Board member news

Anglo-Swedish-Scottish Higher Education Policy Seminar

Posted on 10 October 2014 by

I attended this event organised by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) at the University of Edinburgh. The seminar provides a forum for Vice-Chancellors and senior HE managers from the UK and Sweden to debate and explore policy issues that are or will affect the sector. If you’re interested you can see the programme
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Academic Promotions Reception

Posted on 6 October 2014 by

This evening I attended a reception for academic staff who were promoted during 2013/14.  The Vice-Chancellor gave a warm welcome and congratulated our guests. The evening was spent meeting staff and networking. It is always a joy to attend such events and to celebrate the success of our staff. Congratulations to all of you who
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The Cardiff Woman

Posted on 25 September 2014 by Helen Murphy

Professor Karen Holford – The Cardiff Woman At the end of September I hosted the inaugural “Cardiff Woman” event.  This was the first in a series of events that aims to enable networking and discussion on topics that impact women in higher education. It was great to be able to open the event with the
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UCAS Strategy Day

Posted on 25 September 2014 by

I attended the UCAS Strategy Day with the Vice-Chancellor today. At the meeting, held at the University of London, we reflected on the strategy for 2010-2015 and reminded ourselves exactly how much the context and external environment has changed since its inception. Much of the day was spent looking at a new strategy for 2015-2020
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Clinical Board Summit

Posted on 24 September 2014 by

Today I attended the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Clinical Board Summit. This event was held at City Hall. The Summit was followed by the Annual General Meeting in the evening. For more information on Board members or the University Health Board see their website.
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GW4 meetings

Posted on 11 September 2014 by

I travelled to Exeter University today to meet with colleagues from our GW4 alliance for a Board meeting. We agreed to develop a five year strategy for the alliance. In the afternoon I sat on the GW4 Building Communities workstream panel to review the initiator and accelerator fund applications. It was agreed to award funding
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board meeting

Posted on 9 September 2014 by

Today was spent at an all-day Cardiff and Vale University Health Board meeting at the Heath. As an Independent Member of the Board I attend many events like this during the year. This was the first Board meeting after the summer recess and gave me a chance to reconnect with our colleagues from the Health
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