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Student Sports Survey returns for 2016

COMING back for a second year is the ASM Student Sports Survey. Following a mixed year in BUCS for the university as a whole and a second away loss to Bangor at Varsity we would likeRead More

Pantycelyn Residence. Credit: Rebecca James

Pantycelyn Project Board finish report detailing the future of Welsh speaking halls

PANTYCELYN Project Board, which is coordinating the development of plans for the provision of designated Welsh medium accommodation and social spaces at Aberystwyth University, has completed its report in line with the timetable agreed in JuneRead More

Bay TV Live Stream of Aber In-Out Debate

Bay TV Live Stream of Aber In-Out Debate

A STUDENT-LED debate is happening tonight in Aber SU regarding the UK Government’s upcoming decision on whether we should leave or remain as part of the EU. ASM will be providing full coverage of the eventRead More

ASM Liveblogs….Aber INOUT EU Referendum Debate

ASM Liveblogs….Aber INOUT EU Referendum Debate

News, University News April 28, 2016 at 7:29 pm Comments

Tonight we are coming to you live from the Aberystwyth INOUT EU Referendum Debate, hosted by the Aber “IN” campaign and the UKIP and pro-Brexit campaign. The event is due to start at 7:30pm, there are lotsRead More

Aberystwyth Student Media joins national student survey on racism campaign

Aberystwyth Student Media joins national student survey on racism campaign

ABERYSTWYTH Student Media are adding their names to a list of student newspapers across the UK participating in a national student survey on racism, following an incident at Warwick University on the 5th April 2016. OnRead More

Aberystwyth University students host debate about Britain’s membership of the EU

Aberystwyth University students host debate about Britain’s membership of the EU

News, University News April 25, 2016 at 7:08 pm Comments

ON THE 28th April 2016, Aberystwyth University students will lead a debate about Britain’s membership of the European Union. The debate will be hosted by the Aber ‘IN’ Campaign and UKIP Aberystwyth Uni and pro-Brexit Campaigners inRead More

Dr Jones has been awarded Doctorates by the Universities of Sussex, Leuven, Brussels, Wales, Ireland and the Open University and holds Fellowships from Swansea, Trinity, Glyndwr, Glamorgan, Westminster and the Institute of Education, Scotland.  He received the award of the Gold Medal from the Republic of Italy for services to education and culture and has been awarded the CMG. 

InterPol hosts Institute of Welsh Politics annual lecture on ‘Wales in Europe’ ahead of EU referendum

News, University News April 10, 2016 at 1:16 pm Comments

THE INSTITUTE of Welsh Politics (IWP) holds its 16th annual lecture this term on Wednesday 20th April and in Aberystwyth University’s very own International Politics building. Giving this year’s address entitled ‘Reflections of Wales in Europe’Read More

Amnesty International Society to host a discussion about “Human Rights and the Body: The Zika Virus”

Amnesty International Society to host a discussion about “Human Rights and the Body: The Zika Virus”

News, University News April 9, 2016 at 2:46 pm Comments

ON THE 13th April 2016 the Amnesty International Society is hosting a discussion titled, “Human Rights and the Body: The Zika Virus”. The event will begin at 6pm and will be held in the Main HallRead More

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

Left to right: Chris Loftus, Mary Jacob, Dr Hannah Dee, Dr David Whitworth, Dr Neil McEwan, Dr Marco Arkesteijn, Dr David Wilcockson and Alison Pierse with Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Grattan

Comp Sci and IBERS modules voted best in university’s annual rankings

News, University News April 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm Comments

EACH year the Exemplary Course Awards, established by Aberystwyth University’s IS E-learning Group, recognises the best modules being taught in its annual rankings. This time two Computer Science modules and one from IBERS were highest, but itRead More