DESPITE being so laid-back he’s practically horizontal, Rhodri Norman Gaskins Davies cuts a formidable figure as I meet him for the first time since his emphatic win on the national stage. I’ve been watching him and the fledgling Aberystwyth Beer Pong Society since they started last year, and both have come on leaps and bounds from … Continue reading British Beer Pong Champion Rhodri Davies talks to ASM about his recent success
It’s here once again and this time it’s going to meet-eor and exceed all your expectations: This year’s May Ball is officially the Space Ball! Packed with as many massive acts as this article is packed with wordplay, the stars have aligned to bring Aberystwyth one of its best ever end-of-year lineups! Headlining this year … Continue reading Space Ball – It’s going to be out of this world!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Varsity 2016! We’ll have all the latest scores and updates coming out here and on our Twitter @abersmSports, so tweet us your photos and scores and come along to Bar Uno on the Bangor University Campus to share some thoughts with us and even jump on a … Continue reading LIVEBLOG: VARSITY 2016 – Bangor have have taken winning lead ahead of Men’s Football final
IF YOU’VE ever wanted to find out if you’ve got what it takes to record your own Christmas single and belt out a Mariah Carey ballad, the Thames Production team behind The X Factor are coming to town to see if they can find one of the future stars of the music industry. If you would … Continue reading X Factor auditions come to Aberystwyth
TALKING about his latest award-winning book, Other People’s Countries, author Patrick McGuinness will be in the Old College this Saturday. The lecture, starting at 11:30 in the iconic seafront building, takes its title from the author’s memoir Other People’s Countries which recalls his childhood days in the Belgium town of Bouillon and which won the Wales … Continue reading Old College plays host to Patrick McGuinness
RAISING & Giving have been high up the agendas of many clubs and societies this year and it’s produced some brilliant events both on campus and in town. The latest addition to these fundraising ranks comes from the brilliantly named DIGS team AC A Little Silhouette Of Milan, who have taken it upon themselves to … Continue reading DIGS’ AC ALSOM lace up for their 12-hour charity match in aid of Scope
EACH year the Exemplary Course Awards, established by Aberystwyth University’s IS E-learning Group, recognises the best modules being taught in its annual rankings. This time two Computer Science modules and one from IBERS were highest, but it was ‘Developing Internet-Based Applications’, taught by Chris Loftus, that took the top spot. Also highly commended were the ‘Computer … Continue reading Comp Sci and IBERS modules voted best in university’s annual rankings
WITH deadlines and essays and exams, sometimes this last term can become a bit of an uphill trudge. It’s no way to live, up to your ears in books and past papers. You know full well that the moment you sit at the laptop the sun is going to come out and the texts demanding your … Continue reading The 2016 Aber Bucket List