Articles by: Sarah Thornhill

Societies you may not have heard of

Societies you may not have heard of

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living September 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

AS FRESHER’S week draws closer, and we begin to reflect on the societies and sports clubs we joined last year and actually stuck to, I realised there are many societies that I hadn’t even heard of. ThisRead More

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Photo - Rebecca James

What to do in Aber – A Freshers Bucket List

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living September 25, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

IF YOU’VE just arrived here in Aber as a fresher then you’ve probably been spending a fair amount of time getting to know the town’s pubs and clubs.  Now don’t get me wrong, that can beRead More

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Aber’s ultimate pub crawl

Food and Drink, Lifestyle, Student Living September 23, 2014 at 5:45 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH  is famous for its large variety of pubs. This is just one possible route to take, but I think it encompasses the best of Aber. Harry’s GAA is a quadruple vodka mixed with either lemonade,Read More

The truth about freshers

The truth about freshers

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living September 22, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

I WISH someone had told me what university, especially in Aberystwyth, was really like before I packed my bags and tottled off from home. For any nervous or unprepared freshers out there – this is your chanceRead More

How to keep up with the game: A guide to summer without uni sport

How to keep up with the game: A guide to summer without uni sport

NOW THAT the academic year is over and you’ve gone home from the Aberystwyth bubble, back to your parents’ cooking and the beer gardens, pubs and clubs of your home towns. The problem arises of how toRead More

Falling for Niagara – A trip to Toronto

Falling for Niagara – A trip to Toronto

Lifestyle, Travel July 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

WHEN you think of Canada the first things that come into your mind are likely to be forests, lakes, mountains and moose, so it might come as a surprise to some that the country is inRead More

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Summer lifestyle: cocktail ideas

Food and Drink, Lifestyle July 10, 2014 at 5:30 pm Comments

IN THE SPIRIT of summer, I have compiled a list of some summery tasting cocktails. Feel inspired to adapt them with other ingredients or just soak in the flavour and the sun; be it in a gardenRead More

Learning in the land of a thousand lakes

Learning in the land of a thousand lakes

Lifestyle, Student Living, Travel July 8, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

AS THE TINY twin-prop plane descended over a landscape of forests and lakes into a remote Finnish airfield, I was able to catch my first glimpse of the country that I was going to call home forRead More

How to do London on a student budget

How to do London on a student budget

Lifestyle, Travel July 1, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

I RECENTLY went to London for a gig and didn’t want to fall into the trap of spending ungodly amounts of money on things I didn’t really need. I am by no means a local to LondonRead More

ASM take on the Great North Swim

ASM take on the Great North Swim

TWO ASM MEMBERS recently took part in the 2014 Great North Swim, and what follows are their personal accounts behind their experience, motivation and more. Alasdair: The Great North Swim of 2014 was my Olympic Final. AlasdairRead More