History of the University
Wrexham School of Science and Art
Foundation of Wrexham School of Science & Arts.
Call by Viriamu Jones at National Eisteddfod for the establishment of a University of Wales.
Dr Reichel at Liverpool Welsh National Society says: “Immediate action will not give us a University in 1887, but it may make the date 1897 instead of 2007. Shall we begin to press the question of the Welsh University at once or shall we wait some years till we acquire strength and experience?”
Started delivering university level education.
Call by D Lleufer Thomas at National Eisteddfod for higher education in Wales to be extended to working classes.
University of London degrees in Science offered by WSSA.
Denbighshire Technical Institute
Moved to Regent Street Campus.
Became Denbighshire Technical Institute.
Public lecture series: admission price 6d a lecture or 2s for the series.
Name changed to Denbighshire Technical College.
Foundation of Cartrefle Teacher Training College.
Move to new Plas Coch campus next to Wrexham Racecourse ground.
Sporting links established with Chester College.
Merger of Denbighshire Technical College, Cartrefle Teacher Training College and Kelsterton College, Connah’s Quay, to form the North East Wales Institute.
Significant expansion in the number and range of international activities undertaken by NEWI. Projects include establishment of Khartoum Polytechnic, West Bank University, Lerotholi Polytechnic and university networks in Nigeria, Pakistan, Ghana.
Retirement of Principal, Professor Glyn O Phillips. Appointment of Professor John O Williams as his successor.
Establishment of Deeside College on old Kelsterton site. All Flintshire based further education transferred to new college.
Disaggregation – NEWI transfers all its further education to Yale College.
Retirement of Professor John O Williams.
Closure of Cartrefle campus.
Appointment of Professor Michael Scott as Principal.
Start of institutional links with Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, and Georgetown University, Washington DC.
Visit to NEWI of HM the Queen.
NEWI becomes a full member of the University of Wales.
Visit to NEWI of HRH the Duchess of Gloucester
NEWI gains University status and becomes Glyndŵr University