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The First Minister, Carwyn Jones, will travel to Montreal next week to meet with senior executives from a number of Canadian aerospace and technology companies.
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- Registration fees for the education workforce in Wales
- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS)
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Ireland Wales Cooperation Programme
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
- Legislative proposals for Additional Learning Needs – White paper
- The Ireland Wales Cooperation Programme 2014-2020
Featured consultation »Draft Technical Advice Note 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies
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Section highlightThe Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
The Bill aims to improve the Public Sector response in Wales to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - June 2014
Our pipeline provides visibility of infrastructure investment activity across Wales.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
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The Welsh Government is responsible for administering and assessing specific designation applications. Decisions on specific designation are made at the discretion of the Welsh Government.
Please note that specific designation only applies to eligible students who meet the residence criteria for Wales. Institutions wishing to apply for courses to be designated for eligible student's ordinary resident in Scotland, Northern Ireland or England, the institutions should apply separately to either the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), the Department for Education and Learning in Northern Ireland or Department for Business Innovation & Skills in England.
Who to contact
If you wish to submit a request for course designation, or obtain details of the current specific designation process and criteria, please contact studentfinancedivision@Wales.gsi.gov.uk.
Although all courses on the list met the designation criteria at the time of application, it is the responsibility of the delivering institutions to notify the Welsh Government of changes or withdrawals where courses have been specifically designated.
The list of available designated courses will be updated regularly, so it is recommended that you bookmark this page.
To help identify newly added designated courses, please use the filter facility in the 'Date Designation Confirmation Letter' column.