Preferred bidder for new accommodation

04 February 2013

Aberystwyth University is delighted to announce that Balfour Beatty has been selected as the preferred bidder for the development of its new student accommodation.

Aber students relive the Trefechan Bridge protest

04 February 2013

Students from Aberystwyth joined the cast of Y Bont (The Bridge), the National Theatre of Wales’ latest production marking 50 years since the Trefechan Bridge protest.

Environmental leadership

06 February 2013

A one day conference on Friday 8 February on how Wales can strengthen its position in generating an international response to shared environmental problems.

Animal behaviour election

07 February 2013

Animal Behaviour lecturer Dr Rupert Marshall has been elected to the governing Council of the international Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.

New Institute Directors

08 February 2013

Professors Qiang Shen, Neil Glasser, Andrew Henley, Sarah Prescott and Tim Woods named as new Institute Directors.

New five year Strategic Plan launched

11 February 2013

The University has launched its Strategic Plan that sets out its vision for where it wants to be in five years’ time.

Celebrating the Chinese New Year

12 February 2013

Students invited by the National Assembly for Wales to join in the celebrations

The Molecular Life of Plants

12 February 2013

Academics from University of California Berkeley, University of Washington and IBERS launch major new biology textbook on contemporary experimental plant biology.

Plans for new student residences

12 February 2013

Designs for the new student residences to be built on Penglais Farm have been made public for the first time.

People not polar bears prompt greener lifestyles

13 February 2013

Study suggests that people who cut their carbon footprint are motivated by helping those affected by climate change more than by ‘saving the planet’.

Aberystwyth gears up for Varsity trophy

13 February 2013

More than 1,000 Aberystwyth and Bangor students to participate in biggest university multi-sports competition

University retains HR Excellence in Research Awards

14 February 2013

Aberystwyth University is one of 12 UK institutions to have successfully retained their HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission.

University welcomes Law Commission

15 February 2013

Law Commission of England and Wales holds seminar at Aberystwyth University to discuss the creation of a Welsh Advisory Committee.

Debating on the world stage

19 February 2013

Members of the University’s Debating Society take some notable scalps at the World Universities Debating Championships which were held recently in Berlin.

Horse experts discuss science of reproduction

21 February 2013

A forum of experts are set to join forces at The Colloquium for Equine Reproduction to discuss the science of horse breeding.

New National Librarian

25 February 2013

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the Department of Welsh, Professor Aled Gruffydd Jones, has been named as the preferred candidate for the post of Chief Executive and Librarian of the National Library of Wales.

Former miner’s bequest

27 February 2013

Former miner, history teacher and Aber alumnus Rhys Lewis, who died at the age of 108 in July 2012, bequeathes £10,000 to the Hugh Owen Library.