Welcome to the Universities Wales Weekly Wrap Up, keeping you up to date with all the latest developments across higher education in Wales.
92% of Welsh graduates are employed within six months of leaving higher education
Welsh universities' overall satisfaction rate is at 86% (NSS)
Welsh universities generated 10% of all UK graduate business start-ups
Research at Wales' universities has led to ground-breaking discoveries that have transformed our economy and society
‘The robots are coming…’ Professor Julie Lydon writing in the IWA “Welsh Agenda” magazine, considers how Wales can seize the opportunity to increase productivity and sustain our communities
Article by Prof Julie Lydon, Chair of Universities Wales – published in The Welsh Agenda, Winter 17 (issue 59), by the Institute of Welsh Affairs
Welsh universities – committed to Widening Access Widening access is about increasing opportunities for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to higher education. Universities in Wales are committed to ensuring that everyone with the determination, skills and desire to access higher education should be … »
A university education is not necessarily something that people pursue in their country of residence. In 2011, worldwide, there were 3.7 million internationally mobile students. Wales is proving to be a very attractive destination to students, offering a unique, vibrant experience.
Spanning the length of the country, our universities offer a diverse range of locations and learning experiences – from world-class cities to breathtaking seaside locations.