Graduate start-ups celebrated by Universities Wales

● Welsh students most entrepreneurial in UK ● Call for more support to help young people establish new companies From video game developers to designer home-wear businesses – Wales’ graduates are the most entrepreneurial in the UK, outperforming the rest … »

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Statement on A-Level Results Day

Commenting on A-Level results day, a spokesperson for Universities Wales, said:  “Congratulations to all the students who collected their results today and are now looking forward to their next steps, which for many will include studying at university. It’s great … »

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Global Wales identifies new priority country

Following Global Wales’ recent announcement that India has been selected as its next priority market, this week’s blog by Tracey Marenghi – Marketing and Communications Manager at Universities Wales, explores why India has so much opportunity to benefit Welsh HE’s … »

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Press Statement: Research and Innovation Wales

In response to the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee’s report on research and innovation in Wales, Amanda Wilkinson, Universities Wales Director, said;     “We are delighted to see the Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee recognise the world-leading quality of … »

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Rookwood Sound Hospital Radio

Lisa Newberry, Universities Wales’ Assistant Director, talks about her afternoon volunteering on hospital radio ‘And that was your Rookwood Sound weather!’ And with those immortal words, the Elaine Paige of Unis Wales was off and running with 2 hours of … »

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Regional Skills Partnerships in Wales – Blog

Kieron Rees, Universities Wales’ Policy Adviser, discusses the role of Regional Skills Partnerships in Wales.  The National Assembly for Wales’ Economy, Infrastructure and Skills committee recently announced an inquiry into Regional Skills Partnerships in Wales and will be taking evidence … »

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Blog – Where now for degree apprenticeships in Wales?

For National Apprenticeships Week, Kieron Rees – Universities Wales’ Policy Adviser, contributed this blog to the IWA’s Click on Wales. People often talk about the distinction between academic and vocational education, with academic study being seen as more theoretical and … »

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Global Wales

Gwen Williams heads up the international team at Universities Wales and manages the ‘Global Wales’ programme.   As a membership organisation representing the interests of universities in Wales, one would easily forgive the assumption that Universities Wales is wholly focussed … »

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