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Student Thankful That Clearing Led to Glyndŵr University
University clearing can be a stressful experience. If you do not achieve the grades you were hoping for or receive your expected offer, it can seem like the end of the world.
Current Wrexham Glyndŵr University Student Ambassador Lucy Duncan, studying History, found herself in exactly that situation two years ago. On A-Level results day, Lucy, now 20, experienced disappointment when she missed out on her original choices. Clearing presented her with Wrexham Glyndŵr as an alternative.
Lucy says what started as a challenging day turned out to be the foundation for a brilliant experience at Glyndŵr.
“My advice to other students is that yes, it is very stressful, but no-one should be afraid to put calls into places themselves. Patience is key, and try not to put too much pressure on yourself about your first choices.”
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First-Ever Law Degree in NE at WGU
Glyndŵr has launched a new Law degree, the first of its kind in North East Wales. Previously, students hoping to work towards a career in law would have had to look outside the area to study. However, this new course will give students the option to stay in the region.
It focuses on the academic and professional foundations for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination 1 and 2 and the Bar Training Course.
Dr Karen Cooper, an experienced academic who has successfully delivered similar programmes at other Universities, will provide the course. Dr Cooper said: “This is an exciting development for Glyndŵr and legal education in the region. It will enable the university to provide the foundation to support those working towards a career in law.”
Iolo Madoc-Jones, professor of Criminal and Social Justice at Glyndŵr University, said: “The course provides the first step on the way to becoming a solicitor, and it covers a large part of the curriculum needed for the SQE.”
Coaching Student Laura Scores Internship With Football Association of Wales
Laura Davies, a student on the Football Coaching and Performance Specialist degree, has the chance to work with the FAW Girls Participation and Engagement Manager this summer.
The internship will accordingly enable Laura to use the skills from her course. It will also add to her experience in coaching locally and assisting with the FAW Trust Girls’ Regional Sessions.
Laura said: “During the internship, I will be supporting Bethan Woolley (Female Participation and Engagement Manager) with exciting new school programmes.
“I currently support the Uefa Disney Playmaker Programme in Wrexham for primary schools. This programme significantly incorporates storytelling and imagination into football sessions. I will also participate in the BE Football programme, aimed at secondary schools and developing female life skills.
About Wrexham Glyndŵr University
Founded in 2008, Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a young, bold and vibrant university based in northeast Wales. The university has two campuses in Wrexham: Plas Coch and Regent Street. There are also campuses in Northop and St Asaph. In addition, the university won the silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework for the quality of teaching in 2017.
The university drives academic excellence through a wide range of innovative and industry-relevant courses. Examples are Computing, Engineering, Applied Science, Creative Arts, Criminology and Psychology.
In conclusion, Wrexham Glyndŵr has been a Top 100 University in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards in 2019 and 2020. Besides this, the Campus 2025 strategy encompasses plans for new student accommodation. There will also be new car parking and upgraded facilities over the next five years.
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