University and our students. I always feel a small element of tension in the air on graduation week – not just for the students about to cross the stage, but also amongst the presenters on the platform. Academic presenters
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Four nations gathering of leading civil servants

Posted on 23 May 2016 by George Boyne

The need for innovation and high-quality, responsive evidence to inform the development and adoption of new approaches to delivering public services has never been more acute. This is why I was pleased to have welcomed recently a delegation of some of the UK’s most senior civil servants to the University, as part of a Welsh
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The Way Forward: Making it Happen

Posted on 1 May 2015 by George Boyne

Last week I facilitated my second The Way Forward: Making it Happen session. Once again, it was a well attended session with enthusiastic and engaged staff from across the University.  I met staff who I wouldn’t normally meet, learned some things about the University I didn’t know (mostly good!) and heard some great ideas. One
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A new Joint College for Chinese Studies

Posted on 13 November 2014 by George Boyne

Today I attended the signing of a new agreement with Beijing Normal University. The agreement, signed by our VC and the President of BNU, lays the foundations for the development of a new Joint College, the Beijing Normal-Cardiff Chinese College. This College will be home to a flagship programme, a dual degree in Chinese Studies,
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