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Welsh government encourage universities to drop fees

National News, University News April 24, 2012 at 1:06 pm Comments

Following the decision of Britain’s coalition government last year to increase tuition fees to £9,000, the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (Hefcw)  is now encouraging Welsh universities to drop their tuition fees. To date the UniversityRead More

Student protests in UK universities

Student protests in UK universities

National News, News March 21, 2012 at 11:30 pm Comments

WEDNESDAY 14th March saw student protests across the UK, organised by the National Union of Students as part of a ‘Come Clean Week of Action’. The week of protests, lobbying and debate took place in order forRead More

Guild president stands down from Welsh National Executive Committee

National News, University News February 28, 2012 at 1:29 pm Comments

Guild of Students president Ben Meakin has today resigned from the NUS Wales National Executive Committee (WNEC) amidst allegations of misconduct following the annual Women’s Superteams sporting event last weekend. Meakin was pictured in The AcademyRead More

Media confused about “mystery” shark

Media confused about “mystery” shark

Aberystwyth News, National News November 3, 2011 at 6:58 pm Comments

Both the Daily Mail and the BBC have apparently been completely confused as to how a shark could possibly have made its way to Aberystwyth’s seafront road earlier this week. The Daily Mail’s article, written byRead More

Aber Student Jailed for Looting

Aber Student Jailed for Looting

AN ABERYSTWYTH student has been jailed for 16 months after pleading guilty to burglary during the riots last week in Manchester. Conrad McGrath, 21, of Stockport, studies English Literature and Creative Writing. He was caught lootingRead More

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National News, News, Sport, Technology June 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm Comments

In recent weeks and months, a relatively unused legal implement has been making headlines for protecting the private lives of the rich and famous from media intrusion. The Super injunction as its known, allows anyone withRead More

Hospitalised Student Protester charged with violent disorder

National News, News June 17, 2011 at 2:01 pm Comments

20-year old philosophy student Alfie Meadows and 11 others have been charged with violent disorder for their actions during last December’s tuition fees protest in London. Middlesex University student Meadows needed brain surgery after he wasRead More

2012 Complete University Guide table published

National News, University News June 17, 2011 at 1:55 pm Comments

Aberysytwyth University has dropped two positions in the 2012 Complete University Guide compared to its 2011 position and with a new ranking of 49, comes very close to dropping out of the top 50. The independentRead More