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Dancesport's Vicky Hawkins and Santhosh Kannan competing at the Empress Ballroom in March 2015.

Spotlight on… Dancesport!

Sport, University Sport October 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

EACH edition of The Courier, we’re turning our focus on a different club, bringing in members for an interview and finding out more about the people that make up Tim/Team Aber. This month it’s Dancesport, withRead More

AMRU at Vicargae fields, undoubtedly the scene of many wins to come this season.
Credit: Carl Barnes.

AUMR and life as a player

Sport, University Sport October 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

THIS year sees the return of Aberystwyth men’s rugby union team, and with it comes the promise of a great year and a great season for the squad. And with the world cup kicking off onRead More

Owen Howells in action.
Credit: Melissa Sarson.

Get to know: Rugby Union

Sport, University Sport October 3, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

Owen Howells  (The new BNOC) Aged 21 Height: 6’1”  Weight: 118kg   Position: Tight head Prop (1st XV Captain) Likes: KFC, Game of Thrones, scrums, the gym and Star Wars. Dislikes: Mushrooms, English Rugby, Penglais Hill, WednesdayRead More

Ruairi Willis for AFC Gwatch in the Consolation Cup final 2015.
Credit: Tomos Nolan.

DIGS: It’s like football…

Sport, University Sport October 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

Are you looking for a chance to play some football with your friends outside of the commitments of Wednesday BUCS fixtures? Do you want to join a team in the biggest club at the university? Do youRead More

A decision is yet to be made regarding the proposed changes to university sports facilities by consultants KKP. 
Credit: Tomos Nolan

AberSU switch to Akuma for kit in 2015/16

News, Sport, Students' Union News, University Sport September 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

THIS summer, Aber Students’ Union officers have agreed a deal with kit manufacturers Akuma to supply Tim/Team Aber clubs. By the academic year 2016/17, the union hope to have all clubs and societies in the newRead More

Student Sport Survey 2015

Student Sport Survey 2015

Sport, University Sport May 1, 2015 at 3:23 pm Comments

FOLLOWING a disappointing result during Varsity 2015 in Bangor, Aber Student Media Sports decided to see what the opinions of student athletes at Aberystwyth University regarding sports at the University are. Please fill in the survey andRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s 2nd and Women’s 1st Badminton

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s 2nd and Women’s 1st Badminton

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 May 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

TENSIONS ran high for both sides throughout the day’s first badminton matches, as the rivalry between Aberystwyth and Bangor ran rampant. With Double and Single rotations for both teams being played at the same time, watchingRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Fencing

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Fencing

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 May 1, 2015 at 3:00 am Comments

FRESHERS in Aberystwyth were introduced to the university fencing team onstage at September’s Sports Fair, where they performed a sparring demonstration in front of new students. The fencers didn’t hold back even in that setting, andRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s Badminton 1sts

Varsity 2015 Match Report: Men’s Badminton 1sts

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm Comments

THIS year’s badminton matches at Varsity heated up when the Men’s first team took to the nets. Contenders in their BUCS league and regulars in the Mid-Wales badminton series, Aberystwyth’s badminton club performed well after aRead More

Varsity 2015 Match Report: The Women show how rugby is played in Aber

Varsity 2015 Match Report: The Women show how rugby is played in Aber

Sport, University Sport, Varsity 2015 April 29, 2015 at 4:30 pm Comments

THE WOMEN’S rugby match was the only rugby match of the day, due to suspensions of Aber Rugby Union and Bangor Rugby League teams. This meant the girls had to represent Aberystwyth rugby, and it isRead More