Open office software launched

16 November 2006

A new free bilingual office software suite has been launched by Mercator. Agored has been developed with support from the EU, National Assembly Government, S4C and the Welsh Language Board.

Welsh ancestry to go online

01 November 2006

Related to Owain Glyndwr or Henry Tudor? The Department of Welsh has been awarded £300,000 to create an online database of Welsh genealogy between 300 and 1500AD.

Llanbadarn Student Residences

03 November 2006

A review of student accommodation on the University's Llanbadarn campus has concluded that the residences there have reached the end of their working life and will close at the end of June 2007.

Bus service clocks up 2000 students

23 November 2006

AHA, the University's travel permit for students, has clocked up 2000 registered users since the beginning of this academic year and the number of journeys taken every week has topped 6000.

The End of Impunity?

03 November 2006

In the week that Saddam Hussein is expected to be sentenced to death, Justice Geoffrey Robertson QC will discuss whether his trial has been fair and his sentence justifiable. He delivers the Lord Morris Memorial Lecture on Wednesday 8 November.

The Importance of Space Science for Living Today

06 November 2006

Dr Jøran Moen from the Department of Physics at the University of Oslo in Norway will be at Aberystwyth on Wednesday 8 November to deliver a public lecture.

New Director for the Centre for Education Studies

08 November 2006

Lynwen Rees Jones has been appointed Director of the Centre for Education Studies. Last year the centre secured £500,000 to produce educational publications and books in English and Welsh.

Budding entrepreneurs urged to 'Get Involved'.

08 November 2006

Enterprise Week 2006 (13th to 17th Nov) gives you the opportunity to find out more about business start up support and opportunities for UWA students, graduates and staff.

'Emotional Geographies: What and Why?'

20 November 2006

Professor Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick will deliver the J B Willans lecture on Tuesday 21 November in lecture theatre A12 in the Hugh Owen building at 7.00 p.m.

Considered studying for a Masters degree or a PhD?

27 November 2006

Anyone considering postgraduate study is invited to attend the Aberystwyth Postgraduate Study Fair on Wednesday 29 November, which has now become an established event in the University's calendar.

Bilingual Juries?

22 November 2006

The Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs' Seventh Annual Lecture will be held in the Council Chamber at the National Library of Wales on November 25th at 4.30pm.

Student Skills attracts biggest ever sponsor

22 November 2006

The University's Student Skills Competition has secured it's biggest ever sponsor, with the RPS Group offering a prize of £1,500 to the winning team.

Mathematics to receive share of £5m

30 November 2006

The University has welcomed the announcement by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales that it is to support the development of a Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences with funding worth £5 million.

High-level debate on nuclear weapons

29 November 2006

The David Davies Memorial Institute which is based at the Department of International Politics, has teamed up with the United Nations Associations of Wales and the UK to organise a conference on nuclear arms in Cardiff on Saturday 2 December.