Month: January 2016

Cardiff University: a patchwork of predecessors

Posted on 29 January 2016 by Sian Collins

As described recently in the Cardiff University Alumni magazine (Autumn 2015), today’s Cardiff University is the product of a number of other educational institutions coming together over the last century or so.  The development of further and higher education in Cardiff is a complicated one, with institutional name changes and mergers making it hard to follow. 
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Records relating to students held in the Institutional Archive

Posted on 29 January 2016 by Sian Collins

The following is a fairly rough list of records relating to students held in our collections.  There are different types of information in the various series of records and there are significant gaps in coverage.  Looking for a particular student can be frustrating as – apart from UCSWM – there are no centralised indices to
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