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Past exam papers available online to help with revisionPast exam papers available online to help with revision

02/04/2018

To access go to https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/past-papers/ and choose the module from your department list.

Past papers are available for most modules for the past 5 years. You will be asked to login with your AU username and password to view. If the past paper you want to view is not there, it is because your department has not made it available to view online.

AStRA: issue using latest version of Java AStRA: issue using latest version of Java

19/04/2018

The latest version of Java (Java 8 update 171) is currently incompatible with AStRA. Please do not apply the latest version until this has been resolved.

Final examination timetable now availableFinal examination timetable now available

30/03/2018

The final examination timetable for semester two is available on the timetabling web site: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/exam-timetable/

Hugh Owen Library: No Card, No Access from Monday 16th AprilHugh Owen Library: No Card, No Access from Monday 16th April

09/04/2018

Following feedback from library users during exam periods, and the exceptionally high demand on space, use of the Hugh Owen Library in the run up to and during the May exam period (Monday 16th April to Saturday 2nd June) is restricted to Aber Card holders only. More information is available on our website: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/hughowen/

Don't rack up library fines - top tipsDon't rack up library fines - top tips

11/04/2018

Here are some tips on how to avoid library fines whether on or off campus online and offline:

  • Set up calendar reminders
  • Return or renew your loans on time
  • Keep track of your loans by logging into Primo to view your Library account
  • Check your University emails regularly for Library messages

More information: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/fines/

Libraries Open on Bank Holiday Mondays in MayLibraries Open on Bank Holiday Mondays in May

04/04/2018

On Bank Holiday Mondays, 7th and 28th May, the libraries will be open with a limited staffed service (as offered weekends and evenings) in the Hugh Owen and Thomas Parry libraries.

  • Hugh Owen Library: Monday 7th & 28th May 24/7 as usual
  • Thomas Parry Library: Monday 7th & 28th May 7:00-22:00
  • Physical Sciences Library: Monday 7th & 28th May 8:30-19:30

Further information http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/opening-hours/

Academy Forum: How do we find out more about students' digital experiences and expectations?Academy Forum: How do we find out more about students' digital experiences and expectations?

12/04/2018

The next Academy Forum will be held on the 25th April (14.10-15:00) with a session exploring students’ digital experiences and expectations. Staff and students are welcome to attend. Click here to book your place. Email elearning@aber.ac.uk for further information.

Hugh Owen Library EL6 computer room closed 31st May 2018Hugh Owen Library EL6 computer room closed 31st May 2018

11/04/2018

To accommodate a large online exam, Information Services will be temporarily closing the Hugh Owen Library EL6 computer room on Thursday 31st May 2018.


Computers will be available to students in the following locations:

  • Level F Hugh Owen Library (main floor and Tom Lloyd silent study suite)
  • Level E Hugh Owen Library (group study area and Iris de Freitas Room)
  • Level D Hugh Owen Library
  • Physical Sciences Library
  • Students' Union
  • Cledwyn, Llandinam, Penbryn 5 and Physical Sciences buildings
  • Rosser and Pentre Jane Morgan
  • Old College and Llanbadarn Campus


To see the numbers of computers available in each location, take a look at: www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/computers/rooms/availability/

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Celebrate World Book Day 2018 with an englynCelebrate World Book Day 2018 with an englyn

01/03/2018

To celebrate World Book Day on the 1 March, Information Services will be holding an Englyn competition, with free books for the winners. You can also tweet us your best englynion using #aberenglyn, or write them along with your Aber username on the pink forms you see on Level D Hugh Owen Library and in the Thomas Parry Library and put them in a suggestion box. Closing date for entries is 23 April. The winners will be announced on 24 April.

Blackboard, Panopto and Turnitin Unavailable: Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018Blackboard, Panopto and Turnitin Unavailable: Tuesday 3rd to Thursday 5th July 2018

28/03/2018

Blackboard will be unavailable for use between Tuesday 3rd July and Thursday 5th July 2018 for annual summer maintenance work. During this time, Panopto and Turnitin will also be unavailable.

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Call for proposals: The 6th Annual Learning and Teaching ConferenceCall for proposals: The 6th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

19/03/2018

Staff, postgraduate teaching assistants, and students are invited to submit proposals for the 6th Annual Aberystwyth University Learning and Teaching Conference held 11th-13th September 2018. Submit and view the call for proposals here. If you have any queries, please email autel@aber.ac.uk.  

ICT Service disruption on Tuesday morningsICT Service disruption on Tuesday mornings

28/06/2017

A reminder that Information Services carries out essential maintenance on the University’s ICT services on Tuesday mornings. Access to all services, including email and web access, must be considered "At Risk" between 7am and 10am. Further information at: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/94 We apologise for any inconvenience.