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Press Releases 2016

Press Releases 2016


HE and FE giants join forces with vision to enhance access and education in North Wales

Ex-RAF sergeant backs university project supporting ex-Forces back into civilian life

School children in deprived areas urged to reach for a place at university

Fresh faces sought for Glyndŵr University Board of Governors

Science discovery centre responds to Welsh Government funding cuts

University partner celebrates 21 years at cutting edge of palliative care

Star comedians lead line-up of 2016 events at Glyndŵr University

University set for biggest ever Global Game Jam

Students and staff look forward to positive start for 2016 at Glyndŵr University


New head of Media, Art and Design launches Creative Futures conference

University researchers are helping Isle of Man police officers make decisions

World expert in pharmaceuticals to give a free talk on global drug development

New look, new venue and new courses to welcome visitors to open day

Students given a lesson in the law and politics from Parliament

University helping former addicts to scale new heights on road to recovery

Media students channel focus on volunteering during radio visit

Historian to give talk on Paris at War for new-look society

University stadium to host rugby league's Challenge Cup draw

Secrets of the human mind to be explored in new university exhibition

Students learn survival skills alongside traditional lectures to boost career options

New VC looks forward to leading 'pioneering' university into new era

50,000 visited university conference facilities in 2015

Graduate's passion for extreme sports inspires him to develop camera company

Student swaps Hollywood for university and new career in digital art

University hosts glittering Wrexham Childcare Awards ceremony


University says farewell to inspirational VC as institution prepares for a new era

Kind-hearted student donates egg-cellent treats to children and the elderly

Robots Sheldon and Baxter help inspire children to think about their future career

Autistic author holds question and answers session to raise awareness of Autism Week

Technology centre leads space race for business after funding win

New research reveals risk link between teen runaways and child sexual exploitation

New Deputy-Vice Chancellor looks forward to "tremendous opportunity" at the university

University helps students target a career at Wrexham's new super-prison

Welsh translator wins top media award

University to agree new deal with Wrexham FC over future of Racecourse

Hundreds attend new-look university open day

Media festival welcomes up to 600 students and speakers

University throws its weight behind International Women's Day

Students launch new online magazine

Former student visits university to share her experiences as a self-employed mum

Innovative product designer helps inspire students at university's Creative Futures conference

Stereophonics to headline landmark summer concert at university stadium


Wrexham Glyndwr University supported community club wins prestigious award

New-look Board ready to take University to the next level

Governor of new £250m Wrexham super-prison forging strong links with university

Join Glyndwr University on the Wrexham Learning Bus for fun taster workshops

Current and former students launch their photography work at new exhibition

University signs new study partnership with a top Chinese university

Prestigious new academic rankings add distinction to Schools

Five Wrexham Glyndwr University courses ranked best for student satisfaction and graduate prospects in Wales

PhD student explores dementia care in community hospitals to influence decision-making

Business students team up to gain investing experience

Students can earn while they learn on innovative new business degree

Wrexham and Huddersfield universities join forces to pioneer world-class optic research

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is celebrating a strong showing in the student support category at this year's WhatUni Student Choice Awards

North Wales PCC candidate talks community payback with university students

Recovering addicts take on gruelling challenges to celebrate completing 12-week program

Author's inspiring, frank and honest Q&A session at Glyndwr University helps raise awareness of autism

University offers six aspiring journalism students big bursary 

Students are using the power of football to help ex addicts tackle substance misuse

Former student puts his koalafications to the test designing Australia's Commonwealth Games 2018 mascot

University is leading the way for gender equality and equal rights with its new senior team

Lecturer aims to inspire his students with new role on S4C's Rownd a Rownd


School of Creative Art success as student and lecturer both nominated for top us Comic Con awards

Hundreds attend game design Level Up Expo event showcasing students work

Technology centre to capitalise on new HE partnerships and grant victory

University to showcase its postgraduate courses at next month's open evening

VC urges students to make their vote count in EU referendum

Lecturer support for campaign to raise funds for medal-winning bike crash victim

Student game designers and local developers to showcase their work at university's Level Up event

Four students are on the course to success by reaching global game design competition finals

North Wales School of Art and Design opens its doors to the community for Final Degree Show 2016

Techniquest Glyndwr joins forces with university for new community engineering project

Wrexham MP Ian Lucas welcomes Journalism students to London for tour of the Palace of Westminster

Performance and theatre students promote online safety to high school pupils

Wrexham Glydwr University students celebrate this year's Varsity win against Chester-Warrington

Talented art students win top illustration competition with 'extraordinary' British scene

Students put the theory to the test with emergency service mock crash exercise

Winning Business students to attend prestigious French industry programme

Wrexham Glyndwr University's art and design school launch new exhibit

Creative Writing lecturer celebrates launch of his new historical crime novel


History students visit Belgium landmark to pay tribute to WWI fallen

Head of Wales' top arts and media school unveils vision for the future

Taiwan delegation visits university to forge new education and trade links

Statement from the VC on EU Referendum result

University game designers showed off their skills at top computer expo

Traffic arrangements for landmark Stereophonics gig announced

Wrexham Glyndwr University has restored an ancient woodland at its Northop campus

Fitness festival returns to Wrexham for another world record attempt

Wrexham Glyndwr University to host a series of Youth Work Week workshops

University launches new Robotics degree 

Technology centre to host space sector conference for businesses

Emotional resilience needed to succeed as a nurse or health visitor is subject of new research

Wales public health role for top university doctor

Winning cosplay designer already has her eye on the prize for Wales Comic Con's next event at the university

Students on track for success in prestigious engineering competition

Aerospace giants land in Wrexham for summit on future of the industry in Wales

Vice Chancellor signs new exchange MoU with one of the world's oldest universities


Team of health care students develop new app to help people with breathing problems

University gearing up for positive recruitment push after a successful year

University to help boost business growth in North Wales as part of £4.4m scheme

Sky's the limit for Wrexham Glyndwr University after it cements its leading role in the aeronautics industry  

Two art students win £1k scholarship at a print centre for the summer 

Robot built at Wrexham Glyndwr to star in return of top TV programme

New Real Estate degree helps shape the future decision makers on housing in the UK

Fine Art research student helps boost care home residents' wellbeing through art therapy

Space sector urges business to join growing industry at university conference

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers free introduction to higher education course

University marks Youth Work Week in Wales with successful series of workshops and guest talks

Wrexham Glyndwr achieves 92.1% figure for employability

VC unveils vision for Wrexham Glyndwr and the region at installation ceremony

Skilled Creative Writing student wins top prize in magazine's story competition

Welsh superstars Stereophonics perform first show in decades held at Wrexham Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium 

WGU drives pioneering Wrexham education project to success

University says goodbye to three of its leading lights




Leaders in technology to unite for first Digital Futures conference

Top industry leader joins North Wales Business School

Top nursing accolade for university lecturers

University to host the first Autism Annual Conference in North Wales 

Educators unite for groundbreaking new virtual reality project

UK's top civil engineer visits Wrexham Glyndwr to unveil new learning programme

Glyndwr University to open its Northop Campus to the community for fun-filled day

Prospective students can get a taste of university life at a series of free events in October

Newsroom opportunity for budding journalists on university course

Psychology lecturer challenging racing drivers to get on track to victory

100% student satisfaction for variety of subjects at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Hundreds expected at University open day this weekend

Saudi student focused on engineering career after mastering English in six months


Graduation 2016: Lecturer from Ireland graduates in front of her son, aged eight weeks

Graduation 2016: Vice-Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University receives sixth degree of career in Wrexham

Graduation 2016: Motorsport fundraiser receives award from Wrexham Glyndwr University

Graduation 2016: Honorary Fellowships awarded to distinguished figures from art and education

Graduation 2016: Family accepts posthumous award for Eloise Parry

Graduation 2016: Award for outstanding nursing student Katy Fortune-Probert

“Dare to dream” was the message from sporting legend Colin Jackson as he received an honorary fellowship

Children in Need radio marathon for University sports presenters

Graduation for Wrexham super-prison recruits

Colin Jackson set to receive Honorary Fellowship from Wrexham Glyndwr University

Computing Professor releases science fiction book

Open day a big success as university prepares for autumn recruitment drive

North Wales Business School awarded prestigious commendation for it teaching excellence

Leaders in animation and virtual reality to showcase technology at one of Wales’ top gaming events

Students to show off their talents at Eagles Meadow takeover event 

VC's View: Why the Diamond Review matters to students in North Wales

University's new Forensic Science lecturer to launch 'body farm' experiments



New retail degree to capitalise on advances in online shopping

Bumper line-up of live music and comedy to close 2016 events programme at the William Aston Hall

Mature students engineer 'dream careers' with university support

First cohort of specialist Education degree trained to meet need for growing SEN workforce

Lecture series supported by Royal Society of Chemistry to feature free family-focused talk

100% employment rate for NCTJ journalism graduates

Partnership to bring new opportunities for studying in Welsh

Wrexham students complete epic 56-hour radio marathon for Children in Need

University students driving success of motor racing team

Lecturer collects Nurse of the Year award for research into care provided by nurses

Businesses urged to grab slice of £50,000 space sector grant by technology bosses

National Poet of Wales to feature at conference exploring history of travel in Wales

Conference provides industry into booming North Wales tourism industry

Education Secretary praise for new social enterprise degree on University visit

Graduate leads campaign to build animal rescue centre in North Wales

Students celebrates collecting 4th degree from Wrexham Glyndwr University

University researchers joined together with Armed Forces groups to improve services for combat veterans

Wrexham Glyndwr University supports the Moneypenny Foundation for the third year

Archaeological dig on offer at Wrexham Glyndwr University open day in November

Award for pioneering former student leader

Prison officer role at HMP Berwyn for Wrexham Glyndwr University graduate

University lecturer swaps flying for football to win top coaching award


Christmas 2016: Wrexham Glyndwr University opening times

University unveils new policing degree for 2017/18

More top comedy and live music heading to Wrexham Glyndwr University's William Aston Hall in 2017

New PVC looks to make mark at home and on international stage

Student's son donates to Wrexham Glyndwr University Food Bank

Student battling rare hip disease knocks cricket chiefs for six

Art academics from China inspired by three month visit to Wrexham Glyndwr University

Students visit £2.5 million Legacy Solar Farm in Wrexham

Wrexham Glyndwr University revamping Executive MBA for new intake in 2017

Wales Gene Park conference introduces more than 700 Sixth Form students to the world of genetics

Student satisfaction driving success at Wrexham Glyndwr University

NCTJ commendation for Wrexham Glyndwr University journalism student for sports news stories

Wrexham Glyndwr University Open Days