Societies

Society Spotlight: Chess Club

Society Spotlight: Chess Club

Features, Societies December 21, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

ONE OF THE newest societies at Aberystwyth is the Chess Club – welcoming everyone from the most advanced players, to someone who doesn’t know their Rook from their Bishop. We spoke to president James Corrigan to findRead More

Society Spotlight: English and Creative Writing

Society Spotlight: English and Creative Writing

Features, Interviews, Societies November 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

BE YOU AN English student or a day-by-day book lover, the English and Creative Writing Society here in Aberystwyth has a lot to offer. Poets and writers might try their hand at a poetry slam or workshop,Read More

Interview: AberPride

Interview: AberPride

Features, Interviews, Societies July 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

AS WE HAVE come to the end of June, LGBT Pride Month, we can look back at a year where LGBT+ affairs have often been in the forefront of global news – the Sochi Olympics and waves ofRead More

Dying For It – student theatre at its best

Dying For It – student theatre at its best

Arts, Local, Societies, Theatre March 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

NEVER let it be mistook, this is student theatre; the staging, whilst impressive for the budget the crew were working on, is still very clearly within a local hall. Some of the doors don’t shut properlyRead More

Exploding Fish make it to Edinburgh Fringe

Exploding Fish make it to Edinburgh Fringe

Arts, Local, Societies August 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm Comments

EXPLODING FISH, Aberystwyth’s own Improvisation Society, are continuing to make a name for themselves and this time on the big stage at Edinburgh Fringe. Performing as the ‘Knights of Improvalot’, in a 50 minute play calledRead More

New Societies Officer elected

New Societies Officer elected

Societies, University News December 2, 2012 at 8:04 pm Comments

MICHAELA Kyrionymou has been elected as the Societies Officer for the rest of the academic year. Kyrionymou, a third year International Politics student, stood uncontested in a by-election for the position, following the resignation of previousRead More

Dead poets and Jäger bombs

Dead poets and Jäger bombs

Societies December 2, 2012 at 8:04 pm Comments

Poets, authors and the more realistic creative writers of Aberystwyth have long been crying out for a society that represents them, a group of like-minded people with whom they can discuss artful things like Keats, TheRead More

Philomusica of Aberystwyth

Societies November 23, 2012 at 3:50 pm Comments

SINCE the late 1980s and the closure of the University’s own orchestra society run by the Department of Music, Philomusica has been Aberystwyth’s only orchestra. Despite having been founded years before, the closure of the MusicRead More

Societies Officer resigns

Societies Officer resigns

Societies, University News October 19, 2012 at 12:45 pm Comments

ABERYSTWYTH Students’ Union Societies Officer, Dakota Dibben, resigned from his position earlier this month. It was only a few weeks into the year that Dibben made the announcement, as he felt that he “shouldn’t have stood” for theRead More

Aber Oxjam 2012: Local volunteers organise a music event for Oxfam

Aber Oxjam 2012: Local volunteers organise a music event for Oxfam

Societies October 19, 2012 at 12:35 pm Comments

ABER Oxjam had been gradually building throughout the past month until the climatic event arrived at the Students’ Union on Thursday 11th October.  The group of volunteers took over Aberystwyth Bandstand on Saturday 29th September withRead More