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Old College library protest

Old College library protest

University News October 18, 2011 at 9:33 pm Comments

DESPITE much hype on the Facebook event, the protest against the closure of the Old College Library only managed to attract around 20 people, at its height, despite having 76 confirmed attendees on the group.  InRead More

UCAC strike over pensions

UCAC strike over pensions

Aberystwyth News October 5, 2011 at 9:21 am Comments

Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (UCAC) the Welsh Education Union, held a strike on Wednesday 5th October outside their office on Penglais Hill in Aberystwyth (as well as across Wales), to show their discontent at government plansRead More

Fire on Aberystwyth seafront

Aberystwyth News September 27, 2011 at 9:01 pm Comments

A flat on Aberystwyth’s seafront has suffered some minor smoke damage in a fire this evening. The fire started on the ground floor of the property, which is next to the Celtic Bay Hotel. All theRead More

9 men trapped in The Cambria building elevator

9 men trapped in The Cambria building elevator

Aberystwyth News September 27, 2011 at 12:17 am Comments

Approximately at 11.50pm on Monday night, 9 men were rescued by the fire department from an apparently overloaded lift in The Cambria building, Aberystwyth. The lift, designed for 8 people and a maximum of 680kg, hadRead More

University to 2011 freshers: please don’t come to Aberystwyth

University News September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Aberystwyth University has made an effort to highlight the availability of an increased bursary next year for non-UK students, in order to encourage them to defer entry until 2012, as it faces a substantial increase in demand forRead More

Battle of the Bus cards

Battle of the Bus cards

Aberystwyth News, University News September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

ARRIVA announce 350% increase in price of bus card, MWT offer rival card for a third of the price Arriva Buses Wales caused outrage amongst Aber students earlier this month by announcing a price hike forRead More

University accommodation crisis solution – bunkbeds

University accommodation crisis solution – bunkbeds

University News September 6, 2011 at 8:50 pm Comments

THE UNIVERSITY Accommodation Office, struggling with what it calls “a significant increase in student applications” coupled with “higher than average A level passes”, has announced that it will resort to bunkrooms in much of its accommodation. “TheRead 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