Old Students’ Association celebrates 125 years

28 February 2017

The 125th anniversary of Aberystwyth University’s Old Students’ Association (OSA) will be marked at the Annual St David’s Day dinner held in London’s Guildhall today (Tuesday 28 February 2017).

Choose Your Future Careers Festival at Aberystwyth University

28 February 2017

The Choose Your Futures Careers Festival at Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth University celebrates international community with One World Week

28 February 2017

The Aberystwyth Malaysian Society will launch Aberystwyth University’s annual international week celebrations with a feast of traditional Malaysian food, music and dance at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Saturday 4 March.

Prestigious chair awarded to leading historian

27 February 2017

One of the world’s leading scholars on the history of modern Wales, Professor Paul O’Leary, has been appointed to the prestigious Sir John Williams Chair in Welsh History at Aberystwyth University.

Former MEP delivers Brexit lecture

27 February 2017

Eluned Morgan AM will deliver a keynote speech on Brexit at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 2 March 2017 at which she will ask whether anything positive can come out of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

23 February 2017

A series of events are being held across Aberystwyth University to mark International Women’s Day in March 2017.

‘We are Legends’: Students host art workshops at the National Library of Wales

22 February 2017

Aberystwyth University students will be encouraging children and young people to get creative in a series of practical art workshops at the National Library of Wales between 22 and 25 February 2017.

Top law expert laments new Wales Act

22 February 2017

One of the UK’s leading constitutional experts will use a public lecture at Aberystwyth University to critique the latest attempt at a Welsh devolution ‘settlement’.

Artificial shelters could help trees survive climate change

20 February 2017

New research suggests plastic shelters on young tree saplings help prepare them to survive climate change.

Italian student organises rally for migrants and refugees

17 February 2017

An Italian who has lived in Wales for 15 years and is now an undergraduate at Aberystwyth University is organising a rally of fellow students and staff as part of a worldwide day of action in support of migrants and refugees.

Nature presenter Iolo Williams opens Archaeopteryx exhibition

17 February 2017

A Jurassic heritage exhibition featuring the ancient Archaeopteryx has been officially opened in Aberystwyth University’s Old College by wildlife expert and television presenter Iolo Williams.

Renowned print and broadcast journalist Dr Owen Bennet-Jones to lecture at Aberystwyth University

16 February 2017

Renowned print and broadcast journalist Dr Owen Bennet-Jones will reflect on his career as a BBC correspondent and journalist, and discuss the rivalry between Al-Qaeda and Islamic State in two public lectures at Aberystwyth University on Monday 20 February 2017.

Aberystwyth University hosts 10th BCSWomen Lovelace colloquium

15 February 2017

The UK’s leading computing conference dedicated to encouraging more female students to enter the world of computing and IT will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Aberystwyth University in April 2017.

Nominations open for AberSU Teaching Awards

14 February 2017

The Aberystwyth Students’ Union Teaching Awards, now in their sixth year, are open for nominations with the winners due to be announced at a gala evening on 5 May.

Penparcausaurus to join Archaeopteryx exhibition

13 February 2017

An 11-foot long dinosaur built by a Penparcau community group for Aberystwyth’s annual carnival is to feature in a Jurassic heritage exhibition which opens on Tuesday 14 February in Old College.

Aberystwyth celebrates Year of the Rooster

10 February 2017

Aberystwyth University’s Chinese community will celebrate the Chinese New Year on Saturday 11 February 2017 with an evening of performance, music, and traditional food held at Medrus Mawr, Penbryn.

Aberystwyth and the Welsh music scene

09 February 2017

Aberystwyth University’s Welsh Students’ Union UMCA is on a mission to collect the tales of Welsh language bands with strong links to the college with the aim of creating a lasting record of different groups who honed their musical skills during their time at Aber.

Anglo-Norman Dictionary secures £800,000

09 February 2017

The language of William the Conqueror has received a major boost with the announcement of a further Arts and Humanities Research Council grant for the Anglo-Norman Dictionary based at Aberystwyth University.

Nature presenter Iolo Williams to open Archaeopteryx exhibition

07 February 2017

Wildlife expert, television presenter and Aberystwyth University Honorary Fellow Iolo Williams is to officially open a 'Jurassic Heritage' exhibition in the iconic Old College on Tuesday 14 February 2017.

Aberystwyth University supporting live music

03 February 2017

Aberystwyth University’s support for Welsh music and culture continues this month with sponsorship of the annual Welsh rock and pop awards Gwobrau’r Selar which take place at the University’s Students’ Union on Saturday 18 February 2017.

Sir Lawrence Freedman to deliver annual David Davies Memorial Institute lecture

02 February 2017

Former Iraq Inquiry member and one of the world’s most renowned experts on war and strategic studies, Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman will deliver the 2017 David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies (DDMI) Annual Lecture on Tuesday 7 February.

Political leadership in an unpredictable world

01 February 2017

Please note that this lecture has been postponed until further notice. A leading Aberystwyth University academic and head of the Department of International Politics is to deliver his inaugural lecture on the highly topical subject of political leadership and responsibility in an increasingly unpredictable and uncertain world.

The Challenge of Implementing Brexit and the Implications for British Foreign Policy

01 February 2017

Leading Welsh diplomat and Chancellor of Aberystwyth University Sir Emyr Jones Parry will deliver a keynote address on the likely impact of Brexit on the UK’s relationship with the world on Thursday 2 February.