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Aberystwyth students set for international performance design festival
A group of Drama, Theatre and Performance Design students from Aberystwyth University will have an unrivalled opportunity to work alongside global artists, designers and theatre makers at a world-renowned festival in Czechia this month.
UAB student gospel choir to perform at Aberystwyth
Students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will perform at Aberystwyth Bandstand at 2pm on Sunday 4 June as guests of Aberystwyth University.
£1 million pea protein research aims to cut soya imports
A new £1 million project will research new varieties of peas to reduce the UK's reliance on soya imports, it has been announced today.
Eurig Salisbury appointed Town Bard for Aberystwyth
Lecturer in Creative Writing and award-winning poet, Eurig Salisbury, has been appointed as Aberystwyth's first ever Town Bard (Bardd y Dref).