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Free Wednesday afternoons for students could soon become a reality

Free Wednesday afternoons for students could soon become a reality

THE RELEASE of a new university policy draft indicates that Wednesday afternoons will be reserved for sport and other student experience activities if approved by the Academic Board. The draft policy, titled: ‘Academic Timetabling and RoomRead More

Protest takes place over Pantycelyn closure: LIVE

Protest takes place over Pantycelyn closure: LIVE

PROTESTS are under way over the potential closure of Pantycelyn Halls. The protest is in reaction to recent developments regarding the future of the Hall after it was revealed that the Halls may close for a year inRead More

Protest against Pantycelyn closure to take place today

Protest against Pantycelyn closure to take place today

Follow live updates from the protest here. UMCA, Aberystwyth’s Welsh Language Students’ Union have announced that there will be a peaceful protest outside the Visualisation Centre today, where the Finance and Strategy committee is held. ProtestersRead More

BREAKING: Pantycelyn to close

BREAKING: Pantycelyn to close

PANTYCELYN is to close for a year in order for the University to undertake electrical work. There is no guarantee that it will re-open. UMCA have arranged an emergency meeting for 4pm today in Lolfa PantycelynRead More

Students vote in favour of opt-out system for Bibles

Students vote in favour of opt-out system for Bibles

STUDENTS have voted in favour of a motion regarding whether bibles should be in student halls in the first ever all-student vote. On the 30th April, Aberystwyth Students’ Union opened the first ever all student vote toRead More

Liberal Democrats retain Ceredigion despite national collapse

Liberal Democrats retain Ceredigion despite national collapse

AFTER a tight and sometimes controversial election campaign, Liberal Democrat incumbent Mark Williams was returned as the Member of Parliament for the Ceredigion constituency.  Williams beat Plaid Cymru’s Mike Parker with a reduced majority of 3067,Read More

General Election Day: A Guide

General Election Day: A Guide

THE DAY IS nearly here, one that has been hanging over us all like a vaguely dull and tedious ghost for the past few months: Thursday May 7th 2015 – election day. But what actually happensRead More

Students’ Union Releases Boxing Statement

Students’ Union Releases Boxing Statement

News, Sport, Students' Union News May 6, 2015 at 10:46 am Comments

ABERYSTWYTH University Students’ Union released a statement on Tuesday evening outlining the rationale behind their decision to not show the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao last Saturday.  This decision was made after theRead More

Student Referendum on Bibles in Halls of Residence

Student Referendum on Bibles in Halls of Residence

Aberystwyth News, News, Students' Union News April 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments

THE FIRST all student vote begins today in Aber to decide whether bibles should be placed in university halls of residences.   An All Student Vote is where each and every student has the chance toRead More

English and Creative Writing named Department of the Year at SLTAs

English and Creative Writing named Department of the Year at SLTAs

News, Students' Union News, University News April 25, 2015 at 7:04 pm Comments

THIS year’s Student-led Teaching Awards (SLTAs) were held on Friday 24th April, with the Department of English and Creative Writing being announced as the Department of the Year. The SLTAs are in their fourth year this yearRead More