Senate Membership

For the 2018 - 2019 academic year, the membership of Senate is as follows:



Professor Elizabeth T Treasure

Pro Vice-Chancellors

Professor Neil Glasser (until 31.07.2022)
Dr Anwen Jones (until 31.12.2018)
Professor Qiang Shen (until 31.07.2022)
Professor Chris Thomas (until 31.12.2021)
Professor Tim Woods (until 31.07.2022)

Chair of Aberystwyth University Branch of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

Dr Elin Royles

Head of Graduate School

Professor Reyer Zwiggelaar


Academic Departmental Representatives

Professor Robert Meyrick, Art
Dr Hazel Davey, Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Dr Gordon Allison, Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Mr Nigel Hardy, Computer Science
Professor Malcolm Thomas, Education
Dr Guy Baron, Modern Languages
Professor Paul Brewer, Geography and Earth Sciences
Professor Phillipp Schofield, History and Welsh History
Dr Maria Plotnikova, Business
Professor Richard Beardsworth, International Politics
Dr Ola Olusanya, Law and Criminology
Dr Gwion Evans, Mathematics
Dr Victoria Wright , Psychology
Dr Ffion Jones, Theatre, Film and Television Studies
Dr Simon Rodway, Welsh and Celtic Studies
Prof Eleri Pryse, Physics
Dr Louise Marshall, English and Creative Writing
Dr Sarah Higgins, Information Management, Libraries and Archives
Mr John Morgan, International English Centre

Student Members

Ms Meg Hatfield, Academic Affairs Officer
Mr Brice Wight, Union President
Ms Anna Wyn Jones, UMCA President

Non-academic Representatives

Mr Tim Davies, Information Services
Ms Louise Jagger, Development and Alumni Relations



To assist members with their work on Aberystwyth University’s Senate, the University Secretary has produced a handbook brininging together key information from a number of sources. This document is continually updated as necessary, with the latest version always available via this web page.