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Eating Out – A Student Saver’s Guide

Posted on April 18, 2013 at 9:39 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que Pasa Guys, One thing I have noticed whilst doing revision recently is my insatiable appetite for food every half hour or so, which gave me the idea why not write a blog telling you guys about where to eat in Treforest and the surrounding area relatively cheaply! Because there ...

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Getting Involved in University Events Part 1 – Clubs and Societies

Posted on April 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que Pasa Peeps, So not much going on these days, many of the recent days have been spent writing up revision notes for the upcoming events. I have the pleasure of sitting seven exams this year; sorry did I say pleasure I meant horror. Still to be expected I guess. ...

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Typical Timetables For A Science Student

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 12:34 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa guys, Long time no speak, apologies. It’s been a rather busy couple of weeks with assignments before the Easter holidays, for some reason my course decided to give us numerous assignments – rather annoying! So I read that some of you wanted to know what a typical timetable ...

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Splashes, Spatters and Blots – Bloodstains in Forensics – Forensic Facts Part 3

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 10:32 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa guys, In the past few blogs I have talked about various aspects of the forensic side to my course, the crime scene village, ESDA and Fingerprint techniques. This week I will finish off my forensic facts series blogs with talking about another really interesting part of the ‘Criminalistics’ ...

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Fingerprinting Forensics – Forensic Facts Part 2

Posted on March 4, 2013 at 11:59 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Howdy folks, So I want to give you guys a bit more knowledge as to what you would be studying if you were to take any of the forensics degrees (and Police Science) at the University of Glamorgan. If there is anything in particular you would like me to cover ...

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Documenting Forensics – Forensic Facts Part 1

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 7:47 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Hey guys, So I think it’s important that prospective students are told a little more about course content and so I am going to give you a bit more of an insight to one of the forensic modules we study here at Glamorgan in the second year of the Forensic ...

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The Crime Scene Village – The Coronation Street of Crime

Posted on February 15, 2013 at 9:46 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa people, I thought for the next few Fridays I would write a bit more module-specific blogs to give you all more of a know how about the forensic courses here at Glam. One of the really cool aspects of the Forensic Science courses (and Police Science in the ...

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Scholarships – Putting the FUN in Funds – Funding Part 2

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 12:52 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa people? In the last blog then we looked at how much Uni will cost you, but now, what help is there available throughout university towards fees and cost of living? Why Scholarships of course! Helpful little blighters these! There are a number of bursaries and scholarships to help, ...

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Cost Confusion – Can I Afford University!? – Funding Part 1

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 12:40 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

The Answer is yes you can! Don’t be daunted by the latest rise in university fees! Top of the morning t’ye! How’s it going? So a lot of people are always asking questions such as: “How much does University cost?” and “How can I get any help with funds?” Let ...

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Halls Vs. Private Accommodation – The Pros and Cons

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 3:08 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa guys, A few people are curious about the benefits of being in halls over private accommodation and vice versa. There are many pros and cons for both, and it all depends on what you want out of your university experience. I have thrown together a list of both ...

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A Micro Manoeuvre

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 6:34 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Que pasa People, So finally the Welsh weather has been restored, the snow has gone (it went pretty quickly not gonna lie) and the heavens have opened once again, with the occasional sunshine – good ol’ valley life! One thing that can be pretty daunting is what to study at ...

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Masters students return from disaster risk reduction projects in Uganda

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 1:26 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

Grab this story on our Faculty of Health, Sport and Science website.

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PONT C2C Enrols 1st African PhD Student

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 1:35 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Manana Mary. Mary is a well-established academic. She is currently Deputy Vice Chancellor [Finance and Administration] at Livingstone International University and prior to that was Registrar at the Mbale Campus of Uganda Christian University. … Continue reading

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PONT C2C: TACC Consultancy Opportunities

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 3:21 PM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

TACC is the UNDP Climate Change project in Uganda that is part funded by the Welsh Government and managed locally by Professor Hilary Thomas of PONT C2C. A series of consultancy opportunities has arisen for people/ teams with experience of … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet the Mbale Director of Education

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 10:58 AM by Posts from PONTGLAMbale blog RSS

An invitation is extended to all members and supporters of PONT to ‘Meet and Greet’ The Mbale Director of Education and Three Mbale Teachers At “The Meeting House” University of Glamorgan Wednesday December 7th … Continue reading

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