Year 10 pupils explore their options

28 March 2018

Year 10 pupils from schools across mid and west Wales will be exploring their post-GCSE options at a three-day residential course held at Aberystwyth University during the Easter break.

Into the Looking Glass: how Selfie culture is preparing us to meet our future selves

28 March 2018

A film about the future of selfie culture produced by two Aberystwyth University’s media lecturers has been shortlisted for the British Universities Film & Video Council’s Learning on Screen Awards 2018.

Theatr y Werin set for major investment

27 March 2018

Theatr y Werin at Aberystwyth Arts Centre will close its doors on 3 April for the £0.75m project, as the venue undergoes its first comprehensive electrical upgrade since it opened in 1972.

Improving health and reducing inequalities in mid-Wales

26 March 2018

The Centre for Excellence in Rural Health Research hosts an open meeting to discuss improving health and reducting inequalities in mid-Wales on Thursday, 5 April 2018.

Townie Great Tits are tougher, research shows

26 March 2018

Great Tits living in urban areas are bolder and more aggressive at defending their territory than their rural counterparts according to research published in Scientific Reports.

Excitement and Wonder of Science launched

23 March 2018

A new Welsh medium science website for 7-16 year old pupils has been launched by Aberystwyth University education publisher CAA Cymru.

A new home for Aberystwyth University’s Union of Welsh speaking students

23 March 2018

Aberystwyth University’s Welsh Students Union, UMCA, is moving to a new location, as preparations get underway for work to start on the redevelopment of Pantycelyn hall of residence.

A cut above: hair and beauty app wins InvEnterPrize 2018

23 March 2018

A mobile app designed to revolutionise bookings in the hair and beauty sector is the winner of Aberystwyth University’s InvEnterPrize for 2018.

Winners of Aberystwyth University Gŵyl Dewi Awards announced

19 March 2018

Four individuals have been honoured by Aberystwyth University for their contribution to the Welsh language at a special ceremony in the Old College.

Putin re-elected: how to understand the Russian president’s view of the world

19 March 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses Vladimir Putin's re-election for a fourth term - Putin is not on the best terms with the rest of the world. But does he actually care?

Was St Patrick Welsh?

19 March 2018

St Patrick chose Ireland over the place of his birth – but where was that exactly?  Writing in The Conversation, Dr Simon Rodway from the Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies reviews the evidence of whether St Patrick was actually Welsh.

Finalists announced for InvEnterPrize 2018

16 March 2018

The finalists for Aberystwyth University’s annual entrepreneurship competition, which is worth £10,000 to the winner, have been announced.

Nominations open for staff and students awards

14 March 2018

The AberSU Celebrates: Staff and Students Awards, are open for nominations. The awards recognise the contribution of staff, academic representatives and student volunteers for their work.

Aberystwyth mathematics lecturer commended for language work

14 March 2018

An Aberystwyth University lecturer has been honored for his work in promoting mathematics through the medium of Welsh.

Aberystwyth students to attend Women in Physics conference

14 March 2018

Two students will be representing Aberystwyth University at the 2018 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) UK which takes place later this week.

Exploration and Discovery: National Science Week kicks off at Aberystwyth University

13 March 2018

Hundreds of school pupils from mid and west Wales will be visiting Aberystwyth University today, tomorrow and Thursday – 13-15 March, 2018, as the University celebrates National Science Week.

Philomusica – From Russia to Ireland

13 March 2018

Music lovers will have the chance to hear the finest of west-Wales orchestral musicians in a spectacular performance this Saturday, 17 March, when Philomusica takes to the stage in the Great Hall at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Have your say on the future of the Welsh Assembly

12 March 2018

Ceredigion residents will be able to voice their opinion on the future of Welsh Assembly at an open meeting which will be held at Theatr Arad Goch, Bath Street, Aberystwyth on Thursday 15 March at 6pm.

Aberystwyth students win UK cereals competition

09 March 2018

A team of students from Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) has defeated 13 other university and college teams to lift the 2017 NIAB Agronomy Cup.

Former Lord Chief Justice to discuss the future of justice in Wales

09 March 2018

The former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Thomas of Cwmgïedd, will discuss the future of justice in Wales in a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 22 March 2018.

Leader of the pack heads for Crufts

08 March 2018

Psychology student Ben Tandy and his trusted friend, a three year old sheepdog, are being put through their paces this week, as they compete in the world’s most prestigious dog show.

Parasites: the good, the bad and the ugly

08 March 2018

World leading parasitologists will congregate in Aberystwyth for the Annual British Society of Parasitology Conference which takes place from 8 –11 April 2018.

New Ames tent for Aber Psychology

08 March 2018

Aberystwyth University’s Psychology Department has created what is thought to be the first ‘pop-up’ Ames Room in the world.

Magnificent Seven - Aberystwyth University shortlisted for WhatUni awards

07 March 2018

Aberystwyth University has been shortlisted for seven awards in the 2018 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

‘Rhodocop’ awarded J D R and Gwyneth Thomas Fund prize

07 March 2018

An Aberystwyth University researcher who is looking for ways of controlling rampant rhododendron is the first recipient of a rural science and economy scholarship.

Aberystwyth University celebrates International Women’s Day

06 March 2018

The challenges faced by migrant women and a celebration of the contribution of women to University from its early days form part of a programme of events to mark International Women’s Day 2018 this week.

Winston Churchill’s affair revealed by forgotten testimony

01 March 2018

Winston Churchill had a short affair with the dazzling socialite Lady Doris Castlerosse in the 1930s, according to his former private secretary, research has found.