Articles by: Harry Taylor

Second petition created for McMahon’s resignation

Second petition created for McMahon’s resignation

News April 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

ANOTHER petition has been opened calling for the resignation of Vice Chancellor April McMahon. This comes after the first petition was closed for the second time after creator Keiron O’Shea, posted on the website claiming “victory”.  Second year Computer ScienceRead More

PVC John Grattan appointed to QAA board

PVC John Grattan appointed to QAA board

National News, News, University News February 25, 2014 at 10:00 am Comments

PRO-VICE Chancellor John Grattan has been appointed to the board of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) The QAA guides and reviews universities and colleges across the UK, by judging academic standards and theRead More

International Politics lecturers to retire

International Politics lecturers to retire

News, University News February 22, 2014 at 5:16 pm Comments

INTERNATIONAL Politics Professor Martin Alexander is to retire from the University at the beginning of March, joining Ian Clark as high profile retires from the department this academic year. Affectionately known as ‘The Brig’ to manyRead More

Benefit auction to be held for Aberystwyth Arts Centre Campaign Group

Benefit auction to be held for Aberystwyth Arts Centre Campaign Group

Aberystwyth News, News February 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

A BENEFIT art auction is to be held tomorrow (22nd) for the Aberystwyth Arts Centre Campaign Group legal defence fund. Lots are being donated by artists such as Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke.Read More

Students pass vote of no confidence in Hywel Dda Health Board

Students pass vote of no confidence in Hywel Dda Health Board

Aberystwyth News, News February 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University Students’ Union passed a vote of no confidence in Hywel Dda health board that is responsible for governing Bronglais General Hospital in Aberystwyth, after a unanimous vote at the assembly held on Tuesday 11thRead More

Redevelopment plans for historic Old College revealed

Redevelopment plans for historic Old College revealed

Aberystwyth News, News, University News January 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

THE PLANS for the future usage of the iconic Old College building in Aberystwyth were exhibited to members of the public during a community event in November. The building, which has been part of the University sinceRead More

Planning permission granted on Boar’s Head student property

Planning permission granted on Boar’s Head student property

Aberystwyth News, News, University News January 26, 2014 at 1:30 pm Comments

A DECISION to demolish the Boar’s Head and Ty Newydd properties in Aberystwyth town has been overturned by the Welsh Government Planning Inspectorate, Tim Belcher. The properties, owned by property Developer Geraint Dafis, on Queen’s RoadRead More

Row escalates over proposed University job cuts

Row escalates over proposed University job cuts

News January 22, 2014 at 1:15 pm Comments

THE ROW OVER Aberystwyth University’s proposed reorganisation of their administrative workforce continues, with the University and College Union (UCU) claiming that 19 jobs could be under threat. The University, however, has claimed that a “broadly similarRead More

Greengrocers to close after 66 years

Greengrocers to close after 66 years

Aberystwyth News, News December 23, 2013 at 3:30 pm Comments

AN ABERYSTWYTH greengrocers is to shut after over 60 years of trading in the town. Morris’ greengrocers on Chalybeate Street is to close its doors for the final time on 24th December 2013, with Columbine FloristsRead More

The GHEI Experience

The GHEI Experience

Lifestyle November 27, 2013 at 10:00 am Comments

SO SOME people think you need to go to a Third World country, like Ghana, for a few months to a year to make a difference to the country or the people. However, the Ghana HealthRead More