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New publication announcement: The Cambridge Companion to Michael Tippett.

February 14, 2013

This new publication edited by our very own Co-ordinating Lecturer Dr Nicholas Jones, alongside Dr Kenneth Gloag, provides a wide ranging and accessible study of Tippett and his works.

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Celebrating 10 years of university and business engagement

February 5, 2013

Cardiff University and Legal & General’s partnership to develop and deliver specialist courses to medical underwriters has reached a significant anniversary. In 2002, L&G identified a need to up-skill experienced underwriters in the medical underwriting field, where the required specialist …

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New for 2013: Agile Project Management

January 14, 2013

Many organisations today need to deliver change faster, at a lower cost and with lower risk. Quite a combination! Agile project management aims to do that by continually validating project progress against business objectives.


Praise for our homework club support

January 8, 2013

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has praised the work of University students in supporting a local community homework club.

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Getting to grips with Social Media – New courses from the Centre for Community Journalism

January 7, 2013

The Centre for Community Journalism have launched 5 new social media courses for 2013.


Taking your first steps towards a degree in Social Science.

December 12, 2012

“I left school with no qualifications as I didn’t see the importance of education. It is only after the last few years that I have come to recognise that knowledge is the key to a successful life which has led me to Cardiff University”


The Pathway to Social Science has got off to a great start!

December 6, 2012

The Pathway to Social Science has got off to a great start. There are 21 students enrolled who show commitment and enthusiasm for their studies.

Writing for the Web

December 3, 2012

Well written, well presented content creates a professional and positive image for your users and customers. Participants will learn how to write web content that is appealing, effective, easy to use and speaks directly to the target audience.

Website Design & Management

December 3, 2012

An effective website is a crucial marketing tool for any organisation. This course will provide participants with an understanding of the non-technicalfundamentals of web design, including what constitutes good design, usability and accessibility issues, and the interrelation between great content and great search engine rankings.

Search Engine Optimisation

December 3, 2012

In today’s world, where there is increasingly an overload of information available, it is essential that websites can be found by potential and existing customers. This course will outline effective SEO practice that will help participants to deliver high search engine rankings whilst ensuring content is accessible.


Exploring the Past for a better future

November 29, 2012

Exploring the Past, a unique access route to higher education at Cardiff University, has this year helped another seven local adult learners to transform their lives and progress onto a degree scheme.


Fifth meeting of the Wales China Schools Forum

November 26, 2012

The fifth meeting of the Wales China Schools Forum takes place on 2nd and 3rd December 2012 at Cathays Park, Cardiff.


UK Disability History Month, FREE lunch-time taster sessions.

November 21, 2012

UK Disability History Month is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of disabled people’s struggle for equality and human rights.


Senghennydd refurbishment

November 13, 2012

During the summer the first floor of Senghennydd Library has been transformed.


First accredited German language centre in Wales

October 26, 2012

Cardiff University’s Continuing & Professional Education is the first language provider in Wales to be accredited by the Goethe-Institut to conduct internationally recognised German language examinations.


A new focus on China

October 17, 2012

New initiatives to help build closer partnerships and collaboration across the University with China will be developed in response to plans for greater Internationalisation


Student’s scriptwriting success

September 5, 2012

Fiona Black, a Creative Writing student at the Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning reached the finals of Euroscript Screen Story Competition 2012


Welsh Primary Pupils Share classroom in China

July 20, 2012

Cardiff primary school pupils have been sitting alongside new classmates at a Chongqing School for classes of Chinese language and culture.

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Professional Development team welcomes a new member

July 16, 2012

The Professional Development Team at Cardiff University welcomes Liz Britton as Foreign Languages Project Officer this month. Liz will be responsible for establishing demand for languages within businesses

Marketing and Online Communications

July 8, 2012

As well as offering an overview of the subject as a whole, our marketing courses provide a more detailed exploration of a number of different areas of the marketing mix. Delegates will learn how to use more established marketing tools, …