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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – February 2020

Posted on 2 March 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague By the time this email has been translated and circulated, anything I say about Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) may have been overtaken by events, so fast-changing is the position. In such times it is always difficult to steer the right course between over-reaction and complacency, but I did want to reassure you that from
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Chinese New Year

Posted on 10 February 2020 by Rudolf Allemann

Last week I attended a reception at the Senedd to mark Chinese New Year. Despite the difficulties facing China at the moment it was an upbeat event, celebrating Chinese and Welsh culture and the long-standing connection between the two countries through business, culture and academia. The Minister for International Relations and Welsh Language, Eluned Morgan,
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – January 2020

Posted on 31 January 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague It is common knowledge that the rhythms of university life are influenced to this day by long-standing conventions relating to the needs of a predominantly rural economy and by ancient pagan and Christian traditions. One of those rhythms is not on an annual but a multi-year cycle: since 1986 (the year I began
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Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – December 2019

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague It has been an eventful year both for the University and the country. In terms of the University we have brought medical training to North Wales for the first time, in partnership with Bangor University; settled our School of Journalism, Media and Culture in its brand-new premises next door to BBC Wales; continued
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