Freshers

A-Z of Aber

A-Z of Aber

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living October 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

HERE AT ASM, we all know that Aberystwyth University is the best place to spend your student years. That is why we came here. If you don’t know it now, you will do soon. To letRead More

What I wish I had known before…

What I wish I had known before…

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living October 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

WE ASKED STUDENTS from different departments to tell us what they wished they knew before they entered their halls, came to Aber, and started their course and these are the results: Ashley Evans: Welsh, Film andRead More

Aberystwyth Freshers’ Bucket List

Aberystwyth Freshers’ Bucket List

Freshers, Lifestyle, Student Living September 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

ANOTHER YEAR, another bunch of new, bright eyed Freshers. Here’s a list of ten things that are absolutely necessary to accomplish during your first year in Aber. Second and Third years, how many have you done?Read More

Exploding Fish the plaice to go for comedy

Exploding Fish the plaice to go for comedy

Arts, Comedy, Freshers, Interviews September 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

THE improv comedy society in Aber, Exploding Fish, is back from another successful Edinburgh Fringe show, “Playgiarism.” We sat down with their Vice President, John Gallagher, who brought four years’ worth of experience to the interviewRead More

The original Hunger Games?

The original Hunger Games?

Arts, Books, Freshers October 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

BATTLE ROYALE’S blurb proudly exclaims the controversy that surrounded its original release in 1999. An earlier version of its manuscript had been rejected from the Japanese Grand Prix Horror Novel Competition due to its content; somethingRead More

Exploding Fish ‘steal’ Edinburgh Fringe

Exploding Fish ‘steal’ Edinburgh Fringe

Arts, Freshers, Theatre October 7, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

EXPLODING Fish, Aberystwyth’s improvisation society has successfully conquered Edinburgh once again. This year, a five man performance went up to Edinburgh’s annual Fringe festival with their show, ‘Playgiarism’. An improv show where the actors would ‘steal’ otherRead More

Reboots and sequels: Is Hollywood in a creative crisis?

Reboots and sequels: Is Hollywood in a creative crisis?

Arts, Editors' Pick, Film, Freshers, TV September 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

THERE is no point denying at the moment that, more often than not, what is coming to cinemas for release is either a reboot of an older film or a sequel. This latest summer has seen HowRead More

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

Protect your piggy bank with these simple steps!

Top money saving tips for Freshers

Features, Freshers September 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

THIS freshers’ we have put together a number of tips on how to save money this year. LISTS AND MORE LISTS: Planning your budget for weekly shops, books and even nights out in advance may seemRead More

Aberystwyth's sunset 
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