Aberystwyth University hosts third David Trotter memorial lecture

19 October 2018

Dr Laura Wright from the University of Cambridge will deliver the third David Trotter Memorial Lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 25 October 2018.

A Reader in English Language, Dr Wright will lecture on ‘A Christmas tradition that you will probably not wish to revive’.

Aberystwyth computer scientist recognised at Suffrage Science awards

08 October 2018

The pioneering work of an Aberystwyth University computer scientists in promoting the role of women in computing will be acknowledged at a special ceremony in London today, Monday 8 October.

Dr Hannah Dee is one of eleven leading female mathematicians and computer scientists to be recognised at the second Suffrage Science Awards for Mathematics and Computing which take place at the British Library.

Aberystwyth University launches new Sociology degree

05 October 2018

Aberystwyth University is launching a single-honours’ degree in Sociology, with students being recruited for 2019-20 entry.

The degree will be ‘housed’ within the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences and will make the most of the strong connections that exist between the disciplines of Sociology and Human Geography.

First Minister launches International Politics centenary year

27 September 2018

The First Minister of Wales is to launch a series of high-profile lectures to mark the centenary of the Department of international Politics at Aberystwyth University.

In a keynote address entitled ‘Towards a Better Union: Past, Present and Post Brexit prospects for the UK’, Carwyn Jones AM will analyse the challenges posed by the UK’s departure from the European Union.

Aber scoops top teaching accolade for second time

21 September 2018

Aberystwyth University has been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality for the second year running.

It’s the first time a university has been given the prestigious award for a second consecutive year by The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide, which is published on Sunday 23 September 2018.


Plans for a new national radio spectrum research centre to support fourth industrial revolution

18 September 2018

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns MP delivered the keynote speech at a special focus event at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 18 September 2018, convened to explore establishing a pioneering new UK innovation and research facility in Mid Wales.

Landscape detectives meet at Aberystwyth University

31 August 2018

Geomorphologists from around the world will convene in Aberystwyth in September as Wales hosts the discipline’s top annual UK academic gathering for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Aberystwyth top university for student satisfaction in Wales

27 July 2018

Aberystwyth University students are amongst the most satisfied in Wales and in the UK as a whole, according to the annual National Student Survey (NSS) published today Friday 27 July 2018.

The latest NSS results show that overall satisfaction amongst students at Aberystwyth University stands at 90% - seven percentage points higher than the average UK figure of 83%

TEF Gold award for Aberystwyth University

25 June 2018

Aberystwyth University has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) published today Wednesday 6 June 2018.

The University achieved the TEF’s top rating for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for students, of the highest quality found in the UK.

League table climb continues for Aberystwyth University

29 May 2018

Aberystwyth University’s progress in university league tables continues with the publication of the 2019 edition of The Guardian University Guide.

Aberystwyth University is this year’s highest climber, up 36 places into the top 50 in the UK, and second position in Wales.

Aberystwyth academic awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship

14 January 2019

A new study by an Aberystwyth University historian is set to look at why disparate parts of Europe came up with common narratives over 800 years ago.

Aberystwyth scientist to appear on the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

28 December 2018

A scientist from Aberystwyth University is set to appear in the 2018 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures which will be broadcast on BBC 4 between Christmas and the New Year.

Aberystwyth University’s Director of Music conducting in Ukraine

30 January 2019

Aberystwyth University’s Director of Music is appearing as guest conductor with one of Ukraine’s foremost symphony orchestras at a concert in Ukraine on Friday 1 February 2019.

Gene-editing tool shown to limit impact of certain parasitic diseases

16 January 2019

A parasitologist at Aberystwyth University is one of a worldwide team of researchers that has used a gene-editing tool to limit the impact of schistosomiasis, an illness that affects more than a quarter of a billion people in Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.


GREAT Scholarships for Malaysian students to study at Aberystwyth

21 November 2018

Aberystwyth University is one of five UK Universities to have partnered with the British Council to offer scholarship opportunities to Malaysian students.

New York’s Tribeca Film Festival beckons for Aberystwyth students

09 February 2018

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

Public lecture: ‘A Hundred Years’ Crisis? In defence of globalism and International Relations’

27 January 2019

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, will deliver a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 7 February 2019, as part of the Department of International Politics Centenary Speakers Series.