Board member news

Flexible working and voluntary severance schemes

Posted on 2 July 2020 by Sue Midha

Dear colleague, The impacts of COVID-19 have required significant and rapid changes for us all – both to our home lives and to the way we work. As a community we have responded positively to these challenging circumstances, whilst also supporting each other, caring for families, and often volunteering in the community. On 4 June
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Claire Morgan

Message from Pro Vice-Chancellor to students

Posted on 1 June 2020 by Claire Morgan

Dear student, I am writing to keep you updated with the changes we are making in the University in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. I have recently taken on the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students (you can read more about my role here) and it has been a busy few months
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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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Improvement but much work to do

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Robert Williams

Today the University published its financial statements for the year ended 31st July, 2019. I wanted to take this opportunity to explain the results which, for many reasons, are more complicated than usual. It has been a challenging year but some of the difficult decisions we have made are starting to bear fruit. Our income
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Commitment wall

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Karen Holford

At our senior staff conference in October we dedicated an afternoon to exploring issues of race equality.  We were joined by the Students’ Union Sabbatical and Campaign Officers as well as the Chairs of the University’s Race Equality groups in recognition that responding meaningfully to these issues will require a whole University approach. It was
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Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) agreements

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Rudolf Allemann

Earlier this month I visited Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) on behalf of the University to sign two strategic progression agreements. XUMU is the sister campus of our Strategic Partner, Xiamen University. It opened in 2016 and is the first overseas campus by a premier Chinese institution. It currently has 5000 students with capacity to grow
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Data Science Academy

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Rudolf Allemann

Last week we welcomed our first cohort of students to the newly launched Data Science Academy. This joint collaboration between the School of Computer Science and Informatics and the School of Mathematics is the home to three innovative postgraduate programmes; MSc Cyber Security, MSc Artificial Intelligence and MSc Data Science and Analytics. The DSA aims
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Welsh School of Architecture Summer Exhibition

Posted on 4 July 2019 by Rudolf Allemann

Recently, the Welsh School of Architecture hosted an evening of celebrations to mark the opening of their Summer Exhibition. This annual student-led event showcases the wide variety of work from students across Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in the School.  Work presented included a fascinating project from MArch1 students on their ideas for a new centre
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