First Tenant Company co-locates at Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

30 June 2017

An award-winning company Gloversure Ltd set up by Aberystwyth graduate Richard Glover-Davies becomes the first full-time tenant of Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC).

Aberystwyth glaciologists successfully drill the world’s highest glacier

30 June 2017

Professor Bryn Hubbard and Katie Miles from the Centre for Glaciology have recently returned from the foothills of Everest where they completed the first ever successful drilling of the world's highest glacier, Khumbu.

Employability of Aberystwyth graduates continues to rise

29 June 2017

Record numbers of Aberystwyth University students are getting good jobs after graduating according to the 2017 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey.

Research and robots on the prom

28 June 2017

Robots built by local schoolchildren at Aberystwyth University will be on display in the town’s Bandstand on Saturday 1 July 2017.

Aberystwyth history professor edits world’s leading history journal

26 June 2017

Economic History Review, which is co-edited by Professor Phillipp Schofield from the Department of History and Welsh History, has been ranked number one in the world by Thompson Reuters.

Research tips for Welsh Bacc students

22 June 2017

Aberystwyth University is preparing to host hundreds of sixth-formers in a series of Welsh Baccalaureate Experience Days this summer.

Young people's views on Brexit

21 June 2017

A year on from the vote to leave the European Union, academics from Aberystwyth University will be discussing the response of young people in Wales at a conference in London on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Strengthening educational links with China

20 June 2017

Aberystwyth University has renewed its partnership with China’s prestigious Hohai University.

Advising on equality and diversity for REF 2021

14 June 2017

The University's Director of Research, Business and Innovation has been selected to advise on equality and diversity ahead of the next major assessment of research quality at UK higher education institutions.

New Head of Programmes for BBC Radio One from Aberystwyth

16 June 2017

The new Head of Programmes for BBC Radio One, Aled Haydn Jones, who began his media career working on local hospital radio Radio Bronglais and Radio Ceredigion, was presented with an Honorary Bachelor of Arts Degree from Aberystwyth University in July 2016.

Creative Writing alumni shortlisted for major poetry prize

16 June 2017

Aberystwyth University Creative Writing alumni Richard Georges and Maria Apichella have been shortlisted for the 2017 edition of the prestigious Forward Prizes for Poetry.

Aberystwyth undergraduate student harvests CT scan technology for pioneering wheat study

13 June 2017

CT scanning technology commonly found in hospitals has been developed by undergraduate Computer Science student Nathan Hughes to extract novel information from 3D images of wheat grain heads.

Wild about flowers

13 June 2017

Aberystwyth University’s Grounds Manager has been keeping a visual diary documenting the development of a colourful wildflower bank on Penglais campus.

Aberystwyth University launches rural crime study

13 June 2017

Researchers at Aberystwyth University are calling on farmers in the Dyfed-Powys Police area to contribute to a new study on rural crime.

Art exhibition inspired by search for early humans

06 June 2017

2A: Earth Core: The Hominin Project, a new collaborative art-science exhibition that seeks to understand the climatic environment of our early human ancestors is currently on show at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Welsh literary magazine Y Ddraig published

05 June 2017

The latest issue of Y Ddraig, the literary magazine of the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies, has been published.

Aber Alumna wins Urdd Drama Medal

01 June 2017

An alumna of Aberystwyth University has scooped the Drama Medal in the 2017 National Urdd Eisteddfod held in Bridgend.

24-year-old Mared Llywelyn Williams won the prestigious prize for a drama called ‘Lôn Terfyn’ (Final Lane).

The judges described it as a “gripping drama” and said that the “standard and ambition of this drama fully deserved of the medal”.

Aberystwyth Business School hosts Business Breakfast

05 June 2017

Business leaders from across the region have taken part in a Business Breakfast hosted by Aberystwyth Business School in partnership with Mid Wales Manufacturing Group (MWMG).

The popular event, held at the Business School on the Llanbadarn campus in April, focused on building and refreshing relationships with the local business community.