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Glamorgan Welcomes Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors PR Newswire CARDIFF, Wales, June 19, 2012 CARDIFF, Wales, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia's See Lian Ong,

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Glamorgan Welcomes Global President of the
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
PR Newswire
CARDIFF, Wales, June 19, 2012
CARDIFF, Wales
,
June 19, 2012
/PRNewswire/ --
Malaysia's
See Lian Ong, Global President of the Royal Institution of Chartered
Surveyors (RICS) visited
Britain's
University of
Glamorgan
as they announced
that a further two construction and property courses have gained accreditation
from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
See Lian Ong, who has enjoyed an illustrious career in the construction industry
in
Malaysia
, travelled to
Wales
last week (14 June) to discuss export
opportunities for the Welsh construction market. During his visit he met with
the University of
Glamorgan's
Vice-Chancellor Julie Lydon for a tour of the
award-winning facilities at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama which
won a prize for Design and Innovation in the 2012 RICS Awards Wales.
In addition to the BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management,
MSc Construction Project Management and MSc Environmental Conservation
Management awards, the University now has accredited awards in BSC (Hons)
Project Management Surveying and MSc Asset Management and Development.
Julie Lydon, Vice Chancellor of the University of
Glamorgan
, said: "The close
links between
Glamorgan
and the RICS are a model of how higher education
and the industry's leading professional body can work together. The RICS offers
an internationally recognised professional qualification and students who qualify
on accredited courses such as our MSc Construction Project Management, and
Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree, obtain a real
advantage in getting career opportunities anywhere in the world."
Editor's notes:
Photograph left-right: See Lian Ong (RICS President), Peter Curran (Vice
Principal (Resources) RWCMD), Julie Lydon (University of Glamorgan Vice-
Chancellor), Michael Lawley (RICS Wales Chairman) & Neil Brierley (Incoming
RICS Wales Chairman)
Contact: Jenna Hopkinson, +44-1443-482486