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Student Volunteers at Aberystwyth University

Student volunteers from Aberystwyth University helped reopen a new path through Penglais Nature Park in 2017.

Aberystwyth University students are set to take part for the first time in the National Student Volunteering Week 2018 which starts today, Monday 19 February.

Looking forward to things is good for you, so plan for your next treat

Writing in The Conversation, Nigel Holt, Professor in Pyschology, discusses how anticipating a future event is just as good for you as the thing itself.

New appointments to Old College project

Looking at plans for the Old College are (left to right) Dr Rhodri Llwyd Morgan, Pro Vice-Chancellor; Nia Davies, Old College Co-ordinating Officer; Lyn Hopkins, Lead Architect, Lawray architects; Chris Evans, Director, Lawray Architects; Andrea Pennock, Director of Estates; Jim O’Rourke, Old College Project Manager; Louise Jagger, Director of Development and Alumni Relations and Andrew Thomas Estates Improvements Manager ‘Historic Buildings’.

Aberystwyth University has announced two major appointments as part of its ambitious plans to redevelop the Old College as a heritage and cultural centre.

Aberystwyth University supports new and upcoming Welsh bands

Aberystwyth University is the main sponsor for one of the biggest events on the Welsh rock and pop scene calendar, which is being held this weekend in Aberystwyth.

Pioneering Japanese composer to work at Aberystwyth University

Toshimaru Nakamura

Japanese works from Aberystwyth University’s renowned ceramics collection are set to provide the inspiration for an experimental music project led by a leading Japanese sound artist.

Reducing nitrogen pollution from dairy production

The CowficieNcy project will provide tools that can help the dairy industry shift towards more efficient and less polluting production methods

Scientists at Aberystwyth University are leading a new international research project to find ways of reducing nitrogen pollution from dairy production.

New York’s Tribeca Film Festival beckons for Aberystwyth students

Left to Right: Dylan Jones, Alumni Engagement & Individual Giving Manager; Dr Anwen Jones, Head of the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies; students Julia Pawlikowska and Agata Rafalska who will be heading to the Tribec Film Festival with Dr Greg Bevan, Lecturer in Film and Media Practice; and Hayley Goddard Individual Giving Officer at Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth University students will rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in film and cinema when they attend one of the world’s leading film festivals in April.

Three Aberystwyth University students appointed ambassadors for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has recruited new student ambassadors for 2018, with three appointed from Aberystwyth University.

UK’s leading Apple programmer’s conference announces 2018 dates

Delegates at iOSDevUK 2017 represented 30 nationalities world-wide. Image: John Gilbey

iOSDevUK, the UK’s leading conference for Apple software developers, will be returning to Aberystwyth in September 2018.

New Director for Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Dafydd Rhys

Aberystwyth University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dafydd Rhys as Director of Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Iolo Williams opens Wallace exhibition

Naturalist and tv presenter Iolo Williams will officially open the Wallace: The Forgotten Evolutionist? exhibition on 8 February 2018.

An exhibition featuring the ground-breaking work of a remarkable Welshman who discovered the process of evolution by natural selection alongside Charles Darwin, opens at the Old College on Thursday 8 February 2018.

Aberystwyth graduate wins Royal Television Society Wales student award

Meleri Morgan, whose film Dwy Chwaer a Brawd (Two Sisters and a Brother) has won the RTS Wales award for best Factual film.

An observational documentary by Aberystwyth University graduate is one of five winners at the 2018 Royal Television Society Wales Centre Student Television Awards.

Miloš Zeman's victory in Czech presidential election is another setback for Western liberalism

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jan Ruzicka, Lecturer in International Politics and Security Studies, discusses the relection of Miloš Zeman as President of the Czech Republic.

Aberystwyth University in Stonewall Top 100

Left to right: Celebrating Aberystwyth University’s success in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index are Dan Steward, Staff LGBT Network Member; Susan Chambers, Director of Human Resources; Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Vice-Chancellor; Rebecca Davies, Pro Vice Chancellor; Ruth Fowler, Communications and Equalities Officer and Bob McIntyre, Staff LGBT Network Member.

Aberystwyth University is one of the UK’s top 100 employers for inclusivity in the workplace, according to a report published today, Wednesday 31 January 2018.

New report highlights contribution of universities to the Welsh economy

Penglais Campus

Universities in Wales contribute over £5b and support almost 50,000 jobs according to an independent report published today, Wednesday 31 January 2018.

Royal Society of Biology Accreditation for IBERS courses

Aberystwyth University has received Royal Society of Biology (RSB) Accreditation for twenty undergraduate bioscience courses.