Record Number of Students Accessing Mental Health Services at Aberystwyth University

Students at Aberystwyth University have been accessing mental health services at the institution in record numbers, it has been revealed. The most recent statistics pertain to the 2016/17 academic year, where 699 students registered for the service. While it isn’t clear how many of these students actually sought help, it is still an alarming number, and accounts for around 7% of all students at the … Continue reading Record Number of Students Accessing Mental Health Services at Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University is Branded ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech

Aberystwyth University is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the widespread belief that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, actively … Continue reading Aberystwyth University is Branded ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech

Aberystwyth University Student ‘Awakes From Coma’ Following Assault

In this article, we take a look at the most recent update on the attack on Aberystwyth University student Ifan Owens – with some good news coming. Since our last update on the condition of Owens, he has since woken from a coma. This is almost a month after he suffered serious injuries due to an assault. Five people have been arrested in connection with … Continue reading Aberystwyth University Student ‘Awakes From Coma’ Following Assault

Cardiff and Aberystwyth Universities Set for Strike Action, Swansea to Ballot

Aberystwyth University and Cardiff University are among the Universities in Wales who are set to launch 14 days of strike action, in a row regarding pensions. Representing staff at the affected Universities, the University and College Union (UCU) have said the walkouts will begin on February 22nd – in around three weeks time. And in bad news for the disruption levels – the strike action … Continue reading Cardiff and Aberystwyth Universities Set for Strike Action, Swansea to Ballot

Update on Assault of Aberystwyth Uni Student

  Following an attack on an Aberystwyth University student, three men have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. In the early hours of Sunday morning, an attack on Ifan Owens – second year student at Aberystwyth University, left the young man unconscious, and with life-threatening injuries. Following an investigation and an appeal for witnesses, three men have been arrested. Read on for the … Continue reading Update on Assault of Aberystwyth Uni Student

Further Cost-Cutting Planned at Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University is set to continue in its efforts to cut costs, with two recent announcements plunging many jobs into danger. A few weeks ago, the University announced plans to close their overseas campus in Mauritius. Now, within the last few days, it appears cost-cutting will continue in the form of job losses, specifically beginning at the International Politics department of the University. This continues … Continue reading Further Cost-Cutting Planned at Aberystwyth University

Welsh Universities VC Pay ‘Generally Lower’

There have been a range of high-profile cases regarding vice-chancellor pay at many Universities across the United Kingdom. However, recent figures have shown that vice-chancellor pay in Wales is in many cases lower than other parts of the United Kingdom. However, concern has been raised regarding the amount of staff that are receiving a remuneration of £100,000 or more. Welsh University’s welcome hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Welsh Universities VC Pay ‘Generally Lower’

Revealed: How Much Did Aberystwyth Uni Students Spend on Library Fines

Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on Aberystwyth University, where it was revealed students spent £23,542 on library fines for the period of September 2016 to September 2017. This figure is below average for values seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Aberystwyth Uni Students Spend on Library Fines

10 Things To Do While At Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University offers a great student experience, with its remote setting and picturesque sights always proving popular with students. Whether you’re an Undergraduate, Postgraduate or a visiting student, this is a great University to visit. While the time unfortunately will fly by, this list of different things you should do while at Aberystwyth should give you some inspiration – something we all need in the … Continue reading 10 Things To Do While At Aberystwyth University

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