Universities Wales Weekly Wrap Up – 15 May 2015

Study in Wales Launch

Universities Wales have partnered with British Council Wales, Welsh Government and Visit Wales to promote the Welsh HE sector internationally. The ‘Study in Wales’ brand will be officially launched at the NAFSA conference and exhibition in Boston from 25-29 May. Follow on twitter @StudyWales for more information and updates.

CoInnovate: Building Partnerships, Driving Innovation – Conference, 23/24 June 2015

On 23-24 June 2015, CoInnovate are running a free two-day conference on collaborative innovation in Cardiff. In the first event of its kind, CoInnovate 2015 merges an open innovation conference with engaging workshops – two days where innovators, academics, investors and businesses from startups to corporates will come together to share best practices, pitch inspiring technologies and explore real business-led challenges presented by successful multinationals, including; Airbus, GE Healthcare and General Dynamics UK. More information and registration details can be found here.

Consultation Response – HE (Wales) Act 2015 Regulations

Universities Wales submitted a response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the Regulations as provided for by the Higher Education (Wales) Act 2015. This can be found here.

Partnership for Wales Conference

The Wise Wales team at NUS Wales are holding the Partnership for Wales Conference 2015 on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 at Nidum Arts Centre, Neath Port Talbot College, Neath Campus.

This day-long conference is for students’ union officers (both current and elect), students’ union staff members and relevant institutional staff members. There will be a range of workshops and sessions on offer designed to develop skills and knowledge concerning partnership, with an emphasis on sharing experiences and ideas for future improvement.

The event is free of charge and includes a free lunch and refreshments.  The closing date for registration is Wednesday 20th May 2015 and you can register here: