"This is an initiative that shows leadership and strategic thinking in action. The University's partnership with major international companies like General Electric and British Airways are examples of how Wales can compete with the best.
"The Welsh Government looks forward to working with the University of South Wales to raise the profile of the region, and Wales as a whole."
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The unsettled weather conditions will keep levels down compared to last week.
A rather grey and damp afternoon for some with some outbreaks of showery rain.
Cars have been stolen from outside two homes in the Celtic Horizons area of Newport.