Glyndŵr University

Glyndŵr University

Description

Glyndŵr University is a vibrant, friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attention.The facilities are excellent, as you’d expect from a university that values the spirit of enterprise and puts employability at the heart of everything it does. Courses are designed to provide employers with exactly what they’re looking for and many have been created with their direct input. Support, both in helping students plan their careers and their lives outside of the world of work, is always on hand via our careers team, as well as other expert advisers and counsellors.We are proud to name our university after a man who cherished learning, loved his country, embraced an international outlook, and constantly demonstrated an inspiring and enterprising approach to life. His spirit lies at the heart of Glyndŵr University. Our aim is to make Glyndŵr a world-famous university that will make anyone connected with Wales justifiably proud.

History

1887Foundation of Wrexham School of Science & Arts. Call by Viriamu Jones at National Eisteddfod for the establishment of a University of Wales. Dr Reichel at Liverpool Welsh National Society says: “Immediate action will not give us a University in 1887, but it may make the date 1897 instead of 2007. Shall we begin to press the question of the Welsh University at once or shall we wait some years till we acquire strength and experience?”1892Started delivering university level education.1915Call by D Lleufer Thomas at National Eisteddfod for higher education in Wales to be extended to working classes.1924University of London degrees in Science offered by WSSA.Denbighshire Technical Institute1927Moved to Regent Street Campus. Became Denbighshire Technical Institute.1937Public lecture series: admission price 6d a lecture or 2s for the series.1939Name changed to Denbighshire Technical College.Cartrefle1945Foundation of Cartrefle Teacher Training College....