Monthly Archives: January 2013

No.5: University of Wales’ Collaborative Centres

The Collaborative Centres On 6 December 2012 I received a reply to another of my Freedom of Information requests concerning the number of Collaborative Centre which were still operational.   These are the external centres where the University has been validating … Continue reading

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No. 4: University of Wales and The Privy Council again

Letter by Prof Medwin Hughes, 5 September 2012 In his letter to Leighton Andrews, the Education Minister, dated 5 September 2012, Prof. Medwin Hughes, Vice-chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of Wales, stated that the University Council had reviewed … Continue reading

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No.3: University of Wales and The Privy Council

The Privy Council The Privy Council is the body which considers and approves the award of the Royal Charter status on an institution such as a university, a professional body etc.    Institutions wishing to achieve chartered status must make an … Continue reading

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No. 2 University of Wales Charter and Statutes

Clause II of the Charter states clearly that Graduates are Members of the University Clause 11 of the Statues dealing with Consultation states clearly that: The University shall regularly consult with its Graduates. Freedom of Information Request In September 2012 … Continue reading

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No.1:The University of Wales – a brief background

The University of Wales (a very brief background)  The University of Wales has never been a teaching institution.    It was founded under charter in 1893 as a federal University with three constituent colleges, Aberystwyth, Bangor and Cardiff and soon became … Continue reading

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