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Comparing festivals

Music September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Hannah Clarke had a great time at this year’s Glastonbury, where Beth Garden tells us that you don’t necessarily need to have heard a lot about a festival before heading out and having just as goodRead More

University to 2011 freshers: please don’t come to Aberystwyth

University News September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

Aberystwyth University has made an effort to highlight the availability of an increased bursary next year for non-UK students, in order to encourage them to defer entry until 2012, as it faces a substantial increase in demand forRead More

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Picture The Scene: The Uncertain Future of the Welsh Music Scene

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 8:15 am Comments

Those of you familiar with Welsh culture, you will already be aware that the yearly National Eisteddfod was held over the summer, this year situated on the outskirts of Wrexham.  For those of you who haveRead More

Summer Cinema Review

Summer Cinema Review

Arts, Film September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Just as is the case every summer, the general population was faced with a myriad of different cinematic worlds to hide away from the sun (read: rain) in. The summer months provide us with the longestRead More

It’s been a long time coming

Opinion September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

So you’ve just been accepted to the delightful seaside university town of Aberystwyth, just you, the sea, the sun (okay…maybe not) and 8000 other students. It all sounds so good and to be fair it isRead More

Pro Vice-Chancellor: “It’s been an exceptional year”

Pro Vice-Chancellor: “It’s been an exceptional year”

Features, Interviews September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

Pro Vice Chancellor Rebecca Davies has opened up on the accommodation situation in an exclusive interview with the Courier. Davies admitted that the University was caught out this year – and that they only realised thatRead More

Welsh Rock

Arts, Music September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

In the past decades Wales has become one of the main producers of rock bands. Bands like Lostprophets, Stereophonics and Manic Street Preachers are just a few of the bands Wales has managed to raise. Wales,Read More

Battle of the Bus cards

Battle of the Bus cards

Aberystwyth News, University News September 23, 2011 at 8:00 am Comments

ARRIVA announce 350% increase in price of bus card, MWT offer rival card for a third of the price Arriva Buses Wales caused outrage amongst Aber students earlier this month by announcing a price hike forRead More

Why should you finally invest in an e-reader this year?

Technology September 9, 2011 at 2:37 pm Comments

It seems like people are reluctant to buy an e-reader. They are usually dubious about the screen of the electronic device and its cost. For sure, it is not the same as reading a good oldRead More

University accommodation crisis solution – bunkbeds

University accommodation crisis solution – bunkbeds

University News September 6, 2011 at 8:50 pm Comments

THE UNIVERSITY Accommodation Office, struggling with what it calls “a significant increase in student applications” coupled with “higher than average A level passes”, has announced that it will resort to bunkrooms in much of its accommodation. “TheRead More