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Hugh Owen Library honour Iris De Freitas with study room

Hugh Owen Library honour Iris De Freitas with study room

News, University News March 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

AS PART of the celebration of International Women’s Day today, the Iris De Freitas study room has been unveiled in the Hugh Owen Library. One of Aberystwyth University’s oldest alumni, De Freitas was the first womanRead More

Pasi Sachiti and Ariel Landegaard with a prototype of Hugh

Aberystwyth robotics students create an innovative way to locate books in the library

News, Technology, University News March 3, 2016 at 10:16 pm Comments

TWO ROBOTICS students from Aberystwyth University have come up with a new innovative way for their fellow students to search for library books at the University – by using a robot. Robotics students Pasi Sachiti andRead More

Kelly Keat addresses Aber Uni Council to fight for Free Wednesdays and fewer fees

Kelly Keat addresses Aber Uni Council to fight for Free Wednesdays and fewer fees

CONTINUING the work done by last year’s Union President and Activities Officer, Kelly Keat is writing to the Aberystwyth University Council, standing up for the student body after polls and calls for Wednesday lectures to beRead More

LIVE: Students’ Union Elections 2016: The Results

LIVE: Students’ Union Elections 2016: The Results

News, University News February 18, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments

Good evening! Tonight we are live from the Students’ Union Main Room where we will be providing coverage of the Students’ Union Elections. The liveblogging team for tonight consists of: Cassie Smyth, Jack Newstead and Stacey Gaenssler.Read More

Aberystwyth graduate named one of Britain’s influential people

Aberystwyth graduate named one of Britain’s influential people

News, University News February 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH graduate, Natasha Devon MBE, has been named as one of Debrett’s 500 most influential people in Britain, and one of the 20 most influential people in Education. Ms Devon studied Psychology at Aberystwyth University and thenRead More

Students’ Union Elections: Confusion and anger at the removal of quad campaigning

Students’ Union Elections: Confusion and anger at the removal of quad campaigning

WITH only 24 hours before voting opens for this year’s Student Union elections, Aberystwyth University staff have begun jet-washing chalk slogans from the campus. There have also been campaign banners taken down and pushed into litterRead More

Students’ Union Elections: Hear from the candidates

Students’ Union Elections: Hear from the candidates

Elections 15/16, News, University News February 15, 2016 at 8:34 pm Comments

THIS WEEK sees the continuation of campaigning for the Students’ Union elections, which has so far seen the concourse steps covered with chalk; posters and stickers being given out; and candidates hosting Q&A sessions. ASM will be interviewingRead More

Photo Credit: Dr Bethan Davies

Antarctic glacier named after Aberystwyth University glaciologist

News, University News February 15, 2016 at 7:00 pm Comments

PROFESSOR Neil Glasser of the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University has recently had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The Glasser Glacier measures around 1500m long and 300m wide. It is located onRead More

The Rev. George Whitfield

George Whitfield’s correspondence bought together for the first time by Aberystywth University’s Dr Ceri Jones

News, University News February 9, 2016 at 8:56 pm Comments

THE KEY FIGURE of evangelical revivalism, George Whitfield (1714-1770), was a prolific preacher during the eighteenth century. Working on both sides of the Atlantic while the United States were still forming and colonies being established, heRead More

Storm Imogen: What’s happened & what’s to come?

Storm Imogen: What’s happened & what’s to come?

SINCE striking the seafront last night, Storm Imogen has been lashing the town with high winds (gusts have almost reached 70mph) and the promenade with a torrent of water. Videos from residents in seafront halls haveRead More