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Defence Cuts: 10 year rule again?

Defence Cuts: 10 year rule again?

Opinion October 9, 2011 at 9:36 pm Comments

With Britain’s nuclear program & defence cuts in the news again this week, I’ve noted with interest the fact that Britain’s nuclear program has again escaped the governmental axe. One should not be surprised of course:Read More

UCAC strike over pensions

UCAC strike over pensions

Aberystwyth News October 5, 2011 at 9:21 am Comments

Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru (UCAC) the Welsh Education Union, held a strike on Wednesday 5th October outside their office on Penglais Hill in Aberystwyth (as well as across Wales), to show their discontent at government plansRead More

Fire on Aberystwyth seafront

Aberystwyth News September 27, 2011 at 9:01 pm Comments

A flat on Aberystwyth’s seafront has suffered some minor smoke damage in a fire this evening. The fire started on the ground floor of the property, which is next to the Celtic Bay Hotel. All theRead More

9 men trapped in The Cambria building elevator

9 men trapped in The Cambria building elevator

Aberystwyth News September 27, 2011 at 12:17 am Comments

Approximately at 11.50pm on Monday night, 9 men were rescued by the fire department from an apparently overloaded lift in The Cambria building, Aberystwyth. The lift, designed for 8 people and a maximum of 680kg, hadRead More

Thinking of volunteering? Then look no further than SVA…

Thinking of volunteering? Then look no further than SVA…

Societies September 23, 2011 at 9:04 am Comments

Student Volunteers Aberystwyth(SVA) is based in the Students’ Union and has a full time member of staff and a committee of dedicated volunteers on hand to discuss your needs and help you find that perfect placement. WithRead More

Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO

Technology September 23, 2011 at 9:04 am Comments

On Wednesday 24th August, Steve Jobs wrote to his employees saying that he felt he was no longer able to perform the duties required as the Chief Executive of Apple, a company that has brought soRead More

Green Man Review

Green Man Review

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Are you a cow? Probably not, but if you’ve been to one of the bigger music festivals, like Reading or Leeds or V, chances are you’ve been treated like one. Schiller once said that man isRead More

The Housing Crisis in Aberystwyth

The Housing Crisis in Aberystwyth

Opinion September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

There are no Detroit-style foreclosures in Aberystwyth but it is facing its own kind of housing crisis. Student dissatisfaction is high university accommodation fails once again to meet demand and the private sector, seen by manyRead More

Guild Sabb Interviews

Guild Sabb Interviews

Features, Interviews September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Ben Meakin Guild President Briefly describe your role in the Union As President I organise campaigns to help students in Aberystwyth get the best experience from their time in Aber. This includes everything from working withRead More

Aber Scouts and Guides win fancy dress competition

Societies September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

Aber SSAGO (Student Scout and Guide Organisation) is one of the smaller societies around, but this doesn’t stop us being the best and having a great time. We go climbing, kayaking, walking, snow-tubing, safari-ing, camping, drinking,Read More