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Stereophonics to headline concert at Wrexham Glyndŵr University Racecourse Stadium

Stereophonics will headline a landmark concert at Wrexham Glyndŵr University Racecourse Stadium this summer. The Welsh rockers will be joined by Brit Award winners Catfish and the Bottlemen and special guests on Saturday 2 July.

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University becomes North Wales Tourism Member

Wrexham Glyndŵr University's Conference and Events department has recently become a Business and Trade Supplier Member of North Wales Tourism. North Wales Tourism is the leading regional tourism organisation committed to delivering activities that support the growth and development of a sustainable tourism industry in North Wales.

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Spring Catering Events at Wrexham Glyndŵr University

Throughout spring the catering team at our Wrexham site will be marking various dates on the culinary calendar with special menus and events.

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50,000 people visited university conference facilities in just one year

A surge in numbers saw up to 50,000 people visit a North Wales university’s conference facilities in 12 months. Wrexham Glyndŵr University enjoyed a bumper 2015, with more people than ever attending meetings, business and political forums and industry events.

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February half term offers at Wrexham Glyndŵr University

We are pleased to be offering special reduced rates for last-minute meeting room bookings on our Wrexham site during the February half term, that's from 15 – 19 February.

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2016 - Wales' Year of Adventure

2016 is Wales’ Year of Adventure, part of a wider campaign to promote Wales as the world’s capital of adventure tourism. Okay, we’ll admit, we don’t have lakes to surf on the world’s longest zip wire. But adventure means different things to different people – it’s not all about adrenaline. If you’re thinking of hosting an event as part of the celebrations, then we can help!

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Glyndŵr University Conferences helps local entrepreneur

Glyndŵr University Conferences helps local entrepreneur develop her thriving Baby and Children’s Market business by providing the ideal venue and staff support. Here she tells us about growing the business and gives tips on marketing and hosting events.

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Wrexham Tourism Association to hold AGM at Catrin Finch Centre

Destination Wrexham, Wrexham's tourism partnership, are to hold their January AGM in the Catrin Finch Centre, it has been announced. The initiative, a partnership between Visit Wales, Tourism Partnership North Wales, Wrexham County Borough Council and local businesses, aims to increase and promote the tourism offering in the town.

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Healthy Schools Celebration

The Catrin Finch Centre recently hosted the Wrexham Healthy Schools Celebration, an annual event organised by Wrexham County Borough Council.

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University delighted to host annual hospice Christmas Fair

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is delighted to be supporting Wrexham hospice Nightingale House by hosting its 2015 Christmas Fair at the Catrin Finch Centre.

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William Aston Hall at its finest for Wrexham Glyndŵr University Graduation Ceremonies

The William Aston Hall was at its finest last week for Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s 2015 graduation ceremonies. Hundreds of students celebrated the culmination of years of hard work by collecting their degrees in front of proud family and friends.

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Christmas at Wrexham Glyndŵr University

It’s that time of year once again! With Christmas just around the corner, why not get into the festive spirit with a sumptuous two course lunch in our very own Restaurant 1887.

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Wales Comic Con crowned Best Visitor Event

The hugely successful Wales Comic Con, which takes place at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, has cemented its place as one of North Wales’ top visitor attractions by being named Best Visitor Event 2015 in the Wrexham Tourism Ambassador Awards.

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Wrexham Glyndŵr University hosts launch of Wales Media Awards 2016

The prestigious Wales Media Awards 2016, celebrating the best in Welsh journalism, have launched at a special event at Wrexham Glyndŵr University.

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Acclaimed artist to launch new exhibition at Oriel Sycharth Gallery

Acclaimed Anglo-Canadian artist Lisa Milroy will launch an exhibition of a selection of her works from the past 20 years at the Oriel Sycharth Gallery on Monday 12 October.

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Ground-breaking event inspires girls to pursue careers in male-dominated industries

More than 100 girls from sixth forms across North Wales were at the Catrin Finch Centre on 2 October for the second annual Girls Make a Difference conference, aimed at raising girls’ aspirations and demonstrating that careers in less traditional roles are accessible to all.

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Business events take centre stage at the Catrin Finch Centre

The first week in October sees business events taking centre stage at Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s Catrin Finch Centre.

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Wrexham Glyndŵr University hosts international computing conference

Computing experts from across the world were in Wrexham in September, as Wrexham Glyndŵr University hosted the biennial International Conference on Internet Technologies & Applications (ITA15).

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Baby and Children's Market returns to Northop

The North Wales Baby and Children’s Market returns to our Northop site on Saturday 5th September, giving parents in Flintshire the opportunity to buy and sell quality pre-loved baby and children’s items. The Market will also feature local businesses showcasing and selling unique products and services, aimed at youngsters up to eight years old.

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Catrin Finch Centre to host launch of new business networking club

The Catrin Finch Centre is to host the launch of a new business networking club for North Wales on Thursday 3 September. Organised by Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s Business School, The Glyndŵr Club is a new business initiative designed to encourage and increase collaboration, partnerships and knowledge sharing between North Wales businesses.

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Wrexham Glyndŵr University events nominated for tourism award

Nominations for the second annual Wrexham County Borough Tourism Awards have been announced, and we are thrilled to reveal that four of our events have been nominated in the Best Event 2014/15 category.

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Labour Leadership Candidate visits Wrexham

Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham addressed around 80 members of the local Labour Party at a meeting held in the Catrin Finch Centre, Wrexham Glyndŵr University on Sunday 16th August.

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Education conference top of the class

Fifty past, present and prospective students attended Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s inaugural education conference. The University’s Catrin Finch Centre played host to the event, which was arranged to promote the Wrexham-based institution as a centre of innovation and excellence for teachers.

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Community links take centre stage

July 2015 saw a number of community-focused organisations use our conference facilities. Two local Dance Schools Ambitions and Dancing Shoes held their end-of year performances here. We also hosted a two-day Musical theatre workshop of Bugsy Malone which provided entertainment for 40 local children during the summer holidays and culminated in a performance to members of their families.

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North Wales International Music Festival

Glyndŵr University St Asaph has joined forces with a globally-renowned classical music festival to light up North Wales. The University and North Wales International Music Festival will be working in partnership to mark the International Year of Light.

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Focus Wales

Glyndŵr University hosted a show by comedian Henning Wehn, live TV sessions with nine bands, a community choral concert as well as an Art Gallery show for Focus Wales 2015.

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Wrexham campus comes alive with Wales Comic Con

Stars from the world of film, TV, comics and gaming descended on the campus for the globally popular event.

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University supports World Autism Awareness Week with Q & A from local author Andrew Edwards

An autistic author who has gone on to achieve great things has shared his life experiences to mark World Autism Awareness Week. Local author Andrew Edwards recently gave a question and answer session at Wrexham Glyndŵr University focusing on his new book I’ve Got a Stat For You: My Life with Autism.

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Wales Comic Con back with a bang for two-day extravaganza

One of Wrexham’s largest annual events returns this weekend, with thousands expected to descend on the town for the first Wales Comic Con of 2016. Wrexham Glyndŵr University will once again be hosting the popular convention at its Wrexham site on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April – the first time the event has spanned two days.

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New VC joins Wrexham Glyndŵr University with bright vision for future growth

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s new Vice-Chancellor Professor Maria Hinfelaar says she is relishing the prospect of leading the ‘pioneering’ institution into a new era. Professor Hinfelaar took up the position at the start of April, replacing interim Vice-Chancellor, Professor Graham Upton.

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Fitness festival returns to Wrexham with another hula hoop world record attempt

A celebration of health, fitness and wellbeing returns to North Wales with another world record attempt. Following the success of the inaugural Wrexham Fitness Festival, organiser Sasha Kenney is bringing the popular event back to the town on Saturday October 1.

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Gene Park Sixth Form Conference

The impact of DNA and genetics on everything from rugby to reproduction was brought to life for more than 700 Sixth Form students. Six leading scientists took to the stage at Wrexham Glyndwr University’s William Aston Hall for a biennial conference run by the Wales Gene Park.

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Nursing Recruitment Event a great success

On Thursday 11 January Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board held a major nursing recruitment day at the Catrin Finch Centre - marketing the event as ‘New year, New job, Starting your new career – come and see what North Wales can offer you’.

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