Meet the Team

Meet your Res. Life Team for 2019/20!

Jonny

Jonny

Name

Jonny Davies

Position

Residence Life Manager

Aber Graduate

Department of International Politics

Hobbies

Skateboarding, football (watching and playing), watching films/tv shows, ParkRun

Favourite film

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Abbie

Abbie

Name

Abbie Corrigan

Degree Subject

BA English Literature

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

Third Year

Hobbies

My hobbies include reading, rock climbing and shopping

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Favourite film: A Little Princess

Favourite show: RuPaul's Drag Race

Favourite book(s)

I have so many, it's impossible to choose! At the moment, it's The Book Thief.

Fun Fact

I'm a big Shakespeare fan and went to see every play the RSC performed this year.

Proudest achievement

Getting a place on my dream graduate scheme!

 

Adrianne

Adrianne

Name

Adrianne Jones

Degree Subject

Computer Science and Mathematics.

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

2nd Year.

Hobbies

Hiking, climbing and some slack lining.

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Films: All of the MCU films

TV: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Favourite book(s)

1984, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and anything written by Douglas Adams.

Fun Fact

I completed the West highland Way this summer.

Proudest achievement

Managing to run a ‘youth tent’ for 12 to 16 year olds for a week without crying.

 

Bethany

Bethany

Name

Bethany Claudia Robinson

Degree Subject

Human Geography

Year of Study

Year 3

Hobbies

Keeping fit and reading

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Favourite TV show is Friends

Favourite book(s)

Pride and Prejudice

Fun Fact

My neighbour is Ryan Jones

Proudest achievement

When I worked in France for 6 weeks in the Summer of 2017

 

Freya

Freya

Name

Freya Salisbury

Degree Subject

Criminology with Applied Psychology

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd Year

Hobbies

Make-up artistry

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Beauty & The Beast, Shrek, Harry Potter, Friends

Favourite book(s)

 

Fun Fact

My younger sister broke my collar bone

Proudest achievement

Getting through my 1st and 2nd year of university, now to make it a hat-trick...

 

Grace

Grace

Name

Grace Coniff

Degree Subject

Psychology

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

Second Year

Hobbies

Hiking, Reading, Swimming,

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Friends, Teen Wolf, Harry Potter, James Bond, Gilmore Girls,

Favourite book(s)

Struck by Lightening, The Phantom Tollbooth, The Land of Stories

Fun Fact

I play the Violin

Proudest achievement

Coming from the US to University in the UK

 

Henry

Henry

Name

Henry Dugmore

Degree Subject

Physical Geography and Computer Science

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

2nd

Hobbies

Sailing and Fencing

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

The Cornetto Trilogy

Favourite book(s)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Fun Fact

I did a 72 hour gaming marathon on just the power of red bull once

Proudest achievement

I was West Midlands regional champion in the RYA Youth RIB championship a few years ago.

 

Khai

Khai

Name

Khai Jackson

Degree Subject

Psychology

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

2nd

Hobbies

Singing, Dacnicing, trips to the theatre

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Game of Thrones, Rick and Morty, Lilo and Stitch

Favourite book(s)

Complete Collection of Shakespeare’s Plays,

Fun Fact

I have been on television 3 times

Proudest achievement

Performing a modernised version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Theatre Severn.

 

Kira

Kira

Name

Kira Paul-Fitton

aka Key

Degree Subject

Computer Science: AI & Robotics

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd (but I did a placement year)

Hobbies

Mody modification i.e. tattoos & piercings

Avid podcast listener

Collector of shoes!

 

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

The Get Down (tv)

Star Trek Discovery (tv)

Moonlight (film)

Favourite book(s)

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Natives: Race and class in the ruin of empire by Akala

Inferior and Superior (both) by Angela Saini

Fun Fact

I am named after a Star Trek character (& I will be very impressed if you can guess which one!)

Proudest achievement

Playing in the England Womens U18 hockey team

 

Lucyna

Lucyna

Name

Lucyna Bielak

Degree Subject

English Literature

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3

Hobbies

I enjoy going out with friends, reading, writing, painting, and going to spin classes with my friend

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

I love Grace and Frankie, Midsomer Murders, and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Favourite book(s)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and To Kill a Mockingbird

Fun Fact

I used to tap dance and got to intermediate level

Proudest achievement

Getting into University to study what I love

 

Matt

Matt

Name

Matt Hughes

Degree Subject

Astrophysics

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd year of study (2nd year of course)

Hobbies

Watching Anime, Playing D&D (Dungeons & Dragons), Playing videos games both online and single player, learning languages, First aid volunteering with St John Ambulance Cymru, cooking

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Films(Inside out, Tangled, Shawn of the dead, hot fuzz, genocidal organ)

TV shows(Black mirror, Mr Robot, Kono Suba, Shield hero, Carole & Tuesday, Game of Thrones, Ambulance)

Favourite book(s)

All you need is Kill, 1984

Fun Fact

I’m currently learning Welsh and hope to move to Wales

Proudest achievement

Getting my Basic First Aider qualification from St John Ambulance Cymru

 

Richard

Richard

Name

Richard Hughes

Degree Subject

Political Studies

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

Third Year

Hobbies

Reading, Gaming, and Walking

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and Designated Survivor

Favourite book(s)

Rangers’ Apprentice, Lareten Crepsly Sag, Throne of Glass series

Fun Fact

I set off Airport security scanners due to having metal pins in my arm

Proudest achievement

Playing County Rugby

 

Robyn

Robyn

Name

Robyn Kirkup

Degree Subject

Equine and Veterinary Bioscience

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd Year Undergraduate

Hobbies

Horse riding, reading and dancing

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Sherlock Holmes

Favourite book(s)

Blood Song

Fun Fact

I enjoy surfing!

Proudest achievement

Raising £1814.22 for charity by doing a 12-hour danceathon.

 

Roisin

Roisin

Name

Roisin Donnelly

Degree Subject

Childhood Studies

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd year

Hobbies

Baking, taking part in St John training and duties.

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Grey's Anatomy

Favourite book(s)

The Charm Bracelet.

Fun Fact

I have been to 17 countries of the world.

Proudest achievement

Is getting the Gasche Award.

 

Sandra

Sandra

Name

Sandra

Degree Subject

Tourism Management

Year of Study (in 2019/20)

3rd Year

Hobbies

Korfball, books and bbqs

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Friends, Game of Thrones, Black Mirror

Favourite book(s)

Harry Potter

Fun Fact

I add japapenos to everything!

Proudest achievement