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This Season coming from the Nomadic Players

This Season coming from the Nomadic Players

Arts, Features, Theatre November 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THE NOMADIC PLAYERS are making momentum in their 16th year as a society with several shows on the way. First the bittersweet Two by Jim Cartwright, a microcosm of working-class life in a Northern local in the 80’s;Read More

MacGuffin: An app device to move writing forwards?

MacGuffin: An app device to move writing forwards?

Features, Interviews October 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

WE GOT IN TOUCH with Jim Hinks, project manager of MacGuffin (that’s our new favourite app and not Alfred Hitchcock’s nickname for a plot devices). In your own words, what is MacGuffin? MacGuffin is a bigRead More

An interview with Nightline’s Miles Billington

An interview with Nightline’s Miles Billington

Features, Interviews October 19, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

WE MET MILES Billington who is the co-ordinater for Nightline. Though not a union society, the Aberystwyth call centre is made by students for students. First off, what was your mascot Nigel’s  (pictured here) origin? WellRead More

Our longest serving monarch: Elizabeth II

Our longest serving monarch: Elizabeth II

Features, National News, News September 27, 2015 at 9:30 am Comments

EARLIER this month, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch and surpassed Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother. Her 63 year and seven-month reign became the longest in history on Wednesday 9th at 17:30, having reigned for 23,266Read More

Jeremy Bowen presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University

Twelve individuals honoured by Aberystwyth University during Graduation 2015

Editors' Pick, Features, News, University News July 27, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University honoured twelve individuals during Graduation Week 2015 which took place over four days, from Tuesday 14 until Friday 17 July, at Aberystwyth University’s Arts Centre. Eight Honorary Fellowships were presented to individuals who have,Read More

CAA at Aberystwyth University launches two new Welsh apps for primary schools

CAA at Aberystwyth University launches two new Welsh apps for primary schools

Features, National News, News, University News July 22, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

ONE OF Wales’ biggest educational resources publishers, CAA (Educational Resource Publisher) at Aberystwyth University, has launched two new Welsh apps for primary schools – Gwastraff and Sgìl-iau. The apps, which are free to download on Apple and Android devices,Read More

View from a balcony at Bellevue Park. Credit: Aimee Alcock

Aberystwyth graduate reveals their experience of Tunisian attack

Features July 16, 2015 at 3:40 pm Comments

ON 26th JUNE 2015, 38 tourists were killed after a gunman opened fire at a Tunisian beach hotel – using a gun he had disguised as a parasol. The attack took place in the resort of PortRead More

Scientists at Aberystwyth University involved in a major new study into the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists at Aberystwyth University involved in a major new study into the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Features, News, University News June 26, 2015 at 4:31 pm Comments

DR TRISTRAM Irvine-Fynn from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University is set to join researchers from Universities across the United Kingdom, including the Universities of Bristol, Leeds and Sheffield in a studyRead More

Graduates: What’s next in life?

Graduates: What’s next in life?

Features June 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

YOU’VE finished up your exams, preparing to leave Aber… but what’s next in life? There are a lot of options – whether it be continuing study, taking a year out or jumping straight into the worldRead More

An interview with Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood

An interview with Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood

Features, Interviews June 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

WITH the pollsters predicting that the General Election was likely to result in a hung parliament, the role of the smaller nationalist parties became increasingly important. This increased role has meant that their leaders have become moreRead More