Aberystwyth University announces Honorary Fellows for 2019

05 June 2019

A leading global figure in the campaign to eradicate polio, a former First Minister of Wales and a retired peripatetic music teacher are amongst those who will be honoured during this year’s degree ceremonies at Aberystwyth University.

Lights, camera, action: New film summer school launched

06 June 2019

Aspiring young film makers will have an opportunity to work with an experienced Hollywood film producer this summer as Aberystwyth University launches a new week-long residential film school.

Aber tops satisfaction tables in Guardian University Guide

07 June 2019

Aberystwyth University has some of the most satisfied students in the UK according the latest Guardian university league table.

New website launched for Welsh literary magazine

10 June 2019

A new website has been launched for Aberystwyth University’s Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies’ student-led literary magazine.

Tributes paid to former Vice-Chancellor

10 June 2019

Tributes have been paid to Professor Noel Lloyd, a former Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University who has died aged 72.

Rare-breed sheep research at Pwllpeiran

12 June 2019

Researchers from Aberystwyth University have recently visited the isles of St Kilda in the Outer Hebrides as part of their new study on the feeding habits of an ancient rare breed of wild sheep.

Aber retains HR Excellence in Research Award

13 June 2019

Aberystwyth University has been recognised for its long term commitment to the career development of researchers.

Graduates share creative talents

14 June 2019

Three Aberystwyth University graduates have been selected to be part of a new national scheme to develop writing for the stage.

New E-bike charging stations and cycle shelters installed at University

18 June 2019

New E-bike charging stations and cycle shelters have been installed on Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus.

Planning consent for Old College redevelopment

19 June 2019

Ceredigion County Council has approved Aberystwyth University’s applications for planning consent to redevelop the Grade 1 listed Old College building.

Successful bootcamp for budding entrepreneurs

19 June 2019

People with an enterprising business idea had a unique opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial skills during Aberystwyth University’s annual Business Start-Up Week. 

International Ombudsmen gather at Aberystwyth

20 June 2019

Public Services Ombudsmen from the UK, Ireland and Catalonia will gather at Aberystwyth University on Friday 21 June 2019 for an international seminar on how they hold public services to account.

Alumni on the Welsh Book of the Year shortlist

20 June 2019

Six Aberystwyth University alumni are amongst those who have been shortlisted for the 2019 Wales Book of the Year.

Aberystwyth University celebrates UK Robotics Week

20 June 2019

Aspiring robot engineers and creators of all ages are invited to take part in Aberystwyth Robotics Week from 24-29 June 2019.

Majority of people return lost wallets – here’s the psychology and which countries are the most honest

21 June 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Professor Nigel Holt from the Department of Psychology discusses is honesty always the best policy?

Curious Kids: what does it mean to be double jointed?

21 June 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Marco Arkesteijn Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics at Aberystwyth University asks what does it mean to be double jointed?

Aberystwyth University secures £1.8m EU funding to support Welsh creative industries

21 June 2019

Wales’s creative industries sector is set to benefit from a £1.8m EU funding investment in a high-level skills programme led by Aberystwyth University.

Robots may care for you in old age – and your children will teach them

24 June 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Patricia Shaw from the Department of Computer Science discusses the future role of robots in the care of older people in their own homes, and how these robots will learn and adapt quickly to challenges and to their environment.

Aberystwyth student scoops top prize in Telegraph STEM Awards 2019

25 June 2019

A radical proposal by an Aberystwyth biochemistry student for a portable test to detect TB in humans has won the top prize in The Telegraph STEM Awards 2019.

Aberystwyth University celebrates teaching excellence

26 June 2019

The latest cohort of postgraduate and academic staff to attain professional higher education teaching qualifications have been recognized by Aberystwyth University.

New appointments to University Pro-Chancellor and Council roles

26 June 2019

Professor Dame Elan Closs Stephens DBE has been appointed Pro-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth hosts migration conference

28 June 2019

Hate crimes, hostility and the response of civil society to migration will be the focus for a one day symposium held at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 2 July 2019.