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Philanthropist meets beneficiaries of Welsh history scholarship
A philanthropist who donated half a million pounds to his alma mater has visited Aberystwyth University to meet the first postgraduate students to benefit from his generosity.

History students give stamp of approval
Overall satisfaction at the Department of History & Welsh History at Aberystwyth University has been rated at 92% in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) of final year undergraduate students. Published on 9 August 2017, the NSS reveals that 92% of the Department’s students were satisfied with their overall experience compared with the UK average of 84%.

Excellent results for History in NSS 2016
Aberystwyth University’s History Department has achieved an impressive score of 95% for overall student satisfaction in a UK-wide survey - significantly higher than the UK figure of 86%.

Research Fellowship Awarded
Prof. Martyn J. Powell has been awarded a Murial McCarthy Research Fellowship at Dublin’s Marsh’s Library for his project ‘Personal Debt in Georgian Dublin: Marshalseas, Spunging-Houses and the Body Politic’.

Leverhulme Trust grant awarded
Dr David Ceri Jones secures grant for his project on Trans-Atlanic Protestantism