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Aberystwyth club review

Aberystwyth club review

Food and Drink September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

With 30 pubs and 3 nightclubs, in Aberystwyth you’re never more than five minutes away from a drink! The large variety of pubs and clubs offer different atmospheres and you will soon decide your personal favoriteRead More

To go or not to go? The dilemma of whether to travel with your parents

To go or not to go? The dilemma of whether to travel with your parents

Travel September 23, 2011 at 9:00 am Comments

I love my parents. They give me respect, advice and support, but most fun of all, free holidays. What’s the catch? I have to go with them. Being 20 and holidaying with your parents is notRead More

How to visit your mates in…  London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

How to visit your mates in… London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff

Travel September 23, 2011 at 8:45 am Comments

So its fresher’s week and you’ve just arrived in Aberystwyth for the first time. It’s lovely, it’s by the sea and you are finally independent and at University. But perhaps your best mate is studying inRead More

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