The University of Wales Trinity Saint David will be created by the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David will build upon the heritage and strengths of Wales’s two oldest institutions and will respond to the economic and social needs of Wales within a UK context. Secretary of State Peter Hain said: "The proposed University of Wales Trinity Saint David, bringing together two of Wales' oldest institutions, will strengthen Higher Education provision in West Wales. It will provide a dynamic environment in which students can thrive. The University's vision is pioneering - and will see the institution continuing to attract students from across Wales, the UK and the rest of the World ...". Applications for University of Wales Trinity Saint David for the academic year 2010/2011 will be made through existing routes for study at Lampeter and Trinity. Read full text here.