Research and Innovation: The Road to Success

A commitment to research and innovation by the next Welsh Government will be key to building a successful and prosperous future, writes Professor Paul Boyle. Originally published on the IWA website. Our research and innovation sector is vital to Wales’ … »

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Securing Wales’ future through lifelong learning

Louise Casella, Director of The Open University in Wales, explains why flexible and lifelong learning will be key as we recover and rebuild after the pandemic.  This article originally appeared in The National. Over the past year, the economy has … »

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Wales’ global future

By harnessing the combined strength of universities, Wales can emerge as a thriving example of a dynamic global nation, writes Professor Iwan Davies, Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University This article was originally published in the Western Mail. The world is changing … »

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Universities delivering the skills for Wales’ future

In a changing economy, universities are equipping the future workforce with the skills to build a global, vibrant Wales, writes Professor Maria Hinfelaar, Vice-Chancellor of Wrexham Glyndŵr University. Originally published on the IWA website Economies across the world are in a … »

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Building Wales’ Future

As Wales enters an election year in 2021, Universities Wales – the body representing the interests of the nation’s universities – launches its manifesto, Building Wales’ Future. Here Universities Wales chair, Professor Julie Lydon – vice-chancellor at the University of … »

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Civic Mission Showcase

Universities in Wales have long been rooted in their communities, with a proud history of working with people and public services. To celebrate the important civic role universities play, Universities Wales is hosting a showcase event highlighting the vital civic mission … »

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Universities Wales response to exam announcement

Responding to today’s announcement that there will be no end of year GCSE, AS-Level or A-Level exams in 2021, Professor Julie Lydon, Chair of Universities Wales, said: “We welcome this timely decision. This will mean universities are well placed to … »

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