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欢 迎. Welkom. Croeso. Welcome! Induction Meeting Academic Year 2012 - 2013. स्वागतम. Καλώς ήρθατε. Begrüßung. اهلا وسهلا. ترحيب. Bienvenue. Bun venit. Selamat Datang. خوش آمدید. Karibu. Boas-vindas. Velkommen. স্বাগত. benvenuto. powitanie. நல்வரவு. bienvenida. Who ’ s who?.

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Induction Meeting

Academic Year 2012 - 2013


Καλώς ήρθατε


اهلا وسهلا



Bun venit

Selamat Datang

خوش آمدید









who s who
Who’s who?

Luke Dench

Senior Resident


Mountain Halls

Akram Hammoudeh

Resident & Welfare

Tutors Service


Gareth Ball

Senior Resident


GC Halls A-J

Suresh Surendran

Senior Resident


GC Halls K-V

Philemon Kumi

Resident Tutor

Mountain Halls

Mehedi Hassan

Resident Tutor

Mountain Halls

Precious Nwosu

Resident Tutor

GC Halls A-J

Farzana Rahman

Resident Tutor

GC Halls K-V

what do we do
What do we do?


First point of contact for any issues you may have. To offer a sympathetic ear. To provide you with advice and information.Discipline

Halls of Residence are governed by University regulations.Should it be necessary, we enforce these rules.Social

encourage you to socialise with others both in and out of your halls.


Liaise with a range of services available by the University.

student services
Student Services
  • Resident & Welfare Tutors Service
  • Careers & Employability Service
  • Counselling & Mental Wellbeing Services
  • Disability & Dyslexia Service
  • Student Communications Service
  • Health Service
  • Student Money Service
south wales police
South Wales Police

PC Richard Williams (Neighbourhood Beat Manager)

01443 485130 / 07584771061

PCSO Chris Roberts




Andrew Sargent

Pontypridd Fire Station

your responsibility
Your Responsibility
  • Cooking, 44% of all actuations (Fire doors wedged open, cooking left unattended)
  • Electrical Equipment (P.A.T. can be tested at Glamorgan Court, overloading sockets)
  • Smoking
  • Malicious calls
  • Evacuate to place of safety (Fire action notices in all buildings)
  • Do not re enter unless told to do so
action on fire alarm
Action on Fire Alarm
  • Treat all fire alarms as real alarms
  • Evacuate as quickly & as safely as possible (Remember to take Warm Clothing and Footwear)
  • Do not tamper with Fire Alarms (illegal offence)
  • Do not tamper with Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Drill Practice Soon!!!
number of unwanted calls to glamorgan university
Number of Unwanted Calls to Glamorgan University.
  • 2008 43
  • 2009 47
  • 2010 24
  • 2011 19
  • 2012 20 so far!!
economic cost of attendance
Economic cost of attendance:
  • £1198 per call
  • 5 year total calls 153
  • Cost £183,294
  • SWF&RS will seek to prosecute offenders
  • £ !!!
  • Exclusion from halls (University discipline procedure)
  • Total exclusion from University
number of road collisions south wales fire and rescue service attended in 2011 within wales
Number of Road CollisionsSouth Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended in 2011 within Wales
  • Road Traffic Collisions 6434
  • Casualties 9406
  • Serious Injuries 1126
  • Fatal 121
rhondda cynon taff area
Rhondda Cynon Taff Area
  • Casualties 729
  • Young Drivers 184
  • Motor Cyclist 32
  • Pedal Cyclist 23
17 25 year olds
17 – 25 year olds
  • 1 in 4 drivers who are fatally injured are under 25
  • The under 25’s are only 10% of the driver population
  • RCT has the highest casualty rate / 100,000 population in Wales
  • Death on the road is the biggest Killer of people between 17 and 25
why are young drivers more likely to be killed and injured
Why are young drivers more likely to be Killed and Injured?


Drink / Drugs

Seat belt – front and back

Peer pressure

Mobile phone / Texting

Lack of experience

accommodation services operational duties
Accommodation ServicesOperational Duties
  • Management of Mail
  • Conduct weekly Health & Safety and Housekeeping checks
  • Maintenance Management
  • Emergency point of contact
guests signing in
Guests & Signing In

Guests are welcome for up to 3 nights

Overnight guests must be signed in at the Accommodation Lodge

You are responsible for the behaviour of your guests, and may be held liable / subject to disciplinary measures for any damages they cause.

time away from halls
Time away from Halls

Ensure you sign out at the Accommodation Lodge for overnight or extended periods of time away from halls.

Why Sign Out?

  • It is required for fire regulations and safety, should your block need to be evacuated
  • If any damage is caused to your block/flat whilst you are away you may not be charged for any repairs
security in halls
Security in Halls

In the interest of safety and security you are advised:

Never prop open any internal or external doors.

Never give access to anyone you don’t know.

Ensure all ground floor windows are secured at night.

Never give your door entry card to anyone.

In the case of emergency please contact

the Accommodation Lodge 01443 48 2845

living in halls cleaning
Living in Halls - Cleaning

You are responsible for keeping communal areas clean and tidy.

You may be charged if it becomes necessary for staff to carry out extra cleaning if your accommodation or communal areas are not kept clean.

If responsibility cannot be attributed, charges will be administered amongst the residents.

You are responsible for:

  • The emptying of bins
  • The cleaning of kitchen utensils, dishes and equipment
  • The correct disposal of rubbish bags into external bins
  • The cleaning of surface areas after use
  • Cleaning of Cooker & Hob after use
  • Cleaning of Floor
cooking safely
Cooking Safely

NEVERleave cooking unattended; switch OFF if you have to leave the cooking and when you have finished.

CHECKthe runners on the grills. Grease build-up can start fires.

NEVERtry to release burning toast with any METAL utensils!

electrical safety
Electrical Safety

MAKE SURE that the wires are held by the grip bar. LOOSEWIRES are deadly!

NEVERuse plugs that have SCORCHMARKS

TheseBLOCKADAPTORScan get very warm. Instead use ….

electrical safety1
Electrical Safety

When you put appliances into ANY ADAPTORTHE TOTALof theFUSES in the plugs MUST NOTbe more than 13 AMPS.

The usual fuses available are 3, 5 and 13 amp. CORRECT fuses save lives!

YouSHOULDNOTuse ANY SPARE SOCKETS if you have13 AMPSin the adaptor already!

student conduct
Student Conduct

As a resident, you are responsible for familiarising yourself with the general University Regulations and specifically those governing Student Conduct.

Disciplinary action may be taken against any resident who is found to be:

  • disregarding the Regulations and Conditions of Occupancy
  • and/or whose conduct has been the cause of problems within Halls
  • or whose conduct has a negative impact on the University’s reputation

Action taken under the Disciplinary Procedure will depend on the nature of the incident. A notification of the incident will be sent to your Dean who will deal with the matter.

This may result in fines, compensation, suspension and expulsion from the University.

Rules available at

counselling mental wellbeing
Counselling & Mental Wellbeing

Counselling Service Channel:

It is not unusual to feel under pressure when facing the demands of University and other life challenges. The Counselling Service is impartial, confidential and non-judgmental.

A range of services available including:

  • Face-to-face Counselling and e-Counselling
  • Referral to appropriate Internal and External Support

Mental Wellbeing Service Channel:

Available to help any students experiencing mental or emotional distress, offering a range of emotional and practical support and advocacy in a confidential, professional environment.

health care support
Health Care & Support

University Health Centre

  • Telephone: 01443 48 2081

NHS Direct 24 hours a day service

  • Telephone: 0845 46 47
how to contact us
How to contact us

For pressing matters and in emergency:

Accommodation Lodge:

  • 01443 48 2845

General queries:

  • Luke
  • Gareth
  • Suresh
  • Resident Tutors Service Manager

Leave a note at the Accommodation Lodge requesting an appointment

Regular kitchen visits (schedule posted throughout each term)

Further details can be found on Halls Glamlife at

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Glamorgan Court K-V

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Mountain Halls Group

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Glamorgan Court A-J