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Hugh Jones Getting Connected


Chief Operating Officer Hugh Jones introduces Connections – the University’s new internal social network.

the eye clinic Eye Clinic


Cardiff prides itself in being the only academic centre for optometry in Wales. Helen Morris, Practice Manager of Cardiff University Optometrists tells Blas how staff and their family and friends can get free eye tests whilst supporting current students in their training.

Cardiff People Get involved in the Cardiff People Programme


Following the launch of e-Recruitment the Cardiff People Programme Team have been concentrating their efforts on the next stage of the project plan – the implementation of online HR and Payroll systems that will change the way we work here at Cardiff. Caroline Mackenzie, Programme Manager tells us about the next steps.

A focus for Cardiff A focus for Cardiff


Vice-Chancellor, Professor Colin Riordan tells Blas what he thinks the University does well, what we need to do more of and what we can expect from his approach to sustainability in the future.

What’s on What’s on


Find out how you can get involved in Sustainability Week 2012

A more sustainable University A more sustainable University


A roundup of the University’s sustainable policies and initiatives

Christmas card Christmas card


The University Christmas card is now on sale.

student allotment Growing their own


Student allotment takes shape

Griff Rhys Jones Sustainability Week 2012


Griff Rhys Jones joins flagship research centre for anniversary celebrations

PHEW Review PHEW Review


Looking back at Positive Health and Environment Week

Cardiff in 140 characters Cardiff in 140 characters


From Fresher’s week to the weather, Blas takes a look at some of the recent tweets about Cardiff University.

Cardiff University Annual Leadership Awards Cardiff University Annual Leadership Awards


A ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate all staff who successfully completed Leadership & Management Development Programmes during 2011 / 2012 has been held.

Right up your street Right up your street


Park Place gets a makeover to highlight student support services

About the University Executive Board About the University Executive Board


Blas asked Professor Colin Riordan to tell us more about the University’s new Executive Board.

Introducing our new Vice-Chancellor and President Introducing our new Vice-Chancellor and President


Professor Colin Riordan has officially taken over from Dr David Grant as the University’s Vice-Chancellor and becomes the University’s new President.