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RWCMD Welcomes Welsh Government’s Review on Conservatoire Training

26 October 2018

Yesterday the Welsh Government published a review that looked at conservatoire and performing arts provision in Higher Education in Wales. This independent report comments on the Royal Welsh College’s vital role in providing intensive education and training as part of the cultural life of Wales.

The review, by Lord Murphy, makes recommendations that will ensure the Royal Welsh College can continue to grow its role in training highly skilled performers and practitioners from across the world for the creative and cultural industries.

“Both the College and the University of South Wales welcome this report and we’ll now work together to discuss its recommendations,” said RWCMD Principal Helena Gaunt.

“I would like to thank all the staff and students for their patience while this review has been undertaken, and for the professional way in which they have strived for excellence and ensured the College’s success over the last few years. “

“The publication of the Murphy Review is an extremely positive step,” said Brian Weir, Director of Student Experience,

“Through the work of our students, the College has more than proved its ability to compete internationally. In the coming months, as discussions take place regarding the recommendations made by Lord Murphy, we will work closely with the Students’ Union to ensure that views of students, as the key stakeholder, are taken fully into account.”

You can see the full press release here.