Articles by: Jake Foxford

Space Ball – It’s going to be out of this world!

Space Ball – It’s going to be out of this world!

It’s here once again and this time it’s going to meet-eor and exceed all your expectations: This year’s May Ball is officially the Space Ball! Packed with as many massive acts as this article is packedRead More

Dennis you rabble-rouser you. May you heckle for may years to come.
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In the wake of ‘Dodgy Dave’, Nick give his top 10 Dennis Skinner commotions

Features April 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments

DENNIS Skinner, Member of Parliament for Bolsover, was suspended from parliament for a day’s sitting after referring to Prime Minister David Cameron as “Dodgy Dave”. After being demanded by speaker of the commons to withdraw the wordRead More

A huge team effort both on the pitch and for the charity Mind with their participation in the #Stefanssocks campaign. 
Credit: AUWHC

Varsity 2016: Women’s Hockey clinch a win a sudden death flicks showdown

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2016 April 18, 2016 at 6:47 pm Comments

THE WOMEN’S Hockey Club had a mixed day results wise. The day started with the 2nd team sadly losing 9-1 to Bangor. The only goal was scored by their president, Lucy Slatter, in her final gameRead More

VARSITY 2016 – Bangor have have taken winning lead ahead of Men’s Football final

VARSITY 2016 – Bangor have have taken winning lead ahead of Men’s Football final

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2016 April 16, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Varsity 2016! We’ll have all the latest scores and updates coming out here and on our Twitter @abersmSports, so tweet us your photos and scores and come alongRead More

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X FACTOR - Series 12 

Expect The Unexpected… The X Factor returns to ITV

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Television’s biggest search for a music star is back as The X Factor returns to ITV, with a new stellar judging panel and a dynamic new presenting duo.

The brand new super six sees Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora take their places at the judges’ desk, while presenters Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will be guiding the search to find a potential pop star with an amazing voice and that extra special something.
The X Factor is a Thames/Syco production for ITV. 

X FACTOR - Series 12 

Expect The Unexpected… The X Factor returns to ITV

UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 00.01 ON SATURDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER.

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Television’s biggest search for a music star is back as The X Factor returns to ITV, with a new stellar judging panel and a dynamic new presenting duo.

The brand new super six sees Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora take their places at the judges’ desk, while presenters Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will be guiding the search to find a potential pop star with an amazing voice and that extra special something.

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X Factor auditions come to Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth News, Events, News April 15, 2016 at 10:51 pm Comments

IF YOU’VE ever wanted to find out if you’ve got what it takes to record your own Christmas single and belt out a Mariah Carey ballad, the Thames Production team behind The X Factor are coming toRead More

Dr Jones has been awarded Doctorates by the Universities of Sussex, Leuven, Brussels, Wales, Ireland and the Open University and holds Fellowships from Swansea, Trinity, Glyndwr, Glamorgan, Westminster and the Institute of Education, Scotland.  He received the award of the Gold Medal from the Republic of Italy for services to education and culture and has been awarded the CMG. 

InterPol hosts Institute of Welsh Politics annual lecture on ‘Wales in Europe’ ahead of EU referendum

News, University News April 10, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments

THE INSTITUTE of Welsh Politics (IWP) holds its 16th annual lecture this term on Wednesday 20th April and in Aberystwyth University’s very own International Politics building. Giving this year’s address entitled ‘Reflections of Wales in Europe’Read More

Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Aberystwyth News, Books, News, University News April 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm Comments

TALKING about his latest award-winning book, Other People’s Countries, author Patrick McGuinness will be in the Old College this Saturday. The lecture, starting at 11:30 in the iconic seafront building, takes its title from the author’s memoirRead More

The old boys will be playing the current team for Scope, the disability charity, and lifelong bragging rights.

DIGS’ AC ALSOM lace up for their 12-hour charity match in aid of Scope

Interviews, Societies, Sport, University Sport April 6, 2016 at 10:21 pm Comments

RAISING & Giving have been high up the agendas of many clubs and societies this year and it’s produced some brilliant events both on campus and in town. The latest addition to these fundraising ranks comesRead More

Left to right: Chris Loftus, Mary Jacob, Dr Hannah Dee, Dr David Whitworth, Dr Neil McEwan, Dr Marco Arkesteijn, Dr David Wilcockson and Alison Pierse with Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Grattan

Comp Sci and IBERS modules voted best in university’s annual rankings

News, University News April 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

EACH year the Exemplary Course Awards, established by Aberystwyth University’s IS E-learning Group, recognises the best modules being taught in its annual rankings. This time two Computer Science modules and one from IBERS were highest, but itRead More

The 2016 Aber Bucket List

The 2016 Aber Bucket List

Editors' Pick, Lifestyle, Student Living April 4, 2016 at 11:02 pm Comments

WITH deadlines and essays and exams, sometimes this last term can become a bit of an uphill trudge. It’s no way to live, up to your ears in books and past papers. You know full well thatRead More