Articles by: Amy Cowlard

Christmas In Norway

Christmas In Norway

Features, Opinion, Travel December 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm Comments

CHRISTMAS is a different experience for all of us, International Students especially. Most of us are away from our homes and parents properly for the first time in our lives, which is something that is particularlyRead More

Battling with Cancer

Features December 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm Comments

I STARTED at Aber in September 2010, studying International Politics and Military History, and loved every minute of my life here. However, around Christmas time, I began to feel under the weather. This was normal forRead More

Interview: Jan Pinkava

Interview: Jan Pinkava

Features November 20, 2012 at 11:14 pm Comments

Amy Cowlard talked with fellow Jan Pinkava about his animation career and nostalgia for Aberystwyth’s student life. AC: How often do you come back to Aber? JP: Never! I’m very happy to be here because IRead More

The Science Café

Features November 20, 2012 at 11:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH Science Café has been running since 2005, and is based on the idea of Café Scientifique, a concept which swept through Europe before arriving in the UK in 1998. The basic principle of the CaféRead More

Local Festivals

Local May 12, 2012 at 10:16 am Comments

Fire in the Mountain: International Folk Festival of Cwnch Coch Taking place in Cwmnewidion Isaf (between Llanilar and Devil’s Bridge) from the 1st till the 5th June. It is being done as a not for profit event, with any moneyRead More

Empowering not patronising

Travel December 12, 2011 at 11:56 am Comments

In true ‘gap yar’ fashion I spent my summer in Mombasa, Kenya working with a not for profit organisation called the Joy Rescue Project. The project aims to protect and rehabilitate children living on the streetsRead More

How to visit your mates in…  London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

How to visit your mates in… London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

Travel September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

So its fresher’s week and you’ve just arrived in Aberystwyth for the first time. It’s lovely, it’s by the sea and you are finally independent and at University. But perhaps your best mate is studying inRead More

…And now for something completely … quirky! (Societies you may never have known about)

Societies June 17, 2011 at 4:10 pm Comments

Curtain Call The Musical Theatre Society The curtain callers are a group of people obsessed with all things musical and there is no time or place that is inappropriate for singing! Whether it’s on stage orRead More