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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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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2015

Posted on 30 November 2015 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague November 2015 has been a momentous month for higher education in the UK; especially and directly for England, but certainly also for the other home nations including Wales. It has seen the publication of the long-awaited Green Paper which turned out to be entitled ‘Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student
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Vice-Chancellor’s July all-staff email

Posted on 31 July 2015 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague We’re almost at the end of another academic year, and what a year it’s been. We had a fantastic result in the Research Excellence Framework and have scored some excellent successes in research grants, particularly in relation to CUBRIC II and the new Institute for Compound Semiconductors. The School of Planning and Geography
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Colin Riordan

Vice-Chancellor’s June all-staff email

Posted on 30 June 2015 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague You may have seen a recent article in Times Higher Education in which Mr Rob Behrens, chief executive of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education, is quoted as saying that the excessive drinking culture at universities is leading to ‘laddish behaviour on campus, which has been linked to a number
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