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Press releases 2009

  • Silver first for healthy HEFCW
  • Date: 08 December 2009
  • HEFCW has become the first organisation in Wales to be awarded the Welsh Assembly Government’s small workplace health award at silver level.
  • Weighing up the future of widening access
  • Date: 03 November 2009
  • Social justice and lifelong learning were the main themes of a high level policy discussion between Welsh universities and colleges and officials from the Welsh Assembly Government and the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW).
  • Students stay connected
  • Date: 12 October 2009
  • Universities and their students will be celebrating the role of the student voice in developing higher education in Wales at an event in the Senedd on 12 October.
  • Welsh universities show their economic worth
  • Date: 13 July 2009
  • New figures for the 2007/08 academic year show that Welsh universities have once again achieved more than their expected share over a range of economic indicators, which include new business start-ups by both HE staff and students.
  • Welsh universities' commitment to young people from care
  • Date: 01 July 2009
  • Eight Welsh universities and one further education college have now achieved a Quality Mark which recognises universities’ commitment to providing support and additional funding for people of all ages with a care background.
  • £2 million challenge for universities
  • Date: 09 March 2009
  • A £2 million fund designed to encourage Wales’s universities to help individuals and businesses weather the economic downturn has been launched.
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