Meet the Team

Meet your Res. Life Team for 2021/22!

Jonny Davies

Jonny

Position

Residence Life Manager

Aber Graduate

Department of International Politics

Hobbies

Skateboarding, football (watching and playing), watching films/tv shows, ParkRun

Favourite film

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Faith Imeson-Wood

Faith Imeson-Wood

Degree Subject

English Literature/Education Joint Honours.

Year of Study

Second Year

Hobbies

Sewing, Dancing, Baking

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

The Princess Bride, Detective Anna, Bones

Favourite book(s)

Virals - by Kathy Reichs

Fun Fact

I am the Social sec of Showdance this year

Proudest achievement

Coming first in my category for Aerial Varsity.

 

Flora Stanbridge

Flora Stanbridge

Degree Subject

International Politics

Year of Study

Third Year

Hobbies

Reading, watching documentaries & playing The
Sims

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Brooklyn Nine Nine, Parks & Recreation, Superstore

Favourite book(s)

Midnight in Chernobyl, Ghosts of the Tsunami, Dare Me

Fun Fact

I swap postcards internationally

Proudest achievement

Passing Driving Test

 

Francesca Vukovic

Francesca Vukovic

Degree Subject

Zoology

Year of Study

Third Year

Hobbies

Dancing & gym, visiting historical and natural sites, games, music and volunteering

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Stranger Things, Once upon a time

Favourite book(s)

Harry Potter series

Fun Fact

I lost my walking boot on my practice Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award

Proudest achievement

Getting through second year of Uni during a pandemic

Hannah Francis

Hannah Francis

Degree Subject

International politics & Drama & Theatre

Year of Study

Second year

Hobbies

Walking, rock climbing & going to the theatre

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

MCU and Star Wars Films & TV Shows

Favourite book(s)

All Harry Potter

Fun Fact

I own 8 different editions of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone

Proudest achievement

Walking to top of Ben Nevis

 

Hia Alhasheemi

Hia Alhasheemi

Degree Subject

English Literature, Film & Television

Year of Study

Second Year

Hobbies

Swimming, dance and bingewatching Netflix

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Shrek 2, Bojack Horseman

Favourite book(s)

The Kite Runner

Fun Fact

I used to be in the Royal Navy

Proudest achievement

Getting into University

 

Jack Gannon

Degree Subject

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Year of Study

Second Year

Hobbies

Rugby, guitar, coding, DJing, beer pong & festivals/gigs

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

Forest Gump, Full Metal Jacket, Misfits & How I Met Your Mother

Favourite book(s)

Stephan Hawkin Theory of Everything, RouReynolds Dear Future Historians

Fun Fact

When I was younger I was in Midsummer Murders as an extra

Proudest achievement

Climbing Scafel Pike on a horribly windy and rainy day

 

Kyerra Grasedyck

Kyerra Grasedyck

Degree Subject

English Literature and Creative Writing

Year of Study

Third Year

Hobbies

Reading, Baking, Dancing

Favourite film(s)/tv show(s)

New Girl, Criminal Minds, Brooklyn nine-nine

Favourite book(s)

I don't have one. I love almost everything I read!

Fun Fact

I can't watch a Disney or Pixar Film without crying

Proudest achievement

I make the best chocolate chip cookies (on this planet) and they're vegan

 

Lucie Andrews

Lucie Andrews

Degree subject English Literature
Year of study Third year
Hobbies Reading, hiking and trips to the cinema
Favourite film(s)/TV show(s) The Kite Runner, Coronation Street
Favourite book The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Fun fact I have been an Aston Villa season ticket holder for 9 years
Proudest achievement Getting into Aberystwyth University and making it this far into my degree

Rachel Crooks

Rachel Crooks

Degree Subject

Economics with Human Geography

Year of Study

Second Year

Hobbies

Reading, knitting and embroidery

Favourite film(s) / TV show(s)

Paddington, The Lion King

Favourite book

Silas Marner

Fun Fact

I was once the lead in an Irish dancing performance in Her Majesty's Theatre London

Proudest achievement

Receiving the highest result in GCSE Economics in Northern Ireland

Rae Hughes

Rae Hughes

Degree Subject

Mathematics

Year of Study

Third year

Hobbies

Reading, running, violin, archery, climbing, hiking, D&D, gaming

Favourite film(s) / TV show(s)

Shawshank Redemption

Favourite book

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell, The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Fun Fact

I eat crisps with chopsticks

Proudest achievement

Completing my Gold DofE

Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett

Degree Subject

Biology

Year of Study

Second year

Hobbies

Playing video games, watching Netflix

Favourite film(s) / TV show(s)

The James Bond movies, Bojack Horseman

Favourite book

The Jolly Postman, or other people's letters

Fun Fact

I have visited 15 countries

Proudest achievement

Making it this far through my degree

Tristan Wood

Tristan Wood

Degree Subject

Medieval and Early Modern History

Year of Study

Second year

Hobbies

Playing video games and reading, I'm also interested in politics, philosophy and classics

Favourite film(s) / TV show(s)

The Umbrella Academy

Favourite book

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Fun Fact

can speak both Russian and Latin

Proudest achievement

I was Just Like Us' National Student Role Model of the Year 2020 (they're an LGBTQ+ charity)