Vice-Chancellor news

Strike action: commitment from the Vice-Chancellor

Posted on 5 March 2018 by Colin Riordan

Dear students, Last week was a very difficult week for all of you and I am writing to reassure you that the University’s priority and commitment remains to ensure that all students will have opportunities to demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes attached to your programmes and modules of study. The bad weather hit just
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2017

Posted on 30 November 2017 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague November has seen two long-awaited announcements. The Higher Education Funding Council for England revealed the rules for the next Research Excellence Framework, and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published its white paper on Industrial Strategy. These are both matters of great interest to us, but neither document contained any big
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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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