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Filling the Cardigan Bay Gallery for the day, drum circles will be just one of the features of the celebrations.
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Aber Spring Gathering brings together community projects for a day of celebration

TAKING over the Cardigan Bay Gallery this Saturday is the Aberystwyth Spring Gathering, an all-day event bringing together the best of the local grassroots community projects in the day and some of Aber’s finest musicians byRead More

Let’s talk about… My life as a student athlete

Let’s talk about… My life as a student athlete

MY NAME is Alasdair Park and I am a student athlete. That description of myself means a large amount to me and is very significant. I am in in my final year of German studies andRead More

5 top stress busting tips

5 top stress busting tips

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Student Living April 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

SO WITH all the coursework, exams, labs, practicals, lectures, seminars, revision reading and article writing we students have to do, it’s not hard to see why we may find ourselves somewhat stressed. Add to this worriesRead More

Understanding diabetes: Information Evening at Aber

Understanding diabetes: Information Evening at Aber

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, News, University News August 28, 2014 at 11:00 am Comments

AROUND four million people are currently living with diabetes in the UK, a figure that is projected to increase to 6.25 and cost £16.9 billion to the NHS (17% of its annual budget) by 2035. Aberystwyth UniversityRead 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

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

The road to happiness: Thinking positively in this stressful world

The road to happiness: Thinking positively in this stressful world

WHEN it comes to positive thinking, it’s best to cultivate a sense of happiness that you determine, which will remain reasonably unaffected by external forces. This may seem like an impossible dream, but it can be achieved.Read More

Making the most of your midnight stroll

Making the most of your midnight stroll

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle February 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

WELCOME to the wonderful world of ‘midnight strolling’. There is something ever so enjoyable about a midnight stroll, especially if you know what you are doing before you head off. I shall now offer a comprehensiveRead More

New year, new you: Blasting your core

New year, new you: Blasting your core

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle January 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

GETTING ripped abdominal muscles is a common goal for many people when working out. Aside from the aesthetic effect, having a strong core is very important when it comes to working out and exercise in general.Read More

The Pill is just not meant for some women, so why do doctors put so much pressure for us to go on it?

The Pill is just not meant for some women, so why do doctors put so much pressure for us to go on it?

Health & Fitness, Lifestyle November 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm Comments

IN THE UK ALONE, more than 3.5 million women regularly rely on the contraceptive pill. Of course, for the majority of these women, there’s no problem; they can happily take it and continue their lives asRead More