Articles by: Katie Saint

Aberystwyth students take second place at European Crisis Games in Geneva

Aberystwyth students take second place at European Crisis Games in Geneva

News, University News April 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH students took second place at the first European Cyber Crisis Games, Cyber 9/12, in Geneva, which took place on 22nd and 23rd April. Aberystwyth’s undergraduates Alain Bouwman, Christopher Dennett, Sam Smales and Nick Bruetsch wereRead More

English and Creative Writing named Department of the Year at SLTAs

English and Creative Writing named Department of the Year at SLTAs

News, Students' Union News, University News April 25, 2015 at 7:04 pm Comments

THIS year’s Student-led Teaching Awards (SLTAs) were held on Friday 24th April, with the Department of English and Creative Writing being announced as the Department of the Year. The SLTAs are in their fourth year this yearRead More

Mike Parker: “Cuts, cuts and more cuts… Ceredigion cannot take it. More cuts will push us over the edge”

Mike Parker: “Cuts, cuts and more cuts… Ceredigion cannot take it. More cuts will push us over the edge”

MIKE PARKER, the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Plaid Cymru, is clearly proud of his adopted Welsh home. Hailing from Kidderminster, near Birmingham, he moved to Wales in 2000 after spending most of the 1990s working forRead More

Mark Williams: “I am not in the mood to countenance defeat”

Mark Williams: “I am not in the mood to countenance defeat”

MARK WILLIAMS, Ceredigion’s serving Member of Parliament, is gearing up for election season. He portrays himself as something of an independent, a crucial move given the unpopularity – even by his own admission – of theRead More

Forty jobs to be lost at National Library of Wales

Forty jobs to be lost at National Library of Wales

Aberystwyth News, News March 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

40 JOBS ARE TO BE LOST at the National Library of Wales over the next few months, at a cost to the Welsh Government of £1.5m in redundancy money. The ‘restructuring’, which the library claims willRead More

‘Low’ staff morale at Aberystwyth University

‘Low’ staff morale at Aberystwyth University

News, University News March 20, 2015 at 10:00 am Comments

STAFF morale at Aberystwyth University is very low due to poor management at the institution, a whistleblower has told BBC Wales yesterday (19th). The whistleblower, a lecturer who has worked at the university for more than 20Read More

History and International Politics Departments to host Thai exile

History and International Politics Departments to host Thai exile

News, University News February 25, 2015 at 6:45 pm Comments

THE DEPARTMENT of History and Welsh History and the Department of International Politics will host Thai political commentator and exile, Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto University, Japan) on Friday 27th February at 5pm. The talk, entitled ‘Thailand afterRead More

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‘No basis for charge of gross misconduct’ by NLW staff

AN EMPLOYMENT tribunal judgement has found that two members of staff at the National Library of Wales, both FDA members, were unfairly dismissed from their jobs under allegations of gross misconduct. Arwel Jones and Elwyn WilliamsRead More

Student Guide: How to deal with damp

Student Guide: How to deal with damp

Lifestyle, Student Living February 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

DAMP is a problem which, unfortunately, affects a lot of student houses, so if you are unlucky enough to have it in your home then it’s important to know how to deal with it. If youRead More

Plaid Cymru health policy launched in Aberystwyth

Plaid Cymru health policy launched in Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth News, National News, News February 1, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

PLAID Cymru launched their new healthy policy for the General Election in Aberystwyth on Monday [26th]. The new policy was announced at a press conference in Pantycelyn by Leanne Woods AM, leader of Plaid Cymru; MikeRead More