Psychology students volunteer abroad

30 December 2016

Students studying Psychology at Aberystwyth University talk about their volunteering experiences in Sri Lanka and Malta.

Fine Art alumna wins award in leading UK competition

29 December 2016

Artist and printmaker Gini Wade, who did an MA in Fine Art at Aberystwyth School of Art, has won the Regional Award for Wales in the 2016 National Open Art competition.

Research Fellowship for AU Mauritius Lecturer

28 December 2016

A Computer Science lecturer at Aberystwyth University Mauritius has been awarded a Fellowship for research into cognitive fatigue.

Nine academics on AHRC Peer Review College

22 December 2016

The Aberystwyth University academics will contribute to expert quality reviews of funding proposals submitted to the AHRC.

New rugby partnership promotes healthy eating

21 December 2016

Aberystwyth University has joined forces with the Scarlets rugby club to launch a new Healthy Eating Initiative aimed at schoolchildren.

Keep calm and enjoy Christmas

21 December 2016

Professor Nigel Holt, Head of the Department of Psychology, shares his top ten tips for keeping calm amid the frenzy of Christmas festivities.

Lights out for Christmas campaign

20 December 2016

Staff and students are being encouraged to switch off all non-essential electical equipment as part of Christmas Blackout, which could save at least 40 tonnes of CO2 and make financial savings of up to £30,000.

Scholarship donor talks about creating a legacy in his lifetime

19 December 2016

In the midst of the season of giving, the geologist behind Aberystwyth University’s biggest single philanthropic donation from a living donor has been talking about why he decided to set up the scholarship.

Royal Society award for Aberystwyth Mathematics Professor

16 December 2016

Professor Gennady Mishuris, who is Professor of Mathematical Modelling at the University’s Department of Mathematics, has been awarded the Royal Society’s Wolfson Research Merit Award.

Aberystwyth University commemorates fallen student

15 December 2016

Football legend Leigh Roose who fought and died on the Somme to be commemorated with a plaque at Old College

Aberystwyth University appoints new Vice-Chancellor

15 December 2016

Professor Elizabeth Treasure, currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Cardiff University, has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University and is expected to take up the post in April 2017.

Aberystwyth geography degrees amongst first in UK to receive new accreditation

14 December 2016

Geography degrees at Aberystwyth University are amongst the first in the UK to be accredited by a new scheme.

Celebrate Christmas at the Old College

12 December 2016

Christmas event for all the family at the Old College, Tuesday 13th December 4.30pm - 6pm.

Ceredigion characters inspire student films

12 December 2016

Students at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies have created a collection of 19 short films which document different aspects of life in Ceredigion.

Study of radicalism in Wales launched

09 December 2016

The three year study will examine the different approaches taken by three nationalist organisations; the Free Wales Army, Meibion Glyndŵr and Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (The Welsh Language Society).

Aber 10k race run in memory of Professor Mike Foley

08 December 2016

A team from the Department of International Politics will be running the Aberystwyth 10K race on Sunday 11 December 2016 in memory of former head of Department Professor Mike Foley who died in August 2016.

English and Creative Writing student launches Welsh novel

07 December 2016

English and Creative Writing student Sarah Reynolds who has learned Welsh fluently, has published a humorous novel about a group of learners.

University’s pledge to Welsh medium students

06 December 2016

Aberystwyth University has launched a new strategy and vision for its Welsh medium provision, the most comprehensive strategy of its kind to be drawn up by any university in Wales.

Aberystwyth students victorious in Mauritius national anti-corruption debate

05 December 2016

Students from Aberystwyth University’s Mauritius Branch Campus have been declared the winners of a debating competition organised by the Mauritius Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Grasping the concept of colour

05 December 2016

Research by Aberystwyth and Newcastle Universities reveals that children developing colour concepts have ‘blindness to background’ as they struggle to identify colour existing independently of objects.

Computers from Aberystwyth find new life in a Nigerian college

02 December 2016

Reconditioned computers from the Department of Computer Science are being installed in a new computer laboratory at the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology in Nigeria.