The role of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Branch Committee is to supervise and develop academic provision through the medium of Welsh at Aberystwyth University.  The Committee annually monitors the Welsh medium provision, and reports to the University’s planning bodies, and through them, to the University Council about matters associated with planning and Welsh medium resources.  The Branch is chaired by a member of the University’s academic staff who teaches through the medium of Welsh.

Committee members

  • Every member of university staff that teaches through the medium of Welsh, including staff funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s Academic Staffing Scheme;
  • Academic related staff who support the Welsh medium teaching;
  • Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Research Scholarship holders;
  • Student representatives including the UMCA President.

Chair: Penri James (
Vice-chair: Dr Hywel Griffiths (
Secretary: Dr Tamsin Davies (, Branch Officer / Sharon Owen (, Branch Officer