Spaces of Mental Health

06 November 2019

What makes a healthy space? Where do we feel the most well? How do our surroundings influence the ways we live, think, and feel? These are some of the questions that will be discussed at a 'Spaces of Mental Health' event in the Old College on Saturday 9 November. 

National Lottery funds study on Second World War refugees in Wales

06 November 2019

Project looking at the experiences of refugees who came to Wales after fleeing the Nazis has received a share of a £2m National Lottery Heritage Fund grant.

Consumers to help shape the future of Welsh Beef

07 November 2019

This month, members of the public are putting their taste buds to the test, to help Welsh farmers ensure that they produce consistently top-quality beef.  The ‘BeefQ’ project is led by Aberystwyth University in collaboration with a range of industry partners.

Aberystwyth University to host 2020 Hay Festival Scribblers Tour

07 November 2019

The University is set to host the 2020 Hay Festival Scribblers Tour which will see five award-winning Young Adult (YA) writers working with young people right across Wales.

University offers legal support for veterans

08 November 2019

A unique Wales-wide legal research project at Aberystwyth University is on course to reach its target of helping 1,000 veterans and their families.

Better evaluation and funding can improve plans to promote minority languages

12 November 2019

Efforts to promote minority languages among children and young people would benefit from improving the way projects are evaluated and adequate funding according to researchers at Aberystwyth and Edinburgh universities.

Event celebrates best practice and innovation for the Welsh language

12 November 2019

A discussion and celebration of the efforts of Welsh language promotion and language planning in an international context will be the focus of a two day event held at the Old College on 28-29 November.

Gifted goalie is latest recipient of Aber Town Football Club Scholarship

13 November 2019

Talented goalkeeper Alex Pennock has been awarded the Aberystwyth University and Aber Town Football Club Scholarship.

Free legal service shortlisted for prestigious award

13 November 2019

A free legal advice service provided by the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberystwyth University and law firm Emma Williams Family Law has been shortlisted for the prestigious Pro Bono Awards.

Icelandic ‘national icon’ discovered at Aberystwyth School of Art

14 November 2019

The cultural significance to the people of Iceland of The Lady of the Mountain by German artist Johann Baptist Zwecker (1814-1876) which is housed at the School of Art underlined by academic visit.

Dignity and respect code launched

19 November 2019

The University has launched a new student code on dignity and respect, demonstrating its commitment to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of its students.

Public Lecture: The NHS and Global Health

19 November 2019

The ability of diseases to move rapidly across boundaries and continents in a global age, and the challenge this poses to the idea of a purely ‘national’ health service, will be the focus of a public lecture on Wednesday 27 November.

Aberystwyth University declares climate emergency and commits to reducing fossil fuel investments

25 November 2019

Aberystwyth University has joined organisations around the world in declaring a climate emergency and has taken steps to reduce its investments in fossil fuels.

What life was like in mental hospitals in the early 20th century

25 November 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Elizabeth Gagen from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, creates a portrait of Cefn Coed Hospital, which operated in Wales between 1932-2018, and provides a unique insight into life at a mental hospital.

Welsh and Indian writers launch unique children’s poetry book

27 November 2019

The Bhyabachyaka and Other Wild Poems, a unique collection of poetry for children co-authored by Indian writer Sampurna Chattarji and Eurig Salisbury form Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies, is set to be launched in India.

Enterprising students invited to bid for £10,000 prize

28 November 2019

The University has launched the 2020 edition of its annual student enterprise competition, with £10,000 at stake for the winning entry.

First-rate new study facilities for students

28 November 2019

Two fully refurbished study spaces on Penglais Campus were officially opened by David Allen OBE, Chair of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, during a visit to Aberystwyth University on Wednesday 27 November 2019.

Philomusica to perform centenary tribute to Sir Henry Walford Davies

28 November 2019

On Saturday 7 December Aberystwyth’s symphony orchestra, Philomusica, will grace the stage in the Great Hall at Aberystwyth Arts Centre to mark a significant centenary for music, both in Aberystwyth and in Wales.

Old College basks in the limelight of TV royalty

29 November 2019

Aberystwyth’s Old College is one of the stars of the show in the critically acclaimed Netflix series, The Crown.