Presentation on theme: "Croeso i Brifysgol Aberystwyth Welcome to Aberystwyth University"— Presentation transcript:
1 Croeso i Brifysgol Aberystwyth Welcome to Aberystwyth University Yr Athro / Professor April McMahonIs-Ganghellor | Vice-Chancellor
2 About us Established in 1872, we are the oldest university in Wales; Traditional, research based University with a long history of Excellence in Teaching and Research;12,000 students from across the UK, Europe and the rest of the World;Home to the National Library of Wales, one of Britain’s great copyright libraries.
3 Where are we? Bangor University Glyndŵr University Aberystwyth UniversityOpen UniversitySwansea Metropolitan University of Wales Trinity St DavidUniversity of GlamorganUniversity of Wales NewportCardiff UniversitySwansea UniversityCardiff Metropolitan University
4 Four CampusesPenglaisLlanbadarnGogerddanOld College
5 Why Aberystwyth?Student Satisfaction – 3rd in the world in iGrad international student barometer for student satisfaction, top for ‘best place to be’;Accommodation – guaranteed accommodation for many beginning students;Bursaries & Scholarships – a generous number of awards in a range of categories;Campus University – compact, convenient, minimal daily commuting costs;Safe & Secure - low crime area, with insurance costs that are substantially less than those in urban areas;
6 Excellence in Teaching - over 70% of students taught in departments graded ‘excellent’ by official assessments of teaching quality.Commitment - one of highest completion rates of any UK University;Research - distinguished record of cutting-edge research of international significance;Bilingualism - at the heart of everything we do, a great foundation for our multicultural society;Our Environment - one of the most spectacular locations of any university – our landscape is, quite literally, our laboratory.
7 17 Academic Departments Art & Art History Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)Computer ScienceEducation & Lifelong LearningEnglish & Creative WritingEuropean LanguagesGeography and Earth SciencesHistory & Welsh HistoryInformation StudiesInternational PoliticsLaw & CriminologyPsychologyManagement & BusinessMathematics & Physical SciencesSports & Exercise ScienceTheatre, Film & Television StudiesWelsh
8 How does the University work? The Governing Body is the Council, chaired by the President / Chancellor;Managed by the University Executive Group, led by the Vice-Chancellor;Key committees include Senate and Finance and Strategy Committee;Currently 3 Faculties, moving over the next year to a new model of departments within Institutes.
9 Executive team Prof April McMahon Vice-Chancellor Rebecca Davies Pro Vice-Chancellor(Students and StaffServices)Dr Catrin HughesRegistrar and SecretaryProf Martin JonesPro Vice-Chancellor(Research, enterpriseand engagement)Prof John GrattanPro Vice-Chancellor(Student experienceand international)Susan ChambersDirector of HRProf Aled JonesPro Vice-Chancellor(Welsh languageand culture)Lucy HodsonDirector of PlanningPeter CurranDirector of Finance
10 To contact the Executive Contacting the Vice-Chancellor’s Office: Call over: First floor, Visualisation Centre, Penglais Campus or Phone:
11 .Nid byd, byd heb wybodaeth A world without knowledge is no world at all
13 Our People Aber Students – the heart of our campus Aber Staff – the basis of our excellenceAber Community – collaborating in success
14 Our aims, Strategic Plan 2012-17 Creating opportunities;Research with excellencethat makes an impact;Teaching that inspires;Engaging the world;Working in partnership;Investing in the future.
15 Ambitious targets – by 2017 we will… … and more!
16 Your contribution Be an active member of our community; Share your experience and knowledge;Contribute to our consultations;Participate in Staff Development Performance Reviews;Celebrate your successes; inform our Communications Team:Keep in touch:
17 Gweithio gyda’n gilydd Cyfarwyddwr AD / Director of HR Working togetherSue ChambersCyfarwyddwr AD / Director of HR
18 Human Resources Team based at the Science Park Heather Hinkin, Deputy Director of HR4 management teamsHR WebsiteHR Policies and ProceduresCentre for the Development of Staff and Academic practice (CDSAP)Equality and Diversity – Olymbia Petrou
19 Leri Liz Merriman Sandra Arnold Val Watson Rhodri Gravell Jo Foley IMAPSComputer ScienceWelshSELLAcademic OfficePlanning OfficeHealth Safety and EnvironmentVC’s officeWelsh LanguageCWPDesign and PrintAdmissionsMarketingFinance
20 Dyfi Rebecca Kularatne Kim Dyer Susie Smith Lucy Stonebridge Eleri DaviesLaw and CriminologyDISSMBIBERSIGESInterpolHistory and Welsh HistoryCommunicationsDAROInternationalInformation Services
21 Ystwyth Lesley Spees Nia Jones Hannah Jones Annamarie Arden Shereena LewisEnglish and Creative WritingTFTSArtEuropean LanguagesRHSSports CentreEstatesArts CentreBrynamlwg
22 Rheidol Sam Morrison Stephen Johns Lauren Harvey Institute of Human SciencesCCSResearch OfficeStudent SupportChildcare ServicesHuman Resources
23 Developments in 2012/13Staff Development and Performance review process;E recruiter;HR/Payroll process;Employee Assistance programme.