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Press Releases 2015

Press Releases 2015

January

February

March

April

Emergency services join university for drug driving crash exercise

Business develops new technology to transfer renewable energy sector

Students take on task of organising 2015 Summer Ball

Student satisfation number one priority for Glyndŵr University in 2016 Complete University Guide

DJ student developing app that could regulate emotions 

University to host Wrexham's only public general election debate

Language centre helps Russian academics move a step closer to realising PhD dream

Focus Wales set to get underway at Glyndŵr University

Arts charity supporting graduates prepares for summer fundraising drive

Wales an ideal place to pioneer driverless cars, say Glyndŵr University academics

Events students have their say on future of tourism in Wrexham

Lecturers feature in a critically-acclaimed book on church life

Student launches new dating service for over 40s

New art exhibition explores theme of Collaboration

Academy director Servette up a treat for Swiss soccer fans 

University conjuring up ways to inspire school children in deprived areas

Revamped HR degree delivers focused and flexible course for industry professionals

May

Warm welcome for Glyndŵr University Interim Assistant Vice-Chancellor

Glyndŵr University signs MoU with FSB

Google to lead free internet marketing event at Glyndŵr University

Lack of research threatens future of nursing in higher education, says Professor

Education lecturers in a different class for student satisfaction

Former Wrexham FC star commits future to University football academy

Graduate battling for small businesses in North Wales

University to launch mock space mission to boost STEM skills

CIPD chief executive to chair Future of HR debate in Wrexham

University strengthens ties with giant of Russian education

£1000 scholarships will celebrate excellence and widening access 

Glyndŵr University student wins national apprenticeship award

New York professor to support university's new computing strategy

Students set to showcase video games

University teams up with music festival for International Year of Light

June

Bid to save Liverpool's historic Welsh Streets backed by Glyndŵr University academic

Successful start for racing partnership in MX5 event

Illustrator prepares to celebrate successful 12 months at New Designers 2015

Friends of the arts project launched by Glyndŵr University

University and NHS join forces for celebration of health in North Wales 

Scientists successfully finish polishing mirrors for world's largest telescope

ProPPC hold successful internet marketing event at Glyndŵr University

Giants of technology and laser manufacturing united for a world-class conference

Engineers take 3D scan of iconic Wrexham landmark

Horse course riding high thanks to incentives and a new face

Universities have joined forces to sell Welsh higher education to the world

Airbus engineering students win prestigious aircraft design contest

Arrival of Malaysian students a 'significant moment' for university

University backs inspiring new arts charity for the disadvantaged

Community award for inspiring artist Kasia at Final Year Degree Show

Divisions merge to form new super-school of health and social sciences 

University supports singer on charity trek around Wales

Bright future ahead, says new Vice-Chancellor

Never a more interesting time to be a HR professional, CIPD chief executive tells audience at debate

Lecturer chosen to edit new book on education and substance use

Two year option added to NCTJ journalism course

Student to launch major new art festival on July 4

July

New Students' Guild Vice-President gets tattoo in honour of Glyndŵr University

Successful launch for North Wales Cyber Security Cluster at Glyndŵr University

Complementary medicine treatments to raise funds for Nightingale House Hospice

New recruits join university football academy

Glyndŵr University to lead North Wales fight against cybercrime

University unveils new board members at strategy launch

University education conference top of the class with teachers

Student's photography career is developing thanks to award nomination

Vice-Chancellor unveils five-year strategy for financial and academic growth

Former royal harpist among stars unveiled at university launch of music festival

University projects £1.7m surplus as it prepares to launch new five-year strategy

University motor racing team celebrates launch with two trophies from two races

Jobs Growth Wales and Glyndŵr University graduate help a North Wales digital marketing company to expand

Cash boost for student scholarships at university launch event

University librarians named among UK's best at THE awards

August

Prifysgol Glyndŵr yn lansio Clwb Rhwydweithio newydd i fusnesau

Alumni makes significant donation towards scholarship fund

Accreditation boost for NCTJ journalism course

CMI chief executive Ann Francke to launch Glyndŵr University's new business club

Glyndŵr University awarded £210,000 grant to help ex-servicemen and women back to civilian life

Children evacuated from Centre for the Child...for practice

Nightingale House complementary therapy fundraiser gets underway

Hundreds attend annual August Open Day

New NSS results show increase in student satisfaction at Glyndŵr University

Centre for Ultra-Realistic Imaging launched

Glyndŵr University scientists investigating whether waste prawn shells can make the production of shampoos greener

New degrees and innovative courses to be showcased at university open events

Former jockey urges retirees to take the plunge and study for a degree

University stadium to host opener of European Rugby League Championships

Artist drew on university experience to achieve national portrait success

September

Interactive comedy workshop welcomes students to Glyndŵr University

Big Sunday Funday attracts more than one thousand people to Glyndŵr University campus

Student takeover at Eagles Meadow shopping centre

David Hanson MP visits Flintshare Cooperative at Glyndŵr University Northop

Universities join forces to pen five-year collaborative partnership

Student mum pens book on balancing pregnancy and parenting

Brave mum who battled breast cancer up for Euro inventors' award

University rounds-up volunteers for world record attempt

Students to create legacy book about North Wales Prison

Star of The Apprentice means business ahead of university events

Students' Guild team move to a new home at Glyndŵr University

Student lends support to refugees with trip to Calais

Complementary therapy donations for Nightingale House top £500 mark

University targets computing skills shortage with IT recruitment event

Big Sunday Funday to raise money for charities and unite Wrexham community

Graduate satisfied with NSS prize draw victory

Computing experts arrive in Wrexham for 10th anniversary of ITA conference

October

Former soldier James Wharton pays tribute to Glyndŵr University for celebrating difference and cultivating change

Graduation joy for jockey who swapped horse racing for computing

Top artist 'honoured' to receive honorary fellowship at Graduation 2015

Celebrations as latest cohort of Glyndŵr University graduates collect their degrees

Lecturer to host workshops on creating time and space to succeed in business

Hundreds of students set to graduate from Glyndŵr University

Money Foundation graduates celebrate success at Glyndŵr University

North Wales School of Art and Design lecturer plays leading role in comic art festival

Glyndŵr University graduate launches crowdfunding bid for TV animation

Mental health volunteering opportunities for students come under the spotlight

Tuition fee free year on offer in Young Business Brain competition launched by North Wales Business School

Airbus apprentices pass on employability tips to Glyndŵr University students

Student's search for the women of WWII 

Wales Media Awards 2016 launched at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham

University unveils new Chancellor who says he is 'honoured' to take on the role

InitGame video game show returns to Glyndŵr University for second year

Honorary Fellowship for soldier James Wharton, an icon of the Army’s changing attitude towards homosexuality

Junior World Rally star Osian Pryce meets performance car students

New-look open day to showcase the best of Glyndŵr University

North Wales Business School launched at Glyndŵr University

New exhibition showcases 20 years of work by Anglo-Canadian artist Lisa Milroy

Pioneering centre to help victims of crime opens following Glyndŵr University study

Sixth form girls learn how they can make a difference in science and engineering careers

Students praise for 'life-changing' kick-start degrees

November

Energy bosses outline job plans for £12bn project at university forum

New chair says Glyndŵr University Wrexham 'well placed' to grow in size and strength

Community radio station relaunches at £5m university facility

Bold Beanies founder who worked with Glyndŵr University helps raise more than £6,000 for Breast Cancer Care

Graduate starts digital marketing business

Emeritus Professor meets President of Ireland

Winter Wonderland market for Moneypenny charity set to bring festive cheer

Sport and exercise sciences students test school pupils' fitness levels

Enterprise Lounge launched at Glyndŵr University

Best of Wrexham to unite for new-look open day

Metallica's sound engineer to host seminar Q&A in Wrexham

Glyndŵr University backs Small Business Saturday

1st in class award at Race of Remembrance for racing team supported by Glyndŵr University

Open evening to showcase best of part-time and flexible learning

Headline comedy for FOCUS Wales 2016 heads to Glyndŵr University

University and radio giant team up for Christmas fundraising drive

Former entertainer retrains to work with animals thanks to Glyndŵr University

Graduation 2015: Student battles dyslexia and bereavement to collect 'life-changing' degree

Science leader to champion university among internet giants

December

Christmas 2015 opening times at Glyndŵr University

Student inspired to join Glyndŵr University after Prince's Trust work

Glyndŵr University awards 25 scholarships for 2015-16

Dr Maria Hinfelaar to become new Vice-Chancellor of Glyndŵr University

Academic speaks about English language challenges for overseas students at Saudi Arabia university

ATP Tennis work placement for broadcasting and journalism student

Glyndŵr University and Capital FM raise more than £4,500 for charity

Kellogg's and deWinter deliver business masterclasses

Generous student organises free Christmas lunch for Wrexham elderly

Trefor Jones installed as new Chancellor of Glyndŵr University

Powerlifting couple celebrate world championship success

Overseas students unite for International Shout-Out event in Wrexham

Glyndŵr University providing elite strength and conditioning training to rising rugby league stars

Students to hold fundraising evening for Beating Bowel Cancer

University gears up to support pilot outdoor project for recovering addicts

Single mum who left home as a teen inspires others to study for a degree

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