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Engagement, Recruitment, Student experience, Teaching, Visit Day

Five reasons to attend our Visit Day

Posted on 6 February 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Our Student Support Officer, Cadi Thomas, plays a key role in organising our offer-holder Visit Day – here’s why she thinks it’s important to attend. With the UCAS deadline having recently passed, you are no doubt receiving invitations to various university Visit Days. Choosing a degree course and university is an exciting and important decision
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Culture, Engagement, Heritage, History

How St Dwynwen wrongly became known as the Welsh Valentine…

Posted on 25 January 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Read Dr Dylan Foster Evans’ history of Dwynwen and why we shouldn’t think of her as the Welsh Valentine. This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. February 14 is the day marked for lovers in many countries around the world, but in Wales there is another
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Professional, Research and innovation, Teaching

Promoting research skills

Posted on 11 December 2018 by Jonathan Morris

Dr Jonathan Morris reflects on the Welsh Baccalaureate Conference and the School’s plans for promoting undergraduates’ research skills and strengthening training for postgraduates. During the summer I was invited by Dr Charlotte Brookfield and Dr Samuel Parker (School of Social Sciences) to be part of the Welsh Baccalaureate Conference for teachers. The aim of the
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Culture, Engagement, Work experience

A month in Patagonia

Posted on 28 November 2018 by Rhys Phillips

Osian Wynn Davies reflects on his experiences in the Welsh Settlement, sponsored by the School of Welsh and Banco Santander. During the summer, I was fortunate to spend a month over in Patagonia as part of a project there to promote the Welsh language, and I had a truly amazing experience.  Because I’m studying for
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