News & Events

For services and systems updates, visit our IS Services Updates blog

Networks Upgrade Disruption


This work is required to introduce new high speed network equipment and to reconfigure network devices to work with this hardware.

4th June – 07:00hrs to 10:00hrs – Top half of Penglais Campus (Hugh Owen/Arts Centre/Parry Williams/Top of Campus residences, etc)

6th June – 08:00hrs to 11:00hrs – PJM

11th June – 07:00hrs to 10:00hrs – Routing changes affecting the whole of campus.

13thJune – 08:00hrs to 11:00hrs – PFR (Penglais Farm)

18th June – 07:00hrs to 10:00hrs – Bottom half of Penglais (Physical Sciences/Llandinam Building/Ed Llwyd, etc)

20th June – 08:00 to 11:00hrs – Gogerddan Campus

4th July – 08:00 to 11:00hrs – Removal of old equipment

6th July – 08:00 to 11:00hrs – Removal of old equipment

Maintenance windows are wide to allow for testing, and time to revert if we find any issues.

Hugh Owen Library summer opening hours


Do you have study or research plans in Aber this summer?

The Hugh Owen Library will be open throughout June and July from 8.30am - 10pm 7 days a week.  

In August the Hugh Owen Library will be open from 8.30am - 5.30pm Mon-Fri.

You can check the opening hours of the Hugh Owen and Physical Sciences Library online here:

New look Level E - EL6 computer room closing 20th May


This summer, Level E (2nd floor) of the Hugh Owen Library will be changing.

We will be moving staff and student spaces around to create a larger student space and more study spaces in the southwest corner of the library. The new student study area will have views over the town to the sea and will include 6 new group study rooms.

For more details on the changes, including key dates and maps of the areas that will change, please visit our Level E changes webpage 

Are you graduating? What happens next


If you're leaving us this summer, you may be wondering what you need to do next.

Firstly, please return all of your library loans (here's how). 

Then here are some more handy FAQs that should answer all of your questions!

If you've got any other questions or issues, please get in touch on


Preparing for exams


Exam time is nearly here. Check out the revision and preparing for exams stand on Level D, Hugh Owen Library. You’ll find lots of practical advice and resources on a wide range of important skills, including:

  • revising effectively
  • managing your time
  • tackling exam questions

Take a look at the revision and exam top 20 tips as recommended by fellow students.

Further advice and guidance available on AberSkills – Revision and Exams:

Thanks for your feedback - Blackboard Learn Ultra


Thank you to everyone who has taken time to share their thoughts on Blackboard Learn Ultra over the last week by survey and by focus group. We have learnt a lot from your experiences, what’s good and what could be better. Keep your eyes peeled for some improvements!

Congratulations to the randomly chosen winner of the LED desk lamp, Claire Pittman.

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit sessions - 30 May



30/05 E-learning Essentials: Introduction to Component Marks Transfer (Online)

Times/ booking 

Food and drink in the Library


You can bring hot and cold drinks in containers with lids and (not greasy or smelly) cold food into the Library.

You cannot bring any hot food, takeaway food that has gone cold nor alcohol in.

We will ask you to take your food out of the library if you break these rules. Please be considerate of the Library and the other people who use it.

Our policy in full:

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit sessions - 16 May



16/05 Generative AI Discussion Forum (L&T Online)

Times/ booking 

Annual Learning and Teaching Conference: Keynote Speaker Announcement


The Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit is pleased to announce their keynote speaker for this year’s Annual Learning and Teaching Conference.

Professor Lisa Taylor from the University of East Anglia will be joining us. For further information, to book your place, or to submit a proposal, see our blogpost.