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Bay TV Live Stream of Aber In-Out Debate

Bay TV Live Stream of Aber In-Out Debate

A STUDENT-LED debate is happening tonight in Aber SU regarding the UK Government’s upcoming decision on whether we should leave or remain as part of the EU. ASM will be providing full coverage of the eventRead More

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

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Five signs you’re an Aberystwyth student

Features December 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

WE’RE from Aber and we couldn’t be prouder, but let’s face it – as universities go, Aberystwyth is a bit different. It’s in a small town, up a huge hill, and there are far more coffee shopsRead More

Do students need to be taught laundry skills before essay skills?

Do students need to be taught laundry skills before essay skills?

Features December 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm Comments

BIRMINGHAM City University is ensuring that before students learn equations, essays and deadlines they need to learn some basic homemaking skills first. The university has issued a guide for how to do your laundry after their ownRead More

Essay Mills: a student-friendly service or plagiarising scams?

Essay Mills: a student-friendly service or plagiarising scams?

Features December 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm Comments

WHEN deadlines collide and work piles up, it’s easy to wish there was some fairy godmother to wave a wand and write that essay for you. Well, as with many things, the internet is ready andRead More

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Interview with Kirsty Williams: Welsh Liberal Democrat leader

Features December 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

SATURDAY the 15th of November saw the Welsh Liberal Democrat autumn conference set up shop at our very own Medrus conference facility in the Penbryn building on campus. The event, boasting the ‘highest attendance since records began’Read More

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The Green Bay: Your guide to sustainability (Week 1)

Features December 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

SUSTAINABILITY and becoming environmentally friendly have become well known phrases for everyone these days and we hope to develop on this with this new column. We will be providing you with the latest sustainability news and providing aRead More

Do A-levels prepare students for university learning? 61% of students say No

Do A-levels prepare students for university learning? 61% of students say No

Editors' Pick, Features November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm Comments

A RECENT survey from FutureLearn has found that nearly two in three sixth-form students (61%) do not feel that A-levels have prepared them for the style or level of learning at university. The survey polled 1000Read 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

Pantycelyn is due to close in September 2014.

Pantycelyn to stay open

ABERYSTWYTH University today have agreed to keep Pantycelyn open. The plans to shut the Welsh language halls of residence were announced last year after the final plans for Penglais Farm (Fferm Penglais) were released. Fears wereRead More