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Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness

Aberystwyth News, Books, News, University News April 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm Comments

TALKING about his latest award-winning book, Other People’s Countries, author Patrick McGuinness will be in the Old College this Saturday. The lecture, starting at 11:30 in the iconic seafront building, takes its title from the author’s memoirRead More

Aberystwyth Robotics Club receives award

Aberystwyth Robotics Club receives award

ABERYSTWYTH Robotics Club, open to all years of students from Penglais and Penweddig schools, is run out of the Physical Sciences building on the university’s Penglais campus. Run by members of staff from IMAPS and assisted byRead More

This shot was taken from the CCTV footage of the robbery yesterday evening.

Appeal for information after Easter Sunday robbery

Aberystwyth News, News March 28, 2016 at 6:03 pm Comments

Police are appealing for information after a robbery at an Aberystwyth shop. The Premier Shop on North Parade was targeted at around 20:40 on the evening of Easter Sunday. Dyfed-Powys Police said they were called just afterRead More

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Healthcare research moves up the agenda in Mid Wales as new Centre for Excellence is launched

Aberystwyth News, Health, News March 25, 2016 at 8:37 pm Comments

DURING an announcement made on Thursday at the launch of the Centre for Excellence in Rural Healthcare, Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services, Professor Mark Drakeford AM, has also started the Centre for Excellence in RuralRead More

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Proposed plans to increase scallop dredging in Cardigan Bay face large opposition

Aberystwyth News, News March 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

OVER 30,000 people have signed a petition in opposition to the Welsh government’s plans to increase the amount of scallop dredging that can legally be done in Cardigan Bay. The petition was started three months agoRead More


Cupboard under stairway in Old College conceals donated Edwards sculpture for 80 years

Aberystwyth News, News, University News March 16, 2016 at 8:59 pm Comments

JOSEPH Edwards was a prolific Welsh sculptor and his work is highly praised, which made discovering one of his forgotten busts in a cupboard under the stairs of the Old College all the more surprising. TheRead More

Donations pouring into fundraiser in tribute to Stefan Osgood

Donations pouring into fundraiser in tribute to Stefan Osgood

SURPASSING their initial target five times over, a fundraiser on the site JustGiving started by students of Aberystwyth University have raised over £2,500 in tributes paid to a student who has died. Stefan Osgood, the Vice-PresidentRead More

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Sunday night sees Northern Lights over Ceredigion

Aberystwyth News, Lifestyle, News March 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

VISIBLE over areas of Ceredigion last night was the stunning natural phenomenon Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights. Lucky stargazers in the county caught a glimpse of the light display, and photographer Carl ThorntonRead More

Deadpool chops off heads… And the power in Commodore

Deadpool chops off heads… And the power in Commodore

Aberystwyth News, Breaking News, News February 25, 2016 at 10:50 pm Comments

IN AN UNUSUAL turn of events befitting the ‘merc with the mouth’ himself, audience members were left rather confused at Thursday’s screening of Deadpool, as the power suddenly cut out towards the end of the film.Read More

Plenty in store as LGBT+ History Month draws to a close

Plenty in store as LGBT+ History Month draws to a close

WITH LGBT+ History Month drawing to a close, Edward Jones is organising a final push of events to celebrate and create a safe space for students. For all of this week, Jones is collecting names forRead More