Scholarship exams attract record applicants

31 January 2017

Aberystwyth University has seen another increase in the number of applicants for its entrance exam scholarships held today (Tuesday 31 January 2016).

ApAber mobile app helps plan uni life

31 January 2017

Aberystwyth University has launched a new bilingual app to make it easier for students to plan their day and bring together a range of study-related services on a single screen.

Music workshops for local bands

27 January 2017

Aberystwyth University and Ceredigion’s language initiative Cered have joined forces to support some of the area’s upcoming Welsh bands in the form of a weekend of tailored music workshops in the Old College.

Brexit: Life outside the European Union

27 January 2017

As the recent Supreme Court ruling brings Brexit a step closer, two experts on the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union will deliver key addresses at Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics.

Love is in the air (and always has been) at Aber

25 January 2017

As Wales celebrates St Dwynwen's Day (25 January), Aberystwyth University is on the lookout for romantic stories of past students, couples who met on campus and where love blossomed in the lecture hall.

Cardiff launch for elder abuse study

25 January 2017

An Aberystwyth University research project on elder abuse is holding its Cardiff launch meeting today, Wednesday 25 January 2017.

New doctorate scheme for working professionals

24 January 2017

A group of 16 students from the United Arab Emirates are in Aberystwyth this week for the start of the University’s newly relaunched professional doctorate programme.

Aberystwyth University students set for Japan visit

24 January 2017

Historic links between Aberystwyth and the Japanese town of Yosano will be strengthened this week as students from Aberystwyth University embark on an eleven-day visit.

Microbes carve out a niche for themselves

23 January 2017

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have been working with the Agriculture and Food Development Authority in Ireland (Teagasc) to develop a new way of identifying how different types of microbes can survive when competing for resources in the same environment.

"We have the first samples in the bag!"

20 January 2017

Aberystwyth University glaciologist Professor Neil Glasser has posted his first blog from the East Antarctic Ice Sheet where he’s part of an international study into the effects of climate change.

Brexit and Wales: The Key Questions

20 January 2017

A week after Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the UK will be leaving the European single market, members of the public are being invited to a special debate about what Brexit could actually mean for people and communities in Mid Wales.

Aberystwyth academic appointed UK UNESCO Vice-Chair

20 January 2017

Professor Colin McInnes, a leading expert on global health and international relations, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the United Kingdom National Commission (UKNC) for UNESCO.

US presidential inauguration to be screened live

19 January 2017

As Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington on Friday 20 January 2017, lecturers at the Department of International Politics will be hosting a special event for students, staff and members of the public.

Pride at Aberystwyth University in Stonewall index success

19 January 2017

Aberystwyth University has scored another notable success after climbing more than 100 places in a UK-wide survey that measures its strength as an inclusive employer.

Paws for thought

17 January 2017

Aberystwyth University Students’ Union has teamed up with a dog rescue charity to help students looking to relieve some of the pressures of exams.

New EU study looks at gap between rich and poor

17 January 2017

Researchers at the University’s Institute of Geography, History, Politics and Psychology have been awarded a grant of almost 5m Euro by the European Union to look at regional inequalities.

Scholarship entrance exam deadline

13 January 2017

Aberystwyth University is urging applicants not to miss out on funding support which could be worth up to £2000 a year, ahead of its entrance exam deadline of 18 January 2017.

IronMan Vice-Chancellor raises £10,000 for student support

13 January 2017

Student support initiatives at Aberystwyth have received a welcome boost thanks to a challenging triathlon by Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Grattan who completed the IronMan Wales in September 2016.

New urine test can quickly detect whether a person has a healthy diet

13 January 2017

A new urine test developed by researchers at Aberystwyth University, Imperial College London and Newcastle University measures the health of a person's diet and gives an indication of how much fat, sugar, fibre and protein a person has eaten.

BRAVO - optimising the performance of brassica crops

12 January 2017

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is a lead partner in a new 5-year project aimed at combating the losses experienced by two of the UK’s most economically valuable vegetable crops.

New project to investigate climate change and coastal heritage in Wales and Ireland

12 January 2017

Researchers from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences are part of a new multi million pound European project to investigate risks of climate change to the heritage of some of Wales and Ireland’s most important coastal landscapes.

Converting disposable nappies into bio-fuel and textiles

11 January 2017

A new eco-friendly process developed by biology graduate Joe Freemantle could to turn disposable nappies, incontinence pads and sanitary products into valuable products including pure cellulose fibre and bio-fuel.

World champion mountain-biker opens new University gym facilities

10 January 2017

Five times mountain bike Downhill World Champion Rachel Atherton opens Aberystwyth University's new £250,000 gym facilities.

Full planning application submitted for £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

06 January 2017

Based on Aberystwyth University’s Gogerddan campus, the £40.5m AIEC development will feature a bio-refining centre, future food centre, analytical science laboratories and a seed processing and biobank facility.

Prehistoric bird exhibit takes flight at Aberystwyth

06 January 2017

150 million year old Archaeopteryx to be centre piece of new 'Jurassic Heritage' exhibition opening in Old College in February 2017.

Aberystwyth academic embarks on Antarctica mission

05 January 2017

Professor Neil Glasser from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is heading out to Antarctica on Saturday 7 January as part of an international study into the effects of climate change.