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Press Releases 2017

Press Releases 2017

December

University plays key role in launch of North Wales growth bid 

University welcomes more than 100 North Wales girls for STEM celebration

UK Government Minister lauds University technology centre on Wales visit

University graduate wins top British social work award at Cardiff prizegiving

Raising awareness of domestic abuse: Cynnal Cymru / Sustain Wales award for Wrexham Glyndwr University graduate artist Helen Robinson

Award-winning design and marketing studio unveils new look ahead of move to OpTIC Centre

November

Students to gain access to industry-4 technology thanks to partnership with global engineering company

Wales' assistant football manager Osian Roberts to headline flagship North Wales business conference at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Study shows international students at Welsh universities are bringing significant and positive benefits to Wales

Students collect NCTJ journalism awards after securing jobs in the media & PR industry

University soars up to 50 places in prestigious green league table

Kind-hearted students to support Pyjama Party charity to raise money for vulnerable children

World leading researchers at OpTIC Technology Centre celebrate double award success

Pioneering theatre show which raises awareness of diversity marks Youth Work Week at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Innovative partnership between Theatre, TV and Performance degree and Wrexham GPs marks 10 years

October

Graduation 2017: Honorary degree for poet, author and disability activist Nathan Davies

Graduation 2017: Mum-of-three combines skills in criminology and childcare for new career at HMP Berwyn

Graduation 2017: Artist Tara Squibb battles through chronic back pain to graduate after chance visit to university with friend

Graduation 2017: Hundreds to collect degrees at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Graduation 2017: Crossrail engineer, disability rights campaigner and Welsh painter to receive honorary fellowships

From electrical engineer to running one of the UK's largest independent candle manufacturers - Wrexham Glyndwr graduate Alan Edwards

Google to headline digital marketing conference at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Leading UK engineer given ICE welcome by technologists at Wrexham Glyndwr University

National award shortlist for art exhibition which raises awareness of social issues

InitGame returns to Wrexham Glyndwr University

Criminology leaders unveil revamped degree after policing success

Professor Ray Sheriff joins Wrexham Glyndwr University as Head of School for Applied Science, Computing and Engineering

Working mum Emma Louise Jones transforms life through education at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Eagles Meadow shopping centre to host student night on Thursday 5 October

September

Wrexham Glyndwr University unveils science garden, catering revamp and Campus 2025 vision

Gala Opera concert to mark 10 years of Wrexham Glyndwr University

University praised for inclusivity in new Sunday Times Good University Guide 

New academic year starts at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Carbon Meets Silicon II opens in Wrexham

Wrexham Glyndwr University to host up to 50 top firms at careers fair

Bright future ahead, Vice Chancellor tells staff at annual Wrexham Glyndwr University staff conference

Leading illustrator headlines top international comics festival

Student video game development start-ups set to exhibit at UK's biggest industry games show

School pupils research app to help disabled people

ITA17: Tackling the crippling problem of mobile not-spots bigger priority than faster broadband speeds in Wales, says Professor

World leader in childhood trauma studies to headline University staff conference

Wrexham Ladies Fitness Festival 2017 to take place at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Science Discovery Centre at Wrexham Glyndwr University hosts world's first Hydrogen Hack event

Artist seeking new home for exhibition to raise awareness of social issues

Hundreds expected at September Open Day

New Public Lecture series starts at Wrexham Glyndwr University this autumn

August

Inventor designs computer monitoring system to support vulnerable elderly people living alone

New MSc Advanced Practice in the Human Services to be based on works by leading academic

Digital communications networks to be showcased at PROFIBUS, PROFINET and IO-Link event 

Businesses urged to take advantage of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships working with Wrexham Glyndwr University

Accreditation renewed for part-time NCTJ journalism course at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Single mum swaps banking for degree to build future in Computing

Young engineers take part in carbon-free initiative

Hundreds expected to descend on Wrexham Glyndwr University for annual August Open Day

Science and art join together for new exhibition in Wrexham

NSS 2017: 85% of students at Wrexham Glyndwr University satisfied with teaching

Pioneering service for men with mental health issues helps hundreds in North Wales

New food menu and food bar mark start of £200,000 catering overhaul at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Lecturers welcome Government pledge to provide £1.3 billion extra funding for mental health services

July

District Nursing course aims to meet surge in demand and develop community staff

Hospitality, tourism and events management students draw inspiration from Altrincham Market

New three year NCTJ accredited journalism degree to launch at Wrexham Glyndwr University in September 2018

Equine instructor to appear in Hollywood movie after training cast of Netflix show Free Rein

Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams pays tribute to Wrexham Glyndwr University's community work

Veteran 'evaluation projects' gain momentum at Wrexham Glyndwr University

University among best in Wales for first class degrees after 9% rise

Thousands to descend on town centre for Wrexham Singing Streets festival

University revamping Executive MBA to meet demands of modern business

Entrepreneurship award nomination for University careers team 

Serious assault victim rebuilding her life in North Wales creates artwork to raise awareness of social issues

Official NUS award for Wrexham Glyndwr University Students' Union

Wrexham Glyndwr University strengthened its position as number one in North Wales for getting its students jobs with a rise in employability

University partnership to help combat decline of the honey bee 

A youth work degree celebrating 40 years has bucked the national trend with a surge in numbers

June

Graduates reach final of prestigious gaming competition Tranzfuser

Wrexham Glyndwr University business student puts safety first in new training role

New Policing degree makes arresting developments

Silver award for Wrexham Glyndwr University in Teaching Excellence Framework

University View: Mike Corcoran, Business Development and Recruitment Executive

Wrexham Glyndwr University lecturer and DJ Graeme Park to open Glastonbury 2017 with Haçienda Classical

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and art student join Wrexham Symphony Orchestra

Top ranking for Wrexham Glyndwr University graduates in new survey based on tax data

Free CSI course on offer at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Students receive £50 cash prizes for engagement with NSS

Robotic cats are being used to improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia

Former soldier builds new career in construction at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University supporting growth of North Wales mental health charity KIM Inspire

Part-time bursaries of up to £1875 launched by Wrexham Glyndwr University for Welsh-domiciled students

May

2017 School of Creative Arts Graduation Show opens at Regent Street campus, Wrexham

Business leaders come together at Wrexham Glyndwr University to discuss North Wales economy post-Brexit

Wrexham Glyndwr University degree to create 'emotionally intelligent' devices

Car tint company boss gives innovative North Wales Business Academy his backing

British touring car star unveiled as new patron of Wrexham Glyndwr University motor racing team

Animation created by Wrexham Glyndwr University students leads smoke alarm testing campaign in Wales

Students' Union awards celebrate a successful year

Wrexham Glyndwr University ranked highly for teaching in the newly-released Guardian University Guide 2018

Students rally to support Wrexham Glyndwr University's green credentials

FOCUS Wales attracts thousands of music, comedy and theatre fans to Wrexham

Digital Innovations Day at FOCUS Wales festival to feature Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University graduate and adventurer Barry Hayes aims to break Indian Ocean rowing boat world record

School of Creative Arts prepares to host 2017 Graduation Show

University teams up with north west health giants for new-look nursing degree

Deputy VC awarded professorship in education

April

University to host one of Wales' top gaming events

Growing support for football coaching degree at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Complete University Guide 2018: Students in Wrexham among the most satisfied in the UK

New survey names Wrexham in top 10 university towns and cities for its social scene

Wrexham Glyndwr University to host crime and rescue experts from across the UK at ground-breaking forensics forum

University tunes-up for Focus Wales music and comedy festival

Journalism students return to the airwaves for marathon charity show

Competition winner experiences flight simulator at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Easter 2017 opening hours

£200,000 overhaul of catering facilities to bring Costa Coffee and Grumpy Mule to Wrexham Glyndwr University this summer

Technologists from Wrexham Glyndwr University use virtual reality gaming to improve exercise experience for children with disabilities

New names added to list of supporters for UK's first undergraduate FinTech degree

Wrexham Glyndwr University to lead on new youth strategy for Wales

March

University to host free Easter football college

App helps people with acquired brain injuries live more independent lives

North Wales Business Academy project gets off to a successful start

Places available on MSc Advanced Clinical Practice course thanks to £500,000 Welsh Government funding

Former electrician Paul Heppell completes first piece of commission artwork

Book launched to mark opening of £250m Wrexham super-prison

Impact of rhubarb juice on sporting performance among ground-breaking research at university sports conference

Authors Joanne Harris, Ben Kane and Aled Lewis Evans to speak at Wrexham Glyndwr University for 2017 Wrexham Carnival of Words

£35,000 Scarlett Johansson robot to take centre stage at upcoming North Wales Business School conference

Wrexham named happiest place in Wales to live and second happiest in the UK in new survey

Space project takes off after success of St Asaph sector conference

Criminology lecturers leading research into homelessness prevention among prisoners leaving custody

Wrexham Glyndwr University joins Education Workforce Council group to promote more research in education in Wales

Graduate secures research job with technology giant

Industry Forum draws university closer with employers in North Wales

Creative Futures event showcases employment opportunities in art, film, media and TV

Top 10 ranking in What Uni Guide for Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University launches bid for teacher training accreditation

University reveals surplus at annual open meeting

Illustrator and Wrexham Glyndwr University graduate Rhi Moxon wins £2500 Arts Council of Wales award

 

February

Talk to mark International Women's Day 2017 at Wrexham Glyndwr University

Debate on rehabilitation and retribution takes place ahead of opening of HMP Berwyn

Wrexham Glyndwr University teams up with CAIS and AVOW to launch £500k Big Lottery-funded broadcasting project

Wrexham Glyndwr University launches UK's first undergraduate degree in Financial Technology

Wales’ Minister for Skills and Science Julie James visits Wrexham Glyndwr University's OpTIC Technology Centre in St Asaph

Art Professor makes tea for visitors to Regent Street campus for Random Acts of Kindness Week 2017

Applications open for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing for qualified nurses

Manufacturing giant Kronospan joins forces with University business school for new degree

DVD produced by Wrexham Glyndwr University showcases mental health support services in North Wales

Cream of Wrexham childcare sector comes together for annual awards

University unveils three new degrees to support crisis in mental health and social care sectors

Creativity workshops at Techniquest Glyndwr boost Childhood Studies students' skills working with young people

PCC visits Wrexham Glyndwr University to launch new Criminology Society

University website given fresh new look for 2017

Focus Wales and WGU join forces again for three days of music and comedy

Q&A with Pasha Kovlev at Wrexham Glyndwr University for tickets bought in Valentine's month

Mum-of-two with no A-Levels realises dream of study for degree by joining Wrexham Glyndwr University

Campus redevelopment and rise in student satisfaction key targets for Vice-Chancellor in 2017

Bright future ahead for Techniquest Glyndwr after discovery centre doubles visitor numbers to 80,000

Entrepreneur gains degree and starts business after support from Wrexham Glyndwr University for undiagnosed dyslexia

Historic spade with connections to Wrexham Glyndwr University featured in new exhibition

 

January

Gamers in Wrexham create 14 games in 48 hours at Global Game Jam 2017 in Wrexham

New business academy aims to attract cream of young industry talent to University

Design students help out with new Science Garden in Wrexham

Views on future of Wrexham county sought for new survey

Black Star Riders band to perform at William Aston Hall, Wrexham Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University backs disability support organisation

New exhibition sees Fine Art lecturers recycle AV material earmarked for disposal

Two new courses to address skills shortage in £15 billion drone technology industry

Global Game Jam returns to Wrexham for seventh consecutive year

University is first in North Wales to become Stonewall Diversity Champion

University staff survey results emulate student satisfaction success

Wrexham Glyndwr University 8th most affordable university in the UK

Enterprise challenge sees school pupils create business ideas for a £10 budget

CMI Cymru event to explore NLP to help improve inefficient management

University to host free employment boost sessions for jobless in Wrexham

Student overcomes severe stammer to train as youth worker at Wrexham Glyndwr University

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